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Xiamen travel guide

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You're Going to Love Xiamen

The coastal city of Xiamen (or Amoy) in southern China's Fujian province is a tourist wonderland. Galleries, cafes, bars and beaches all jostle for attention in this island city which is emerging as one of modern China's premier destinations.

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When to Visit Xiamen

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Travel between April and November to enjoy the best weather - preferably early or late in the season to avoid the crowds.

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How to Get to Xiamen

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Where to Stay in Xiamen

High-end Xiamen hotels that are worth checking out include the Kempinski Hotel Xiamen, the Millennium Harborview and the Crowne Plaza Paragaon Xiamen.

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Shopping Streets

The most enjoyable place to shop is pedestrianized Zhongshan Road, where you'll encounter apparel boutiques and jewelry stores. There are malls to visit as well, including SM City Plaza and Wanda Plaza, where you'll find plenty of major international brands.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets in Xiamen include Sanzhen and Carrefour. To give an idea of prices, a gallon of milk will cost around CNY40.

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A pair of jeans
$96.76
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Single public transport ticket
$0.24
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Cappuccino
$5.83

Where to Eat in Xiamen

Xiamen is a proud culinary center, with local delicacies like Xiamen fish balls and braised duck with ginger. Explore what's on offer at excellent restaurants like Zen5es, Jacky Angela Steakhouse and XiaoYan Jing DaPai Dang, or just check out the noodle shops on Zhongshan Road. Good meals will only cost around CNY80-CNY100.

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