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banyan roots fall like waterfalls

Aping Harbor was one of the treaty ports opened to foreign during the 19th century. Scottish... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
yonghan w
Interesting combination of nature & architecture

There are a number of paths & raised platforms to explore in the Anping Tree House, you can see the... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
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No.106-108 Gubao Street, Anping District, Tainan, Taiwan
Anping District/ Annan District
+886 6 391 3901
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aping Harbor was one of the treaty ports opened to foreign during the 19th century. Scottish merchant James Tait came here and established The Tait & Company, doing the export business of sugar and camphor until Taiwan became a Japanese colony. Before these goods were...More

1  Thank yonghan w
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Anping tree house (安平樹屋) is actually an abandoned building being "conquered" vastly by roots of living banyan trees. It is a typical example of nature overpowering human creation. A great spectacle indeed for this historical building which was erected by Tait & Company in 1867...More

Thank Zheng J
Reviewed 23 May 2018

its a must seen place when you go to Tainan. Anping tree house is an abandoned merchant house, and the tree took care of it. its an easy access to go there by car. it close at around 4 or 5 pm, so better not...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

For anyone who has ever read the book "The World without Us" (by Alan Weisman, about what would happen to the natural and built environment if humans suddenly disappeared) this site will strike a chord. Around 1867 a warehouse was built near Anping Harbour which...More

3  Thank Janet1016
Reviewed 28 March 2018

There are a number of paths & raised platforms to explore in the Anping Tree House, you can see the knotted roots of the giant Banyan tree on the ground or you can take the stairs to view the house from the skyway above. It's...More

Thank danschaumann
Reviewed 24 March 2018

It is quite a surprise to see these old house walls totally engulfed by the roots of the banyan tree. Visitors can also walk out in a raised walkway to see the river, the mangroves and the distant view of Tainan.

Thank 775Jenniferruth775
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Really interesting to see how much the tree has taken over the house. Walking among the branches gives amazing views. If you are in Tainan this is a must see.

Thank Bolero1968
Reviewed 24 March 2018

A banyan tree grew near this house of business. As time past the tree was allowed to spread its roots in every direction. Now you can see the tree has literally taken over the house. The roots grew through the walls, across the floor, around...More

1  Thank Betty A
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Nice place to experience nature at work. We were lucky to come and see a photography exibition here 😊

Thank lovesun74
Reviewed 9 March 2018

It is what the title says. It is an interesting scene to see but less attractive than the Zeelandia fort and the street market behind it. If you are in Anping, it is worthwhile to spend half an hour in it.

Thank Tom C
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Anping District/ Annan District
Anping District is the area first developed in Taiwan.
It is also the key to Taiwan’s involvement in the
international community. The two famous historic
monuments, Anping Fort (a.k.a. Fort Zeelandia) and
Eternal Golden Castle leave behind them the traces of
international trade made by various countries. Another
historic monument that stands the test of time is Tree
House, in which beautiful stories were created along
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Response from TonyCoolidge | Reviewed this property |
Well, nearby there are quite a few cultural attractions, such as Anping Fort, Anping Old Street, the German Trade House. All of it within walking distance.