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Kinmen Island

Taiwan
+886 8 235 1030
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Fascinating and boring at the same time

Kinmen is all about its weird history as the battlefield between mainland China and Taiwan. It's... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Dominik S
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Warsaw, Poland
Historical and thought provoking

This Taiwanese island is within a bay on the Chines coastline. It has a sad and wartorn history... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Julie G
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Kinmen is all about its weird history as the battlefield between mainland China and Taiwan. It's much closer to the mainland (which is clearly visible) than to Taiwan proper, and in culture it sits somewhere in between, capitalising on its new-found role of a transit...More

Thank Dominik S
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

This Taiwanese island is within a bay on the Chines coastline. It has a sad and wartorn history that is born outr by the num,erous mementos made from shell and bullet casings. In spite of this it manages a calm and happy atmosphere and one...More

Thank Julie G
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

we planned to visit Kinmen Island basically because my wife loves 58 rocket fuel and also wanted to check out the Island. the people in the shop were great and helped us understand what we were looking for also told us to buy certain types...More

2  Thank DENNIS C
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We took a fast-speed ferry to Kinmen from Fujian Province together with a group of friends, family and children of five in the last week of December 2017. Mind you - although Kinmen is just about 30-min travel distance on ferry from Fujian Province, it...More

Thank May W
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Kinmen was the island that constantly exchanging bullets during the war between the Mainland China. Kinmen is where my grandpa (mum's dad) was born. So I fulfilled my promise to bring her to her father's land. Kinmen was really a untouched land & very under-populated....More

1  Thank JPCH
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Great island for a day or weekend trip. Great Airport and boat connections. great local.noodle production and local baijiu famous in all Asia. to avoid during holidays beacua packed with turists.

Thank Andrea M
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This island is peaceful, fun, chill, quaint and beautiful. Love the beach and park, quiet place to walk with a playground for our son, horses on the beach. Walked up the street to find a great array of food outside where lots of families were...More

1  Thank rroebig
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

You can see lots of military and related information in this island , and how the Taiwanese flight with the Chinese in the days. Thus place us not for shipping or resort , There is only one big department , but lots of local shops...More

Thank cindylolor
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

if you want stay at a town with everything (foods and convenient stores, accessible) yet want a peace of mind, quiet place, close to natural environment, Kinmen and small Kinmen islands are your choice

Thank Elnino_1892
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Crossing by ferry from Xiamen, China was fast and easy. Isaac from the travel information counter where the ferry arrived was great: spoke fluent English, arranged for a taxi to take us to the main attractions at a reasonable price before catching the afternoon flight...More

3  Thank arnonk
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chuah9515
23 February 2018|
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Response from JPCH | Reviewed this property |
You may contact Mr Lin (Taiwanese), he is the tour guide I use. ‭+886 981-816-091‬. For the price & itinerary pls check with him.
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sawloi
21 January 2018|
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Response from Andrea M | Reviewed this property |
yes, is part of Taiwan so you need visa
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