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Address: Near No.34 Nanmen Road, Tainan, Taiwan

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I visited on a Monday afternoon at around 3pm and it was closed. Not sure why as all of the signs and brochures said it had operating hours. I was able to walk around part of the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2014
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Delray Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

I visited on a Monday afternoon at around 3pm and it was closed. Not sure why as all of the signs and brochures said it had operating hours. I was able to walk around part of the exterior wall and got a glimpse of the roof of the interior building. There were some massive banyan trees on the property which... More 

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Tainan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

It is good for a few photos but it probably won't keep you interested for more than 20 minutes. Not a good place for disabled people or anyone with a stroller.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

A french-inspired fort gate that would have been something more inspiring if it was original (not reconstructed) and in its original position (it was relocated from another part of town).

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Chiayi, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Landmarks of Tainan. Worth a visit and pictures. The Firing ceremony in the afternoon is interesting. Outside the walls is one of the most famous special restaurants in Tainan.(Wu-Jiao Chuan Ban,means 5 penny restaurant.)

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