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Chihkan Tower, Tainan | by Neil Wade
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Chihkan Tower, Tainan

Taiwan was once governed by the Dutch. They built several forts in Tainan to help control the occasional uprisings. Chihkan Tower 赤崁樓 (Fort Provintia) was built in 1653 and traded rulers hands several times over the centuries before being recently restored.

 

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Taken on January 23, 2009