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Bright Moon Garden  

Bright Moon Garden is located on the shore of Dingfu Rock in the east of Gulangyu Island, covering 30,000 square meters; it spreads out on the beach of Lujiang and is decorated with rocks, green trees and pavilions. Built in 1985, the garden is named "Bright Moon Garden" after a famous poem. The garden contains a giant bronze statue of Zheng Chenggong (a hero of the Ming & Qing Dynasty) and his subordinates. It is 13.7 meters long, 4.7 meters high and contains 18 tons of bronze. The most outstanding statue in the garden is the giant granite statue of Zheng Chenggong. Completed in August 27th, 1985, it is 15.7 meters in height and is 1617 tons in weight. Full of power, it is exquisitely sculpted from 23 layers and 625 pieces of Quanzhou white granites.

A set of large bronze reliefs in the garden vividly reproducing the historic scene of Zheng Chenggong commanding an army to sail east in order to drive the Dutch from Taiwan and resume Chinese rule of Taiwan. Bright Moon Garden centers on sculptures and buildings unique to the Ming Dynasty. Blue glazed roof tiles combined with stone gates, stele, stone steps, stone railings and stone paths, form a beautiful picture with blue sky, beach, waves, trees and giant rocks, accentuating an elegant and splendid environment.

The other scenic spots in the Gulangyu scenic area are Liu Garden, Qin Garden, Gulangyu music hall, Xiamen museum, Gulang caves and an architecture exhibition of ten thousand nations.