Hengchun Old Town, Pingtung County

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#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Pingtung County
One of Taiwan's best-preserved historical towns, Hengchun Old Town retains its original city gates and ramparts. Stroll along parts of the original 2,500 m (8,202 ft) long, 13 m (42 ft) high city wall that once completely surrounded the city. When passing through, make sure to visit each of the gates and take in views over the entire city from the watchtowers above. Throngs of tourists give the old quarter a distinct buzz, which carries over in its vibrant nightlife and pristine beaches. A visit to Hengchun Old Town represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Pingtung County road trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This trip settlements Ding Eagle trip, by the weather Yuqian, and then to the last light city view of the spring ancient city, found the town 墎 Aleppo long, along the city wall green trees, turf, mountains, structure into a unique aesthetic feeling. Walking along the city's 墎 to a point where you can reach a baseball field, you can finally see the last part of the city wall, and whether it has been deliberately preserved than the ancient miracle.
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  • Spent a night out dining here with some Taiwanese friends. Wanted to eat the local food available in South Taiwan. Nice Town. Very friendly. Hospitable. The Taiwanese are a fun loving easy going folk ...  more »
  •  From '17.10.5 up to 12 day stay in half a day, tours of the hotel tour-on participated, visited. Some is the venerable walls, special tours way to go, I feel like not so. System used in the competition have just seen on TV, greased bamboo climbing it is interesting. I think any time you go around in.
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  • More important than the other three gates since most of the traffic goes past it everyday. Looks like the Hengchun's modern gate entrance. Majestic look, lots of people take pictures under it everyday.
  • An Heng chun ancient Gate buiding .. so great
  • Just to be clear, it's an old gate. Which is cool as a piece of history, but don't plan too much time here.
  • A signature historical building of the Heng Chun Old Town, visit the remaining three of you are interested!
  • quite a relaxing spot

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Where to stay in Pingtung County

As most visitors choose to stay in nearby Kaohsiung, Pingtung lacks large hotels and international chains. In town, locally operated motels offer amenities such as free Wi-Fi, private parking, and air-conditioned rooms. Shoestring travelers can opt for one of a handful of centrally located hostels.
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