Xiuying Fort Barbette in Haikou, one of the ‘Four Babettes’ in China
Xiuying Fort Barbette, located in Xiuying Village in Haikou, was built on orders from the governor of Liangguang (Guangdong and Guangxi regions) following an inspection tour of the area. The fortification serves as an example of classic Chinese military architecture of the Qing period and is one of the "Four Babettes" of China, the others being Humen Fort Babette in Guangdong, the Wusong Fort Babette in Shanghai and the Dagu Fort Babette in Tianjin.
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