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Quanzhou from Qingyuan Mountain Fujian Province China.

Views over Quanzhou from Qingyuan Mountain. February, 2018.

It’s hard to figure out why exactly the city of Quánzh?u is such an overlooked travel destination. Hugging China’s southern coastline, it has a rich history as a key component of The Maritime Silk Road. The urban sprawl is awash with ancient stone streets, temples and squares, while the predominantly classic Chinese architecture occasionally fuses with Islamic flavors. If like me you’re lucky enough to have a bit of time on your hands, there’s more than enough to do for 3-4 days. So why not dive into my articles on:

Guandi Temple

Qingjing Mosque

Qingyuan Mountain

Taihe Mall

Xunpu Oyster Village

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