Xiamen, Fujian Province CNN  — 

Chinese travelers have long been attracted to Xiamen, a beautiful port city in southeast China’s Fujian province.

Its allure? The perfect mix of urban energy and laid-back vibes.

With a new metro system due to open at the end of this year, the world’s longest elevated cycling path and blooming creative industries, Xiamen’s become a heartland for fashionable young Chinese.

World’s longest elevated cycling path

It’s not an official hipster city if it doesn’t have a proper cycling path. Xiamen now boasts the world’s longest elevated cycling route.

Completed in early 2017, the Xiamen Cycling Skyway stretches 7.6 kilometers and runs five meters above ground.