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Address: No.1, Lane 28, Zhongzheng Road,Danshuei District, Xinbei 25158, Taiwan
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Danshui in One Day: History, Food and Night Market Walking Tour
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Bit of a hike but worth it

Fort Santo Domingo forms part of an historical precint down near the river mouth. It is a hike from the MRT station and you need to stay hydrated on a hot day but the views and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fort Santo Domingo forms part of an historical precint down near the river mouth. It is a hike from the MRT station and you need to stay hydrated on a hot day but the views and the historical context of the fort gives an insight into the early dyas when foreign countries such as Portugal and England made there mark... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Feels like 9 minutes too many. This is a major disappointment. It's an average looking building with some photos inside. Give it a miss.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Various foregn powers occupied Fort Santo Domingo. It was once a British consulate. It is open occcasionally, check for opening hours. The Fort is not far out of Dahshui.

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is a nice stop when visiting Tamsui. We walked all the way from the Train Station. It was a bit of a trek but there's a lot to keep you busy along the way. The Fort itself was being renovated in cladded when we visited but the grounds were beautiful. The British Consul General's residence is just adjacent to... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Tamsui is a highlight of Taipei, a fun day tip. All of the sights are close to each other and easy to reach. This is one of Tamsui's most famed sights. The building is beautiful and you can go inside as well.

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Bangkok
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Located not far from Tamsui harbor area. Can walk in about 30 minutes. A bit of a hill to climb, but some nice views of the waterfront and some old historic buildings. Nearby university is worth a visit as well. Nice gardens around this area.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

I visited the Fort and was taken aback at how serene it was. Even though it was busy there is a quiet elegance about the place and is a very real throwback to British Colonial days. The surrounding area within the grounds of Alathea University is also well worth wandering around to soak up the history. A very lovely unexpected... More 

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Thank weeman55
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

a place steeped in history, with amazing views. Well worth the visit, during summer you can walk along the shore afterwards back to the train.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Located on top of a hill overlooking Danshui/Tamsui, this historic building is the country's most important monument commemorating the early involvement of foreigners in Taiwan. The fort was first built in the 1600's by the Spanish, then taken over by the Dutch, and then its final foreign owner was the British, who turned it into a consulate. You will never... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Have been writing reviews for many attractions in Taipei and realised I rated almost all at average and okay comment. Nothing special about Fort Santo Domingo, paid a visit while I was at Dan Shui area. Almost all attractions are within walking distance, good to walk around to explore though.

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