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A fun trip to Fujian by high-speed train (II)
    2014-01-06  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

    AS it now takes only three and a half hours to go from Shenzhen to Xiamen by the long-awaited Xiamen-Shenzhen high-speed railway, Fujian Province is now an ideal destination for Shenzhen travelers. There are six stations in the province along

    the rail: Xiamen, Jiaomei, Zhangzhou, Zhangpu, Yunxiao and Zhao’an —

    and each city has its own unique attractions. Here are more recommended places for exploring the beauty of Fujian Province along the high-speed railway.

    Zhangpu

    Situated in the southeastern area of Fujian Province, Zhangpu County is one of the most developed towns in the province under the administration of Zhangzhou City. Zhangpu is also a well-known home for many overseas Chinese people living around the world.

    The county has a long history. Well-known tourism spots include Weihui Temple, Huang Daozhou Memorial Hall, Zhaojia Fortress, and Haiyue Rock. There are also many well-known historic sights concerning the Red Army. For example, a Beiyu Building in the east of the county used to be the base for the east wing of the Red Army in 1932, while Shiliu in Xiaoshan Town was the founding place of the revolution committee of the province in 1932.

    The 400-year-old Zhaojia Fortress, also known as Zhao’s Castle, is a must-see place in Zhangpu. It is said that the castle was a “mini kingdom” built by descendants of the Zhao family, the imperial family of the Song Dynasty (960-1279). People living near the castle maintain ancient customs and traditions.

    The family members of a brother of Zhao Kuangyin, the first emperor of the Song Dynasty, hid themselves in rural areas by changing their family name to Huang to avoid persecution when the Song Dynasty was overthrown by the Yuan army in 1291, and their castle was built to look very similar to ancient Bianjing, the Song Dynasty capital (today’s Kaifeng City, Henan Province).

    Coastal Volcano National Geological Park of Zhangzhou is also a recommended place to explore beautiful coastal scenery in Fujian Province. There are three beaches for aquatic activities in the park.

    Yunxiao

    Yunxiao is also a beautiful and historic county under the administration of Zhangzhou City. In 686, a well-known general of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), Chen Yunguang, first established a county in the area.

    It is also the founding place for the legendary underground organization, Tiandihui, during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). It is said that the founder and leader of the anti-government organization was a secret brother of Qianlong, an emperor of the Qing Dynasty.

    Yunxiao has always been an important hub for cultural and economic communication between Fujian and Guangdong provinces since ancient times. It has several well-known historic and scenic spots such as Jiangjun Mountain, Mangrove Reserve Park and Wushan Mountain.

    Dongshan Island is also a recommended place in Yunxiao for relaxation. The island is famed for its special “Wind-moving Rock,” which appears as if it will easily fall on a windy day. There are several spas and hot spring resorts in the county.

    Yunxiao is also well-known for its fresh fruits. Loquat, litchi and grapefruit are recommended.

    Zhao’an

    Zhao’an County is located in the southern part of Fujian Province.

    The county also has a large number of Hakka people, so there are many traditional Hakka-style round buildings in the area.

    Other well-known tourism spots include Huai’en Ancient Well, Fenshui Gate, Zhanyuan Garden, Guandi Temple, Qixian Temple, Nanshan Temple and Yangwei Bridge.

    Jiuhou Mountain is one of the most well-known spots in Zhao’an. There are nine peaks in the mountain area, known as the “No.1 peak spot in South Fujian.” Among them, the Tianzhu Peak is the tallest. The mountain is well-known for distinctive rocks, and for Buddhism. Many of the temples in the mountain area have a long history dating back to ancient times.(Wang Yuanyuan)

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