Taijiang Ecological Culture Zone

Taijiang Ecological Culture Zone You may not know it from the flat, suburban sprawl, but Tainan is on the doorstep of one of Taiwan’s eight national parks. The Taijiang National Park encompasses much of the coastline and estuaries north of Tainan City. Even within the city limits, sporadic areas are designated national parkland. The Taijiang … Continue reading

Sihcao Artillery Fort (Chenhai Fort)

Sihcao Artillery Fort (Sìcáo Pàotái 四曹砲台) The Qing government added several forts and batteries along strategic coastal areas of Taiwan during the Opium War of the 1840s to help bolster defenses against the British threat. Sihcao Artillery Fort was one of these forts. It covered a strategic position near the harbors at Luerman and Sihcao. … Continue reading