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Tainan Destination Guide

Explore Tainan in Taiwan

Tainan in the region of Taiwan with its 771,235 inhabitants is a town in Taiwan - some 165 mi or ( 265 km ) South-West of Taipei , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Tainan

Current time in Tainan is now 12:36 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Taipei " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Douliu, Dawenliao, Yongji, Gongqinliao, and Yanxing. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Douliu . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Tainan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Xlife x RH+O team fixed gear 2010.4.9

8:30 min by Danny Huang
Views: 17964 Rating: 4.68

Xlife bike shop: www.xlife.com.tw RH+O bike shop: www.rhpluso.com Rider: Panda Lily Eli Ben Joe Ryan Wai-Niu Steve Batty 文震We from Tainan City/Taiwan Video: Xlife wai-niu Music:Waiting (Original Mix)/ ..

3D palinspastic map of Lin Departmenmt Store at Tainan City

2:26 min by Yu Chang LI
Views: 11023 Rating: 4.78

台南市定古蹟林百貨店暨街道復原圖住在台南的人可能都知道這個建築,林百貨店,他是日據時代台灣的第一家百貨公司,也是台灣第一個擁有電梯(升降梯)的地方,當時可是有台灣銀座之稱,是台灣第一座經都市計畫過的建築,但因為二次大戰時台灣為日本殖民地,遭到美軍轟炸才逐漸失去他的歷史地位,此為根據史料記載之復原街道圖。 ..


Xlife fixed gear & BMX Taiwan 100 years' New Year edit

2:36 min by Danny Huang
Views: 3631 Rating: 5.00

Xlife bike shop: www.xlife.com.tw Rider: Panda Lily Eli Ben Han John Ryan Wai-Niu Steve Batty We from Tainan City/Taiwan Video: Xlife wai-niu ..

拓譜吉他樂團《Casablanca 卡薩布蘭加》電影北非諜影主題曲

6:07 min by RomeoChen168
Views: 2125 Rating: 5.00

2011/11/13 Holiday Music salon @ CONFUCIUS TEMPLE , TAINAN City , TAIWAN(ROC). 《拓譜吉他樂團》今天選歌以「環遊世界」為主題,藉由分享個人出國的經歷來逐一導覽及演唱,其中更不忘介紹歌曲原唱者及詞意典故。 別具巧思的一場演出,聽聽看,希望大家會喜歡! ..


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Interesting facts about this location

National Tainan First Senior High School

National Tainan First Senior High School is a public senior high school in Tainan City, Taiwan. The school was established in 1922. It is often considered one of the most prestigious high schools in Taiwan, usually only accepting students who rank in the top 3 percentile of the Taiwan Basic Scholastic Test.

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Located at 22.99 120.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: High schools in Taiwan, Tainan

National Museum of Taiwan Literature

The National Museum of Taiwan Literature is a museum located in Tainan City, Taiwan. It opened in 2003. The museum researches, catalogs, preserves, and exhibits literary artifacts. As part of its multilingual, multi-ethnic focus, it holds a large collection of local works in Taiwanese, Japanese, Mandarin, and Classical Chinese.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.99 120.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Chinese literature, Japanese literature, Literary museums in Taiwan, Mandarin Chinese, Museums established in 2003, Museums in Tainan, National museums of Taiwan, Taiwanese literature, Visitor attractions in Tainan

Taiwan Confucian Temple

The Taiwan Confucian Temple is a Confucian temple on Nanmen Road in Tainan City, Taiwan. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:22|59|25|N|120|12|15|E|type:landmark |primary |name= }}

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Located at 22.99 120.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Confucian temples, Religious buildings completed in 1665, Tainan, Temples in Taiwan, Visitor attractions in Tainan

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University is a research-led comprehensive university in Tainan City, Taiwan. Its abbreviation is NCKU. In Chinese, its name is shortened to 成大 (Chéng Dà). Cheng Kung is named after Zheng Ch'eng-Kung, who defeated the Dutch and founded the Kingdom of Tungning in Taiwan. NCKU is one of the most prestigious universities in Taiwan, with a high reputation in science, engineering, medicine, management, planning and design.

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Located at 23.00 120.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: National Cheng Kung University, Universities and colleges in Tainan

Fort Provintia

{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:22|59|51|N|120|12|10.12|E|type:landmark |primary |name= }} Sakam Tower, formerly Fort Provintia, in West Central District, Tainan City was built in 1653 by the Dutch during their colonization of Taiwan. The fort was surrendered to Koxinga. Since 1945 the site has been known as Chihkan Tower (赤崁樓), which derives from the Taiwanese aboriginal village name recorded by the Dutch as variants of "Chaccam," "Sakam," "Zaccam," etc.

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Located at 23.00 120.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Dutch Formosa, Forts in Taiwan, Historic sites in Taiwan, Tainan, Visitor attractions in Tainan

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