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Dawulun Cannons

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Dawulun Cannons near Lovers’ Lake Park at the top of Dawulun Mountain is a vantage point on way through Jinshan to Keelung from Tamsui. It also overlooks Masu Creek and the nearby sea. Both a land and a marine defense point, it is among the most important old cannons of Keelung.

The parking space here is perfect for watching stars. It is not far from downtown Keelung and can be easily reached. Also, it is less light polluted and in relatively higher place. When the weather is good, one can expect to watch a full sky of stars here. This is a secret base for fans of stars and photography.
 

Fun Facts

The provincial historic site was located on Tawulun Mountain. Located 231 meters above sea level, the fort looks down to Lovers Lake to the west, Dawulun Bay to the north, Keelung and East Sea to the east. Walking up on a pebble footpath full of falling leaves, one will see the original structure of the fort, chassis, mechanical belt and storage room.

Travel Info

  • Add:No.19, Ln. 208, Jijin 1st Rd., Anle Dist., Keelung City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
  • Tel:886-2-24287664
  • Opening Hours:free open
  • Parking information:Two car parks of upper and lower, which can park 50 vehicles; sightseeing buses can park at upper car park.

Traffic Info

Public transportation:

  1. Take Keelung bus 505 to Qingrenhu Rd. bus stop; follow Lane 208 of Jijin 1st Rd.; it's about 40 min. by foot.
  2. Take Keelung bus 509 to Lovers Lake bus stop; walk across the street to the park area.

Driving:

  • Badu by the highway interchange, along the highway to Mackin Jinshan direction of the front row, connected fund Highway (Provincial Highway No. 2) continued line, through next stop sign outside Laos has a fork in the road, all the way to the Fund, Lane 208, whereby road entrance to the Valentine Lake trails. The entrance to the trail is now a visible beige farm hut hut turn toward the east by the former front line of gravel, about 1.3 km can be met fork in the road, take the left dirt road for about 3 minutes Lun Wu capable of reaching large fort.

Last updated:2020-02-15
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  • Office (Baisha Bay Visitor Center)
  • No.33-6, Xiayuankeng, Demao Village, Shimen District, New Taipei City, 25341 googlemap
  • Phone: 886-2-8635-5100
  • Fax: 886-2-2636-6675
  • Sanzhi Visitor Center
  • No.164-2, Putoukeng, Puping Village, Sanzhi District, New Taipei City, 25245 googlemap
  • Phone: 886-2-8635-5143
  • Fax: 886-2-8635-3748
  • Jinshan Visitor Center (Yehliu Service station)
  • No.171-2, Huanggang Rd., Jinshan District, New Taipei City, 20844 googlemap
  • Phone: 886-2-2498-8980
  • Fax: 886-2-2498-5290
  • Yehliu Visitor Center
  • No.167-1, Gangdong Rd., Yehliu village, Wanli District, New Taipei City, 20744 googlemap
  • Phone: 886-2-2492-2016
  • Fax: 886-2-2492-4519
  • Heping Island Visitor Center
  • No.360, Ping 1st Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Keelung City, 20247 googlemap
  • Phone: 886-2-2463-5452
  • Fax: 886-2-2463-6987
  • Guanyinshan Visitor Center (Guanyinshan Service station)
  • No.130, Sec. 3, Lingyun Rd., Wugu District, New Taipei City, 24844 googlemap
  • Phone: 886-2292-8888
  • Fax: 886-2-2291-9444

 

 

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