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Drum Mountain (Gu Shan)

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Drum Temple

It’s consider one of the places to visit while in Fuzhou. This temple is located on top of the... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2017
Sze H
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Historic and Interesting

We had a guide who was knowledgeable and able to explain in detail what we were looking at. The... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2017
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Firstly, there are a lot of road works around the base of the mountain (New Fuzhou Metro) so allow extra time - buses stop a couple of stops short of entrance. Walk up is only 2000 steps. Pick your time of day before the heat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank bob19472016
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

If you only do one place in Fuzhou go here! Taxi is easiest because of road works... take snacks (and tissues)otherwise you will be buying chicken feet at the top for a snack - tho I found icecream inside the temple. Recommend the gondola unless...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank kdelotecrl
Reviewed April 11, 2018

more a hill than a mountain, but was worth the visit.it's nice to walk up and down and must not miss the temple

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank korynell29
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

It’s consider one of the places to visit while in Fuzhou. This temple is located on top of the hill. To reach there, you can either chose to hike or just drive up there with taxi or private car. Beside a place for praying, it’s...More

Date of experience: December 2017
5  Thank Sze H
Reviewed December 18, 2017

We had a guide who was knowledgeable and able to explain in detail what we were looking at. The place is a functioning temple, so just be respectful of the monks. Highlights include a huge pot that can cook 250kg of rice, as well as...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Location: Gushan Town, Jin'an District, Fuzhou, Fujian Historic background: As one of the most famous scenic zones of Fuzhou, Gushan Scenic Zone is located in the eastern suburbs of Fuzhou and borders the northern bank of the Min River. It is said to be named...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Visit F
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Good views of the city from the top of the mountain. The caves where the monks lived before buidings were there are fascinating. NEasy o get to, but you will need a lot of time to look around. Take the car to the top, and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank albir60
Reviewed June 2, 2016

I was pretty clueless what to expect before heading up to Drum mountain. We took a cab there, went straight for the cable car (roundtrip 70rmb/pax) and my mum pretty much enjoyed it. It was drizzling so the view wasn't great but the air was...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank lavend3rmist
Reviewed May 4, 2016

at first i was a bit sceptical about going with the cable car (in terms of safety) but I am very happy we did, as the climb is actually a long and steep one to the top. Once we arrived we walked around, ate local...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank psleva
Reviewed March 29, 2016

How to go: I took a metered taxi from my hotel in downtown to Gushan Main gate with cable car . Fare about 35RMB ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Going up the mountain: Mini Van touts at the entrance at the foot of the mountain. 9 RMB per person....More

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank KennyQQ
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