Bem-vindo ao Amoy: 40 Xiamen pictures

Xiamen is a cosmopolitan town that has jealously preserved its multi-ethnic past visible in the exotic mixture of European, Chinese and Japanese architecture.

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Xiamen, or Amoy is a small town (at least for China's standards, since it has more than two and a half million inhabitants) overlooking the Taiwan Strait, and thanks to its geographical position has always been an important commercial port.

Trip to Xiamen, 厦门, Fujian

Today, despite its modest size, Xiamen is a cosmopolitan town that has jealously preserved its multi-ethnic past visible in the exotic mixture of European, Chinese and Japanese architecture. Xiamen is known for its mild climate, Hoklo influence and colonial architecture, as well as low pollution. Photos by Matteo Damiani

Related: the architecure of Gulangyu

Images of Xiamen

Old church in Xiamen

Gulangyu, Xiamen

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