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Address: Zhongshan Rd., Henchun Township, Pingtung, Taiwan
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If you are in the area for a few days, it is quite interesting to walk the old walls of Hengchun. It's usually quite a peaceful activity with lovely views of the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
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Taipei, Taiwan
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its nice to walk through the Old Town and visit some local coffee shops on Sunday Nigth each week there is as wella Nigth Market

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Ottawa, Canada
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78 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Try to go to the sunday night market. It is different from Kenting's street market. It has more of a local flavour and is plan more for kids. No alcohol is served, which is different then any other market I seen in Taiwan. The more often I go to Hengchun, the more stuff I find.

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Thank Ken M
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194 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The small town is quaint and small, but it is nice to see 1800s city walls and gates still standing as you pass through the town on the way to Kenting national park. Not much to see though until you get in the park.

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San Jose, California
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71 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Hengchun city wall and gate is a relic built about 130 years ago. Other than the outside facade, the inner facade has been repaired with modern bricks. Once can get onto the city wall and walk around for 200 meters. It is best to have an interpretive guide to introduce many little nuances about the wall and gate. There... More 

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Paris, France
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52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Love the people here and it is a great place to explore. I am very disappointed both with the prices and lack of good restaurants here. I am also shocked at the lack of english menus and signs. Overall it is a nice place but only if you speak Chinese.

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norfolk
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106 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

If you are in the area for a few days, it is quite interesting to walk the old walls of Hengchun. It's usually quite a peaceful activity with lovely views of the surrounding area.There are parts that are not complete, but that is no barrier. The town is not too big so half a day is enough time to explore.... More 

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Rome, Italy
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124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

is not that great, but nice enough for an alternative walk around the main town in Kenting. Hengchun is by the way small and pretty friendly, so, even if the old town is not so impressive, hang out there is a nice pleausre.

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Singapore, Singapore
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73 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you like to roam the old streets and look at interesting little shops then this is the place for you. Lots of little eateries, dessert shops, arts and crafts shops etc. This place has a unique dessert - green bean paste with glutinous balls. Nice and refreshing on a warm day.

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Hong Kong, China
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84 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of restaurants offering a wide range of food including Taiwanese ones along the Main Street between the South and West gate. Most restaurants are closed from 2-5 pm though. Suggest to have lunch there and visit the handy craft stores after. Can spend an afternoon strolling leisurely within the town or visit the Brewery Museum nearby... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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276 reviews
156 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Its only a small town which was shot famous by the Cape No.7 film. It has many nice food around which are only available in HengChun town only! A short stroll around this little town is recommended.

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