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Meizhou Island

No.1588 Meizhou Avenue, Xiuyu District, Putian 351200, China
+86 594 508 1066
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Day trip

Went to the island for the celebration of the Goddess​ Matsu. It was rammed as it was also a public... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Adrian K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Can't miss

It has been one of the most beautiful days I spent in Putian, China. I've been there with my... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Lorenzo S
Florence, Italy
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10 May 2017
“Day trip”
12 Sep 2016
“Can't miss”
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No.1588 Meizhou Avenue, Xiuyu District, Putian 351200, China
+86 594 508 1066
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Went to the island for the celebration of the Goddess​ Matsu. It was rammed as it was also a public holiday. A massive amazing site. Fantastic temples and shrines. There's a lot steps and walking to cover the whole site. There are buses and electric...More

2  Thank Adrian K
Reviewed 12 September 2016

It has been one of the most beautiful days I spent in Putian, China. I've been there with my girlfriend and her close relatives, and we spent there a full day among temples, caves, gardens and statues, all very well preserved. But also we relaxed...More

2  Thank Lorenzo S
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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

If you're staying in Putian, this is definitely worth doing. If you don't speak Chinese, then do this with a translator or guide.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 March 2016

I love to understand (or at least try to) local culture and how humans deal with life and environment. This place reflects something different from common western eyes of the way of seeing things: the center of whole island is a temple to a female...More

3  Thank draghignazzo
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Mazu temple is one of the place you have to go when you're traveling in Fujian Putian. Mazu is a very important and historic figure in Putian's people's heart.

1  Thank Johnli0608
Reviewed 3 March 2015

The Mazu Temple here is incredible. The people are very friendly and there are couple of nice beaches. Otherwise, there is very little on Meizhou. I absolutely recommend it for the temple, but that's it.

Thank tombillinge
Reviewed 18 November 2014

A very pleasant island. The have one of the best seafood restaurants in Putian, unfortunately not very cheap: a decent meal for two will cost about RMP650 for 1 plate of escargot, 1 plate of fish and 1 plate of prawns. The scenery os beautiful...More

Thank Jekoo2
Reviewed 2 September 2014

There are a few hotels dotted around and there is a beach, obviously being an island. Though the beach has no part to play in any tourist attraction. This may be due to the time of year, despite it still being sweltering hot! Or perhaps...More

Thank BTomkinson
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

The island itself is pleasant enough for a half-day visit, with the main attraction being the tempke at the top dedicated to the goddess of the sea. However, you would be best avoiding the cheapest ferries, instead opting for the faster (and slightly more expensive)...More

1  Thank Andrew_Alin
Reviewed 12 October 2013

It's a shame that the no. 1 tourist spot in Putian is not well-managed. The ferry ride is not pleasant if you're caught in the crowded larger boat with lots of pushy and loud riders, definitely a shock to visitors. If you're able to make...More

1  Thank love_to_travel1188
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20 October 2017|
Response from Adrian K | Reviewed this property |
its a day trip really. if you have time it might be nice to stay overnight