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Baimiweng Fort


Zhongzheng, Keelung, Taiwan
History and museums
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fort, historic site, landmark



The Baimiweng Fort (Chinese: 白米甕砲台; pinyin: Báimǐwèng Pàotái) is a former fort in Zhongshan District, Keelung City, Taiwan.

 

Name

The fort is also named Holland Castle or Gun Emplacement of Fort Holland.

History

The fort was probably constructed during the Dutch Formosa and Spanish Formosa period. It was once occupied by the French Third Republic army during the Sino-French War. The Japanese government remodeled the fort to become as what it is today.

Architecture

The sea facing fort shape has a rectangle shape. It has three sections, which are Barbette, control center and observation station.

 


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