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Research on Tainan City Walls and Gates

Tainan, known as the capital of Taiwan Prefecture, had its city walls in the largest scale among other cities in Taiwan. The reason for its foundation was closely related to Lin Shuang-wen and Jhang Bing rebellion. Tainan preserves The Great South Gate, which is one of the earliest as well as the precious remains of concrete city walls in Taiwan. TMACH has finished a research: Upgrading the Tainan City Designated Historic Monuments Tainan City Walls and Gates to be the National Historic Monuments of Taiwan and integrated other remains of city walls and gates as a whole so as to propose to Bureau of Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture for the qualification for a national-level monument in response to a worldwide tendency to preserve a monument in its entirety.