Xiamen, China is located on the southeastern coast of Fujian Province. Xiamen City can be dated back as far as the Song Dynasty. Today, Xiamen is a rapidly growing city, with a vigourous economy and a fully-modern infrastructure. Over the past 10 years, Xiamen has increasingly focused on the cultivation of international trade, education, and tourism. Xiamen is one of China's cleanest city and they are home to the Eastman Kodak Plant that moved from Rochester, NY, USA to their.
Xiamen has a wonderful, tropical climate, it is mild in temperature and rich in rainfall. The city has many attractions for the foreign visitor. They have a surrounding countryside that offers spectacular scenery and pleasant tree-lined beaches. Gulangyu, also known as Piano Island, is a popular, peaceful weekend getaway which is abundant in good foods, great shopping and invigorating hiking.There are ferries to different destinations such as several islands around Xiamen.
The city is also very good for Golfing. People travel many miles to take advantage of the recreation they have. Xiamen has also been in the Guiness Book of World Records for having the World's Largest Canon on Huli Hill Fort. On this fort the canon is facing Taiwan with Taiwanese battle ships protecting their land.