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Things to Do In Kaohsiung

  • Pay a visit to the Old British Consulate. This 2nd classic historic site by the Taiwanese Ministry is one of the best visited sites in Kaohsiung.  It is the first western style building situated on the island and is now a café and tourist attraction.
  • Stop over at Kaohsiung Harbor, which is the biggest port of Taiwan, and plays a key role in Kaohsiung tourism. Enjoy the lovely ocean views from here.
  • Spend some time at the Fo Guang Shan Monastery, which is an intercontinental Chinese Mahayana Buddhist monastic array. It is one of the largest charity organizations in the country.
  • Marvel at the fascinating Chunghsing Pagoda. This seven-story-high Chunghsing temple offers bird's-eye views of Cheng Ching Lake, which is the largest lake in Kaohsiung.
  • Admire the Dragon and Tiger Pagodas – a seven-tiered construction with vibrant paintings of heaven and hell. This is a perfect spot for art lovers.
  • Chi Ming Palace is the most beautiful temple present near the Lotus Lake and is dedicated to Confucianism, culture and education in Kaohsiung.
  • Qihou Fort is a historic fort built in 1720 and saw heavy battles during its existence. It changed hands during the Japanese aggression of Taiwan in the Second World War.
  • Kaohsiung has several museums which are worth visiting. Kaohsiung Hakka Cultural Museum, Kaohsiung Harbor Museum, Kaohsiung Museum of History, National Science and Technology Museum,etc.
  • Spring and Autumn Pavilions is one of the most beautiful landmark commemorating the “Martial Saint, Lord Kua”. 
  • Pay a visit to the Old British Consulate. This 2nd classic historic site by the Taiwanese Ministry is one of the best visited sites in Kaohsiung.  It is the fi...
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