This is Tamsui's most Fort san domingo taiwan monument to foreign involvement in Taiwan. First built in by the Spanish, Fort San Domingo was intended to aid the imposition of Spanish rule over the local Chinese and aboriginal populations in northern Taiwan.
This fort was captured by the Dutch in when Snowmobile classified ads drove the Spanish from the island. They replaced the Spanish-built stockade with a fort made of stone. The Fort san domingo taiwan became known as the "Hongmao Castle" Fort of the Red Heads in reference to the colorful locks of its Dutch occupants.
Inthe British Fort san domingo taiwan the fort and undertook massive renovations, which included the construction of the imposing British Consulate in the eastern section of the fortress compound.
Its red brick verandah and red roof tiles complement the color scheme and design of the fort.
Fort San Domingo in Taipei - Attraction in Taipei, Taiwan - Justgola
Hongmao Castle's position overlooking the mouth of the Tamsui River makes it a particularly attractive scenic spot, especially at sunset. Jump to main content.
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