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Sunshine Boulevard

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Days are always sunshine with cozy winds from the sea on Cijin island.Walking under the sunshine and shadows of the palm trees along the Sunshine Boulevard will take your worries away and make you a pleasant day.The Sunshine Boulevard in Cijin is 280 meters long and 20 meters wide.It is built along the beach and goes directly to the Tunnel of Stars at the bottom of Cihoushan.There are no traffic on the boulevard, but only bikers and travelers taking a leisure walk.The white handrail and the first-aid station on the boulevard have become the most distinctive features of the area.

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F: Cijin Strait

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