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Good as part of a day of walking the sites downtown

Small place really but you do get to climb up to the top, and the overall area is very nice. Cool... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kandb17
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Calgary, Canada
One of four remaining gates ...

I'm curious where the other three gates are that are still in existence? Whether the original or... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bryan H
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Portland, Oregon
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2 weeks ago
“Good as part of a day of walking the sites downtown”
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“One of four remaining gates ...”
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Near No.34 Nanmen Road, Tainan, Taiwan
Nanguan Area
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small place really but you do get to climb up to the top, and the overall area is very nice. Cool tree growing into the wall - kind of like a small example of what you see at Angkor Wat. As part of entire day...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm curious where the other three gates are that are still in existence? Whether the original or remodel, this current version gives you a sense of what the original must have been like ... Easy to walk around. Few people around at this sight.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the old gates built during the Chinese rule hundreds of years ago. Unfortunately, it was rebuilt as the original was destroyed already. Otherwise, there wasn’t much to see here.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

South Gate is located inside a park. So, it is nice to take a walk around. As a city gate, it is not big like a miniature, or it seems like a small fortress.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kimitakas
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

An old gate. The only interesting part is a tree growing out of a part of a wall with the roots on the outside of the wall. Otherwise there really is nothing worth visiting this site for.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

A gate in an old town which is not some thing realy special. Part of a visit of the town if you are around.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Malcolmle
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Maybe this is only a weekday activity, but on the Saturday I visited it was closed and thus all I saw was a wall with a nice door. If you can go inside on other days, it would have been nice to know. Nothing in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed February 29, 2016

At present this place is partially covered in scaffolding and sheeting, so it takes away from the scene and to be fair it's not all that interesting anyway, if you were going to miss one on your walking trip of the city then this would...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed February 15, 2016

the gate is somewhat hidden in a humble park with some interesting trees. you are just far away enough to be out of the noisy traffic. My highlight was enjoying a beer (35NT!) on the historic city wall. i noticed the gates are closed often......More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank da_barty
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...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Nanguan Area
Moving southward from Tainan’s city centre, you will
arrive at Nanguan Area. People converged in the South
District, Rende District, and Gueiren District forming
a community as well as a shopping district. The South
District is also a military airbase, and has naturally
developed a culture unique to military kindred
community with a focus on Shueijiaoshe. If you want to
know more about the military kindred community, you
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