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Fort San Domingo, located on the hilltop overlooking Tamsui River estuary, was established by the Spanish in 1628. It was torn down by the Spanish before they were expelled from Tamsui by the Dutch in 1642. The Dutch then built Fort Antonio near the...more
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No.1, Lane 28, Zhongzheng Road,Danshuei District, New Taipei 25158, Taiwan
I wouldn‘t expect everyone to find this fort interesting, but for history buffs like myself, it was a nice addition to my tour of historical sites. It takes understanding of the background knowledge to fully appreciate the value of this place
This is a fun tour about the high up neighborhoods of Tamsui. Visit this fort last and the white house first (that way you have less climbing). The fort was interesting but the most amazing things were the photos of Tamsui from the 1970s which...More
To get to the fort, you would need to take MRT red line al the way to last stop of Tamsui. Here is the decision you need to consider, once you get out of the MRT station, you can either follow the crowd, wander along...More
Tamsui Former British Consulate (前淡水英國領事館) is located in Tamsui about 20 km (12.4 mi) from Taipei Station. The history can traced back to 1628 when the Spanish occupied northern Taiwan and built a wooden fort, Fort San Domingo (聖多明哥堡), at the hilltop overlooking Tamsui River....More
I was visiting Tamsui and decided to visit the fort. They charge an entrance fee.
I was hoping to see something interesting, but turns out most of the displays are things you have to read; lots of texts. Didn't see any artifacts.
While the stuff...More
We had a chance to visit this historic place that now functions more as a museum. It is well maintained, but still has some of the old feel to it. It is set on a hill overlooking a bay with a nice view across to...More
If you're in Tamsui, then you visit this because you might not have other things to do. This is just near the station anyway... probably 10-15 minutes walk. The inside are mostly tarpaulins with some information... No much interesting artifacts.
What ever happened to this place? This fort used to have rooms filled with beautiful artifacts from the old days. I remember going to this place just to see them. Now you literally get EMPTY rooms, and rooms filled with furniture that weren't even replica...More
The enchanting Tamsui Old Street boasts the most beautiful Fisherman’s Wharf sunset of Taiwan. There are also well-complimented delectable snacks such as Ah Gei (bean curd) and fish ball, etc. On Bali left bank, there is the Ferry Old Street and Wazihwei Nature Reserve. It is relaxing and comfortable whether by strolling or cruising through on a bike. Besides the bustling business district, Tamsui is also full of
an old vintage flavor. From western architectural relics to residences dating back to Japanese rule, each with their respective features and great stories to tell. If you visit Tamsui in spring, the magnificent cherry blossoms of Tianyuan Palace are a must see. If you wish for further intimacy with nature, why not camp out for the night under the starry sky. The Bali culture park camping site offers round, transparent bubble tents. Experience the close, seamless connection to surrounding nature from within for an unforgettable memory.