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Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)

No.212 Section 2, Minzu Road, Zhongxi District, Tainan, Taiwan
+886 6 220 5247
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No.212 Section 2, Minzu Road, Zhongxi District, Tainan, Taiwan
West Central District/ North District
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Reviewed today via mobile

Chihkan Tower is very well known in Tainan and Southern Taiwan given its historic importance and it costs NT$100 per adult for the entrance (students, children and elders have discounts) We were kind of in a rush and left us only less than twenty minutes...More

Thank Maryann T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice stop off of the 88 bus route. Tranquil setting with refreshments available for purchase. Also across the street and around the corner is a huge temple.

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a little informational sign at the entrance about the history of this tower, but otherwise it's just another tower. If you've seen other towers around Asia, then don't go out of your way to see this one.

Thank Greg Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will need to pay for the entrance fee about 50ntw for adult, you can finished the walk in 1 hr plus minus. The structure of the Fort is very interesting, if you are a architect or structural engineer, you will impressed by the reinforcement...More

1  Thank cce2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good to know the history and old property was damaged during a war and replica / remaining s are there.

Thank vinodsekar03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They really light up the tower and adjoining temples nicely in the evening, and it’s a lot less crowded. Lots of things to see, including the old fort ruins and an old elementary school in addition to the temple.

Thank loveDCA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was surprised that the place to be a Dutch Fort has only few brick remaining . Instead to build a building on top that become a School but it is nice the garden look fantastic and the little bridge is nice , worth to...More

Thank Gheefrenchie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a small fort with waking distance from Aiwa Hotel when I stayed at. Buses 88 and 99 also stop here. You can take these buses to go to other places of interest. It cost TWD50 to enter this ancient fort. I could learn a...More

Thank khuzaimi2015
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

This fort has some great history back in the colonial days by the Dutch. Now people come home to pray to the gods that ensure their studies and businesses goes well.

Thank k9920105
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

There is a famous Taiwanese traditional noodle shop nearby. It's a good walk after lunch. A sightseeing spot of around 45mins.

Thank IHoHK
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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
...More
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