Official God of War Temple
This is the oldest and most impressive temple in Taiwan dedicated to Guandi (Guan Gong), a Han-dynasty general deified as the God of War...
182 Art Space
A cool indie gallery inside a pretty 50-year-old building. The three-and-a-half floors of gallery space hosts regular exhibitions of...
Grand Matsu Temple
This lively temple once served as the palace of Ning Jin, the last king of the Ming dynasty. If you wish to confirm visually that a...
A Chuan Melon Drink
Well-known melon (or winter squash) drink stand across from Official God of War Temple. Look for the queue. Winter melon cools the body...
Chi Kin Dandanman
Set in a Japanese-era merchant's house, this is a fun place to try traditional dànzǐmiàn (擔仔麵), a simple dish that mixes noodles with a...
212 Minzu Rd; 民族路212號 · interesting places nearby
Chihkan Towers information
This old fort is a splendid place to roam around, or to enjoy an outdoor concert on weekends. However, only the foundation is the original. Chihkan has gone through many masters – Ming, Qing and Japanese, and the Kuomintang (KMT; China's Nationalist Party) – since the foundations were first laid by the Dutch in 1653. At that time the seashore reached the fort's outer walls.