Xiamen Music School, Kulangsu campus (Xiamen Shi Yin Yue Xue Xiao 厦门市音乐学校)

"The Melody of Kulangsu Travels Far": A Brief Introduction to Xiamen Music School Founded by Xiamen Municipal Government on Kulangsu Island in 1990, Xiamen Music School provides characteristic nine-year compulsive education and secondary education specialized in music. In 2009, Xiamen Music School adopted a second name Xiamen University Affiliated Music School. In 2013, Xiamen Music school e...

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Anxian Hall (An Xian Lou 安献楼)

The American Seventh-day Adventist missionary B.L.Anderson came to Kulangsu in 1906. He bought a large tract of land in “Wugepai” to build a school and set up farms and dairies to provide work-study programs for students. Anderson used the profits from farms and dairies, and funds donated by Americans in the late 1920s, to buy land on Jishan road, where in 1934 he built a three-storey granite “...

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Former Office of Great Northern Telegraph Company (Denmark) (Dan Mai Da Bei Dian Bao Gong Si 丹麦大北电报公司)

In 1871, the Great Northern Telegraph Company began operations on Kulangsu’s Tianwei Road.  It laid the telegraph service’s submarine cables connecting Shanghai, Xiamen and Hong Kong. It was also the office for the Kulangsu Danish consular agent. Address: 21 Tianwei Road, Gulangyu Island, Siming District, Xiamen City, China 1871年,大北电报公司在鼓浪屿上的田尾路开办。它的水下电报服务通信...

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Former United States Consulate (Mei Guo Ling Shi Guan Jiu Zhi 美国领事馆旧址)

The American government obtained the land for this sweeping brick property, near the [San Qiu Tian tourist ferry port], after negotiations with the Qing Dynasty government in 1871 but did not build its consulate until 1893. The former consulate was destroyed in a fire in 1904 and the existing consulate was built in 1930 in the American Classical Revival style by using red bricks imported from t...

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Former British Consular Residence (Ying Guo Ling Shi Gong Guan 英国领事公馆旧址)

In 1843, Xiamen opened to foreign traders, and the British government rented a house on Kulangsu for its consular office. In the 1860s, the British Consulate was established on Kulangsu and a villa was purchased as the first Kulangsu British Consular Residence. Address:5 Zhangzhou Road, Gulangyu Island, Siming District, Xiamen City, China 在1843年,厦门对外贸易开放后,英国政府在鼓浪屿上租...

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