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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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  • Besides Gulangyu Island, this is another popular attraction, hence expect tour groups and the crowd. When I visited on Saturday morning around 10 am, the entrance display panel showed as of that day, ...  more »
  • The 13,000 square metre Huli Mountain Fort, better known as “Hulishan Fortress,” is one of China’s national and cultural sites. One of its large, 13.9-metre long, 50-ton, 280 mm, 19th century cannons ...  more »
  • Nice location to see some history and take some pictures. There is a place you can dress as old huli shan army and take pictures. Enjoyed  more »

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