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Jiao Mountain
焦山古炮台

4.3/5
88 Reviews
Recommended sightseeing time: 1-2 hours
Address: Jiaoshan Scenic Area, Dongwu Road, Jingkou District, Zhenjiang City
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Phone: 0511-88817103

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Jiaoshan Fort is located at the foot of the east side of Jiaoshan Mountain, which echoes the Xiangshan Fort on the south bank. The Fort is a rocky, eight solid, lime-soil fort, which is fan-shaped, facing the mouth of the Yangtze River. The whole fort was a dark fort, each with a small ammunition depot, and another large ammunition depot outside the south of the fort west. The whole was layered by three soils, made of strong abnormal. On July 21, 1842, the British invaders launched the Yangtze River campaign, directly to Zhenjiang and Nanjing. The British invaders invaded the Yangtze River, and were bravely resisted and hit hard by the defense forces of Mount Lushan and Jiaoshan Fort. In the vice capital tonghailing led the Qingzhou soldiers and flag soldiers to fight hard, face more than 80 enemy ships, fierce artillery, but because the number of less than the enemy, the artillery lost, the Jiaoshan army and people more than 1500 people died, sea-ling also burned the country.

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