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Gongzi Liao Fort

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Type  Former fort
Province  Taiwan Province
Location  Xinyi, Keelung, Taiwan
Phone  +886 2 2428 2101
Gongzi Liao Fort
Address  Lane 141, Jiaozhong St, Xinyi District, Keelung City, Taiwan 201
Hours  Open today · Open 24 hoursFridayOpen 24 hoursSaturdayOpen 24 hoursSundayOpen 24 hoursMondayOpen 24 hoursTuesdayOpen 24 hoursWednesdayOpen 24 hoursThursdayOpen 24 hours
Similar  Uhrshawan Battery, Baimiweng Fort, Dawulun Fort, Badouzi Fish Harbor, Xiyu Eastern Fort

The Gongzi Liao Fort (Chinese: 槓子寮砲台; pinyin: Gàngzi Liáo Pàotái) is a former fort in Xinyi District, Keelung City, Taiwan.

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History

The fort was built by the Japanese in 1904 after they landed in Keeling following the Treaty of Shimonoseki with Qing Dynasty. It had been used as a military facility and garrison was placed there after the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China.

Architecture

The fort is divided into four areas, which are living area and barracks, warehouse, gun emplacement and observatory. The fort is also equipped with facilities such as lookout posts, barricades, command stations, blockhouses, tunnels, ammunition depots, water reservoir etc.

References

Gongzi Liao Fort Wikipedia


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