Island is located in the southwest corner of Xiamen
Island across the sea, Xiamen Island are separated
by only a 600 meters wide Lujiang ferry 5 minutes.
Area of 1.87 square kilometers, more than 20,000
people, for Xiamen jurisdiction. Island's pleasant
climate year-round spring madding crowd, flowers,
known as "Garden on the Sea" reputation.
Gulangyu Island as a national scenic area, one
of the first scenic spot, Fujian "Top Ten"
of 35 well-known attractions. The Gulangyu current
sightseeing, vacation, travel, shopping, leisure
and entertainment as an integrated island scenery
Cultural Tourism Zone. May 8, 2007, the of Xiamen
Gulangyu scenic area formally approved by the
National Tourism Administration for the state
5A-class tourist attractions.
The Gulangyu formerly round sandbar,
Yuen Chau Aberdeen, Yinhaixinan the sea caves
by the wave of sound like thunders, the Ming Ya
into its name. Due to historical reasons, the
Chinese and foreign various styles of buildings
here is well collection, retention, International
Architecture Exhibition, "said. The fertile
soil of the island or the music, talented people
The piano has density is among the highest in
the country, they have reputation "Piano
Island", "music township.
tour to Gulangyu meandering coastline of the
island, the slope Sui fine sand the natural lido
cloth around the ring, the main attractions are
Sunlight Rock, Shuzhuang, garden Haoyue Park,
Yu Garden, etc.. The highest peak Riguangyan is
a symbol of Xiamen, "not on Riguangyan did
not mean to Xiamen," said. Please look above
to Gulangyu the Gulangyu ferry terminal, its shape
is indeed a piano. In addition the island has
a piano museum, a collection of many of the world's
Steinway piano. The island climate year-round
spring, and the entire forbidden line of motor
vehicles (only a garbage truck is a motor vehicle),
and even bicycles are rare. The island only dozens
of cars for tourism battery car.
Gulangyu subtropical marine monsoon
climate, the island more than 90 families and
more than 4,000 species of plants, perennial lush,
flowers, fresh air. Island well preserved many
buildings, a variety of Chinese and foreign architectural
style the China traditional cornices Qiaojiao
of the temple, Minnan-style courtyard bungalows,
gossip floor in the finished wall together, the
small size of Japanese houses Consulate of the
19th century European style of the original Western
countries, "International Architecture Exhibition,"
Starting from the middle of the 19th
century, along with the spread of Christianity,
Western music began influx Gulangyu, Gulangyu
elegant living environment integration, creating
today's musical traditions of the Gulangyu cultivate
Zhou Shuan, Lin Junqing, Yin, Chen Zuo-huang,
Xu Feiping large number of distinguished musicians.
Today, Gulangyu per capita piano has a rate of
the first in the country, the island has more
than 100 musical family, Gulangyu 2002 the Chinese
Musicians' Association, named the "Island