A torii gate leading to the Ogon shrine in Taiwan. Photo: Peter Ford

Japanese tourists in Taiwan on the colonial history trail in Taipei, Tainan and Hualien

  • Occupied by Japan for 50 years, the Chinese island has some of the best remaining examples of post-Meiji Restoration Japanese design
  • Ruined shrines, mines and POW camps show the dark side of the colonial period, which ended with Japan’s defeat in the second world war
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A torii gate leading to the Ogon shrine in Taiwan. Photo: Peter Ford
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