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>>Pingtan Island or Haitan Island
The Pingtan Island is the fifth island of our country, the biggest island in Fukien, on the island often" the east comes to misty hill atmosphere widespread", also called the Donglan. It is apart 128 kilometers of Fuzhou. The coast of the whole island turns and twists, the shore line is 408 kilometers long, more than 100 kilometers of it is high-quality sea sandy beaches. The three great ocean strand sandy beaches which are Changjiangao, Haitan Gulf and Tannan Gulf are in the north, east and south of the Pingtan Island, the sand quality is thin and white, the sea water is clean and blue, meet the provision requests of the seashore tour sandy beach, and the area is big, linking mutually, there are the shelter forest behind of them, there are the group of islands cay in the sea, the combination condition is good.
The sandy beaches of Tannan Gulf and the Haitan Gulf are about 40 kilometers long, each visitor owns 3 square meters seashore sandy beach calculations equally, and they can accept above 1,200,000 people, it is one of the biggest seashore bath field that is local to be discovered currently. The sea eclipse geography of Pingtan Island is number one in the world. The sea eclipse precipices, sea eclipse holes, sea eclipse caves, sea eclipse terraces, the sea eclipse ranks etc. on the islands are numerous and densely spread out, the appearance is each different, or embrace the bead such as a dragon" the dolphin drama water, jump in the sky; Or stab the day such as the benefit crocodile, can't block; Or if the sea turtle debarkation, flutter to walk slowly the . form absolute being and have, lifelike, it makes visitors sigh for the view.

>>Shigu famous mountain
The Gu Mountain locates in the east suburb of Fuzhou, in the north Shore of Min River, is apart 8,000 meters of center area of the city. Because there is a big rock on the top of the hill, its form likes a drum, when it rains and winds; there is the voice of drumbeat to spread.
Gu Mountain is a resort that has the history of more than 1,000 years, the main sights take the Yongquan Temple as the center, cent the east, west, south and north four roads, about are 160 views, the cable car cableways of Gu Mountain from the down hospital to 18 views has been already finished now, it is 1100 meters long, the drop is 400 meters.
The Yongquan Temple is in the halfway of Gu Mountain, it is said that it got name because there was a spring which was the Luohan Spring to gush at the frant of the temple. The white jade Wofo is oblated in the temple, in the past hide scriptures, especially the scriptures printed in Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty are all the precious cultural objects, and are known for the southeast thousand years ancient temples of domestic and international. Go to east from the Huilong Pavilion to get the Lingyuan Hole and Heshuiyan. These many precipices are seldom seen in southeast of our country. Ascend the peak of Gu Mountain which is 918 meters high, watch the ocean toeast, one green jade is boundless, various islands like Wuhu, Chuanshi etc. stand erect among the mist-shrouded waters; Watch three mountains in Rong City to west, a river flows to the east, spectacular and changeable scene. It is marvellous to ascend the peak to watch sunrise in the dawn.

>>The West Lake in Fuzhou
It locates in the northwest of the downtown, was opened to dig in 282, and has the history of more than one thousand years. The nature lakes and mountains are beautiful, there are special places. Patriotic poet's Xin Qiji to swim to have the bosom Prime Minister West Lake in three mountain rains through start in once wrote that the smoke rain is partial to the proper sunny better; about the west did not get married. Follow the front door, grow the dike to lay the wave, the weeping willow clips the way, two lake fronts curving corridor water, embellish the rockery that the artificial become, form a pleasant contrast.

>>Jiuxian Mountain and Baita Temple
Yu Mountain is called Jiuxian Mountain again, is one of the three mountains in the city of Fuzhou, and stands division into three with Wushi Mountain and Ping Mountain. In order to recover the famous spot historic monuments in the sight-see area, they plant trees and floriculture, fix to set up the highway to climb mountain, establish the library, the exhibition building, art museum etc., it becomes the good place of the rest tour of people, ascend the Aoding Peak, you can be fulfill to accept the far or near scenery of Fuzhou in the eye bottom.
There is the famous Baita Temple in the west of Yu Mountain, which was established by WEang Shenzhi who was Min King in 905 A.D. The white tower is 41 meters high, is the tallest ancient building of Fuzhou. There is the Fayu Hall in the Baita Temple where Yan Fu who was a enlightenment thinker in the modern age once studied. There is a stone path which can lead to the Qigong Temple in the east of Baita Temple; there is a Pingyuan Set, Zhishi Station and Penglaige etc. in the ancestral temple.
Along the climbing mountain highway to turn east, pass the Wangzhou Rock to get the Jiuxianguan which is the biggest temple in Whole Mountain. This Taoist temple was set up in 1104 A.D. From the Qi Ancestral Temple to the Aoding Peak, you can also appreciate the rocky cliff since Sung Dynasty to engrave more than 100 places on the way. The Aoding Peak is a ridge that was connected with a few of rocks, is the tallest place that is 52 meters of the Yu Mountain.

