Juguang Tower

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Juguang Tower
莒光樓
Juguanglou.JPG
General information
TypeTower
LocationJincheng, Fujian, Republic of China
Coordinates24°25′29.9″N 118°19′08.4″E / 24.424972°N 118.319000°E / 24.424972; 118.319000Coordinates: 24°25′29.9″N 118°19′08.4″E / 24.424972°N 118.319000°E / 24.424972; 118.319000
Construction started1952
Completed1953
Technical details
Floor count3
Floor area6,612 m2
Design and construction
ArchitectSheng Xuie-hai

The Juguang Tower (Chinese: 莒光樓; pinyin: Jǔguāng Lóu; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kí-kong Lâu) is a tower in Jincheng Township, Kinmen County, Fujian Province, Republic of China (Taiwan).

History[edit]

The construction of the tower started in 1952 and was completed in the fall of 1953.[1][2]

Architecture[edit]

The tower ground covers an area of 6,612 m2. The tower was built with a traditional Chinese style with two cannons at the front of the tower, symbolizing the turbulent history of Kinmen. The architect who designed the tower is Sheng Xuie-hai (沈學海). It is a three-story building with a cultural gallery inside it displaying documents and materials about the history and current status of Kinmen.[3][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Juguang Tower - Tour around Kinmen -". kmh.moj.gov.tw. Retrieved 2014-05-18.
  2. ^ "Jyuguang Tower". Classic Kinmen Travel. 8 December 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Attractions > Hot Spots > Kinmen County > Juguang Tower >". Eng.taiwan.net.tw. Retrieved 2014-05-18.
  4. ^ "Jyuguang Tower".