A Visit to Fuzhou
Collected by Emily Chu, AFAR Local Expert
Ba Yi Qi Bei Lu, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350001
Restaurants are peppered through Bayiqi Road (or 817 Road), and after a bowl of ramen you'll want to wander the area searching for shops selling Fuzhou oil paper umbrellas. Intricately hand-painted with classic Chinese designs, intended to provide...
Bai Ma Nan Lu, TaiJiang ShangQuan, Taijiang Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China
The Baima Lu Bar Street has all the choices you need for a night out on the town. Here, you'll find various establishments serving a selection of wine, cocktails, and draught beer, and offering everything from live music to sports broadcasts. Shao...
185 Gudong Rd, WuSi Lu ZhongYang ShangWu Qu, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350001
Hungry? Tiantian Guonian (translated as "Everyday is New Year") has been around for years and is known for freshly made dumplings with thin wrappers and plentiful filling. The menu offers a variety of types, such as pork paired with Chinese...
89 Nan Hou Jie, DongJieKou ShangQuan, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350001
For a few yuan you can have a quick, cheap, yet satisfying hot snack. Yonghe Yuwan has several outlets around the city, and serves bowls of fresh fish balls in a clear broth. You can order individual bowls or have a combination of the shop's...
Wu Yi Nan Lu, TaiJiang ShangQuan, Taijiang Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China
Lacquering by hand is an art form made famous by artists in Fuzhou, who have mastered the local technique of "bodiless lacquerware," invented during the Qing Dynasty. This process involves complicated construction with clay, plaster, or wood,...
Tian Hu Hua Yuan （ Xin Min Lu ）, HuanXiHu ShangQuan, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350001
The St. Dominic Cathedral is the main place of worship for Catholics in Fuzhou. Formerly known as the Pan-Ship Oura Catholic Church, it was built in 1932 and later closed for other uses following the Cultural Revolution, reopening again in 1985....