>>Xichan Temple
The Xichan Temple is called Changqing Temple again, locates in Yongqin of Qia Mountain which is outside of the west gate of this city, gets close to the University of Fuzhou, and is one of the five greatest monasteries in Fujian. Li Ruo built up the Chongxuguan firstly here from 785 to 805.In 867 A.D., Li Jingwen set up the temple here, cheese name to be Qingchan Temple, later was changed Yanshou Temple. About in 932, Wang Yanjun who was Min King begged to change to be Changqing Temple.
The history of Xichan Temple is long, experienced successively to be built and discarded; most of the buildings of now were rebuilt in the period of Guangxu in Qing Dynasty. The Fo Tower which was lately set up with concrete and has 15 layers is 61 meters high, is the existing tallest Fo tower in our country. Ascend the tower and take a distant look, three mountains' landscapes are rich in beauty.
The Xichan Temple is known for not only the ancient temple, but also with the litchi. Fujian province the poem words says that the litchi of Fuzhou prduced in Xichan Temple is the best, familiar also is the earliest stage. The litchi in Xichan Temple is already exhausted, but the litchi in Xinghuafengting is just familiar. It is regrettable that the ancient litchi was ruined during the period of Cultural Revolution; most of the existing litchi trees are planted in the recent years.

>>Jinshan Temple
The Jinshan Temple locates on rock in the Wulong River of Hong Pond in the west suburb of Fuzhou. The temple is limited by the geography. Although there are not great palaces or huge statues of Buddhas, they seem to be lovely.
The Jinshan Temple was set up in Song Dynasty firstly, later was ruined by the flood, the existing temple and buildings were rebuilt up in the period of Republic. The left room is called Qiaqiazhai, is the place where Zheng Jingshu who was the anti- Japanese invaders famous general in Ming Dynasty once studied. The right room is called Jiejieshi, it is rumored that Lin Longjiang who was a scholar in Ming Dynasty once borrowed to reside the right books to sign to say. The Jinshan Temple faces the water on all sides, the environment is nice and secluded, entirely different world. Lean on balcony and looking at the distance, the on all sides and bluish green wave is boundless, the sail of boat orders the point, exhausted place in sand bank, the small villages reflects in the forest leaf, dignified a western water color painting.

>>18 views of Bodhidharma
It is so called 18 Hole, locates in the west of Yongquan Temple in Gu Mountain and at the foot of the Lion Peak. There is a statue of Bodhidharma which is asout 2 meters high inside the hole. There is a pure spring inside the hole, one stone wall is in front of the hole, the ancients took the righteousness that Bodhidharma faces the wall, called the Bodhidharma Hole. Wei Jie was a poet in the period of Daoguang in Qing Dynasty, accorded to the natural scenery and folk tales here, packed up and wrote 18 views: The Bodhidharma faces the wall to rise the day, the Shanyuanshouxia, Xianrenjuji, Fushouquantu, Pantaomanwu, Yushunchenglin, Yitingduchao, Yuetengpuzhao, Shizixiqiu, Jinchanchudong, Fuhutuojing, Shenlongtingfa, Kaijiaxieyan, Cihangjia, Baxianyandong, Qianfufangong, engraved a stone wall outside the Bodhidharma Hole.

>>Gulang Island
The strange stones on the top of Gulangyu Hill are great, fold the holes, the sea breeze in the hole rushes toward the faces, voice of wave likes thunder, as a result gets name. The Gulang Island is only 1.81 square kilometers, the island is full of the green tree of islet becoming the shade in the whole year round, the fragrance of flower come into nostrils, was prized as the garden on the sea. There is no vehicle here, anyone arrives here to walk by two legs.


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