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Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)

No.212 Section 2, Minzu Road, Zhongxi District, Tainan, Taiwan
+886 6 220 5247
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No.212 Section 2, Minzu Road, Zhongxi District, Tainan, Taiwan
West Central District/ North District
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+886 6 220 5247
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is not worth a visit. We paid 50NT to enter. It is a very small courtyard. You go around the courtyard. In the centre is a temple. There's a small cafe within the courtyard. The place is very run down. I think the place...More

Thank meadowCY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tower isnt a real tower right now after the quake destroyer it. Completed the visit in just 15mins. 50nt entrance fee is reasonsble.

Thank gemsfinder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went as I rarely skip any place which is historically significant. Advice: wait for the local tour guides there to guide you through the fort, they tell interesting stories!

Thank Gan S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located in the city of Tainan, can be reached from Tainan train station by bus no. 88 or 99. Admission fee of NTD50- required. Nothing much except to see the old tower built during the Dutch colony in Tainan. Some parts have been refurbished and...More

Thank M L K
Reviewed 15 August 2017

To me, this is very average. Seems more like a nice neighbourhood park that you'll do your evening strolls in. The tower is ordinary. There are some old guns around the building like many forts do. Just another check box in the travel itinerary

Thank MarketingAnalyst
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

You need to pay to get in. In my opinion, is this just a tower like you can find many of these in the city and Taiwan. I did not understood why people need to pay for this. You can visit the building and have...More

Thank Jonas D
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Here are many cultural and historic attractions in the center of Tainan City, but this is one of the more beautiful, photogenic sites for visitors. You will learn about the Dutch history of Fort Provintia, and the rule of Koxinga, who later took over the...More

Thank TonyCoolidge
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

A good simple monument remains of the Dutch, ok to visit once @ NTD 50 per person. Take buses 88 or 99 to go around in that area to see other places of interest. I couldn't take these buses as operation was suspended because of...More

Thank Krishnamachari S
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Visit this fort will allow you to understand the history of Tainan and Koxinga's encounters with the Dutch. Although not much of the original fort remains, it is worth a visit to see the physical manifestations of the different eras in Tainan's history. If you...More

Thank weiwei_sg
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I visited Chihkan Tower as the sun was setting and it was beautiful. It was a nice, relatively quiet place to visit at that time too.

Thank travelingb0tanist
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West Central District/ North District
The West Central District is the most populous and the
busiest area. A lot of shops and hotels crowd the
district, and the long-standing history results in a
variety of street food. In addition to that, this
district also has the highest number of temples. This
is how it got the name “Tainan’s Pantheon.” Historic
buildings are literally ubiquitous. For example,
Hayashi Department Store, National Museum of Taiwan
...More
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