05 November 2011

Hulishan Fortress – A Historical Fort In Xiamen

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Constructed in 1892, the Hulishan Fortress is one of the country’s main historical and cultural sites. Located in Xiamen, this famous fortress was built during the reign of Emperor Guangxu and those visiting the site can view such features as a command tower, a rectangular castle, a secret tunnel way and barracks. Other noteworthy attractions here include a huge 60 ton canon that spans a length of about 45 feet and the Rongguang Museum which has a collection of ancient swords and guns. Those planning a sightseeing tour around the city can stay at such centrally located Xiamen luxury hotels as Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen. Situated in the downtown area, this modern Xiamen hotel is suited for business and leisure travellers alike.