Chikan House in Tainan Chiqian Street & 4th Avenue, the most famous monuments in Tainan and spiritual symbol of Chinese Ming Yongli seven years (AD 1653), the Dutch in this building "cover the general China City", Han then with "Chi Qianlou", "barbarians floor" or "orang F" to call it, to Yi Wei Yongli nine years (AD 1655) substantially completed, this is the initial Chiqian Lou. At that time the tower, the mountains and the sea, and a few miles outside of Fort Zeelandia relatively remote hope each other horns, console River inland sea.
Chi Qianlou 300 years, after the Ming Zheng, Qing Dynasty, as well as the changes during the Japanese occupation, living is a microcosm of the history of Taiwan, but also the 17th century historical changes in Tainan best witness. And its castle-style building from the Netherlands, Diego through generation change that has made China outline of the building. Various smells from the temple to the double floor side by side; has filled the base city, there are towering monuments; has dug the entrance of the fans, but also explore the cave pit in reality. After the retrocession of Taiwan, Chi Qianlou used as Tainan Municipal History Museum.