Located next to Fort Huwei, it is a shrine first built during the Japanese occupation in 1939 dedicated to Meiji Tenno; the hundred twenty-second emperor of Japan. The shrine was renamed “Taipei County Martyr’s Shrine” after the retrocession of Taiwan. The shrine was remodeled in 1968 in Chinese palace styled architecture to commemorate the brave martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the Anti-Japanese War.Visitors may now find troops of pine trees standing in front of Danshui Martyr’s Shrine. The grand sceneries of pine trees are considered one of the eight significant sceneries of Danshui. You may enjoy a great view of Mt. Guanyin while being surrounded by giant, great pine trees. Visitors are also suggested to visit Fort Huwei, a historical site telling the past of Taiwan; Fishermen’s Wharf, a romantic wharf popular among all visitors; Danshui Old Street to taste varieties of Taiwanese snacks, and shop for distinctive Danshui souvenirs for your friends and families.
Located next to Fort Huwei in Danshui Town, Taipei County, the Danshui Martyr’s Shrine was first built as a dedication to the Meiji Tenno of Japan and later remodeled to commenmorate the brave martyrs who sacrified their lives in the Anti-Japanese War. It is also noted as one of the eight fabulous sceneries of Danshui for the big troop of pine trees.
By MRT --> Bus:
Take MRT to Danshui MRT Station and interchange with no. 26 bus to Danshui Martyr’s Shrine.