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the only remaining gate in Lukang

This gate happened to be 20 m from my guest house, Small Eye Backpacker, otherwise i probably would... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
palawanismyhome
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puerto princesa
Lukang old town

The gate is a remnant of older times when the town would be closed at night for protection. Nothing... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Valerie C
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Toulouse, France
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May 11, 2017
“the only remaining gate in Lukang”
Mar 19, 2016
“Lukang old town”
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No. 47, Houche Ln., Lukang Township, Taiwan
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

This gate happened to be 20 m from my guest house, Small Eye Backpacker, otherwise i probably would never have seen it. The gate was constructed in 1830 to keep invaders out, but hardly worth making a special trip to see it.

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Reviewed 19 March 2016

The gate is a remnant of older times when the town would be closed at night for protection. Nothing special in itself, but the historical area is quite enjoyable with its paved lanes and lively markets. A special mention to Lukang inhabitants, so friendly and...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I couldn’t imagine this gate being the only means of defense from attacking people but there must not have been tremendous armies back then. I’m thinking more along the lines of closing the gate to keep out some thieves as we would close and lock...More

Thank Daniel A
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