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Riguang Mountain

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Address: NO. 62 Huangyan Road, Xiamen 361002, China
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Phone Number: 0592-2067284

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A great spot to watch the views of Xiamen city and Gulangyu island. Flowers are booming, birds singing,

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 24, 2015
Ashley K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

Was a good hike to the top with some great views of the city. On a hot day bring lots of water and good shoes.

Thank bcallinv
Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Why do you have to pay so much money just to climb to a high view point? It is a rip off for tourist. Better to spend your time and money navigating the narrow streets and understand the life and culture on Gulangyu.

Thank AndrewYew
Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

When visiting the island, going to the top is a must. The views of the surroundings are just incredible. It's not tiring, it's a doable climbing for any person, there are just some steps at the end, but it's not nothing to worry about. Not a place to go with older people who can't climb lots of stairs

Thank Javier P
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

This place is called Sunlight Rock and has great views from all over the island and Xiamen. The stairs are very narrow and parts with short treads but it is certainly worth the exercise to go up here. It is a very popular place with all who visit the island. No hawkers here but not too sure if you could... More 

Thank Sandy R
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2016

This mountain is located in GuLangYu island. It is not that big in scale. You should only come here if the weather is good and there isn't a crowd. I personally think it is expensive at $60 CNY when you Shanghai's the bund is free.

Thank user01293948567
Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is the highest point in GuLangYu island. The ticket cost you about RMB63 but I think is a bit overpriced. You have to climb up the narrow staircase so be there as early as you can, maybe before9am? Else consider to drop it.

Thank datin_tan
Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Reasonably OK to kill the time, if you're there in off season. I was there on a sunny day, and could enjoy it, however I've seen better.. Maybe the Dutch are too spoiled when flowers/gardens are concerned

Thank Classic_Trucker
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2015

Loved it. It's such a nice tranquil spot, particularly in the late afternoon as the sun is starting to set. The view is excellent, and the climb is not overly exhausting. It is quite crowded however, so make sure to be careful with your timing. There's some excellent spots around the back to just sit and chill out, enjoy the... More 

Thank MarcMenz
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2015

A great spot to watch the views of Xiamen city and Gulangyu island. Flowers are booming, birds singing,

Thank Ashley K
Xiamen, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2015

Once you climb on top of Riguang Mountain you have a great 360 degree look out over Gulangyu and Xiamen. As the whole island, the best thing is to visit it during the week avoiding the Weekend as you will not be alone… Note that there is an entrance fee to climb the mountain.

Thank Cedric F

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