Xiamen is a beautiful city located in the southeast coast of China. This scenic city not only offers beautiful natural settings to soothe the mind and please the eye, but also helps you to relax among the coconut groves that make its beaches one of a kind. However, beaches and the picture perfect settings are not the only things that make this city unique.
Xiamen is also famous for housing one of the most iconic spots in the region .That is none other than the beautiful Xiamen Botanical Garden. This heaven on earth is located amidst the mesmerizing Wanshi Mountain and around the Modanyan Reservoir, covering up to 4.9 square meters of land.
The establishment of the Xiamen Botanical Garden runs back to the year 1960.The design of this marvelous garden is made according to the ancient Chinese gardens. A visit to the Xiamen botanical garden is really worth it as there are so many things to see. One of the significances of this garden is that it houses thousands of tropical and subtropical plants, such as beautiful roses, orchids, and many more. To make the journey to this garden easy for its spectators, the areas are divided into smaller gardens.
Wherever you look, your eyes will be soothed by the lush greenery the Xiamen Botanical Gardens offer. The large variety of flora and fauna found here will take your breath away as this truly is a tropical green haven. Well that is not all. This amazing botanical garden is also known for having odd-shaped rocks that may seem boring, but are in fact valuable historical artefacts. In many of these rocks, ancient inscriptions are engraved, recording the musings of an age gone by. Another must-see attraction in this Garden is the spectacular flower nurseries. The Flower Hall is yet another area dedicated to mesmerizing flowers.
The temple in the midst of the scenic locality is another attraction this paradise offers for you. Known as the Kingdom of heaven, this is a beautiful temple located among the lush greenery. Apart from these stunning attractions, scenic spots such as “Morning bell Heaven” and “Music and Playing Cave” are as beautiful as the rest of the garden. A visit to this peaceful green space will give you a day’s worth of experiences truly worth capturing and exploring.
Are you on the lookout for lodging in China? Well then the choices are simply ample. From five star hotels to affordable resorts and villas, China has it all. Out of the wide array of choices, a good option would be a stay at the Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen. This world renowned hotel in Xiamen is known for offering breathtaking experiences for travellers. In addition, this stylish Xiamen hotel is ideally located near many attractions, so it will give you easy access to all the places you wish to visit.
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and hopes to visit them all someday.