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Zhongshan Rd., Henchun Township, Taiwan
+886 8 889 1298
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All reviews south gate sunday night market the food is great walk around local food kenting national park wall parts architecture taiwan terminal highlights chinese cars tourists
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

It’s nice to walk around and either shop or drop in to one of the many eateries there. There are quite a few duck restaurants, apparently the town is famous for it’s duck! A very charming place to visit, you can see the old walls...More

Thank Doc P
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

You can easily walk to each ancient gate, but there is crowded traffic. The old town is cute and small.

Thank KB C
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We we're staying at the Kentington resort and took the shuttle bus in to town. Walked the streets and visited some great little shops. Go in and out of the allies. Pick up a map to find out where some of the most interesting places...More

Thank HeidelbergSummer
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We really liked the town - the old centre is great with trendy little gift shops, coffee houses and superb food/eating options.

Thank LondonMatt75
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Hengchun will remain a one-and-only visit too me. Another place you will never miss if you haven´t been there. My memories of this place mainly refer to animal abusive observations, such as: - Street food/tea vendors keeping parrots as "decorative elements" in super small cages...More

Thank seelandkatja
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

It’s such a small town so it’s worth the trip to see all four gates. You can walk on one of the gates through the ramp walkways. Old architecture that still left behind. Two of the gates allow pass through traffics. No admission fees to...More

Thank sheanac2015
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The old Southern Gate of the Hengchun original town is a sight to behold if you like architecture and ancient remains. Apparently all 4 gates are quite beautiful. The Southern gate was the only one I had the pleasure of stopping at. The cars and...More

Thank Natalia B
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Very cute old town, come and enjoy a meal and a short walk. The south gate is the best preserved old city gate.

Thank kangelini
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Actually there is no much to do there an old wall with 4 entrances and the wall around the town a couple of temple the food is great and cheap. The only interesting part is the bus terminal with free Wi-Fi and lovely people to...More

Thank Gheefrenchie
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We did not deliberately stop here, but there are some interesting fortifications dating back to the Qing Dynasty, which are worth a bit of exploration.

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