This Buddhist temple complex on the southern side of Xiàmén is one of the most famous temples among the Fujianese, and is also...
Overseas Chinese Museum
An ambitious celebration of China’s communities abroad, with dioramas, street scenes, photos and props.
Pricey but can help arrange tours to the Hakka tǔlóu and Wǔyí Shān. Also organises English-speaking guides.
This cheerfully furnished vegetarian restaurant has a very wide range of delicious dishes including hotpots and mock meat.
Xiàmén University information
Lonely Planet review
Next to Nánpǔtuó Temple and established with overseas Chinese funds, the university has beautiful republican-era buildings and an attractive lake. It’s a good place for a pleasant stroll. The anthropology museum (人类学博物馆; Rénlèixué Bówùguǎn) in the campus boasts two large ‘boat coffins’ unearthed from a cliff in Wǔyí Shān. The campus entrance is next to the stop for bus 1.