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Address: No.6 Lujiao Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
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Tourist trap but appealing nonetheless

Getting there through the ferries is an experience of its own as more than 10000 tourists are said to be doing it daily. Once there the crowds follow the signs or board electric... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Getting there through the ferries is an experience of its own as more than 10000 tourists are said to be doing it daily. Once there the crowds follow the signs or board electric trains. Eateries and shops are everywhere. Despite all this the late XIX th century European style buildings have charm and the brides in their finery getting photographed... More 

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Dalian
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Specialty island off Xiamen. Interesting history of old China's foreign policy with mulitple country's old consulates in the island. If not for the often bustling local tour crowds,a very relaxing and must see when in Xiamen.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

An excellent day trip with the family. A small beach,lots of food stalls and restaurants and local sellers. You will need to reach it via the ferry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The quaint back-to-the-past ambience / environment. Pollution free (normal vehicles not allowed on the island) The piano museum.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The ferry ride over was quite relaxing once you get on (be sure you book tickets ahead from hotel if possible) and the island was interesting with many scenic spots. However, the market street with food stalls was mad after night fall. Wear comfy shoes because there will be lots of walking.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

don't go there at holiday or weekend, it is extremely crowded & full in street. but outside the main street is better, after cross over the tunnel. it is peaceful & relaxing. good for picture

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I visited here with my family during the Chinese New Year period . Needless to say it was very busy and they actually limit the number of people on the island during peak times . The place is very nice with a lot of old style European Style architecture with lots of shops, small bars and restaurants. During peak season... More 

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HANGZHOU
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We were a bit skeptical about going over to the Island as it was May holiday weekend and soooooo may people around. Since Oct 2014 they have change the rules between 7.10am and 4 pm foreigners must now go to the international ferry terminal and pay 35rmb for a return ticket. You must have passport to get ticket. You can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Even though I would recommend it for anyone who visits Xiamen. It has lost the charm that it did before. Before it would be a place to escape the city and have a nice day walking smoking the European architecture, but now it's full of tourists making it a mission rather than an enjoyment. They should limit the amount of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is a favorite place of the locals. They go in droves. On this particular friday, there were still a lot of people, and we were told it will even be more on weekends. This place is very popular for pre nuptial video taking, with several couples in their wedding attire going to the island een on this particular visit.... More 

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