Jinning Township — War History Route
Explore Jinning of Wartime Nostalgia
This route tours around the peninsula in the northwest of Kinmen featuring battlefield relics and natural ecology. The 14.8 km bikeway starts from Kinmen Youth Activity Center and stops by Xiputou, Lin Residence, Beishan and Huxiao village. Main attractions include Guningtou Battle Museum, Beishan Embankment, Cihu Observatory Deck, Shuangli Wetlands Nature Center and Jincheng Tunnel.
Youth Activity Center → Xiputou → General Li Guang-qian Temple → Lin Residence → *Guningtou Battle Museum → *Beishan Embankment → *Nanshan Path → Shuangli Wetlands Nature Center → Cihu Observatory Deck → Huxia Embankment → Xiaopuxia → Jincheng Tunnels (Exit) → Jincheng Station
The * sign indicates a branch route.
General Li Guang-qian Temple
Situated in the suburb of Xiputou, Jinning Township, the temple is built in memory of general Li Guang-qian who courageously fought and died a hero's death in Guningtou Battle.
Guningtou Battle Museum
The majestic architecture of the museum resembles that of a historic castle. Its collection include spoils of war, warfare documents, photographs of military officials who had rendered significant contributions and large oil paintings depicting the warfare. Specifically, there are 12 oil paintings that illustrate the procession of Guningtou Battle.
The Jincheng Tunnels have a total length of 2,315m and were used to connect various public buildings including the Kinmen Senior High School, the Kinmen County Nationalist Party Office (Kinmen Recreation Center), the Kinmen County Government, the Land Bank, the Beiyue Temple and Jincheng Bus Stop.