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No 82, Gousheng Rd., Anping Dist., Tainan 703, Taiwan
Anping District/ Annan District
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Reviewed 10 August 2019

nping Old Fort was built in 1632 by Dutch, to safeguard the entrance to Tainan seaport. It was originally named as Fort Zeelandia. The fort was taken by Koxinga in 1662, and renamed it as AnPing. The fort was completely abandoned under the ruling Qing...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank BettyandLingShing
Reviewed 25 July 2019

Anping Old Fort offers a very interesting glimpse into the Dutch period when the fortification was called Fort Zeelandia. Interestingly, the tower was built in 1945 by the Japanese just before their defeat in WWII. The surrounding neighborhood is also wonderful to wander around --...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KPR777
Reviewed 12 July 2019 via mobile

The place is full of history. The old building looks nice. The surround old street which have a lot store to buy and eat local. Make sure go to the top to enjoy the view of the city.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sar77107
Reviewed 4 July 2019 via mobile

Great introduction to how the Dutch ‘ruled’ the Taiwan peninsula and how the revolutionist took back over. It’s not a big area, it has a little air-coned museum and a lookout platform overseeing the area. You can also buy a pass for Twd 150 visiting...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank manucanuck
Reviewed 9 June 2019 via mobile

This place has so much history and story to tell. Sadly most parts of the old port reconstructed. But it is still worthy to visit and take a rest. Personally, I learn a lot about the history of Taiwan.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank nagisa0725
Reviewed 6 June 2019

Fort Zeelandia was built by the Dutch in 1624, then heavily reinforced between 1627 and 1634. When the Dutch surrendered, it was renamed Anping. Our private guide told us that the bricks were held in place with a mixture of sugarcane syrup, glutinous rice, and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CJW913
Reviewed 15 May 2019 via mobile

Anping Fort was very interesting two rooms full of history and pictures in the old fort and had beautiful grounds and the bigger and newer museum was very well set out and interesting

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 2forme
Reviewed 23 April 2019

This is the original Dutch fort in Anping. there are similarities with the one in Melaka and of course there were trading links between the two places. there is a small museum that tells the history of the area and has old maps which is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank alldon
Reviewed 16 April 2019

This was the first Dutch fort in Taiwan and used by others over the years. It used to be at seaside, but not anymore.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 430bertv
Reviewed 6 April 2019

This place have so much history and story to tell! Take a free guided tour (check the timing once you enter the gate) and a guide will brings you back in time and that's when history became alive! The street outside the fort is definitely...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Anping District/ Annan District
Anping District is the area first developed in Taiwan.
It is also the key to Taiwan’s involvement in the
international community. The two famous historic
monuments, Anping Fort (a.k.a. Fort Zeelandia) and
Eternal Golden Castle leave behind them the traces of
international trade made by various countries. Another
historic monument that stands the test of time is Tree
House, in which beautiful stories were created along
...More
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