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Xiamen University

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Address: No.422 Siming South Road, Siming District, Xiamen, China
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Xiamen University seems to be one of the most common tourist destinations in Xiamen. Voted the most beautiful campus in China, it's easy to understand why people would want to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Laramie, Wyoming
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Laramie, Wyoming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Xiamen University seems to be one of the most common tourist destinations in Xiamen. Voted the most beautiful campus in China, it's easy to understand why people would want to visit. What is difficult to understand is why soooooo many people choose to visit the campus - even those with no history with the university. The campus is beautiful and... More 

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Province of Cordoba, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The campus of Xiamen University (厦门大学) or XiaDa (廈大) as the locals called it is a beautiful attraction with tended gardens, pristine lakes, and plenty of quirky attractions. As a student here at 廈大 I am constantly amazed at how beautiful a place it is to be. Since the typhoon back in September there has been substantial damage to the... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This philanthropist's name keeps repeating n appearing everywhere you are in Xiamen.His generosity n dedication towards education surpasses anyone's imagination n expectations.our guide told us that the Chinese Premier Chou En Lai was one of the pall bearers at his funeral.What a great man he is. Tan Kah Kee.we also learned dat he made his fortune in S'pore n Malaya... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed several days on-site at the university, and were there for a science conference that my husband was attending/speaking at. Several university grad students showed the spouses around. There is a lovely central lake on campus, where black swans abound. We enjoyed the view from the top of the administration building, where we could see all of Xiamen, the... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful campus, one of the prettiest in China I think. Many food opportunities. A lot of Chinese tourists though.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a nice stroll into the university campus; a popular site amongst locals especially during weekends. But i do find very invasive for outsiders to stroll through the campus when you have students living inside the campus

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a sunny day when I went to this university fulls with historical sense, which my father was very proud to say that he was graduated from this university. Xiamen university is worthy for the name of being the most beautiful university in China as it is really beautiful. The sun was bright and some buildings in the university... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Xiamen University's campus is a great place to stop by and visit when you're in town. Note that it will open to the public at 5:30pm, that's when classes end. It's a diverse place with friendly and intelligent people. Beautiful architecture. I was most amazed by the stadium!! I ran a lap in the race track and it was so... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It is strange that nowadays security in Xiamen University is not that straight, unlike maybe 10 to 15 years ago. Nowadays we can almost just pass through the security guards, without any issues. They did not even care that we are strangers and not living inside one of their campuses.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We heard there was a possible typhoon heading our way, and we left the beach to head in to the Centre of the university. Our group had limited mandarin language abilities, but between this and a bit of English from students, we found a student cafe to hide in during the worst of the wind and rain (and it was... More 

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