No.31, Dongshan, Jinsha Township, Kinmen County Taiwán, R.O.C
Kinmen County Forestry Research Institute
Kinmen used to have lush forest. After the damages of battles, the forests have disappeared and the land became bare. General Hu Lian, under the direction from President Chiang Kai-shek, began pushing the greening of Kinmen. After many decades of efforts from Forestry Research Center, the target of “park at sea” was met.
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About 5 minutes drive way
No.1-11, Anmin Village, Jinhu Township, Kinmen County Taiwán, R.O.C
August 23rd Artillery Battle Museum
Besides a timeline about the historic battle, you can also see some of the military hardware used: the F-86 Sabre fighter plane, the 156-mm howitzer, an amphibious landing vehicle, tracked (LVT) and a light tank, the M24 Chaffee. Engraved on the walls of the entrance hall are the names of the 587 officers who lost their lives in the battle.
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About 10 minutes drive way
Shanwai to Lindou, Jinhu Township, Kinmen County Taiwán, R.O.C
Taihu is an artificial lake providing water for irrigation and other civil uses. Although highly functional, it has a special feel to it, with its natural shoreline and small island.
About 7 minutes drive way
Taiwu Mountain, Jinhu Township, Kinmen County Taiwán, R.O.C
Mount Taiwu is situated at the center of Kinmen Island. Though it is only 253 meters high, it is the highest mountain in Kinmen. Mount Taiwu is an important place that commemorates Taiwan Strait Battle of August 23rd. Apart from climbing up to the top view point and hiking, the mountain is filled with cultural heritage such as Wu Wang Zai Ju and Haiin Temple, which are unique attractions in Kinmen.
About 16 minutes drive way
Shanhou Folk and Culture Village, Jinsha Township, Kinmen County Taiwán, R.O.C
Shanhou Folk Culture Village
Shanhou Folk Culture Village has the most complete range of traditional Minnan-style houses, built between 1876 and 1900. Also from that time, there's a school building and the Wang clan ancestral shrine.
About 12 minutes drive way
Zhaishan Hillside, Southeast of Gugang Lake, Jincheng Township, Kinmen County Taiwán, R.O.C
Following the staircase down into Zhaishan Tunnel, you can't help but be in awe of this permanent testament to military engineering. Built to hide boats, construction started in 1961, and took 5 years to complete. An undeniably challenging task at the time!
About 30 minutes drive way
Mofan Street, Jincheng Township, Kinmen County Taiwán, R.O.C
In about 1640, the people walking in this area were soldiers. The famous Ming Dynasty commander Zheng Chenggong (also known as Koxinga), trained his men here, in preparation for his successful attack on the Dutch colonists in Tainan, expelling them from Taiwan.
The attractive red brick buildings you see now are thanks to a local businessmen association, which gathered funds in 1924 to build this one-of-a-kind (in Kinmen) set of shopfronts.
About 26 minutes drive way
No.1, Taoyuan Rd., Jinning Township, Kinmen County Taiwán, R.O.C
Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor Inc
A trip to Kinmen simply isn't complete without at least a sip of Kaoliang liquor. Aromatic, sweet, spicy and brisk, it's distinctive.
Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor Inc., is a public enterprise whose sales help fund various local services, including school lunches for Kinmen children and bus passes for all local residents.
About 20 minutes drive way