Gulangyu Island is located just southwest of Xiamen City. Visitors can
reach it by steamship from Xiamen City in about 5 minutes. Gulangyu
Island 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
most-scenic areas in Fujian Province.