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No. 152, Kaishan Rd., West Central Dist, Tainan, Taiwan
West Central District/ North District
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This park and shrine are both beautiful and peaceful. Just off a main road so it is very easy to access, but once inside it feels like you are in the countryside. The park is beautifully laid out with ponds, pagodas and the shrine. The...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CK1621
Reviewed July 24, 2019

I would consider this shrine a must-do experience when in Tainan. It offers a good overview on one of the country's most important leaders, Koxinga, and also boasts spectacular blue tiled roods, red-painted doors and an unusual mix of greens in the color palate of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

This shrine to the "liberator" Koxinga is a green urban oasis. There is a small park with a pond and sprouting dragon, a temple, a museum, a gift shop, and a perimeter wall lined with historical objects. No price is right -- free -- and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

Honoring Koxinga, the Chinese general who defeated the Dutch and expelled them from Taiwan forever. Nice park.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 430bertv
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

The shrine has been beautifully restored, we visited it in the late afternoon, which I would recommend, since there is a beautiful sunlight in the area. At the side of the shrine is a small park that invites for a brief rest. The neighbouring building...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

... inside on the left are rooms that tell about the history of Koxinga, his parents, his children and the politics of China, Taiwan and Japan. (Oh, and also the Dutch colonial merchants who set up shop in this area for almost 40 years before...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

The shrine is to commemorate a hero who drove the Dutch out of Taiwan in the 17th century. The surrounding garden is very peaceful and pleasant to explore.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 588phis
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

This shrine is dedicated to Koxinga, a nation’s hero, who battled against Dutch colonialism. Unlike many other temples, this shrine is well maintained and its wide premises is quite pleasant. There is also a museum nearby.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kimitakas
Reviewed October 25, 2018

My husband and I were not planning on stopping here but we rather stumbled across it. We were heading somewhere and I was just like... I want to see this place.. and so we ducked in for a look. I loved simply walking around. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

As many tourists have reviewed on Koxinga shrine, I do not need to state much except that June is an exceptionally hot month to sight-see and the summer heat is scorching hot. However, a brief visit to the shrine is a must to ensure one's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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West Central District/ North District
The West Central District is the most populous and the
busiest area. A lot of shops and hotels crowd the
district, and the long-standing history results in a
variety of street food. In addition to that, this
district also has the highest number of temples. This
is how it got the name “Tainan’s Pantheon.” Historic
buildings are literally ubiquitous. For example,
Hayashi Department Store, National Museum of Taiwan
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