Gulangyu Island covers an area of 1.78 square kilometers and stands opposite to Xiamen City across the Xiagu strait. Xiagu strait is called Egret River. Gulangyu Island is also known as "garden on the sea", "architecture exhibition of ten thousand nations", "hometown of music" and "island of piano". It is one of the most attractive spots around Xiamen tourist spots and is recognized at a national level as a scenic spot. It is on the top list of ten excellent scenic areas in Fujian Province. The island is full of great things to see but the main attractions include the Crag of Sunlight, Garden of Beans (Shuzhuang Huayuan), Bright Moon Garden (Haoyueyuan) and Yuyuan Garden.