A charming coastal city in China’s Fujian Province, Xiamen was a significant port for many years. Lively and relatively wealthy, Xiamen offers plenty to see and do. Book a Cathay Dragon flight to Xiamen for a smooth and relaxing start to your trip.
Best of Xiamen
Start your trip with visits to Nanputuo Temple, Xiamen University, and Music Square. Hulishan Fortress, a legacy from the Westernization Movement, features mixed architectural styles and provides lovely views. Take a short ferry to the car-free Gulangyu Island, home to colonial architecture and several cultural institutions. Families will enjoy exploring Yundang Lake, Lam Soon Crocodile Farm, and the Water Garden Expo Park. Relax sunbathing on the sandy beaches and watching the talented kite surfers. In the evening, stroll along Zhongshan Road Pedestrian Street, dine on tasty delicacies from the night markets, and experience the vibrant nightlife.
Eating in Xiamen
A great place for foodies, Xiamen has many eateries, ranging from high-class restaurants and charming cafés to roadside vendors. Sea worm jelly is probably one of the most unusual dishes on offer, and you can sample Xiamen fish balls. Other delicacies include Xiamen wonton soup, Xiamen glass noodles, shacha noodles, Xiamen glutinous rice wraps, and crab porridge. Enjoy comfort and convenience on frequent flights to Xiamen with Cathay Dragon.