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About Tainan

There is an old saying in Taiwan: “To know Taiwan, you must begin with Tainan.” Tainan was the old capital city of Taiwan and has many famous historical sites and ruins. Chihkan Tower and the ancient Anping Castle are both captivating architectural antiquities from the time of Koxinga that have become part of the city's wonderful character. Of course, some people will be drawn here to track down a taste of Tainan's idol dramas, go to the night market for a big dinner, or to experience a bit of the artistic and literary flavor. You could easily devote a day to exploring the area on your own on foot and experiencing the friendliness of the people. It's very easy to fall in love with Tainan.

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Anping Tree House
333 Reviews
Historical Site
The Anping Tree House, originally the office and warehouse of the British business, was built at the end of the 19th century. With the abandonment of the warehouse, the lush old eucalyptus trees began to entangle, the original structure of the house was gradually torn by the roots, and the trunk gradually became the backbone of the brick wall. After half a century, they were completely integrated, resulting in the current "tree There is a unique landscape in the middle of the wall and the tree in the wall. The Anping Tree House is now covered with green eucalyptus leaves. Into the house, there is a eucalyptus root that hangs from the sky, and light passes through the trees and into the building. The light and shadow are mottled and full of charm.
Anping Fort
505 Reviews
Anping Castle is located in Tainan and is an ancient castle in Taiwan. Every sunset at dusk has a beautiful scenery. In 1624, the Dutch ruled Taiwan and built the "Herland of the City" in Anping, which is now the Anping Castle. After Zheng successfully expelled the Dutch, he changed the castle to a city and renamed it "Anping Town". After the Qing Dynasty, he changed to the military uniform bureau. In the same year, the British army committed a crime. The guns hit the arsenal in the city and caused an explosion. The city wall was Destroyed and turned into ruins. Although it has been built many times, it is no longer magnificent in the past, but the rich historical materials and cultural significance of the preservation are still very worthwhile.
Fort Provintia
445 Reviews
Historical Site
Chihkan Tower is also called "Hongmaolou". It has been changed by Ming, Zheng, Qing, and even the Japanese dynasty for hundreds of years. It can be said that it is a witness to the historical changes in Tainan. Its architectural features range from Dutch-style castles to Chinese-style architecture. Today, it is not only an outdoor museum, but also a famous monument and spiritual symbol of Tainan. The Tanah Lot Temple on the south side of the Chihkan Building Complex and the Wenchang Pavilion on the north are two traditional Chinese buildings with red tiles. The attic that hangs the threshold of the "Red Mansion" is the Tanah Lot, which houses the cultural history of the Akasaka Building. Information, bypassing the back door of the Tanah Lot, there are two door-shaped holes like vases, which means "safe".
Tainan Confucian Temple
211 Reviews
Historical Site
The Tainan Confucius Temple was built in 1665. For more than 300 years, Confucius Temple has undergone several major renovations. It is a spectacular Confucius Temple in Taiwan and has been listed as a first-class monument. Most of the visitors who come here to visit are students, praying for their own academic success. The entire Tainan Confucius Temple still maintains the traditional pattern of “Left Learning Right Temple”. The left school is based on the Minglun Hall and the right temple is centered on the Dacheng Hall.

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