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Address: No.6 Lujiao Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
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Nice place to visit and have great time at the beach. Lovely island. except the fact, i had to take bus 51 from the pier to a different pier to get the ferry tickets and board... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nice place to visit and have great time at the beach. Lovely island. except the fact, i had to take bus 51 from the pier to a different pier to get the ferry tickets and board the ferry.. confusing instructions as there are 3 piers serving and 2 piers don't go gulangyu in the morning or afternoon, only after 5... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Great little island to get away to. Beware the queues - by 1 o clockish the boats to the island can be sold out (you'll have to find a tout to drive you to the mainland boats). So go early. It gets crowded but for the lovely buildings and views it's worth it. End your walk in one of the... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Different architectural style made the island exotic. There are many attractions, including nature and historical sites. definitely will visit again.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The island is a short boat ride from Xiamen and is of such a size that you can spend a whole day there exploring. It can get quite crowded in areas at certain times of the year, so beware. The feel of the place when you spend a number of minutes there it feels like you are more within southern... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Easily one of China's highlights - in fact it's arguably unique to all of Asia. Really enjoyed myself here, particularly climbing sunshine rock at sunset. Also, plenty of dining options and things to do. Bring the camera!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is an iconic attraction in Xiamen as well as China. The journey to this island starts with short ferry sail. In order to protect environment in the island, no fuel-run automobiles are allowed on the island. As it is a small island, walking and/or by buggy car are the only options. The excellent air quality in the island makes... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I visited this site as a social activity organised by Xiamen University and that's no luxury. Getting to this island alone as a non-Chinese speaker would be somewhat less straightforward (but certainly doable). You take a ferry for either 35 or 50 RMB to the island and that's part of the fun. To see the crowd flowing onto the boat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Welcome to a little paradise in China. Gulangyu is a fresh option from the busy streets of most cities in China. Walk the paths and climb up the steps for a great view of Xiamen and surroundings. Be sure to visit the Piano Museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I love Gulangyu Island, have been there for 5 times already, everytime i visit there is stay in different boutique hotel. The good things you stay in island overnight, you feel the real islander life, after dark all the tourist has leaf, and you feel quiet and peace. Theres lots food vendor and restaurant, cheap and delicious. milk tea, yogurt,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Way too packed. You are almost guaranteed to leave this place ten times more stressed than when you arrived. Government been restricting visitor numbers. No proper museum about the island's history and very little information around. Visitors don't seem to care much about it and barely seem to know why they are even there. Real shame that a place of... More 

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Address: 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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