About Xiamen  
Located at the southeast coast of China, Xiamen is a beautiful city of common tourist attraction in Fujian Province. As one of the major seaports since ancient time, it boasts a wide gulf with deep water moderate subtropical weather. The name of 'Xiamen' was consequently given, which means a gate of China. As one of the special economic zones of China, the city mainly consisting of Xiamen Island, Gulangyu Islet, the north bank area of the Jiulong River, is connected with the mainland by the Gaoji Seawall, Xiamen Bridges and Tunnels, etc. The city has been called the Egret Island because of the hundreds of thousands of egrets inhabiting there. This is due to the beautiful natural scenery, the fresh air and the eco-friendly environment of the city.
Xiamen enjoys convenient transportation. You can go there by air, by train, by coach or by sea. The transportation within the city is also satisfying. Most tourists consider the accommodation, consisting of many star rated hotels, convenient. Meanwhile there are plenty of special local products to be added to your shopping list, including various kinds of green teas, fruits like sugarcanes, olives and longans as well as plenty sea foods such as fish, prawns, crabs, abalones and lancelets.
Being the hometown of many overseas Chinese, Xiamen has actually benefited from the contribution of overseas Chinese and its economy has undertaken great advancement. To promote its tourism industry, it has established not only the corresponding infrastructures, but also a great variety of entertainment centers. The folk customs of the minorities, varied local festivals and especially the particular local dishes and snacks are also appealing to visitors. Xiamen, with distinct oriental culture and southern Fujian features, welcomes you from all over the world.