Private Day Tour to Explore the Quanzhou Old City from Xiamen

Quanzhou is an old harbour city where the Chinese started to sail to other countries since ancient time. There are old temples, old town, old bridge, and the earliest mosque in China, and the museum that are worth visiting. This private day tour will let you travel from Xiamen with a local guide to explore the Tianyuan Monastery, Luoyang Bridge, Guandi Temple, and Maritime Museum etc. Centrally located Xiamen hotel pickup and drop-off are included. Pickup time is 8:30am.

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7 to 8 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Private transportation
    • Entrance fees
    • English-speaking guide
    • Entry/Admission - Kaiyuan Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Quanzhou Guandi Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Qingjing Mosque
    • Entry/Admission - Luoyang Bridge
    • Entry/Admission - Quanzhou Maritime Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuity
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Kaiyuan Monastery, 27 Xi Jie, Quanzhou China

    At 8:30am, you will be picked up from your centrally located Xiamen hotel and take one-hour private car ride to Quanzhou, an old city. Firstly you will visit Kaiyuan Monastery that was built in 686AD in Tang Dynasty. There are halls, pagoda, exhibition museum in the monastery. Particularly the east and west pagodas are renown for the carvings.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Quanzhou Guandi Temple, Tumen Street, Quanzhou China

    Then, you will move to visit the old town of Quanzhou, where there is a living temple for the Guandi god. It is an old temple with colorful painting located in the center of the old town.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Qingjing Mosque, Tumen St, Quanzhou China

    Afterwards, you will visit the oldest mosque in China, the Qingjing Mosque, which was first built in 1009 in Song Dynasty (960-1279). There are ruins in the mosque to display the long history here.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Luoyang Bridge, Luoyang Town, Quanzhou 362121 China

    Enjoy the nice walk on the China's earliest stone bridge, Luoyang Bridge, which was built in 1053AD. Marco Polo described it in his book.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Quanzhou Maritime Museum, No.425 Donghu Street, Fengze District, Quanzhou 362017 China

    After lunch, you will visit the Maritime Museum displaying the long history and antiques about the Chinese people to explore the oversea.
    Later, you will be transferred back to your Xiamen hotel where the trip concludes.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We also pick you up from your centrally located Xiamen hotel.
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Silkroadtrips

Activity ID: V-32685P231

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