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Things to do in Fuzhou
Fuzhou is the capital city of China’s Fujian province. Famous for its natural scenic beauty, rivers, parks, temples, and museums, the city is a great place for any traveller to visit. If you’re looking for more destinations to explore in China, you should include Fuzhou to your list.
Start your trip in the charming West Lake Park. Walk over the footbridge to the Fuzhou Science Museum. See the huge statue of Mao Zedong at Wuyi Square, where you can catch the ceremonial raising or lowering of the flag if you visit at dawn or dusk.
Hop on a cable car to reach the Gu Mountain Scenic Area, and stop by the Taoist temple. You’ll also find fantastic views of Fuzhou in Baiyun Mountain and Yu Mountain. Fall for the waterfalls and scenic landscapes of the Qi Mountain Park too.
Explore the historic district of Three Lanes and Seven Alleys at the heart of Fuzhou city. Then walk along the traditional architecture street of Nan Hou Jie. You’ll find plenty of photo ops during your visit in these gorgeous streets.
Go on a mini temple run and visit the Hualin Temple, Xichan Temple, Xuefeng Chongsheng Temple, Linyang Temple, and Chongfu Temple. Spend hours browsing through the impressive Fujian Museum, Fuzhou Majianghaizhan Memorial Hall, and Fuzhou Museum.
Grab your Chinese Yuan and go shopping next. Shop till you drop at Dongjiekou Shopping District. Bring your wallet to the popular shopping area in Wuyi Road Shopping District. Get the best deals at the Taijiang Road Shopping District flea market. And don’t forget to check out the stores at Chating Commercial Street, Zhongting Commercial Street, and Zhongzhou Island Shopping District.
You can experience the local way of life in Fuzhou when you go for a dip in any of the city’s hot springs. But if you want a more lively moment with the locals, join Fuzhou’s exciting events. There’s the stunning County Tourism and Photography Festival. Get a taste of the most delicious local food at the Pudu Festival. Then get dazzled by the Chinese Lantern Festival and see gorgeous lanterns all over Fuzhou.
What you should know
The best time to visit Fuzhou is during the city’s autumn and winter seasons from September to December, when you can enjoy the cool and clear weather that’s perfect for exploring the city.
Mandarin Chinese is the main language of Fuzhou, so you should bring a good phrasebook if you don’t speak the language.
The best news is that you can visit Fuzhou whenever you want, because Singapore citizens can fly to China and travel around the country visa-free for up to 15 days. If you’re thinking of travelling beyond 15 days, check out the Embassy of The People’s Republic of China in The Republic of Singapore for more travel info.
Travelling to and around Fuzhou
Once you touchdown at Fuzhou Changle International Airport, you can reach the city and start travelling around Fuzhou by taxi and bus.
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