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Gulangyu, Xiamen

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Take the ferry from Xiamen City to Gulangyu to appreciate its scenic beaches and architecture influenced by European building styles. Only electric buggies and government-authorized electric cars may drive on the "traffic-free" island, which means that pedestrians get to enjoy clean, unpolluted air. While there, seek out the piano museum, the imposing statue of Koxinga, the Chinese military hero, and the many churches that remain from the island's diverse foreign settlers. Make Gulangyu part of your personalized Xiamen itinerary using our Xiamen sightseeing planner.
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  • I had visited there for half day and i'd say that if i had much more time i'd spend a night there on the island.  more »
  • You must get a ticket early from the Xiamen International Ferry terminal, and don't let the crowds scare you off. As with most popular tourist destinations in China, it comes with the crowds, but once...  more »
  • Gulangyu Island is extremely popular with Chinese tourists -- and visiting there is a challenge for Westerners. It is worth the effort. The island is beautiful. (While there, we saw 5 different brides...  more »
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  • Must visit 5 stars place, important things say 3 times: 5 stars, 5 stars, 5 stars!
  • very unique pedestrian island..., beautiful
  • Beautiful Island with European style in China.
  • A very beautiful place for vacation.
  • Island full with shops and street foods.

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