Taku Forts

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The Dagukou Fort was the first built in the Jiajing period of the Ming Dynasty, under the supervision of Qi Jiguang, who was stationed in Tianjin Wei in his early years. In the 21st year of Daoguang in the Qing Dynasty (1841), the Qing government built and maintained the Dagukou Fort. In the eighth year of Xianfeng in the Qing Dynasty (1858), it continued to be repaired and expanded. Three forts were added on the south bank, and two forts were added on the north bank. for the title. They were named 'wei', 'zhen', 'hai', 'men', 'gao'. So far, the Dagukou Fort has six large forts, twenty-five small forts, and sixty-four large and small cannons.

`The gun in Xiuying Fort.

In 1988, the State Council of the People's Republic of China announced the Dagukou Fort Site as a national key cultural relic protection unit. In 2005, the Propaganda Department of the CPC Central Committee.[1]

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  1. "天津启动大沽口炮台修复保护工程". Archived from the original on 2014-03-06. Retrieved 2011-07-06.