Qing dynasty homes are being turned into guesthouses on Taiwan’s Kinmen island. Shuitou 34 Hao Homestay (above). Photo: Ralph Jennings Qing dynasty homes are being turned into guesthouses on Taiwan’s Kinmen island. Shuitou 34 Hao Homestay (above). Photo: Ralph Jennings
Qing dynasty homes are being turned into guesthouses on Taiwan’s Kinmen island. Shuitou 34 Hao Homestay (above). Photo: Ralph Jennings
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Historic houses on Kinmen island, Taiwan restored as guest houses and inns – now all they need are some customers

  • The county government of Kinmen, near the Chinese mainland, has subsidised the restoration of old houses, and 117 have been turned into visitor accommodation
  • There are three main types: Qing dynasty courtyard homes, Western-style houses and coastal houses fortified to keep out pirates

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Qing dynasty homes are being turned into guesthouses on Taiwan’s Kinmen island. Shuitou 34 Hao Homestay (above). Photo: Ralph Jennings Qing dynasty homes are being turned into guesthouses on Taiwan’s Kinmen island. Shuitou 34 Hao Homestay (above). Photo: Ralph Jennings
Qing dynasty homes are being turned into guesthouses on Taiwan’s Kinmen island. Shuitou 34 Hao Homestay (above). Photo: Ralph Jennings
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