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Anhui Province, China
  › Hefei City Guide
     › Baogong Memorial Hall
  › Huangshan Mountain - 1
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  › Jiuhua Mountain
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Fujian Province, China
  › Fujian Tea
  › Fuzhou City Guide - 1
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  › Quanzhou City
  › Wuyi Shan Mountain
  › Xiamen City Guide
     › Gulangyu Island

Gansu Province, China
  › Dunhuang China
  › Jiayuguan & Jiayuguan Pass
  › Lanzhou City Guide
  › Xiahe & Labrang Monastery
  › Zhangeye & Wuwei Travel

Guangdong Province
  › Guangzhou City Guide
     › Six Banyan Tree Temple
    > Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
  › Guangzhou Chimelong Water Park
  › Guangzhou Xiangjiang Safari Park
  › Shenzhen City Guide

Guangxi Province
  › Guilin City Guide
  › Guilin Travel Destinations - 1
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  › Guilin Travel Destinations - 3
  › Li Jiang River Tour
  › Nanning City Guide
  › Yangshuo City Guide

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Guizhou Province - 1
Guizhou Province - 2
  › Anshu City Guide
  › Huangguoshu Tour
  › Guiyang City Guide
  › Guiyang Tourist Attractions

SiChuan Province
SiChuan Cuisine & Food
SiChuan Mah Jong
  › Chengdu China City Guide
     › Du Fu Thatched Village
  › Chengdu Shopping
  › ChongQing China City Guide
  › Emei Shan
  › JiuZhaiGou Tour
  › Leshan Giant Buddha
  › Neijiang China
  › Wolong Panda Reserve
  › WuLiangYe & Zigong Dinosaur

Beijing China City Guide
Beijing China History
Beijing Duck, Peking Duck
Forbidden City in Beijing
  › Forbidden Palace - Wumen Gate
  › Three Great Halls
  › Nine Dragon Wall
  › Inner Palace of Forbidden City
Great Wall of China
  › Badaling Great Wall & Mutianyu
  › Juyongguan Great Wall & Simatai

Shanghai China city Guide
Shanghai History
Jade Buddha Temple
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Shanghai Bund & Huangpu River
Shanghai Museum

About Xian City (Xian City Guide)
Banpo Village Museum
TerraCotta Army Discovery
TerraCotta Warriors - History
Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang
Tour of Terra Cotta Museum
Xian City Wall


Fujian Quanzhou

Quanzhou City

Quanzhou city was established during the Tang Dynasty in the early 700's, which would later become China's largest seaport. During the Song and Yuan Dynasty (960 - 1368), Quanzhou was one of the world's largest seaports, and it hosted a large community of foreigners. Quanzhou has also been referred to as the starting point of the silk road by sea. Quanzhou borders Putian City to the north, Taiwan Straits to the East, and Xiamen city to the south

Quanzhou covers an area of over 11,000 square kilometers, with a population of over 7.5 million. Because of its advantageous location, the city has become one of the largest seaports, and has become a multi-cultural and multi-religion city. Cultures from all over the world have mixed here and co-existed for thousands of years.

Quanzhou Weather and Climate

Quanzhou has a tropical climate with average temperature ranging around 19C. The climate is mild with warm winters where temperatures get to a low of around 9C, and summer temperatures can get to highs of 33C. Because it is a coastal city, Quanzhou is affected by the monsoon as well with some thunder storms.

Quanzhou Tour Destination

Quanzhou boasts many ancient and historical sites. The Kaiyuan Temple was first built in 686 during the Tang Dynasty. It covers an area of over 33,000 square meters, and is the largest Buddhist temple in Fujian Province. The Kaiyuan Temple is a major historic site with a history lasting over 1,300 years.

The Qingyuan Mountain, also known as North Mountain (Beishan), is located just 3 kilometers to the north of Quanzhou. Its natural beauty and scenery has attracted tourists from far and wide. The Luoyang Bridge is one of China's earliest stone bridges that spans the Luoyang River. This bridge was built in 1053 and is one of the most famous ancient bridges in China.

Qingjing Mosque was first built in 1009 during the Song Dynasty. It was designed after the mosque in Damascus, Syria. It is built with pure granite. It is located on Tumen Street in Licheng district, and it is one of the oldest Moslem buildings in China.

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