Xiamen is a famous and beautiful tourist city in southern China and in Fujian province. It is the closest point in front of Taiwan, 300 kilometers away. One of the city’s most fascinating attractions is its beautiful sea views and its pleasant climate. Due to its proximity to the deep sea and the bay, the water in this part is sediment-free and never freezes. In the Chinese language, Xiamen means the sea gate, which is why it has long been the most important for emperors and was considered a strategic economic city.
Located in the southeast of the province, next to the Taiwan Strait, it is 450 kilometers from Hong Kong and 800 kilometers from Shanghai. It is also neighboring with north of Quanzhou and Gwangju from the west.
The city of Xiamen has a population of more than 5.1 million people and an area of about 3.2 thousands square kilometers. The dominant religion here are Siamese inhabitants include Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and some other indigenous religions and religions of China. Also few are Christians and Muslims. The official language of the city is Mandarin Chinese.
Xiamen is governed by the central government. The People’s Republic of China is a socialist government in which the president heads the country and the prime minister sits at the head of the cabinet.
It is interesting to know that this city is home to hundreds of thousands of anglers and is therefore known as Anglers Island. The presence of these birds and natural, clean and fresh weather creates spectacular scenery. The subtropical, monsoon and temperate climate throughout the year, except during the hurricane months, has made it one of the tourist destinations.
For this reason, the city has always welcomed many tourists from other parts of China and the world. There are many beautiful parks and gardens, ancient temples and sights, mountains and rich natural resources, beautiful beaches and seaside resorts, tourist attractions, hotels, resorts and restaurants here, which made the city one of the most prominent city in all over China.
Xiamen is a city with temperate, subtropical and mild climate. The city has long, hot and humid summers and short, dry winters with an annual average temperature of 20 degrees centigrade. Due to its proximity to the sea and the mountains there is always a good and clean climate with natural scenery.
The subtropical climate is humid, with monsoon winds. The subtropical climate is humid, with monsoon winds. The average air temperature varies from 18 ° C to 25 ° C throughout the year, with an average annual precipitation estimated at 1.332 mm.
The most important tourist attractions of this city are Nanoputuo Temple, Xiamen Botanical Garden, Gulangyu piano Musuem, Shuzhauang Garden, Xiamen International Lettering Art Museum, Huli Mountain Fort, Yuyuan Garden, Xiamen Yuanbo Garden, Zhongshan Park, Overseas Chinese Museum, Xiamen Underwater World, Gulangyu Organ Museum and etc.
Nanoputup Tempe or Thu Puto Temple is a famous Buddhist temple founded in Xiamen, China. Named because it is located in the south of the Buddhist Shrine of Mount Puto in Zhejiang Province. The temple has several deep caves and water forests, which are extraordinary spectacular. Here you can visit the temple and discover the unique nature of its caves.
Shuzhuang Garden is built as a beautiful seaside garden in the south of Gulangyu Island. In this garden, you will understand the wonderful effects of architecture. The architectural style of “the garden at sea and the sea at the garden” can be seen here. The garden is built to the sea and the monsoon winds look great.
The garden is divided into two parts. One is called the Hidden Sea Garden and the other is the Bushan Garden. In each of these two gardens, you will find five sub-gardens. It is interesting to know that although the Shuzhuang Garden is facing the sea and is airy, you will not see anything from the sea as you enter the garden.
Xiamen Underwater World
If you’re interested in the underwater world, this local aquarium would be great for you. Here you will be able to see 350 species of marine animals and about 10,000 fish.
The underwater world of Xiamen opened to the public in 1998. This aquarium is a tourist attraction with entertainment and education. It is the only national science education base in Fujian province. There are four main attractions in this aquarium: freshwater aquarium, marine aquarium, whales sperm exhibit hall and dolphin and lactation salon.
Xiamen Botanical Garden
The Xiamen Botanical Garden is located in Wanshi Mountains in the southeastern part of the Xiamen. This garden is also known as the Wanshi Botanical Garden. This garden is where you can see unique plant species. Varieties of rare plants and wild flowers are found in the Xiamen Botanical Garden. The garden is built on an area of 4.93 square kilometers. The time of its opening and construction dates back to 1960.
Of course, the process of completing its vegetation has taken many years and several steps. At this moment in this botanical garden, you will encounter almost 6300 types of tropical and subtropical ornamental plants. Detailed descriptions of each of these plant species are provided and you can get acquainted with their conservation and environmental conditions.
Overseas Chinese Museum
Overseas Chinese Museum is one of the sights of this city. To see the museum, you must go to 493 south Simming Street. The Xiamen Immigrant Chinese Museum is built on an area of 3,000 square meters.
Here you can see and understand the history of immigrant Chinese. Everything about life, customs, and … of these people are on display at this museum. This museum was founded in 1956 by Mr. Tan Kah Kee, a famous Chinises immigrant leader.
Xiamen, a bustling city of commerce
International trade events, conferences and fairs of the stone industry, especially China Xiamen International Stone Fair and World Stone Congress are held every year at Xiamen International Conferences and Exhibitions Center. The stone industry is bringing the world to this city.
This has become a commercial feature for the city and region. Another feature of the city is the subject of boats and sailing, small ships and fishing equipment, water recreation and personal boats and related equipment, which attracts a large number of domestic and foreign tourists annually.
Pearls, roasted peanuts, native handicrafts, beads, colored jars and jade stone crafts are considered souvenirs.