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Address: Tanggu Development Zone, 60 km SE of Tianjin City, Tianjin, China
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An important fort, it was built in the 16th century to protect China from...

An important fort, it was built in the 16th century to protect China from foreign invaders and expanded during the Opium War.

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Historical site and museum

The Taku forts were attacked by the British and other nations three times. One fort remains, and the museum tells the Chinese persepective fighting off the foreign devils. The... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2015
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Well done, China - I say well done. This site features a relatively new and extremely nice museum that shows the history of the fort. Lots of English displays and fascinating photos. Any historian of China will appreciate the role Dagu Fort has played in the sage of China and its experiences with foreign invaders. This museum does a great... More 

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Reviewed October 18, 2015

The Taku forts were attacked by the British and other nations three times. One fort remains, and the museum tells the Chinese persepective fighting off the foreign devils. The museum is new, and well set up. It is not far from Binhai Aircraft Carrier Theme Park (by taxi). Take the light railway from Tianjin centre to near the last stop... More 

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Reviewed May 17, 2013

I would definitely recommend a visit to this superb museum. It complements the site of one of the southern forts which has been tastefully restored. The Fort has been sensitively 'tidied up'. The causeway ramp provides access to the parapet which is marked out by a mix of authentic and replica guns of the 1860 period. From the top there... More 

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