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Wu Shan – Fuzhou Attractions
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December 28, 2013
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Leaning tower of Fuzhou

By Amy Priestes

We at Fuzhou Expat thought it would be a great idea to inform our readers about two unique, scenic historical sites in Fuzhou: Wu Shan and Yu Shan. (For those of you who don’t know, “Shan山”  is the Chinese word for mountain or hill.)  One very unique thing about both of these hills is that they are right in the heart of Fuzhou, among the restaurants, shops, and people. They also are in close proximity to one another, so a busy sight seer could visit both these spots in one day. (more…)

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Kuliang – Fuzhou Attractions
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April 30, 2013
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by Galia Rautenber

On a sunny, beautiful spring Sunday in March a large group of adults and children met for a community outing to Kuliang (or Guling). We met at the Westin Hotel and drove all together up to the mountain. We had Mr. Cheng He, journalist of Fuzhou Evening Paper and his wife Crystal Sun to be our guides for this outing and Ms. Dong Xiuping helped with translation to English. Guling is a summer resort, located in the Jin’an District of Fuzhou. It was opened up by Western missionaries in 1886.Located about 13 KM from the center of Fuzhou city, on a mountain of about 800M, 24sqm in size, with highest temperature of 30C degrees in the summer, no wonder it attracted many westerners who could not bear the heat in Fuzhou during the hot season.By 1935 it had more than 200 summer villas of different styles and also a church, gymnasium hall, hospital etc. During our outing we saw three of the villas which are still in good condition. (more…)

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