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Address: No.6 Lujiao Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
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There are a lot of steps, but defiantly worth a visit.

Really enjoyed our trip to the island. We went on a Saturday, which was quite busy but adds to the atmosphere. There were many newly weds having their photos taken, which my wife... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed our trip to the island. We went on a Saturday, which was quite busy but adds to the atmosphere. There were many newly weds having their photos taken, which my wife quite enjoyed. The island has a market selling a whole range of items from trinkets to squids. There is a section of a garden on stilts which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Many coffee shops, restaurants, etc. Prepare your physics, you walk around Gulangyu Island, and maybe you can climb small mountain. One day is enough, but if you want to spend night there, there a lot of inns. Inside Gulangyu, it's okay. But going out from Gulangyu, it was a little bit scary. So many people and we're all want to... More 

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The island is a short ferry ride (approx 20 mins) from the international terminal on the mainland with many sights to fill the day. The island has no cars which is also very pleasant. The quaint shopping area has many shops selling everything from pearls and dresses to fried squid and the architecture is more traditional and pleasing to the... More 

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Banjarmasin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

It's an island that near by Xiamen. European and chineese architecture are merged at this island. Good beach to relax and enjoy the wind breeze. Many souvenir and cullinary shops.

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Orlando
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

While the town of Xiamen is interesting in itself dueto the difference between Xiamen and the typical busy towns in China, a trip to Gulangyu Island is a must. Interesting architecture great views of Xiamen, calm streets a fee busy streets. a little bit of a carnival...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

One of the most favorite place in Xiamen. I had been there many times. It's not far away from main island. Visitor will have to take ferry, which is not expensive at all. Out looking awesome! Inside you find guide, which may not necessary & easy to enjoy whole beauty of nature through rented sharing shuttle. You can see pearl... More 

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casa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I was really looking forward to visiting and was disappointed. A historically important island in Xiamen with lots of gorgeous buildings and history. However, getting there is a headache (I had to wait almost 3 hours for a ferry despite buying my tickets fairly early in the morning) and the island is over crowded with tourists. That being said, the... More 

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Berlin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It is a nice place to visit. There are several places to see such as zoo, hills, street shops. In summer it is very warm, be aware of that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

From Xiamen, you just take a 10-minute boat. It is a very fantastic tiny island and even the local people are enamoured with the darn place. I skipped Xiamen and spent my whole time on Gulangyu Islan. The best places on the island is the forein buildings which were constructed by the 1880s with daly English newpaper, hospital, church, post,... More 

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Kano, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It is amazing that I meet a place where there is no taxis,buses,metro train or bikes. A very nice place to visit with a good and fascinating architectural designs. The Island is a few minutes cruise from Xiamen. Your trip to this island needed must is drinking water as wherever you move is by foot and lots of ups and... More 

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Address: No.6 Lujiao Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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