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Chiwan Old Fort

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Important historical monument in a nice viewpoint at sunset

As we are leaving not so far away from here, we decided to hike to the Old Fort on a sunny sunday... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2017
tonin92
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Just passed by ..

Saw it on maps when passing by and added to wish to do list..looks like a cultural place to... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2016
RakeshN20
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4 Jun 2017
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18 Apr 2017
“Important historical monument in a nice viewpoint at sunset”
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Top of Shekou Peninsula , Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518021, China
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Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Shame there was no English written plaque to read information about what we were seeking . Heard it was a drug lord that is the statue

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Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

As we are leaving not so far away from here, we decided to hike to the Old Fort on a sunny sunday afternoon... not easy to find but go straight to the sea and HK then you will discover a "jungle old Fort" clean ,...More

Thank tonin92
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Just a small fort in an industrial district. The trees block the view to the ocean. It is hard to find.

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Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Saw it on maps when passing by and added to wish to do list..looks like a cultural place to explore.. Chiwan is a ship port and one of the main point in south china for International export and import. Very close to Hongkong this place...More

Thank RakeshN20
Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

Fort is small and difficult to find. Terrible lack of signposts and directions in chiwan. Showed authentic chinese history as the fort is 400 years old. Worth a look if you combine it with other things in chiwan. Old cannon and statue to view. Nice...More

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed September 17, 2014

I liked this fort. It is small and not super easy to find, but it's cool. It's shady on the hill, so it isn't so bad walking up there from the chiwan metro.

Thank bgroe
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Very small old fort on top of the Chiwan mountain/hill. Its kind of interesting but a very small attraction. Not much more than a small fort/house, a statue, and a canon. Views of the harbor aren't very good lots of trees in the way. You...More

1  Thank Kramson
Reviewed August 24, 2011

Located in the Chiwan area of the modern China city of Shenzhen. Built during the Qing Dynasty, the fort was used to protect the Pearl River from the British during the Opium War. This fort is also known as the "Left Fort". the right fort...More

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