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About Quanzhou

Quanzhou is located to the northeast of Xiamen, across the sea from Taiwan. It is one of of the three great cities of Fujian and is known as “the coast of Lu and Zou.” Quanzhou is a city famous for its history and culture. The accumulated history and culture have a rich legacy, and its famous historical sites and ruins are broadly scattered hither and thither throughout the city. Its treasures of history receive worldwide attention, and here one can rapidly understand the meaning of the saying “look down to see Xi’an and up to see Quanzhou.” Quanzhou was also the starting point of the Maritime Silk Road. Since ancient times, a multitude of religions have coexisted here, and Eastern and Western cultures have converged and flourished. The many religious antiquities form the unique cultural landscape with great historical and artistic value.

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Qingyuan Mountain
4.3/5
1,371 Reviews
Mountain
Statue/Sculpture

Qingyuan Mountain is the only 5A scenic spot in Quanzhou, which is a local landmark. The mountain is only 500 meters above sea level and is a perfect spot for a casual hike. With thousands of years of history, a major highlight is Laojun Rock. Located at the foothill, it is a detailed carved sculpture of Laozi. Literally taste the culture of Southern Fujian by stopping and taking tea breaks during your hike. Brewing tea on the mountain while observing the view is highly recommended.

Dakaiyuan Temple
4.7/5
1,341 Reviews
Temple

Dakaiyuan Temple is located on West Street, Licheng District, Quanzhou City. It has a history of more than 1,300 years. It is an important cultural relic of the southeast coast of China and one of the larger Buddhist temples in Fujian Province. The attractions of Dakaiyuan Temple along the central axis include Tianwang Hall, Baiting Pavilion, Baiting, Daxiong Treasure Hall, Sangpeng Historic Site, Ganlu Jietan, and Tibetan Classical Pavilion. In the Depository of Buddhist Texts are preserved historical relics from the Tang Dynasty to the Warlord Era. In addition, there are stone towers to the east and west and galleries to the east and west.

Chongwu Ancient City
4/5
824 Reviews
Historical Site
Historic Town

Chongwu Ancient City is located on the southeastern coast of Hui'an County, facing the Taiwan Strait. It was built in the 20th year of the Hongwu Emperor's reign (1384). However, only one section of the ancient city wall still exists today. There are city gates on all sides, a beacon tower on the city gate, and a wall outside the south gate. To further improve the scenery, we have incorporated many iconic features from Hui'an life--stone carvings--soldiers, characters from Journey to the West etc.

Quanzhou Wildlife Zoo (Quanzhou Wildlife World)
4.5/5
521 Reviews
Zoo

Quanzhou Wildlife Zoo (Quanzhou Wildlife World)is located in Xinyi Village, Majia Town, Luojiang District, Quanzhou City. It is a large-scale comprehensive theme park integrating animal wildlife viewing, performances, entertainment and science education. The scenic spot is a walking tour area with an animal performance hall and an interactive area. There is also a flower sea display area, which is mainly planted with various seasonal flowers. Visitors with children can take their children to the children's amusement park, which has a variety of items such as bumper cars, pirate ships, and vertical ring sports cars.

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