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Drum Mountain (Gu Shan)

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An old mountain with history

It is not so crowded when I was there as it is not peak season for local tourist. The mountains is... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
FlyingMichael
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Singapore, Singapore
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We had low anticipation of our visit to the Drum Mountain as we had been there 10 years ago; a... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2019
Marc F
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Gushan Town, Jin'an District, Fuzhou 350014, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is under construction and you have to pay to see everything 60 for weekend and 40 rmb for weekdays, which are foreigner prices. You pay 70 return for cable car up. The value is not worth the cost. Everything blocked and sign posts are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

It is not so crowded when I was there as it is not peak season for local tourist. The mountains is not high but has a big temple on it. There are many calligraphy on the rocks of the mountain. Some are as old as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

We drove up the mountain and Youngquan Temple. Gu Shan is used on English signs from town; Drum Mountain is not used. We enjoyed the scenery, stopping on the way up and down. We think the temple is well worth the admission fee. Temple grounds...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

We had low anticipation of our visit to the Drum Mountain as we had been there 10 years ago; a cousin had driven us up then and we had been very impressed. This time, we went up by cable cars and soon realized that this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marc F
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Firstly, there are a lot of road works around the base of the mountain (New Fuzhou Metro) so allow extra time - buses stop a couple of stops short of entrance. Walk up is only 2000 steps. Pick your time of day before the heat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank bob19472016
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

If you only do one place in Fuzhou go here! Taxi is easiest because of road works... take snacks (and tissues)otherwise you will be buying chicken feet at the top for a snack - tho I found icecream inside the temple. Recommend the gondola unless...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank kdelotecrl
Reviewed 12 April 2018

more a hill than a mountain, but was worth the visit.it's nice to walk up and down and must not miss the temple

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank korynell29
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

It’s consider one of the places to visit while in Fuzhou. This temple is located on top of the hill. To reach there, you can either chose to hike or just drive up there with taxi or private car. Beside a place for praying, it’s...More

Date of experience: December 2017
5  Thank howee2019
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We had a guide who was knowledgeable and able to explain in detail what we were looking at. The place is a functioning temple, so just be respectful of the monks. Highlights include a huge pot that can cook 250kg of rice, as well as...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank CHKL
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Location: Gushan Town, Jin'an District, Fuzhou, Fujian Historic background: As one of the most famous scenic zones of Fuzhou, Gushan Scenic Zone is located in the eastern suburbs of Fuzhou and borders the northern bank of the Min River. It is said to be named...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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