The city of Fuzhou is located on the eastern coast of China and is the capital of the Fujian province. It was named after a mountain situated in the north called Mt. Fu but is also known as the Banyan Town after the numerous subtropical banyan trees planted around the city since the Song dynasty. Fuzhou is both a historic and a cultural city with over two thousand years of history but now the city is renowned throughout China for both the quality and quantity of its hot springs.
Fuzhou has many temples that can be visited including Yongquan, Xichan, Linyang, Fahai and Yunju. Some of these temples date back as far as 527 AD and are full of ancient artifacts. Another attraction are the pagodas Wu Ta (Black) and Bai Ta (White) and West Lake which is an artificial lake and gardens built in 282 AD. Further afield Drum Mountain and Fuzhou National Forest Park are availiable to roam.
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