Three 4A-level scenic spots added in Fujian
Ruiyan Mountain in Fuqing, Baogai Mountain in Shishi and Shuiwei Red Army town in Jianning were listed as national 4A-level tourist attractions in Fujian province. Nanbu Bay Tourist Resort in Pingtan was approved as a provincial-level tourist resort.
Located in thousand-year-old Haikou town in Fuqing, Ruiyan Mountain is home to the largest stone statue of Maitreya Buddha in China and Ruiyan Temple, which was built in the Song Dynasty (960-1279). [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Located in the eastern suburb of Shishi, Baogai Mountain scenic area covers an area of about 3.15 square kilometers. Wanshou Pagoda, which stands on the top of Baogai Mountain, is an important navigation mark of the ancient Maritime Silk Road, as well as the symbol of relationship and connection between Fujian and Taiwan. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Shuiwei Red Army Town in Jianning's Kefang village is located at the junction of Fujian and Jiangxi provinces. It is a millennia-old village that dates back to the late Tang Dynasty (618-907). It has a large number of wooden houses and ancient ancestral halls which were built in the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Featuring rich natural landscapes, Nanbu Bay Tourist Resort in Pingtan covers an area of 8.7 square kilometers and includes many scenic spots such as Tannan Bay, Yuanlong'ao Beach and Tianmei'ao Beach. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]