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Kaohsiung

A special municipality of Taiwan

37km

22.63120.26

Alishan

mountain

87km

23.51666667120.8

Taipei

capital of Taiwan

258km

25.05201121.54175

Xiamen

Xiamen is a coastal city in Fujian Province in China. It has been an important port for centuries and became one of China's earliest Special Economic Zones in 1980. The name Xiamen means "door to the house", referring to the city's centuries-old role as a gateway to China.

276km

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Sights

Great South Gate

2.3km

22.98688889120.20352778

Koxinga Ancestral Shrine

A small shrine dedicated to Koxinga, with plaques and information about his life. Locally known as Zheng Chenggong, Koxinga is an intriguing iconic hero of Taiwan, symbolic in different ways to different people and his image bent to fit whoever is in charge. He was a pirate to the Dutch, a brave and loyal general to the Chinese, a brutal conqueror to the Aboriginal tribes and a favored son to the Japanese through his mother. He was even a beacon of hope to the KMT in their aims to reclaim the mainland, though perhaps not the best example for them. The garden is quiet and serene, and a statue of Zheng Chenggong on horseback guards the entrance.

2.4km

22.992597120.203054

Taiwan Confucian Temple

A serene destination surrounded by a small park. Explore the temple, then go to the incredibly popular shaved-ice store right on the opposite side.

2.4km

22.99027778120.20416667

State Temple of the Martial God

2.5km

22.99638889120.20222222

National Museum of Taiwan Literature

public art museum in Tainan, Taiwan

2.5km

22.99166667120.20444444

Fort Provintia

Chihkan Tower s the landmark of Tainan and its most famous historic site. In 1653 the Dutch built "Fort Providentia" in the area, and the Chinese named it "Tower of Savages" or "Tower of Red-haired Barbarians." Even though Chihkan Tower has survived different historical periods, it retains its rich and graceful architectural aspects. Crammed with various kinds of steles, stone horses, weight lifting rocks, stone weights, ponds with colorful fish and nine stone tortoises carrying royal stele carved in Chinese and Manchurian, the courtyard looks like an outdoor museum. Chihkan Tower is particularly attractive at night.

2.6km

22.9975120.20281111

Eternal Golden Castle

A 19th-century coastal fortress, it was built during the Qing dynasty and armed with cannons to defend against the threat of Japanese invasion. Bricks from the remains of Fort Zeelandia were used during the fort's construction. The squarish fort feels like a very big park aside from its thick walls and gate tunnel, and paddle boats are even available for rent in the moat surrounding the fort. There are sometimes musical events and performances in the evening.

2.8km

22.9875120.15888889

Fort Zeelandia (Taiwan)

In the early 17th century, European seafarers came to Asia to trade and develop colonial outposts. In 1624, the Dutch occupied today's Anping and took ten years to build a fort named "Fort Zeelandia." After 1662, because Koxinga and his son lived here, it was named "King Castle," "Anping Castle" as well as "Taiwan Castle." The Japanese rebuilt it and named it "Anping Old Fort." Today, the only Dutch remains are the ruins of a semicircular bulwark and a section of the outer fort's brick wall; the root of an old banyan tree on the wall remains a witness to the fort's long history. Its commanding views of the ocean make it a popular place to watch the sunset. Nevertheless, the fort itself is not that impressing, and neither is the view from the tower during the day. Also, there is not much space in the tower, so it is questionable that many people will be able to enjoy the sunset. Hence, you could skip it for Anping Tree House instead.

3.1km

23.001747120.160919

Anping Tree House

Anping Tree House was built as the warehouse of Tait & Co. During the Japanese Occupation it was the office and warehouse of the Japan Salt Company. After World War II, the salt industry in Anping declined, and this area was abandoned. The aerial roots and branches of banyan trees wrapped around the building, combined with the soil, red brick and partial concrete wall creates an unusual sight.

3.3km

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Jhen Wen Academy

88km

23.79441667120.46441667

Zhushan, Nantou

An urban township in Nantou County

94km

23.68888889120.72888889

Yushan National Park

park in Taiwan

99km

23.47120.95726667

National Museum of Prehistory (Taiwan)

In the 1980s and 1990s, a team of archaeologists from National Taiwan University excavated over 1,500 stone coffins and more than 20,000 stone and pottery artifacts belonging to the Peinan culture. This museum is dedicated to this discovery and is located a few kilometers from the actual archaeological site. It also houses an extremely in depth exhibit on the current aboriginal groups in Taiwan. Outside the Museum building there are beautifully sculpted grounds and garden area.

103km

22.76027778121.09166667

Beinan Cultural Park

Associated with the Museum of Prehistory the Beinan Cultural Park contains the largest and most important prehistoric archaeological site in Taiwan. Beyond the archaeological site the park also consists of beautiful grounds with a commanding view of the surrounding area. Tours in Chinese begin twice a day at 10:00 and 15:00. English tours must be planned in advance.

105km

22.79425121.11644444

Nantou County

county in Taiwan

110km

23.91535556120.68453333

Changhua

A city in Changhua County

117km

24.06666667120.53333333

Taichung Mosque

mosque in Taichung

128km

24.136125120.64943333

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts

art museum in Taichung, Taiwan

129km

24.14136111120.66358333

Taichung Metropolitan Park

132km

24.20794444120.59705556

Taichung Folklore Park

A cultural center in Taichung

133km

24.17511111120.68705556

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Tainan

Taiwan
Tainan is in in Southern Taiwan and the oldest city in Taiwan.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

23.9°C14.1
Precipitation: 17.3 mm

Feb

24.5°C15.1
Precipitation: 28.1 mm

Mar

26.4°C17.5
Precipitation: 38.5 mm

Apr

29.1°C21.2
Precipitation: 79.5 mm

May

31.3°C24.1
Precipitation: 173.6 mm

Jun

32.1°C25.7
Precipitation: 371.5 mm

Jul

32.9°C26.4
Precipitation: 357.7 mm

Aug

32.5°C26
Precipitation: 395.1 mm

Sep

32°C25.3
Precipitation: 178 mm

Oct

30.7°C23
Precipitation: 27.8 mm

Nov

27.7°C19.6
Precipitation: 16.7 mm

Dec

24.6°C15.6
Precipitation: 14.4 mm