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Huli Mountain Fort, Xiamen

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#4 of 15 in Historic Sites in Xiamen
See how China protected itself at Huli Mountain Fort, a late 19th-century stronghold blending Ming and Qing architectural styles with European influences. Learn about what kind of weaponry the army used, such as the world's smallest cannon, displayed in the onsite museum, and the 14 m (45 ft) German-made cannon in the east fort. Explore the bunkers, trenches, secret tunnels, and the museum where you can learn more about the history of the place. Use our Xiamen day trip planning app to visit Huli Mountain Fort on your trip to Xiamen, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The fort is nice to 1-1.5 hours to visit, then enjoy a bite to eat at Holly's coffee a little further on and you still can walk along the beach/promenade and enjoy the nice weather.
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  • It would be interesting for those, who like old cannons. For all others there would be nothing special - a bit of history, statues, cannons. The fortress was build a hundred years ago, so it does not ...  more »
  • Lined with cannons were actually used during the war. Battery unique this city is surrounded by sea, tourist attractions and popular. Visited this place in other cities, but here is lined with more Cannon than I imagined and I felt powerful.
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Look in the western half of Xiamen to find the majority of its accommodations. Near the port, a number of high-rise hotels dominate the main squares and look over the city's main sights and green spaces. Work your way through the side streets and you'll find a number of family-run guesthouses, budget-friendly hostels, and rental apartments. Gulangyu Island, ever popular with domestic and international tourists, offers a wealth of rental villas, basic hostels, and pleasant family-run hotels.
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