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Quanzhou Private Customized Day Tour: Top Attractions with Meals Option

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Overview:

Spend a full day with a fully-licensed guide to visit the top famed historical highlights in Quanzhou which was once an international port city on the maritime Silk Route. Marco Polo regarded the location as “one of the ports of the world with the biggest flow of merchandise”. As the starting point of the Sea Silk Road, it accepted diverse religions including Christianity, Islam and Manichaeism, and today Quanzhou is called ‘World Religions Museum’. Visit Kaiyuan Temple, one of China’s largest and most important Buddhist temple, and the nearby Qingjing Mosque, the oldest Mosque in China and rated as one of the top ten Muslim holy sites of the world. Take a stroll around the nearby Guandi Temple dedicated to Guan Yu, and visit the Fuwen Temple built in Tang Dynasty as a memorial temple of Confucius, the greatest ideologist and the founder of Confucianism. Enjoy the flexibility of the custom-built private tour and explore the city at your desired way and pace.

Route

Xiamen- Quanzhou- Xiamen

Tour Code

QZ1D0N-KQGF-001

Meals

Lunch

Attractions

Kaiyuan Temple; Qingjing Mosque; Guandi Temple; Fuwen Temple

Highlights

  • Spend a full day with a fully-licensed guide to visit the top famed historical highlights in Quanzhou
  • Visit Kaiyuan Temple, one of China's largest and most important Buddhist temple
  • Explore Qingjing Mosque, the oldest Mosque in China and rated as one of the top ten Muslim holy sites of the world
  • Take a stroll around the nearby Guandi Temple dedicated to Guan Yu, and visit the Fuwen Temple built in Tang Dynasty as a memorial temple of Confucius;
  • Enjoy the flexibility of the custom-built private tour and explore the city at your desired way and pace
Itinerary

Day 1Xiamen- Quanzhou- Xiamen

Meet your tour guide in your Xiamen downtown hotel at your chosen departure time and aboard a comfortable private vehicle to Quanzhou (about 90 minutes). As the largest Buddhist temple in Fujian, Kaiyuan Temple has attracted many domestic and foreign travelers who are interested in Buddhist culture. Once arrive, you will firstly follow your guide to explore this fairly complete se t of courtyard galleries. Major buildings in Kaiyuan Temple include Tianwang Hall, Daxiong Palace, the Sweet Dew Temple, the Sutra Depository, and Gongde Tang. Two long corridors and two stone towers date from the Song Dynasty (960-1279). In addition, many cultural relics are kept in the temple. Kaiyuan Temple is a must for visitors to learn the local culture. After exploring the entire complex, you will surely appreciate the Buddhist culture exemplified by the Kaiyuan Temple. Next enjoy a delightful local lunch with the recommendation from your guide. ( If you choose the option ” Tour without Lunch ” , you will have to pay for the lunch) Continue to visit the Qingjing Mosque, also named Ashab Mosque, it was initially built in 1009 and today is the oldest Arab-style mosque in China. Later take a stroll around the nearby Guandi Temple dedicated to Guan Yu. The temple is more than 1000 years old. Besides praying for your loved ones, you can also go there to learn about Guandi and history of the temple. Then head to Fuwen Temple built in Tang Dynasty as a memorial temple of Confucius, the greatest ideologist and the founder of Confucianism, who was and is acknowledged as the greatest sage in China. The main body is Dacheng Hall, which is used to worship Confucius. The architectural structure of the hall is unique in Quanzhou. The entire hall is supported by 48 white stone pillars. Afterwards, the driver will transfer you back to Xiamen and drop off at your hotel.

Price Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver with private car
  • Private guide
  • Admission tickets
  • Local Style Lunch
  • Bottled water

Price Excludes

  • Tips for the driver and tour guide
  • Any services not mentioned
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