Huang Rongyuan Mansion


A marvellous pillared building that was once the home of wealthy Filipino merchants, but now houses the China Records Museum, with a small collection of vinyl records and gramophones in glass cabinets with Chinese-only signs. Entry to the building requires buying a pricey ticket.

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2. Consulate Inn

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A three-storey Victorian-style building, formerly the British Consulate and currently running as a hotel, with a cafe on the 1st floor.

4. Former Japanese Consulate


A handsome red-brick building located to the southwest of Gulang Yu. It now houses local university teachers so there is no public entry.

5. Ecclesia Catholica

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A magnificent snow-white Gothic-style church built in 1917. Today's its facade is the most popular place on the island for wedding photos and you're sure…

6. Octagonal Villa

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This is the former family residence of Mr Lin, a prominent Taiwanese tycoon who lived here in the late 19th century.

7. Haoyue Garden

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The main feature at this rocky outcrop is an imposing 15.7m statue of Koxinga (aka Zheng Chenggong) in full military dress, visible from a great distance…

8. Organ Museum

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Housed in the highly distinctive Bāguà Lóu (八卦楼) building is the Organ Museum, with a fantastic collection including a Norman & Beard organ from 1909. The…