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Ticket price

NT.50 Full ticket
Adult

NT.25 Half ticket
Tainan citizens with ID cards, Students with ID, Seniors over 65 years old, or children between 6 and 12 years old.

NT.10 Discount
Tainan citizens children between 6 and 12 years old.

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The significance and historical position of Taiwan Warship

The rise and fall of Taiwan’s ship culture affected the migration of the ancestors of today’s Taiwanese, trade and military development. The reproduction of Taiwan Warship  combines traditional and modern  techniques, presenting the ship as a “new ship with an old soul”. Concretely displaying Taiwan’s maritime culture and history, it is of great significance.

”Drawings of Tang Boats”- Taiwan Warship

The Taiwan Boat relies on a 1706 blueprint of a Taiwan Boat drawing from “Drawings of Tang Boats” as preserved in the Matsura Historical Museum in Nagasaki, Japan. By building a team of Taiwanese ocean history experts, shipbuilding historiographers, and shipbuilding experts; from 2008 through to 2010 a replica boat was brought in to existence.

Drawings of Tang Boats Source material:唐船之圖-臺灣船 財團法人松浦史料博物館

Materials Used in the Recreation of the Taiwan Warship

The Taiwan Warship is 30 meters in length,has a width of 7.6 meters, and features a mast 28 meters high. The ship comes in at around 150 tons in weight .

The keel of the ship is  made out of a 800 year old beech tree.

The main hull of the ship is composed of different wood types: Southeast Asian beech wood, Taiwanese pine wood, willow wood, and pomelo tree wood. Depending on the particular attributes of each material, traditional construction techniques would dictate the different position of each wood as part of the hull of the ship.

The Great Tide of the Times Taiwan Warship

With the space design, the Taiwan Warship showed the shape of the Taiwan Warship on the base, and people experienced various senses of space with the special experience of the Taiwan Warship.

The Great Tide of the Times-Taiwan Warship

Name of work : The Great Tide of the Times-Taiwan Warship
Materials : Metal, Wood, Projection, Lights
Dimensions : L 25 x W 60 x H 12 m
Quantity : 4 installations
          Whale-Whaleback Dome
          Hull- Time Hull
          Shadow-Flowing Shadows of the Times 
                          (Lighting and Projection Plan)
          Mast-Mast Outdoor Theater

The Animated Story Of Taiwan Warship

1. Taiwan Warship: Sets Out
Before dawn, numerous boats set sail, the sound of waves accompanied by the sound of billowing sails; as daylight gradually breaks through the clouds and mist, the line of boats begins the day’s journey across the sea.
This films hopes to create the feeling of being present when Taiwan boat sailed to give people the feeling of what it was really like when Taiwan boat set sail.

Taiwan Warship: Sets Out

 

2. Sailing Across History: Taiwan Warship
At a time when Taiwan was not yet called this name, the Age of Exploration changed this place where the island’s indigenous people lived at peace with the world. First the Spanish and the Portuguese came and create the beautiful image of Ilha Formosa!
Chinese style junks like Taiwan boat sailed the seas through different eras for centuries, as merchant ships, warships, pirate ships and immigrant ships. This film introduces the history of Taiwan boat during the Age of Exploration and is highly educational.

Sailing Across History: Taiwan Warship

 

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Taiwan Warship

TAIWAN WARSHIP 1661

Koxinga’s (Zheng Chenggong) ships were a rare example of an officially sanctioned merchant fleet in modern Chinese history. In the 18th century traders crossed the Taiwan Strait for trade, carrying Chinese civilization and economic development to Taiwan. Chinese junks played a significant role.

At a time when Taiwan was not even called Taiwan, the Era of Navigation changed this place where the native Austronesian people lived at peace with the world. First came the Portuguese and Spanish who aroused beautiful imaginings of Formosa; then the Dutch East India Company set up operations here and conducted trade in East Asia; then came Koxinga who established an anti-Qing base; under Qing rule, Taiwan provided the benefits of produce and tax income for Mainland China.

Before large Western steamships appeared in the mid 19th Century, Chinese style junks like Taiwan Warship, functioning as merchant ships, warships, pirate ships and immigrant transport ships, accompanied this island for centuries through different eras.

1624
The Dutch arrive at Dayuan for the first time
1634
Fort Zealandia is completed
1636
28 indigenous villages near Dayuan swear allegiance to the VOC. The Sp anish leave Danshui.
1640
Zheng Zhi-long signs a trade agreement with the Dutch
1652
The Han rise up against the Dutch in protest at heavy taxes and the Guo Huai-yi Incident occurs
1662
Koxinga drives the Dutch out of Taiwan

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Location

No.139, Anyi Rd., Anping Dist., Tainan City 70843, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Transport information

1. Take tourist bus 88 or city bus 19 to Lin Mo-niang Park Then walk to 1661 Taiwan Warship Muesum

2. There is a T-bike rental station beside the park ( Lin Mo-niang Park Station) People are welcome to rent a bike

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