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Baimiweng Fort(Holland Castle)

Baimiweng Fort(Holland Castle)

Baimiweng Fort is also called Holland Castle, which is located on high ground to the west of Keelung harbor; this was the harbor’s first western line of defense and is now a city heritage site. The fort is a long type fort, originally having four guns, and is divided into the barbette area, command post, and observation post. The guns are no longer in place but the four gun platforms are intact and the remains of the walls can be seen. The observation post is up the stone strips at the side of the pavilion, has dense vegetation overhead and offers fetching views of the blue ocean.

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  • Address of attractionAt the end of Ln. 37, Guanghua Rd., Zhongshan Dist., Keelung City.
  • Opening hours:open space; no time limited

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Ershawan Fort (Haimen Tianxian)

Ershawan Fort (Haimen Tianxian)

Ershawan Fort is also named "Haimen Tiansian". Today, it is a national historic site. The walls of the main entrance to the fort are made of stones laid using the technique traditionally used to build city gates in China. Over the arched doorway are the characters Hai Men Tian Xian. The gate, barracks, steps, gun platforms, ammunition store, and other structures still remain. The fort has great significance in national defense history.

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  • Address of attractionAt the end of Shoushan Rd., Zhongzheng Dist. (Inside the Zhongzheng Park area)
  • Opening hours:Free open; no time limited

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Hepingdao Fort

Hepingdao Fort

Hepingdao Fort was built by Spanish in 1626. Liu Mingchuan has modified it after destruction, but instantly destroyed again. Until 1886, Liu Minchuan rebuilt it again; however, reconstructed by Japanese later. It was seriously destroyed in the postwar. In the recent years, it has actively been preserved and then becomes a recreational place as an oncoming fort relic.

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  • Address of attractionAt the end of Lane 2, He 1st Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Keelung City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
  • Opening hours:open space; no time limited

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Shiqiuling Fort

Shiqiuling Fort

Shiqiuling Fort, built in Guang Xu Ten-Year of Qing Dynasty, is set as site by Keelung City Government. It is the only present inland gun emplacement in Keelung and is the last line of defense for local citizen to go to Taipei. It is the only representative of small gun emplacement in the late of Qing Dynasty. Because it occupies the benefit of high position, tourists can look beautiful view of whole Keelung Harbor district.

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  • Address of attractionLn. 48, Shiqiu Rd., Ren’ai Dist., Keelung City 200, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
  • Opening hours:Unlimited

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Dawulun Fort

Dawulun Fort

Dawulun Fort is located above Lovers Lake. This fort had the important task of defending the west side of Keelung Harbor. It is now a national historic site. The fort’s original structure can still be seen.

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  • Address of attractionNo.19, Ln. 208, Jijin 1st Rd., Anle Dist., Keelung City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
  • Opening hours:free open

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