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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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  • This little pedestrian island should be a must-stop for visitors in Xiamen. The first time we were there was in 1988 and the last time in 2020. What a difference! It was very crowded in the summer...  more »
  • We went before the crowds return, they have a Starbucks now! Quaint town. Wear good walking shoes. I love it there.  more »
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  • A lovely tourist spot with breathtaking view and lots of local foods. I suggest to buy the ferry ticket in advance as there are many visitors even on normal days. Hope to be back again soon.
  • One of the most amazing places in Asia

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