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Address: Jimei District, Xiamen 361021, China
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Nice relaxing place in Jimei

If you plan on going to Jimei just for this, then skip. Otherwise like all places here it is very nice and charming. So if you have an hour or two to spend when in Jimei why not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

If you plan on going to Jimei just for this, then skip. Otherwise like all places here it is very nice and charming. So if you have an hour or two to spend when in Jimei why not pay a visit

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Aarhus, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The park is about the guy that founded the university. If you are Chinese and comes from the Fujian area it's probably interesting but otherwise you shouldn't spend time and money to go here.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This area is mostly about a man named Tan Kah Kee who went abroad and made a fortune in the rubber business then came back and donated much of the fortune to building the Xiamen University as well as many other schools. The area there allows one to visit many of the buildings that he lived in and also his... More 

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Jinjiang, China
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

You can get there by bus 959/958 (one ride costs 2rmb per person), the bus stop is at the Xiahe road (Xiahe lu) and it's on the opposite side to Xiamen Railwa Station. When you will pass the long bridge over the sea you have to get off at the second bus stop and then... ask people for the way.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

We went to Jimie on May 26 to watch the Dragon Boat Races, during a break in the competition we decide to visit The Turtle Garden and the Jimie Liberation Monument. We only spent about 2 hours wandering around the Turtle Garden and Jimie Liberation monument as we wanted to get back to watch the races. It was both educational... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2012

Never thought I would say this when I need to take a hour journey to Jimei via public bus. The garden is the burial ground of local Overseas chinese Tan Kah Kee who have contributed to the building of modern china through education and welfare for the poor. The gardens are set by the sea. And it is quite serene... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2012

This place was another good diversion from the city. This place is in part an acknowledgement of the past valuable contributions made by Mr Tan Kah Kee to the Xiamen and Chinese people. You need to walk about a kilometre from the bus stop, along the sea front on the right, the various buildings (connected with education) on the left... More 

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