Hulishan Fort Tours – Xiamen, Fujian Province, China
About this place
The Fort was completed in 1896 as part of the coastal defense of Xiamen. Before entering the fort you should take advantage of a spectacular view of the ocean and coast line. The whole fort has a park-like feel to it with beautiful landscaping and flowers. The Fort houses an enormous, well preserved German-built cannon which was one of the largest cannons ever built. The 208 millimeter caliber, 14 meter long cannon had a range of about 10,000 meters. As well, the Fort has interesting exhibits of distinctively shaped and patterned stones; many types of smaller caliber cannons; swords and guns.
Website (Only in Chinese)-- more pictures and a detailed history.
Public Bus Routes to Hulishan Fort: 2, 20, 22, 35, 48, 86, 87 and 106.
Local bus routes: No. 2, 22, 48, 86, 87, 106, 29, 47, 809, 96, 35. Get off at Huli Shan stop (胡里山站).
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