The Chuxi Tulou cluster (Chinese: 初溪土楼群; pinyin: Chūxī tǔlóu qún) is a group of earthen structures or "tulou" dating to the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644). The group provides a tourist attraction in the town of Xiayang (下洋镇), Yongding County, Longyan, Fujian Province, China.
The Fujian tulou buildings are scattered in the mountainous southeastern region of Fujian province. The tulous in Nanjing County are connected to the county seat, Shancheng Town (the place labeled as "Nanjing County" on many maps), by winding mountain roads; the main road of the area, County Route 562 (X562) has been recently upgraded.
Xiamen and its surrounding countryside is known for its scenery and tree-lined beaches.  Gulangyu, a former treaty port enclave, is a popular weekend getaway  with views of the city and features many Victorian-style buildings. Xiamen's Botanical Garden is a nature lover's paradise.
Haicang Bridge. Haicang Bridge (simplified Chinese: 海沧大桥; traditional Chinese: 海滄大橋; pinyin: Hǎicāng Dàqiáo; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Hái-chhong Tōa-kiô) is a suspension bridge located in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China. Built in 1999, it has a main span of 648 meters.
The Port of Meizhou Bay was created in 2012 by merging the ports of Quanzhou, Meizhou Island and Putian, as part of Fujian Province's rationalization of ports, which cutting down [ungrammatical] the number of ports in the province into three large consolidated ports (Xiamen, Meizhou Bay and Fuzhou).
Fujian is bordered by Zhejiang to the north, Jiangxi to the west, Guangdong to the south, along with Taiwan 150 km (93 mi)to the east, across the Taiwan strait. The name Fujian came from the combination of Fuzhou and Jianzhou (a former name for Jian'ou), two cities in Fujian, during the Tang dynasty.
The Luoyang Bridge, also known as Wan'an Bridge, is located in Quanzhou, Fujian province, China. The stone bay bridge is situated at the mouth of Luoyang River. Being the first stone bay bridge in China, it enjoys the reputation of " one of the four ancient bridges of China".
Meizhou Island of Putian, Fujian Province is located in the northern half of the mouth of Meizhou Bay, about 1.8 nautical miles from the mainland and faces the Taiwan Straits to the southeast. Covering an area of six square miles, the island is swathed in luxuriant green foliage.
Mount Wuyi Mount Wuyi, lying in northern Fujian Province, covers an area of 60 square kilometers. Most of the hills here are made of red sandstone, very steep but flat on the top. The peaks and rocks of grotesque shapes are girded by clear streams and embraced by green trees and bamboo plants.
In the heart of downtown Fuzhou, instead of skyscrapers, you will find a huge area of ancient residential buildings, which is a rarity in modern Chinese cities. This area is known as Sanfang-qixiang, namely, three lanes and seven alleys - a critical symbol of Fuzhou as a historic city. Everywhere you touch upon is history in Sanfang-qixiang.
Like Putuo Mountain in Zhejiang Province, the temple was built to enshrine Guanyin Bodhisattva, and its location is in the south of Putuo Mountain, and therefore it gained its name as “South Putuo Temple” and visiting it has become one of the Buddhist pilgrimages in southern Fujian.
Taimu Mountain stands on the coast of the East Sea. Administratively, it is located in Fuding, Ningde City of Fujian, about 125 miles (200 kilometers) from Fuzhou and 75 miles (120 kilometers) from Wenzhou. 1. Visitors can take a train to Taimushan Railway Station from Fuzhou, Wenzhou, Xiamen or many other cities.
Fujian Province, with its capital Fuzhou, is on China's southeastern coast. It faces the island province of Taiwan across Taiwan Strait to the east. Neighboring provinces are Zhejiang to the north, Jiangxi to the west, and Guangdong to the south. It occupies an area of around 120,000 square kilometers (about 46,335 square miles).
The highest peak in the area is Mount Huanggang at 2,158 metres (7,080 ft) on the border of Fujian and Jiangxi, making it the highest point of both provinces; the lowest altitudes are around 200 metres (660 ft). Many oolong and black teas are produced in the Wuyi Mountains, including Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe) and lapsang souchong.
Wuyi Palace in Wuyi Mountains is an interesting sight. It could refer to the following three meanings: 1. Wuyi Palace Scenic Area 2. Wuyi Palace itself 3. A place name, an address. Wuyi Palace Scenic Area Wuyi Palace Scenic Area is one of the core attration areas in Mount Wuyi Scenic Area.
In future planning, Wuyuanwan will be developed to be "Xiamen's new living room, new trading port of southern Fujian". Wetland Park project is located in the south edge of Wuyuanwan, reconstructed and developed from the original spillway, fresh water, rural farm.
Xiamen's Botanical Garden is a nature lover's paradise. The Buddhist Nanputuo Temple, dating back to the Tang Dynasty, is a national treasure. Xiamen is also well known as a continuing frontline in the Chinese Civil War, with the nearby Jinmen Islands remaining under Taiwanese control.
The port facilities are interconnected by ship, road, and rail. The port has been one of the busiest in China since the early 1980s and is serviced by all of the 20 largest shipping lines in the world. In 2016, Xiamen ranked among the top 15 ports in the world for container freight.
For 30CNY you get into garden with couple of nice sceneries, buildings and sculptures. Took me about 50 minutes to fully explore, plenty opportunities to take nice pictures. There is a temple nearby so make sure to visit both both once you are at yuyuan.