Fuzhou for Anyone
Collected by Calliope Gianpoulos , AFAR Local Expert
Located in the beautiful Min River Valley between Shanghai and Hong Kong, Fuzhou has maintained its influence as an international port and multicultural center. With numerous hot springs, temples, museums, markets, and day trips to wilderness, it's a dream for visitors.
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....
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,...
Ken Si Qing Shao Er Ying Yu, TaiJiang ShangQuan, Taijiang Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350009
If I could pick one necessary life skill to learn, hand-pulling Chinese noodles would be it. "Hand pulled" is a bit of a misnomer—or an understatement. A big wad of dough is stretched and whipped around the entire kitchen until it magically...
92 East St, WuSi Lu ZhongYang ShangWu Qu, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350001
Whether you're looking for a workout or a rejuvenating experience, take a class at Om Yoga. Unlike many studios, Om takes a holistic approach, so they offer workshops spanning all theories and teachings. Their specialist teachers will guide you...
Gutian Rd, WuYi ShangQuan, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350004
While in Fuzhou you're bound to see some young, immaculately dressed soldiers preforming their duties, and the central Wuyi Square is a great place to spot them. At sunrise and sunset they ceremoniously raise the national flag, and in the mornings...
China, Fujian, Fuzhou Shi, Cangshan Qu, 复园路12 邮政编码: 350007
Fuzhou's Student Street Market has everything a shopper could desire, from clothes, to souvenirs, to art, and more. With a plethora of street vendors and local restaurants, there is an endless world of culinary treats to explore. Student Street is...
26 Tonghu Rd, HuanXiHu ShangQuan, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350001
From authentic dishes to inventive fusion creations, Fuzhou boasts a unique pan-Asian food scene. With a long history as a port city, it comes as no surprise that their mix of cuisines has been influenced by regional and foreign visitors. If...
268 Bayiqi N Rd, DongJieKou ShangQuan, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350004
It can be difficult at times to find a change of pace from Chinese food. Luckily, there is Tairyo Teppanyaki, a Japanese restaurant that is both fun and flavorful. Groups of five or more are is seated in front of a chef who cooks your food to...
China, Fujian Sheng, Fuzhou Shi, Cangshan Qu, 江滨休闲路 邮政编码: 350008
Minjiang Park features four miles of leisure space at water's edge for residents and visitors to explore. As Fuzhou's largest open park, the vast grounds feature sculptures and nine distinct spaces that pay tribute to the culture of the Minjiang...
China, Fujian, Fuzhou Shi, Gulou Qu, HuanXiHu ShangQuan, Tonghu Rd, 中福西湖花园北福楼C区1层 邮政编码: 350001
The Prada Bar is known for its diverse range of patrons from all around the world. Each bar-goer receives a voucher for three free bottles of beer upon entry. On different nights during the week the bar is known to host special events, ranging...
Nan Hou Jie, DongJieKou ShangQuan, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350001
In the heart of Fuzhou's modern city lies San Fang Qi Xiang, one of the largest preserved historic districts in China. For nearly a thousand years these 'three lanes and seven alleys' have remained while the modern city has risen and spread out...
16 Aomen Rd, DongJieKou ShangQuan, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350001
For history and culture visit the memorial of Lin Zexu: national hero, scholar, and official of the Qing Dynasty. Know for his advocacy against English-imposed opium imports, Lin Zexu continues to serve as an inspiration and principal figure in...
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