Hulishan Fortress

The Hulishan Fortressis located in the southeastern marine foreland project of Xiamen Island, Xiamen City, Fujian Province, China. It is adjacent to the Xiamen University and is surrounded by the sea on three sides. It has a long history but it is very complete after good preservation. There will be at least 2 performances per day in the scenic area, and there will be additional performances on holidays. After the performance, you can take a free photo with the actors. The performance is very interesting. You may have only known that the ancient guns should be ignited. Today, after visiting the Hulishan Fortress, you may finally understand that it has to be wiped the oil gun barrel and load the bomb before the ignition. It is really very fantastic. The opposite side of the sea is Taiwan province. The staff of the Hulishan Fortress scenic spot are really very attentive, and there are many cartoon characters, which are very funny.

Tickets for the Hulishan Fortress are 26 yuan/person, but if you choose booking tickets online, it will be just 23 yuan, and you can directly enter the scenic spot by showing the QR code, so that your tour there will be very convenient. The Hulishan Fortress scenic spot is not too big, and it just takes about half a day to finish your visit there. You can go to South Putuo Temple in the morning and visit the Baicheng Beach after visiting Xiamen University, then go to the Hulishan Fortress. There are a lot of buses that will take you reach the scenic spot, which is very convenient.

You can enter Hulishan Fortress from the West Gate, and all the way you will visit the Hongyi cannon to the Krupp cannon, from a single launch angle to 360 degrees of rotation, you can sense that the weapon is constantly upgraded, in order to not be beaten. The Krupp cannon is the world’s largest, earliest and most complete preserved rear cannon on the original site. This is also a major attraction for the Hulishan Fortress. It can be rotated for 360 degrees. It is worthy your visit if you are interested in historical scenic spots.

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