Fuzhou, also formerly known as Foochow is the capital of Fujian province of China. It is also one of the largest cities. Fuzhou is an old port city which was visited by Marco Polo and is situated on the Min River. The city is known for its unique cultural and architectural style. Fuzhou is also an administrative center and a major hub for light industry (Nike has a factory there and a Taiwanese company which manufactures shoes for Adidas and Reebok). The climate of Fuzhou is humid and subtropical influenced by the East Asian Monsoon. It experiences long mild winters and short summers. Best times to visit Fuzhou are during winters and summers in the months of October to December.
Tip: Climate in winters and summers is sunny and cool, suitable to travel outside.
Getting to Fuzhou
The airport of Fuzhou is located an hour away from the main town near Changle. It is connected to all the main cities in China. The airport also serves international flights to cities of Bangkok, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, New York, Osaka, Taipei, Singapore, Taipei, and Tokyo. There are eighteen flight options available from Singapore to Fuzhou offered by Singapore Airlines and Xiamen. In case you want to opt for slightly cheap flight options then you may look for non-stop flights from Singapore to Fuzhou offered by Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong.
Soak in the sights of the city
The city of Fuzhou has a history dating back to two thousand years. The tourist attractions of the Fuzhou city are both natural and manmade. There are famous mountains (like Mt. Gu, Qi, Shizhu, Baiyan, Xuefeng etc), famous temples (like Yongquan, Xichan, Linyang, Fahai and Yunju), famous tombs and gardens (like Tomb of Lin Zexu, West lake park). Apart from this there are attractions like towers, bridges and residences of celebrated historical figures. This city has a lot to offer in terms of shopping (handicrafts like Shoushan stone and Lacquer work) and exploring the local cuisines (Lou Wan, Ban Mian, Bian Rou).
Tip: The best way to get around while in Fuzhou city are to use the metro/subway, local taxis and buses.
Best areas for accommodation
Fuzhou has more than 179 hotel options to choose from for accommodation. Travellers can enjoy all that the city to offer from the picturesque mountain views to experience the fabulous nightlife. You will find a number of budget hotels near to the station like Jinjiang Inn, Hualin Hotel. There are few mid-range hotels available close to central shopping hub. If you are in the mood to splurge a little then you may opt for the luxurious options like Fuzhou Lakeside Hotel, Empark Grand Hotel, Shangri-La, Howard Johnsons. Singapore to Fuzhou flights are many and frequent, so customise your search to get the best prices for your travel dates through Trip.com. If you like to travel on a budget, combine your Singapore to Fuzhou flight booking with discount hotel reservations for exclusive and exciting deals.