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General Fuzhou Information

Slogan: A Land of Good Fortune
Another Name: Hockchew
Population: 7,115,370
Location: The city of Fuzhou lies at the lower reaches of Min river in the east of Fujian Province,southern China.


Introduction of Fuzhou Culture

Founded 2200 years ago, Fuzhou is an evergreen city with abundant resources developed commerce, flourishing culture and honest people. As an important gateway for Maritime Silk Road in ancient times, Zheng He started here from Fuzhou for his famous seven expeditions to the western world. Fuzhou's geographic location and its long history gave birth to many cultural brands, including Tanshishan Culture, Shipping Culture, Tree Lanes and Seven Alleys Culture, and Shoushan Stone Culture. All of this contributes to the city's cultural spirit of openness and inclusiveness.

Famous Attractions of Fuzhou China

The Drum Mountain: The Buddhist place of interest in Fuzhou An ancient temple named Spring-gushing Temple


Fuzhou National Forest Park: A 4A Grade sightseeing spot More than 2500 kinds of precious trees

Nightlife of Fuzhou China

Fuzhou has not only those common entertainment activities like visiting pubs, clubs, cafés and teahouses,but also distinguish bathing. Bathing in a hot spring will be a nice choice in the night.We list several choices of nightlife in Fuzhou. With these details of Fuzhou travel guide, you can make your own Fuzhou travel.

Hot Spring

Fuzhou International Golden Hot Spring Resort 福州国际金汤温泉度假村

It is the largest hot spring resort in Fuzhou, offering services of bathing in hot spring, swimming, and fitness equipment and so on. 
Address: 30 Middle Beihuan Road, Fuzhou
Hours: 11:00–24:00
Ticket Price: 128 yuan per person; 48 yuan per child between 0.9 meters (3 ft) and 1.4 meters (4.6 ft)
Bus Routes: Take NO.18, 20, 26, 52, 117, 807, 808 and 905 and get off at the stop of Sports Center (体育中心)


Pubs or Clubs

Prada Bar 普拉达
Location: Facing the Main Entrance of Xihu Park (a park located in 70 Hubing Road, Gulou District 鼓楼区湖滨路70号)
Average price per person: 105 yuan


Alun’s Story Café & Bar 阿伦故事咖啡酒吧
Address: 75 Wusi Road, Gulou District (鼓楼区五四路75号)
Tel: 0591-8722 0708
Average price per person: 100 yuan



Starbuck Coffee 星巴克
Address: 101 Nanhou Street, Gulou District (鼓楼区南后街101号)
Tel: 0591-87666231
Average price per person: 34 yuan

Nan’an Coffee 南岸咖啡
Address: 149 Wusi Road, Gulou District (鼓楼区五四路149号)
Tel: 0591-87870977 / 87870967
Hours: 08:30–02:00 in the next morning
Bus Routes: Take bus5, 9, 22, 51, 52, 55, 69, 72, 107, 117 and 121 and get off at the stop of Gusanzuo.


Food in Fuzhou China

Fuzhou cuisine is one of the four traditional cooking styles of Fujian cuisine, which in turn is one of the eight Chinese regional cuisines. In Fuzhou cuisine, the taste is light but flavorful, compared to that of some other Chinese cooking styles, and often have a mixed sweet and sour taste. Soup, served as an indispensable dish in meals, is cooked in various ways with local seasonal fresh vegetables and seafood. Distinctive snack foods are also an important part of Fuzhou culture.


Travel Guide for Fuzhou Travel

The best season for traveling Fuzhou is autumn and winter, in such seasons, you can see the beauty of the south China: bright sunshine, evergreen trees, and attractive hot springs.

Tips for Transportation in Fuzhou China


Air Transport


Fuzhou Airport is about 55 kilometers far from the city center. It is now connected with 40 cities by air service, there are flights every day between Fuzhou and Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Kunming, Xiamen, Nanchang, Shenzhen, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Hongkong, Macao, etc.


Airport skybus can go to the center of the city to pick up passengers. The parking place at the center of the city is Apollo Hotel (No.132 at Wuyi Road, 200 meters away from the north of Fuzhou bus station), the stops on the way are Baihu pavilion, Xianan, circle island of Changle, circle island of Zhangxiang and the airport passenger terminal. The bus runs every 30 minutes, it takes about 40 minutes from the departure station to the terminus. The price of the ticket is 20 yuan. If you take a taxi to go to the airport, it will cost you about 120 yuan.

Water Transportation


As one of the two commercial harbour in Fujian Province, Fuzhou harbour is the largest water transport terminal-junction in the province. It is also one of the harbour that deal with foreign trade in China. By ship, you can leave Fuzhou for the main harbour along Yangtze River and even for over 30 harbour in more than 20 countries and regions.

The telephone number: 0591-83682344


The highway


The highway at Fuzhou is quite advanced. Every day, there are 300 coaches going from the city to other cities like Wenzhou, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Hongkong and to over 30 counties and towns in Fujian Province. There are three main coach stations: the north passenger station near the train station, the south passenger station on Wuyi road, and the west passenger station near Hongshan Bridge.


Phone number of the south passenger station: 0591-83322847
Phone number of the north passenger station: 0591-87580118
Phone number of the west passenger station: 0591-83379934




The train station is connected with the railway lines all over the country. It lies at the north end of Hualin Road, in the north of Fuzhou city. You can go there by bus No.2, 5, 17, 18, 20, 26, 51, 810, 821, 905, 917, 949, 951 and 966, or go by bus of special lines including the East 2nd Ring Road line, the West 2nd Ring Road line and the special line of Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University.

Phone number: 0591-87579350

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