Can you rec­og­nize the scenes shot on Ku­lang­su Is­land in these fa­mous Chi­nese movies and TV shows?

Gu­langyu is a sweet is­land full of cou­ples tak­ing ro­man­tic wed­ding pho­tos. But did you know it al­so ap­pears in many beau­ti­ful and ro­man­tic film and TV dramas?

Can you recognize the scenes shot on Kulangsu Island in these famous Chinese movies and TV shows?

  1. Can you rec­og­nize where this is on Kulangsu?

It’s the spot where two of the biggest mega-stars in Chi­na, An­ge­laba­by and Zhao Yout­ing, fell in love (or at least their char­ac­ters did) in the block­buster movie “The First Time.” Many of the movie’s scenes were shot on Ku­lang­su in ro­man­tic spots like this one, framed by ma­jes­tic rocks and blue waves, places that are per­fect for tak­ing pic­tures, film­ing movies, or just a peace­ful stroll.

Can you recognize the scenes shot on Kulangsu Island in these famous Chinese movies and TV shows?

Can you recognize the scenes shot on Kulangsu Island in these famous Chinese movies and TV shows?
An­ge­laba­by and Zhao Yout­ing in “The First Time,” filmed on lo­ca­tion in Ku­lang­su Island

In this movie, An­ge­lababy’s hero­ine, Song Shiqiao, lives in Li Qingquan Vil­la on Ku­lang­su Island.

Can you recognize the scenes shot on Kulangsu Island in these famous Chinese movies and TV shows?

Can you recognize the scenes shot on Kulangsu Island in these famous Chinese movies and TV shows?

Can you recognize the scenes shot on Kulangsu Island in these famous Chinese movies and TV shows?
An­ge­laba­by and Zhao Yout­ing in “The First Time,” filmed on lo­ca­tion in Ku­lang­su Island
  1. This fa­mous movie, star­ring Chen Kun and Xu Ruox­u­an, tells of a strong love that cross­es the strait. Does this back­ground look familiar?
Can you recognize the scenes shot on Kulangsu Island in these famous Chinese movies and TV shows?
“Gold­en Wa­ters,” star­ring Chen Kun and Xu Ruox­u­an, shot on lo­ca­tion on Ku­lang­su Island.
Can you recognize the scenes shot on Kulangsu Island in these famous Chinese movies and TV shows?
The fa­mous Chi­nese movie “Gold­en Wa­ters,” star­ring Chen Kun and Xu Ruox­u­an, shot on lo­ca­tion on Ku­lang­su Island.

Do you rec­og­nize this restau­rant? It’s one of sev­er­al Ku­lang­su restau­rants that ap­pear in the award-win­ning film “Gold­en Wa­ters.” This one is called the Black Cat Din­ing Room, nes­tled in a ro­man­tic 1920 man­sion along a tree-shad­ed lane on Ku­lang­su Island.

Can you recognize the scenes shot on Kulangsu Island in these famous Chinese movies and TV shows?
The Black Cat Din­ing Room, home of a scene in the Chi­nese movie “Gold­en Wa­ters” with Chen Kun and Xu Ruoxuan.
Can you recognize the scenes shot on Kulangsu Island in these famous Chinese movies and TV shows?
Zhang Xi­aorou in “Spir­it”, filmed on lo­ca­tion on Ku­lang­su Island

The pro­tag­o­nist of the Chi­nese TV dra­ma “Spir­it” is an op­ti­mistic girl, Zhang Xi­aorou. In or­der to be­come a suc­cess­ful pro­fes­sion­al, she goes through a se­ries of sto­ries in Xi­a­men told by Yi­mi Yimei. Ku­lang­su of­ten ap­pears in the scenes, from its beach­es to its streets, old vil­las, and tree-lined pathways.

These are on­ly three of the many ma­jor movies and TV shows that have been filmed on ro­man­tic Ku­lang­su, a trop­i­cal fairy­tale is­land whose many gifts in­clude the op­por­tu­ni­ty to re­live the ro­mance of the Chi­nese sil­ver screen.