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Huli Mountain Fort, Xiamen

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#4 of 16 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 museum has one of the oldest and largest cannons in the area, it is an impressive structure and offers great views of the sea. The museum does have good English translations as well.  more »
  • The educational significance is very good ~ is to remember to come here fast heat exhaustion sells the ticket the top has a tent super stuffy roadside has many vending machines I quickly bought a bottle of Sprite slow back ... In the summer, the mosquitoes are so much more poisonous. There is a beach to watch the sunset just to see the beautiful, very tall building in Xiamen.
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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 »
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