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Cihou Fort

Qijin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
+886 7 799 5678
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Excellent views from here

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

Reviewed 17 May 2017
arjun_stc
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Singapore
One of the best

Nearly all in ruins but surrounded by massive city walls. We seemed to have walked forever in the... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
cebcolpitts
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Ottawa, Canada
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good53%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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17 May 2017
“Excellent views from here”
23 Apr 2017
“One of the best”
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Qijin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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+886 7 799 5678
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

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
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...More

Thank cebcolpitts
Reviewed 15 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
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
Reviewed 6 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...More

Thank B_rendayy
Reviewed 19 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...More

Thank hankwang
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...More

1  Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed 10 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...More

1  Thank magicianlg
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
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...More

2  Thank Snowisfree
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