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Address: Southwest of Jincheng Town, Kinmen, Taiwan
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Historical Lesson

This site was build by soldiers over looking Xiamen. A place with guides telling tourist about the history of this building. It has a beautiful scenary from the top. Do visit at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 22, 2016
Nature_Trek2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in the history of the Republic of China and the Kinmen islands during the Chinese Civil War. This is one of the place that you MUST visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

This site was build by soldiers over looking Xiamen. A place with guides telling tourist about the history of this building. It has a beautiful scenary from the top. Do visit at night for a much beautiful photo.

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hong kong
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

not so special but it is important place in kinmen. traditional building and getting some show room to display some kinmen stuff. umm...if need to say, that would be telephone stand, it is quite cutie.

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Thank iamface
Shanghai Region, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

free attraction, lots of pictures inside, two floors , very friendly and polite staff tower lookout above and bellow a big screen for a historical doc

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2015

JuGuang Tower (Ju-Guang mean the Glory of City named Ju) was designed and constructed as a three story traditional Chinese palace/tower in 1952. There were two cannons at the front, symbolizing the military implying. There displayed cultural gallery, documents and materials relating to current and past history of KinMen. “Order of Blue Sky and White Sun”-The highest honor/award given to... More 

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ottawa canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2014

A beautiful building with a nice park like setting.Worth at least a 30 minute visit,fairly easy to get too from the main town, easy destination to bicycle too.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is near to Jincheng City, about 5 mins motor ride. it is just beside the big lake. There is about 3 stories of pictures on the history and also the culture of the place. If you are staying there for the night, there is some laser works display which is scheduled hourly, but it is not too impressive and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

According to our local guide, the building was built by the army to commemorate the war between Taiwan and China. There is a video show at the ground level, which introduces the attractions of Kinmen. The middle level houses exhibitions of the deities the islanders worship. The upper level houses exhibition of medals won by an army general. On a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

Definitely worth visiting and walking to 2nd floor to see the view of Kinmen, little Kinmen and Xiamen China. The artifacts in the museum is not that impressive, we just quickly walked past to get to see the view. Like all Kinmen attractions, it's free.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2012

Hear the narration to know how important this building was in the war against communist China!! Go up the second floor and look far to see where Xiamen is!! Very interesting!!

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