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Xiamen University

No.422 Siming South Road, Siming District, Xiamen, China
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Ranked #2 of 198 attractions in Xiamen
Type: Educational Sites, Historic Sites
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Toulouse, France
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The University goes to the city center to the seaside. There are shops, banks, buildings and gardens. Amazing!

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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351 reviews 351 reviews
234 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Okay ... to be fair, the grounds are well maintained and looks okay ... but it's just a university, and for practical purposes, there's nothing to do except walking around ... Why such a high ranking on TA?

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Zadar, Zagrebacka, Croatia
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Chinese and other people (westerners or whatever you call them/us) sometimes have a different perception when it comes to must-sees in China. For Chinese, universities are often one of the top attractions and since tourism in China is largely geared towards domestic tourists, westerners just follow the advice since this university will always pop up as one of the main... More

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Hong Kong
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53 reviews 53 reviews
44 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I like their traditional buildings and whole environment of this university. May be it is very very close to the sea, it also gives me the feeling of freedom and comfortable. It is very relaxing when you wander the campus. There is also a famous interesting tunnel which is full of drawing and painting by the student. Don't miss it.

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Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
35 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Oke, it's a nice area to stroll around, but what is there to do? Nothing much actually. Near the lake there is small coffeeshop, which serves great coffee and you sip it with a noce view of the lake.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

As far as sights to see it was just ok. They have a beautiful pond on campus that is nice but that was all.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

A nice stroll inside the entire campus, making me feel young once again. Brought back memories of university's day back then. Environment is calming and cohesive.. felt warmth and comfortable.

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Xiamen, China
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

One if the nicest places in Xiamen to simply stroll around and relax. Occasionally it is busy, especially around the lake area, but it has never been "too busy" in my experience.

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Shenyang, China
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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I spent 14 years in this University back in 1990s. When I returned it this May, I was almost shocked by its huge change. New buildings, new layout, disappearance of many structures, and even new design of compound. There is even the entrance control to avoid crowds of tourists who will easily bring extra noise and chaos to the students.... More

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Reydarfjordur, Iceland
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Very nice campus, but still a campus. There are tonnes of visitors and recently an entrance fee for non-students. Cheap eats near the student dorms.

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