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Gulangyu Island

No.6 Lujiao Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ferry ride” (36 reviews)
“piano museum” (80 reviews)
“day trip” (30 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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No.6 Lujiao Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
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"ferry ride"
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"piano museum"
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"day trip"
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"sunlight rock"
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"buy a ticket"
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"seafood"
in 41 reviews
"puppet show"
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"european architecture"
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"narrow streets"
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"avoid the crowds"
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"scenic spots"
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"western style"
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"xiamen city"
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"nice place to visit"
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"street food"
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"walk around"
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"lots of shops"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Getting to the Island was confusing as all the signs are in Chinese, and also VERY few Chinese speak ANY English at all. The main departure point for the Island is from the International Cruise Terminal - where some signs indicate the Gulangyu Island booking...More

Thank kandcbuxton
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We re-visited Gulangyu in March 2018. The whole place was so crowded and touristy, with so many shops and food outlets that we found it was no longer the tranquil and charming islet when we first visited 15 years back. We got there and back...More

Thank johnA6152IK
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

3rd time visit, went with a few colleagues who hadn’t gone before. Very crowded, lots of tourist, lots of snack stores (pricy and not delicious). They have lots of construction going on. It’s still worth a visit if you haven’t been there before as some...More

Thank Keren C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was fun to visit but if you don't make it, you won't feel like you missed out either. Definitely, virtually no one spoke English but it wasn't a problem at all. People were very kind. The ferry over is very crowded but it's also...More

Thank janiceburch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing little island..beautiful architecture, a pleasure to walk around, climb the hills and look over the city

Thank korynell29
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The experience of getting on and off the island was enough to put me off. It is so packed and you get herded around like cattle. The island itself doesn’t have too much culture, most attractions are man made. As a fan of historical sites...More

Thank MHK2026
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gulangyu is a respite from the busy city - nice boat ride and nice long or short walks around the island. walk along the beaches and enjoy the Dutch architecture. Say hello to some of the western minded older Chinese people and enjoy the local...More

Thank Big D Y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gulangyu Island is the closest island to Taiwan Province, and it was where the Chinese Communist Party tried to attack Taiwan during the 50 and 70 era when Taiwan and China were constantly at war. Nowadays, the ancient writings on the Taiwan side says 三民主义,统一中国...More

Thank vajragururinpoche
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's spend one day for this Island, is beauty island, one of destination all the traveller will go, one thing i would gave a suggestion to others visitor, only buy ticket in taobao or others website, buy directly at the counter(visitor¥35), because you can only...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you did not visit this place, it means you have not visited Xiamen. This is because everything in Xiamen started from here. It is now a historical and cultural centre. To preserve very bit of history and culture here, the government has make this...More

Thank Peggy T
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Stephen L
13 December 2017|
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Response from Lilly T | Reviewed this property |
First, my advice is never go on the weekends, any season. I have family in Xiamen and went with them the first time on a weekend and I backed out (to everyone's relief) when I saw the queue. Family were obviously there for... More
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Genevieve Y
1 October 2017|
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Response from babakbanaei | Reviewed this property |
hi, usually i went this place at evenings the ships have a regular plan (i am not sure how many times per hour). Dont afraid the crowded , you are in China and you should be inside the nice population of China.
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Shikin2585
29 September 2017|
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Response from Peterwk99 | Reviewed this property |
We did not look for Halal while we were there. There are all kinds of restaurant there and I am sure Halal food is being served. Any of the lanzhou noodle places follow halal food standards and they are all over China!
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