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Hengchun Old Town

Zhongshan Rd., Henchun Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan
+886 8 889 1298
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3-Day Tour: Southern Taiwan from Taipei with Cijing Island and Tainan
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Zhongshan Rd., Henchun Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan
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"old city walls"
in 3 reviews
"south gate"
in 4 reviews
"sunday night market"
in 2 reviews
"nice town"
in 2 reviews
"the food is great"
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"local food"
in 4 reviews
"walk around"
in 2 reviews
"kenting national park"
in 2 reviews
"gates"
in 20 reviews
"parts"
in 6 reviews
"taiwan"
in 12 reviews
"preserved"
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"terminal"
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"highlights"
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"chinese"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Actually there is no much to do there an old wall with 4 entrances and the wall around the town a couple of temple the food is great and cheap. The only interesting part is the bus terminal with free Wi-Fi and lovely people to...More

Thank Gheefrenchie
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

We did not deliberately stop here, but there are some interesting fortifications dating back to the Qing Dynasty, which are worth a bit of exploration.

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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Normal street but with old remnants of certain structures. As with most of Taiwan county, a blend of modern hip cafes and old-school shops nested within this ''ancient city" of Hengchun

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

We spent a week in Hengchun and chose it as our base to explore Kenting National Park. It's a lovely little, quiet and friendly, great food options, the people are really friendly and you have a much more local experience than being in the noisy,...More

Thank Karen D
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Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

Apart from the old city gates and the old city walls the place is pretty drab, not much to see at all.

1  Thank Etienne F
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

The old city walls and gates, especially the South Gate. The Sunday night market is just one among very many all over Taiwan. The most interesting stop is the outstanding duck restaurant, which serves nothing else. 夥計鴨肉冬粉 No. 35, Zhongshan Road, Hengchun. The quality is...More

1  Thank JoniHelsinki
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Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

What i like about hengchun is that the town seems to live its life regardless of the tons of tourists that come here. English is not yet widely used here, there is only nightmarket one evening a week and the restaurants dont seem to cater...More

1  Thank Yang Yang C
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Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Spent a night out dining here with some Taiwanese friends. Wanted to eat the local food available in South Taiwan. Nice Town. Very friendly. Hospitable. The Taiwanese are a fun loving easy going folk with a good sense of humor. Lots of laughter and bonding....More

1  Thank Mahesh A
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Very friendly town with many restaurants and shops. The old wall that surrounds the town is very interesting with some section well preserved and other sections almost gone. The walk around the wall reveals a diverse range of buildings and businesses providing a well rounded...More

2  Thank Nick L
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Reviewed June 9, 2017

Spent half a day at this historical town, lazing through the small streets and trying out the local food. The 4 main pass of this town have been restored, but one can only imagine the other parts of the walls that had long been destroyed...More

Thank limkopi
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