Some History about Fongshan
Fongshan City is located in Southern Kaohsiung County, Taiwan. Over 350,000 people live in Fongshan City.
During the Qing Dynasty, Fongshan County had two locations. The old Fongshan County used to be where Zuoying is now.
The Qing Government built government buildings and many Confucian Temples. Fongshan is now known for it’s many temples.
The Qing Dynasty prevented the building of defensive walls, in a bid to prevent any rebellions. A rebellion happened in 1721 where many buildings were destroyed. The city therefore, did not build its walls until 1721.
Fongshan City Now
Fongshan City has a lot of history and is worth a visit. It is continually being modernised and updated with new coffee shops, restaurants and shops.
East Side Door, Flying Square and Fongshan river can all be seen in Fongshan City.
Teaching English in Fongshan City
- Jhong Jheng Park next to Dadong Station (O13)
- butterfly statues can be seen and a great place for fishing