Xiamen

China

Cruises to Xiamen

Situated off the southern coast of China, Xiàmén is an island city founded in 1394. Discover the city’s dramatic history and scenic beauty as you explore Buddhist temples, museums and lush gardens. For a taste of local culture, browse Zhongshan Road’s teashops, numerous restaurants and street vendors for local goods. Or take a short ferry ride to nearby Gulangyu Island to discover its beautiful beaches, colonial houses and fresh seafood. The small island doesn’t allow any vehicles, giving this charming locale an even more peaceful atmosphere.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Xiamen Your ship will dock in this port.
  • Time Zone
    CST (China Standard Time) UTC/GMT +8 hours
  • Language
    Chinese
  • Currency & Shopping
    Renminbi Yuan (CNY)
    • Best Way to Get Around
      A taxi ride to downtown Xiamen is 5-10 minutes. Shore excursions offer the most fun.
    • Famous For
      Xiamen is considered one of China's most romantic and most livable cities.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Discover natural beauty at Shuzhuang Garden, located on Gulangyu Island, and enjoy ocean views and waterfalls.
    • Fun Fact #2
      For scenic views of the city, visit Sunlight Rock, which is the highest point on the island at just over 300 feet.
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11-Day China & Japan from Hong Kong

11-Day China & Japan from Hong Kong

SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Hong Kong (China);
Xiamen (China); Shanghai (China); Beijing (Tianjin) (China); Hakata (Fukuoka) (Japan); Kobe (Japan); Shimizu (Japan);
DISEMBARK Tokyo (Yokohama) (Japan);
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15-Day Japan & China from Tokyo (Yokohama)

15-Day Japan & China from Tokyo (Yokohama)

SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Tokyo (Yokohama) (Japan);
Shimizu (Japan); Kobe (Japan); Kagoshima (Japan); Naha (Okinawa); Ishigaki (Japan); Keelung (Taipei) (Taiwan); Kaohsiung (Taiwan); Hong Kong (China); Xiamen (China);
DISEMBARK Shanghai (China);
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