Fort Zeelandia is Taiwan's oldest castle. Like her fate twists and Chi Qianlou profusion, not only easy to master several times, building appearance and uses are several changes. The original "Fort Zeelandia", in fact, built by the Dutch "Zeelandia", also known as "Orange City", is the earliest established in Taiwan bearing human castle, charge and do rule in Taiwan and the total foreign trade hub. Koxinga led to Taiwan, continue to use the Dutch colonial period two castles - Zeelandia and the general public cover the city, and were renamed "Anping Town," and "Tianfu"; former mansion as Trinh, who do political center for the whole table. Into the clearing, the political center moved to the mainland, the city changed uniforms bureau. Tongzhi years (AD 1873), the invading British warships, boats cannon arsenal explosion hit the city, along the walls ruined, after then into ruins. Later, once reduced to residents built houses, the Qing court construction "Eternal Golden Castle" masonry sources described scenario misery. Japanese occupation era, the original walls were razed, turned into a Japanese-style seen today redbrick Customs Quarters platform, so far, Dutch-style castle traces can be said to have been destroyed in the invisible.
Retrocession, renamed "Fort Zeelandia", after refurbishing the original Japanese-style homes turned into a memorial monument. Fort Zeelandia seen today, though already is rebuilding after the appearance after repeated, no longer have the bunker magnificent, but it holds a wealth of historical and cultural significance represented, is still very worthwhile list of the resort! In addition, opposite the entrance to the castle is located in the "Wing Han Art Gallery", the former site of the Qing tax division mansion, now on display Ariake Zheng Zhiqing towards folk heritage, visitors present their admission tickets free to visit Fort Zeelandia is also not to be missed stronghold.