Baimiweng Fort – Keelung, Taiwan

The Baimiweng Fort is located on a hill by Keelung Port, it used to be an important defense system of northern Taiwan. The cannons no longer exist, but you may still see the fort. When you overlook on the hill, you will see Hsieh-ho Power Plant and Keelung Port.

Keelung, officially known as Keelung City, is a major port city situated in the northeastern part of Taiwan. Surrounded by mountains, it’s known for its sheltered harbor. It borders New Taipei with which it forms the Taipei–Keelung metropolitan area, along with Taipei itself. Nicknamed the Rainy Port for its frequent rain and maritime role, the city is Taiwan’s second largest seaport (after Kaohsiung).

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