The South Gate was a defensive construction of armed conflict between Zhangzhou and Quanzhou. During Japanese colonial period, the South Gate was demolished and reconstructed to 120 steps.
Down the mountain there is a stone horse statue. The steps are quite steep.
Taipei 臺北 is the capital of the Republic of China (ROC, Taiwan), on the southwestern edge of the Pacific Ocean. The lush island of Taiwan is also known as "Formosa".