A guide to Xiamen's new gigantic lookout point near XMU

Updated: 25 Jul 2016
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The newly-built lookout station near picturesque Yanwu Bridge opened to the public for free on July 15th. The lookout provides a stunning view of the sea, Gulangyu Island, and the scenery near Xiamen University.
Here is a guide for your reference if you plan to visit the lookout.
Three Entrances
he big lookout station is connected to three newly-built walking paths as follows:

No. 1 Entrance:
Near Xiamen Shimao Cross-strait Plaza (or the Sibling Towers)/世贸海峡大厦
No. 2 Entrance:
Near intersection of Yanwu Road and Yanwu Bridge/演武路西侧
No. 3 Entrance:
Near Haiyang New Village/海洋新村
Open Hours
6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily (summer)
6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily (winter)
>> The No. 2 entrance will be closed if the number of visitors to the lookout station exceeds 2,000, and the No. 1 and 2 entrances will be closed if the number exceeds 3,000. All three entrances will be closed if the number of visitors exceeds 4,500. The entrances will be reopened when the number decreases to 2,000.

>> Dogs, bicycles, group dancing, fishing, and selling items are prohibited at the lookout station.

3 nearest bus stations are as follows:

>> Zhong Hua Er Nv Mei Shu Guan Zhan (or Gallery of Chinese Profiles, Xiamen)/中华儿女美术馆站
>> Xia Da Xi Cun Zhan (XMU West Gate Stop)/厦大西村站
>> Xia Da Yi Yuan Zhan (XMU Hospital Stop)/厦大医院站

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