Gulangyu, Gulang or Kulangsu is a pedestrian-only island off the coast of Xiamen, Fujian Province in southeastern China. A UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, the island is about 2 km 2 (0.77 sq mi) in area, and is reached by an 8-minute ferry ride from downtown Xiamen. Although only about 20,000 people live on the island, Gulangyu is a major ...
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Gulangyu — Island of Pianos. Gulangyu is directly off the southeastern coast of China, and the quaint tourist attraction is part of the bustling city of Xiamen. The island is famous for its natural beauty, colonial style architecture and a myriad of interesting museums. Besides the island's historic significance as an international port ...
Gulangyu is a century-old delicate small island on the southwestern side of Xiamen Island. With splendid natural scenery, colonial styled architectures and numerous interesting museums, Gulangyu Island is unmissable for your Xiamen Tour. Type: Architecture Group, Island, World Heritage Site. Best Time: March ~ May and September ~ October.
Welcome to Kulangsu Island (Gulangyu Island), a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Kulangsu is a small tropical island where where cars and bicycles are not allowed, where majestic Banyan trees and coconut palms shade the gardens of 19th-century European mansions in the Amoy Deco architectural style.
Gulangyu is a good escape from the city and once you get away from the ferry terminals it is pleasantly quiet. There are lots of nice beaches on Gulangyu and it is pretty cheap to get to but there are some island attractions that you have to pay extra for (50 for sunlight rock, 30 for a garden, etc) and if you do want to do them all you can get a ticket package for 90 yuan and save 20.
Gulangyu. Gulangyu (鼓浪屿 Kó͘-lōng-sū in Minnan, Gǔlàngyǔ in Mandarin) is an island in Xiamen, a few minutes by ferry from downtown. It has a population around 17,000 and an area of about 2 km² (500 acres). It was a foreign enclave from the 1840s until the 1930s, and is now both a residential suburb and a major tourist area.
Gulangyu Island is located just southwest of Xiamen City. Visitors can reach it by steamship from Xiamen City in about 5 minutes. This scenic area is renowned for its delicate natural beauty, its ancient relics, and its varied architecture. The island is on China's list of National Scenic Spots and also ranks at the top of the list of the ten ...
Gulangyu island was designated an international foreign settlement in 1903 and became a secure haven for Europeans, Japanese and wealthy overseas Chinese who built lavish mansions, consulates and churches there. This island is extremely popular with Chinese tourists causing it to be a high impact tourism destination.
Gulangyu, Gulang or Kulangsu is a pedestrian-only island off the coast of Xiamen, Fujian Province in southeastern China. A UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, the island is about 2 km2 in area, and is reached by an 8-minute ferry ride from downtown Xiamen. Although only about 20,000 people live on the island, Gulangyu is a major domestic tourist destination, attracting more than 10 million ...