The Weiyuan Fort

The Weiyuan Fort

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The Weiyuan Fort

Introduction: Introduction:Located in the Chuangpi ocean and at the foot of Beiwu Mountain, the weiyuan for..

Tickets:The Weiyuan Fort fee and opening hoursAdmission Fee: 8 yuan per personOpening Hours: 07:00

Travel Tips:Tips:Take care of you money and precious articles all the time in case of thieves.

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The Weiyuan Fort Introduction

Introduction:
Located in the Chuangpi ocean and at the foot of Beiwu Mountain, the weiyuan fort is an important coastal defense in Humen in the Opium War period. Together with Zhenyuan fort and Jingyuan fort, they make a triangle in shape and form a solid position in the long and narrow river. Between the forts there are spiles connected with iron chains, which help to stop the enemy navy from driving into. The fort has 40 cannons in total, it was here the famous navy commander GuanTianpei and his crews fought and bled to resist the attack of enemy. 
 

The Weiyuan Fort Features

Highlight:
The Weiyuan fort is o­ne of the battle field of the opium war. It is also o­ne of the ancient relic which is most complete and large-scale of our country. It is of great value in the study of history and historical relics, as well as in the scientific research, education and tourism. The fort is magnificent and grand. The whole length is 360 meters and it is like a crescent when you look down at it.  It is as tall as 6.2 meters, the basement is made up of granites.  It was here, the famous film, the opium war, directed by Xiejin was shot.

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The Weiyuan Fort fee and opening hours
Admission Fee: 8 yuan per person
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 17:00

The Weiyuan Fort Transporation

Traffic
It is in the Weiyuan island in Humen town, you can get there bus 2 or mini bus.

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