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Address: No.3 Guangzhou Road, Anping District, Tainan, Taiwan
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As the Tainan City Bus to Anping district stops here, I thought I should not give this place a miss. The adult ticket costs only 50 NTD (students and elderly get 50% off at 25... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 December 2016
Yong Kian T
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Singapore, Singapore
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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

As of typical of majority historical site in Taiwan this one is just as bad. This site has rich history and is one of the most historical buildings in Taiwan but the site is not well kept. The preservation is well below world standards. Refurbishment is sub standard and does not pay any homage or sympathetic to it's environment nor... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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190 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

As the Tainan City Bus to Anping district stops here, I thought I should not give this place a miss. The adult ticket costs only 50 NTD (students and elderly get 50% off at 25 NTD!) and you can take pictures at the grand entrance and with the massive cannons. On weekends, the locals are there to give you a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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110 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

The name of this place may sounds exotic, but in reality it's just a fancy name for an old fortress built in the late Qing Dynasty (c. 1870's). The castle gate is an arched opening accessed by a bridge which in those days, could be lifted up in case of enemy assault. But the castle as such has lost its... More 

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Thank WongAK
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52 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Its an old fort that is surrounded with a moat. We saw some paddle boats for rent, but the scenery around was not that exciting. I was hoping for a museum inside the fort that housed items related to the fort but there was none. There are still a lot of cannons in the area. They fired one of the... More 

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Norrkoping, Sweden
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39 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Just some cannons surrounding an old fort. When I was there they fired one ofbthe cannons which was pretty cool but this place is not worth getting of the track for.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

I kind of went on a bit of a wander throughout the city and ended up here. It's pretty out of the way from everything and not necessarily worth the trip however if you are interested in old forts it's kind of interesting.

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Thank pope86
Tainan
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62 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

The outside gate in the picture above is probably the most interesting part of the castle. The show of the guards shooting the canon is kind of hoaky. Definitely not a must see attraction.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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240 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

I love Tainan, spacious and many buildings with historical value still stand within the city. It's a place with culture and full of nice people. Eternal Castle has a river surround it, as it was a bastion created in the past for military purpose, you can still see a few large cannons inside. The open square in the middle was... More 

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Thank Astrawhatandahalf
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

I came here with my friends, hoping that we able to learn Taiwan history and beautiful surroundings. But, we were disappointed. Basically, it's just a training camp. That's it. There's no explanation or whatever.

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Henderson, Nevada
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174 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

Put simply, there's nothing golden and it's an old military installation, not a castle. Still, it's a well preserved landmark that provides a glimpse into the past and is pleasant to stroll around--especially if you enjoy military history. There are several preserved cannons and it was interesting to see the design of the coastal defense batteries. Overall, nothing extraordinary and... More 

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