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Drum Mountain (Gu Shan)

Gushan Town, Jin'an District, Fuzhou 350014, China
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The temple and scenery at Gu Shan Mtn make it well worth the trip! We were lucky, the weather was... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2015
mlowder500
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My favorite hike in hometown

As a local Fuzhou guy, I love hiking Gushan growing up. Now on every vacation back home, I always... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2015
Steve G
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“mini van” (2 reviews)
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Gushan Town, Jin'an District, Fuzhou 350014, China
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

The temple and scenery at Gu Shan Mtn make it well worth the trip! We were lucky, the weather was perfect the day we were there, so the scenery was reall nice! The temple was very impressive! We were lucky, we had a person from...More

1  Thank mlowder500
Reviewed 1 March 2015

As a local Fuzhou guy, I love hiking Gushan growing up. Now on every vacation back home, I always hike Gushan two to three times a week to keep me in shape. I can give advices for those who want to hike the mountain for...More

6  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Want to get out of the buzzling city? Easy reach by public bus? Have some help to get up hill? Well, Gushan mountain is a choice. And the cable car makes it easy! Once u ascend you get an impressive view on the conglomerate called...More

1  Thank Wolfgang S
Reviewed 8 February 2015

This is definitely a beautiful and awe inspiring place to visit. So much to see from ancient times. I was surprised to see how many people were actually walking the trail to the top. There are over 2100 steps with 10 resting stations along the...More

2  Thank ChinaTravel5162
Reviewed 30 November 2014

it was our first stop right after my Aunt and Uncle got us from the Train Station! The place is so peaceful, very peaceful despite a few visitors during that weekday. The air was fresh and clean, the plants as alive as ever, the calm...More

Thank Steven Q
Reviewed 18 December 2013

close distance to city with a few direct bus lines into the city. Easy hike with amazing city views. If you hike higher and pay an entrance fee, you see a temple with caligraph.

3  Thank Jason Z
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Ok you can get a number of different buses inc. 7 and 73 and it only cost 1 rmb. Then if you want the easy option hop on one of the grey minivans for 7 rmb subject to a full load of 6 people, and...More

2  Thank AcbMei
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Loved it...best to have lunch at the vegetarian restaurant situated next to the temple. It is very relaxing and the walk around the temple is very refreshing.

4  Thank Doris A
Reviewed 26 August 2013

I was hoping for a mountain hike to see some Chinese flora and fauna, but in reality Drum Mountain is more of a city park, which is very crowded. There are gondolas which can take you to the top, but they were mostly unused and...More

Thank Scott84330
Reviewed 1 March 2013 via mobile

Bottom line, if you are going for the view, make sure you can clearly see the tops of the skyscrapers in town before you go, otherwise mostly a wasted trip unless you like to hike. And hike you can, many trails around and to the...More

Thank MacJoeFQV
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