Apart from the famous tourist sites as Nanputuo Temple, Huli Hill Fort and the Oversea Chinese Museum is Island Ring Road, also called Huandao Road. Stretching from the ferry port and then goes through the Yanwu Bridge, Hulishan cannon platform, as well as Wuyuan Bay and airport, the Island Ring Road is a 4-6 lane oceanfront road totally 43km in length. The 9 kilometer coastline between Xiamen University and Qianpu is the best part of the coastline with great sightseeing and entertainment. Captivating landscapes covering Huli Hill Fort, Music Square, numerous gardens, sculpture parks and the International Exhibition Centre, fresh air and the limitless ocean views definitely make your trip memorable. Don’t forget to snap the photos of the longest musical sculpture recognized by Guinness Book of World Records. It is 247m long musical composition comprising the notes making up the “Song of Gulang Islet”.
It is easy to travel the Ring Road by bus, taxi or on foot, but most of tourists choose bicycle to enjoy its scenic scenery. Cycling along the Road offers tourists not only the stunning coastal view but also imposing cliffs, fascinating sites, local villages, hanging bridges, and even tourist will be lured by the sound of small waves breaking on a rocky shore, while savor the blooming flowers and long lines of palms along the road.