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Address: Qijin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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The visit to this historic Qihou fort conjure up images of the surrender of Singapore (my country) by the defeated British colonial forces to the ruthless invading Imperialist... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2015
Singapore, Singapore
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63 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a climb from street level, but excellent view of the sea and Kaohsiung city and Cijin island from here.

Thank arjun_stc
Ottawa, Canada
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388 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Nearly all in ruins but surrounded by massive city walls. We seemed to have walked forever in the heat and humidity. From the fort you look down to schools, universities, shops and housing. The fort was not busy the day we were there. Plus no admittance fee. There were students in groups socializing and studying. All nice to see

Thank cebcolpitts
Klang, Malaysia
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44 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Cihou fort is built in 1875 by Qing dynasty. Standing on a 142 years old fort, overlooking the beautiful Kaohsiung landscape.

Thank edck2014
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213 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Hiding amongst several temples, food street and metro station, you need to find extra minute to search the location, which directory sign was not clear, and the battery base was either not well protected. You would find quite disappointing reaching there.

Thank Chun pang L
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77 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Just an empty building. Nothing much but its a nice place for photos. You can climb to the roof and look out to the sea. The view is quite breathtaking. On the other side you can see Qijing city. I would recommend that you rent a double electrical bicycle (with a sunshade on top) and take it for a spin... More 

Thank b_Yeam
Singapore, Singapore
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51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

its an easy walk to go up the hill, if you have not been exercised for a long time, this would be challenged for you. Up to the hill top, you can have a bird view of the Kaohsiung city as well as the beautiful sea front. Besides, you can visit the lighthouse museum is just at one corner of... More 

Thank hankwang
Singapore, Singapore
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607 reviews
518 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 710 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The visit to this historic Qihou fort conjure up images of the surrender of Singapore (my country) by the defeated British colonial forces to the ruthless invading Imperialist Japanese Army during the Second World War. Prior to the outbreak of the war, the British forces had confidently constructed in Singapore what Sir Winston Churchill described as the most formidable and... More 

1 Thank soh_kien_peng
Taipei, Taiwan
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117 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2014

In the upper part of Cijin, Qihou Paotai is a good place to visit. Nice to take pictures, but the fort is not so well preserved. But gives a good idea of the constructions of that time! Ah, it is not a wonderful choice to someone with a baby stroller (we had to ask for help...)

1 Thank magicianlg
Singapore, null, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

We cycled to the bottom of the hill, parked our bikes there and walked up to the fort. The view of Cijin Island from the top of the fort is awesome! You could see the beach too. It's a stunning view :D

2 Thank StelzY
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Not sure where the title of this location came from, it is actually an old fort on the top of a hill on Cijin (Chichin) Island. The hike to get up there is a little steep - I made the mistake of heading up at noon on a hot day. But it was worth it! Beautiful view out into the... More 

2 Thank Snowisfree

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