Fort Huwei Tamsui

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Located on Zhongzheng Rd in Danshui District, New Taipei City (Taipei County). Fort Huwei was built and reconstructed in 1886 by the first Taiwan Governor, Chuan-Ming Liu. You may still see four words saying “Key to the North” on the door plaque of the fort, representing the importance of the fort guarding northern Taiwan. Fort Huwei is now considered as a Tier-Second historical site of Taiwan.There are two outbound layers of Tamsui Fort Huwei, the inner layer was the former dormitories for soldiers, storeroom for weapons and food, office for the governor, etc. The open exhibition areas now display pictures of old Tamsui and historical information relating to the fort. The outer layer is stationed by numerous forts, from the outer layer, visitors may enjoy beautiful views of Tamsui River. Besides, another worth visit attraction is the nearby Tamsui Martyr’s Shrine that offers one of the eight fantastic views of Tamsui with various pine tree troops.
 

scenery features:

The only fort from the time well preserved until now. It is designated a class two historical monument.

opening hours:

Open Hour
Weekdays
09:30-17:00
Weekends
09:30-18:00
Close on every first Monday each month
Will open if the Monday was a national holiday and close on the next day
Close on Chinese New Year’s Eve and Chinese New Year
Close on election

Contact Number
02-26295390

expenditure brief:

Free of charge
The above fees are for reference purposes only; actual costs are informed at the actual venue and we do NOT give any prior notice.

Directions:

By Car
From Tamsui MRT Station
1.5 km heading Tamsui
Look for signs near the Tamsui Golf Course

By Taxi
Take a cab from Tamsui MRT Station

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Near Attractions

Fort San Domingo

Little White House Tamsui (The Former Residence of Danshui Tax Division Customs)

Tamsui Red Castle