The Best Places to Visit Near Xiamen University!

Vincent is a student of Master of Computer Technology at Xiamen University (XMU). He takes pride in being an international student at the university. As someone who loves to make travel videos, Vincent finds Xiamen City as one of the most beautiful cities he has ever been in.

In this article, Vincent shares his adventures in Xiamen and the best places to visit near Xiamen University!

Vincent Chandra from Indonesia 
Master of Computer Technology
School of Informatics

People said our world-class university, Xiamen University, is the most beautiful campus in China. It is also one of the top 10 best universities in China. I am proud to be a student here!

Master of Computer Technology at Xiamen University
Xiamen University Campus

Equally stunning is Xiamen City itself. It has a perfect combination of modern and Chinese traditional architecture, surrounded by nature and sandy beaches. For this reason, Xiamen was awarded one of China’s Best Tourist Cities. Former US President, Richard Nixon, called Xiamen City as “Oriental Hawaii”.

Blossoms of the phoenix tree, the city tree of Xiamen.

I love making travel videos, and this video is about my first two months when I just arrived in Xiamen City. I only had a chance to visit and film some places nearby my campus.

Beside my beautiful campus are the Xiamen Botanical Garden, Hulishan Fortress, Zeng Cuo An District, Cat District, Chinese Overseas Museum, Zhongshan District and Zhongshan Park. I also had the chance to visit the Tan Kah Kee Memorial Park, Huaqiao University and Jimei University which are in Jimei District Area.

There are still many beautiful places in Xiamen that I have not visited yet, but soon when I get the chance, I will definitely film it!



Xiamen University (XMU) in China is one of a small number of remarkable institutions in China designated as national, key universities. XMU is the selective “dream school” for many students across China and its many excellent degree programs attract students from every continent.

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Content crafter at China Admissions with nine years of professional writing experience. Fil-Chinese who honors my heritage every day. On a fascinating journey exploring China and tracing my ancestry. See China through my lens.
Christine Chiu

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