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About Kinmen

Kinmen, or Golden Gate, County is made up of more than a dozen islands. It is opposite to Xiamen and has earned the reputation of “the park on the sea” because of its fine and beautiful natural landscape. At present, Kinmen has left behind the flames and smoke of its old battlefields and become a tourist attraction. Juguang Tower and Zhaishan Tunnel have become symbols of that past time. The pace of life in Kinmen is slow and unassuming. There are towns, ancient tombs, delicious food, military history and some artwork. Kinmen is a place where you can never have too much fun no matter how many times you visit.

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Kinmen Island
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Boat Tour
Kinmen Island is the main island of Kinmen County. It is located in the eastern part of Xiamen Island. It faces Xiamen across the sea. The whole island is shaped like a butterfly with wings. The island is mostly gentle hills. Jinmen Island is not only charming, but also has many historical sites. There are still many ancient and foreign buildings on the island, and there are attractions such as Shuguang Building, Lushan Hang Road and Qing Chief Soldiers.
Gulangyu Island
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Historical Architecture
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    
Gulangyu Island is a tiny island located on the estuary of the Chiu-lung River, facing the city of Xiamen. It is a Unesco World Heritage Site that used to be an important window for Sino-foreign exchanges during the 19th and 20th century. The island is a popular attraction for architecture enthusiasts, providing a mixture of different architectural styles including Traditional Southern Fujian Style, Western Classical Revival Style and Veranda Colonial Style. You can hike up the Sun Rock to overlook the whole island, take a walk in the Shuzhuang Garden (including the Piano Museum) which is one of the finest Jiangnan classical gardens, visit the Hao Yue Garden containing architectures from the Ming Dynasty (including a statue of national hero Zheng Chenggong), the organ museum, and the international letter carving art museum. Don't forget to send yourself a postcard from the future at local stores!
Juguang Tower
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Modern Architecture
The Shuguang Building was built by the Golden Gate Defense Commander Hu Wei. The three-storey antique kylin cabinet designed by the famous architect Shen Xuehai is superb and very imposing. The Shuguang Building is used to recognize the heroic deeds of the soldiers and is a symbol of the spirit of the Golden Gate Battlefield. For more than 50 years, Shuguang Building has become a symbol of Kinmen. On the top floor of the Shuguang Building, you can see the panoramic view of Houpu and the tide of the Lancang River. You can see the scenery of Jiangongyu, Liyu and the mainland.
Zhaishan Tunnel
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Historical Site
Lushan Hang Road is located in the belly of the southeastern part of Gugang Lake, Gugang Village, Jincheng Town, Jinmen County, Taiwan. It is divided into two parts: the tunnel and the waterway. The tunnels are all excavated by artificial one-to-one axe. The project is majestic; the waterway is used for landing boats to catch up with the beach, and there are docks in the pit. It can accommodate many small boats and stop the waves. The waves outside the tunnel are beautiful.

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Sep 28, 2020 Kinmen Weather:Cloudy, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:78%, Sunrise/Sunset:05:58/17:56

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