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Gulangyu Island

Things to see and do Gulangyu Island Xiamen Fujian province China

Haoyue Beach, Gulangyu Island. August 2017.

Gulangyu Island is a stunning spot in southeast China, a short ferry ride from the city of Xiamen in Fujian Province. With great natural beauty and fascinating colonial architecture, there’s enough here for a full day of exploring.

Colonial building Gulangyu Island Xiamen Fujian province China

An old colonial mansion on Gulangyu Island. August 2017.

Moreover, a chic, albeit pricy hotel scene means Gulangyu is also a great spot for a city escape. For the most part their are no cars and  once all those Chinese tourists take the last ferry back to Xiamen, it’ll feel like you’ve got the island all to yourself. 

 So why not have a read of my travel articles on:

Haoyue Park

Lee House

Sweet Mao

and some handpicked choice spots from across the island.

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