Brief information on Humen Weiyuan Battery
Located on Weiyuan Island, the battery is very near to the Humen Pearl River Bridge. As one of the relics of the Opium Wars and the main battlefield of Humen, the battery is also one of the best-preserved and largest ancient batteries in China.
The battery is shaped like a crescent, 360 meters long, 6.2 meters high, and 7.6 meters wide. The base of the battery is made of granite, very solid. There are four exposed emplacements and 40 hidden emplacements. Chinese famous director Xie Jin’s film Opium Wars was filmed at the spot.
*You can download the bilingual note to show it to a taxi driver or someone else to find your way to Humen Weiyuan Battery if you plan to visit Humen Weiyuan Battery and have language problems.
Address: Weiyuan Island, Humen Town
Transportation: take bus No. 228, 323, Humen Bus No.8, 2, or 9
Admission: CNY 8
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