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Address: No.2 Zengcuo'an, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
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Phone Number: 0592-2084184
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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World's Largest Cannon

Huli Hill Fort on the beach behind XMU, has long been considered the door of Xiamen. The Hulishan Cannon platform is divided into three parts, the battlement area, the barracks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2016
Mimi Y
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you want to know one of the history of Xiamen, you will appreciate if you read, lots of century old trees, nice place.

Thank Chintiong T
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely managed and sculpted sight with many cannons include the giant Krupp canon. Great for history buffs. Nice views of the surrounding beaches and town from here.

Thank MarciTravels
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Huli Hill Fort on the beach behind XMU, has long been considered the door of Xiamen. The Hulishan Cannon platform is divided into three parts, the battlement area, the barracks area, and the back mountain area. The structure is semi-blockhouse and semi- city wall, with a combination architecture style of both European and Ming and Qing Dynasties .

1 Thank Mimi Y
Hong Kong, China
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

This is a good place to visit if your interested in History, otherwise not much to see for the price you pay to get in. If your taking a public bus, leave a bit of extra time the bad traffic made our journey a lot longer then expected. There is a surprising large amount of English around the area and... More 

Thank brendanhoranhk
Xiamen, China
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Hulishan Fort is a great place to visit with family, friends or visitors on business. The Fort is well preserved and provides for a good hour or so of entertainment. I would recommend a trip up to Nanputou then through the University and onto the Fort. That will pretty much cover all of the best locations in Xiamen. There is... More 

Thank Jiggoman
Manila, Philippines
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34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

The star of this fort are the two massive cannons used during the war against the Japanese. Otherwise, this place is a nice lookout point for the sea and beyond. If you're interested in the history of Xiamen and its fight against the Japanese before, then this is a nice place to see. Allot around an hour or two to... More 

Thank Randell T
Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A little bit overpriced. Like my title, it's basically a big cannon (biggest in China) facing Taiwan. No harm to visit if you have plenty of time.

Thank datin_tan
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Old fort with a bunch of cannons. Reasonable signage in English with properly edited English. Children will enjoy the cannons and walking around the fort. While you do have to have a lot of interest in history to really make this place worth it, if you're in the area it's worth at least stopping in.

Thank inasianow
Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

It's a small fort featuring canons from the old days. Can spend a quick 30 minutes here if you are interested with canons or the history.

Thank sime_as
Shanghai, China
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Huli shan paotai has a big collection of old cannons, including a huge one, imported in 1890... from Germany. Many Captions are in english, and the entranc fee is only 25CNY. A visit is worthwile, duration ~1hr. Taxi from Zhongshann Road 10-20CNY,

1 Thank dirk S

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