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Riguang Mountain, Xiamen

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Climb to the top of Riguang Mountain for panoramic views of the surrounding area. Known locally as Sunlight Rock, this mountain stands at 93 m (305 ft) above sea level, making it the highest peak in the Gulangyu Islet. Take the narrow stairway all the way to the top, and bring water and sunscreen. Although the climb is easy to moderate, those with walking difficulties may find this a challenge. Plan to visit Riguang Mountain and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Xiamen attractions using our Xiamen travel itinerary maker.
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Look in the western half of Xiamen to find the majority of its accommodations. Near the port, a number of high-rise hotels dominate the main squares and look over the city's main sights and green spaces. Work your way through the side streets and you'll find a number of family-run guesthouses, budget-friendly hostels, and rental apartments. Gulangyu Island, ever popular with domestic and international tourists, offers a wealth of rental villas, basic hostels, and pleasant family-run hotels.
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  • The hiking track was not so difficult, we just need to climb the stairs and we reached the top in only about 20mins? However, if you went there during peak seasons, it would not be so convenient. So m...  more »
  • there is not much to see except for the view across the water to the mainland from the mountain top.  more »
  • Was a good hike to the top with some great views of the city. On a hot day bring lots of water and good shoes.  more »