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A tradition village

A successful businessman built these houses (18) village as his feedback to Kinmen hometown. The... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
DavidASU
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Union City, California
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An interesting collection of turn of the century buildings

This is about 16 buildings, including a school house, a temple, a family quarters, children's room... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
lynnc94954
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Petaluma, California
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

A successful businessman built these houses (18) village as his feedback to Kinmen hometown. The buildings are well kept and maintained to have the original style and architecture. Some houses displayed some old fashioned furnitures including a bride carrier. It’s a good place to visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DavidASU
Reviewed 19 May 2018

This is about 16 buildings, including a school house, a temple, a family quarters, children's room, wedding site and a few little shops selling souvenirs. The buildings have various artifacts in them, not the best collection we have seen on this trip, but interesting for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Located on the top of a hill on Kinmen Island, the folk village is a great place to walk around explore the alleyways and abandoned houses, getting a good feel for local traditional culture

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ziggy28104
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Old houses are well preserved; serene and peaceful surroundings. One has a choice whether to walk around town or take a car. In our case, we had a private tour bus and the streets were wide enough to accommodate the bus.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank joycenyang
Reviewed 6 December 2015

I went to the Kinmen Folk Culture Village with a few friends while visiting Kimmen for the day, and overall, this place is part interesting and part a tourist trap. As soon as you get off the bus, the first thing you see are a...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Flyer099
Reviewed 10 November 2015

There were 18 houses built into 3 rows backing mountain and facing ocean (The best “Feng Shui” 風水according to Chinese tradition) representing classic Southern Fujian architecture in 1900. This was the work by 6 master craftsmen from Tangshan (i.e., China). Wang Guo-Zhen and Wang Jing-Xiang,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Chuang004
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

A small Fujian style village built by a rich overseas Chinese. Something like 18 ~ 20 houses had been restored and preserved for the public. A peep in the houses would appreciated the way local people live in the past. One thing we like was...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Philip C
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We had an excellent lunch here - oyster noodles and all the Jinmen specialties. It was definitely an enjoyable place to walk around the old houses, do some DIY, and explore.

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 9 June 2014

A well preserved and restored village of a Hakka clan, Houses were built around the clan hall, the architecture was simple, yet reflective of the heritage, hierachy of the early Ching dynasty.

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed 15 March 2014

A bit out of town to travel too.Buildings alright,there are better preserved buildings thruout the island.

Date of experience: March 2014
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