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Xiamen is one of the nicest cities in China


Xiamen is located on an island connected by a dam to the mainland

The color of the colonial times still gives the city a special charm, for all the "ultra-modernity" of the skyscrapers, which every port megalopolis aimed at in the future should have. Xiamen is a port city in China, located near Taiwan. If you think this is a small colonial town, then you were wrong. It is a decent sized metropolis with a population of over 4 million people. Despite the rather unhurried pace of life in the city of Xiamen, there are plenty of interesting places.

During the Han dynasty, the beautiful harbor of Xiamen served as a refuge for local pirates. One of the best places in Xiamen is Gulangyu Island, where the Sunlit Mountain, Shujan Garden, Haoyo Park and the Piano Museum are so intriguing for tourists. The historic Nanputuo Temple is located to the south, near the famous Xiamen University.

The island is warm throughout the year. The subtropical climate only helps to attract tourists, because what could be better than the bright sun and warm sea at any time of the year. Flowers on the island of Xiamen China bloom all year round, which gives the mountain landscapes of particular beauty.

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Natural beauty, a breathtaking sea landscape, historical and cultural relics give Xiamen the right to be considered one of the most attractive tourist cities in China

Xiamen has a very unusual location on an almost round island a kilometer from the Chinese coast. Xiamen traces the cultural influence of the British, Portuguese and Taiwan. The Taiwanese village is often called two districts located along the southeastern coast of the city - the Taiwanese traditional settlement and the Zengzang district. Colorful winding streets with snacks and souvenirs - an integral part of the tourist route.

About the hotel in Xiamen you better take care in advance. The city is especially popular with Chinese tourists at the beginning of the school year, as well as during holidays and weekends, so prices may vary depending on the day of the week. You should definitely buy the famous Fujian tea of various varieties, try seafood, mango desserts and local dishes - shachamyan noodles with seasoning paste with shrimps, sesame, etc., and oyster omelette.

The city has many restaurants and snack bars where you can find snacks for every taste. Seafood restaurants will surprise you with the speed and quality of cooking. Meals in Semen restaurants are distinguished by exquisite taste, freshness, originality in cooking. The Chinese attach great importance to food, its wholesome and taste. For them, eating is not just a vital necessity, but a ritual in which a philosophical meaning is embedded.



Cooks in China have long been equated with prime ministers. Another ancient thinker and philosopher of China, Confucius, compared a well-cooked dish with a successful state in which everyone is in his place. The vast territory of China is divided into provinces. Each of them has its own nature and way of life, therefore, gastronomic preferences are different.

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