Christian Cemetery (Fan Zai Mu Yuan 番仔墓园)

There are four separate cemeteries spread out around a single rolling hill in Nei Cuo Ao. All of them are beautiful, lush, mysterious, and overgrown with centuries’ worth of vegetation, and are well worth exploring and photographing.

Christians were mainly buried in the graveyard near Anxian Hall, especially Chinese Christians who lived on Kulangsu. The cemetery was divided into three areas forming a triangle, with Anxian Hall in the center, #1 cemetery group in front, #2 to the back and #3 on the side.

Most graves are dated from the Qing Dynasty [1644-1912] and the Republic of China period [1912-1949]. The cemetery is a window upon the history of Christianity on Kulangsu.

墓园集中在安献楼周边,大致呈三角状分布,墓葬年代主要在清代和民国期间,墓主以当年居住在鼓浪屿的华人基督徒为主,墓式反映了基督教本土化的历史。

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