Gulangyu is located southwest of Xiamen, and Xiamen across the sea, and Xiamen Island are separated by only a width of 600 meters Lujiang, ferry up to 4.5 minutes. Area of 1.87 square kilometers, more than 20,000, is now under the jurisdiction of Siming. Island climate, spring, no madding crowd, there flowers, known as "Sea Garden" reputation. Main tourist attractions are Sunlight Rock, Shuzhuang Garden, Haoyue Park, Yu Garden, Island Road, Gulang stone, museums, Zheng Chenggong Memorial Hall, the underwater world and the natural beach, sea paradise structure, etc., financial history, humanities and the natural landscape in one, as a national scenic area, Fujian "Top Ten" of the first scenic spot, one of 35 famous scenic spots. With the Xiamen Special Economic Zone off, Gulangyu of tourism service facilities is improving, as sightseeing, vacation, travel, shopping, leisure and entertainment as an integrated whole island scenery and cultural tourism. May 8, 2007, Xiamen Gulangyu scenic spots approved by the National Tourism Administration for the state 5A-class tourist attractions.
Gulangyu is located in the southwest of Xiamen, and Xiamen Island are separated by only a width of 600 meters Lujiang, ferry up to 4.5 minutes. Gulangyu formerly known as "round sand", alias "Yuen Chau Tsai," Ming dynasty was renamed the "Gulangyu." Was due to a reef southwest of the island, when high tide water Bay, waves hit the reef, sound like thunders, people called "Gulang Stone", Gulangyu hence the name.