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Riguang Mountain

Address: No.62 Huangyan Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
Phone Number: 0592-2067284
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Ranked #18 of 195 Attractions in Xiamen
Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks

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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

It is at the highest point of Gulangyu Island. Very popular and congested with tourists but worth the time to get up there for a great panoramic view of the island as well as part of Xiamen.

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Xiamen, China
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a pure hustle for suckers who climb a steep set of stairs and then expect a spectacular view. I have a better view from my bedroom window than this tourist trap. Avoid it and spend your money on the good street vendors.

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Adelaide, Australia
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355 reviews 355 reviews
233 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The climb is quite steep, but not that high. I suppose the view would have been better on a clearer day, but when we visited, visibility was poor, couldn't see all that far. You wouldn't be missing out on much if you gave it a miss ...

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Zadar, Zagrebacka, Croatia
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

You can go that park and piano museum and have a decent view too for less money (60 RMB is the price for this rock). If you are budget-conscious, skip it. Otherwise, why not? You are already on the island. But I really don't think the view is anything special.

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Singapore, Singapore
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

After climbing up, you can see an overview of the whole island and Xiamen city. The place is high and you need some time to go all the way up, but it is really fun.

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Miami, Florida
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78 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

It absolutely takes an effort just to reach the top but I think it is worth it. Make sure that you are fit for the climb and wear comfortable clothes. Great views of the Gulangyu Island as well as Xiamen City from the top. But I have to warn you that it is crowded too when you get there. The... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

The rock is smack bang in the middle of Gulang island, so when you get to the top you get great 360 degree views of the island and Xiamen city. The climb to the top is fairly leisurely, avoid weekends, public holidays etc as it will be busy and you will be have to queue on the stairs just to... More 

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Beijing, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

it is nicer to admire the rock from a far than actually climbing it.

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Xiamen, China
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20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

The climb up to the top of this outlook is quite a lot of work....but the rewarding view is worth all the effort.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
36 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

I have lived in Xiamen 7 years and I never went to the top for the first 5, it is just too crowded most of the time. Best time to visit week day afternoons, then it can be surprisingly pleasant. AVOID WEEKENDS!!!

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