The charming 3km walking trail on an abandoned railway track in this park makes a welcome change from the crowds of the city. It is reached by bus 1, 15, 20, 122 or 135; get off at Dashengli (大生里站).
Railroad Culture Park
Nearby Xiamen attractions
1. Overseas Chinese Museum
Aside from acting as a refuge from the city, this is an ambitious celebration of China’s communities abroad, with dioramas, street scenes, photos, props…
2. Nanputuo Temple
This Buddhist temple complex on the southern side of Xiamen is one of the most famous temples among the Fujianese, and is also considered a pilgrimage…
3. Kaihe Lu Fish Market
In the old district of Xiamen, this tiny but lively market sells various (weird) sea creatures to a backdrop of qílóu (骑楼, shophouses) and a church…
4. Bo’ai Hospital
This cream-coloured former Japanese hospital was built in 1936.
5. Consulate Inn
A three-storey Victorian-style building, formerly the British Consulate and currently running as a hotel, with a cafe on the 1st floor.
6. Bailuzhou Park
Xiamen positions itself as China’s most liveable city and this huge green expanse on an islet north of town is a quiet exclamation mark on that claim…
7. Xiamen University
The Xiamen University was established with overseas Chinese funds and has beautiful republican-era buildings and an attractive lake. It’s a good place for…
8. Haoyue Garden
The main feature at this rocky outcrop is an imposing 15.7m statue of Koxinga (aka Zheng Chenggong) in full military dress, visible from a great distance…