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Kaohsiung HarborLocated in the southern part of Taiwan, the city of Kaohsiung is the island's largest industrial center.

A thriving international metropolis at the southern tip of Taiwan, Kaohsiung was the host city for the 2009 World Games. Due to the regulating effects of the marine climate, Kaohsiung is generally sunny and enjoys pleasant weather year-round. Known as "Taiwan's Maritime Capital," the city has worked hard in recent years to develop its tourism industry, including through beautification of the urban landscape.

Kaohsiung is home to several popular visitor sites, including the Love River, Shoushan (Mt. Shou), Xiziwan Bay, Lotus Pond, Qijin, and the Old City of Zuoying. It also is an ethnic melting pot, joining Hokkien and Hakka communities, the Pingpu, Tsou, Rukai, Bunun, and Paiwan indigenous tribes, and a military community culture. Kaohsiung also offers scenic mountains, ocean views, and rivers, as well as port, cultural, and historic attractions. Visitors to the city can experience the beauty of nature and savor fine cuisine, or head to the nearby Hakka village of Meinong to experience traditional oil paper umbrella art. The Neimen Songjiang Battle Array and the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist monastery in Dashu further add to the ethnic richness of Kaohsiung. Taiwan's biggest mall and well-known night markets complete the scene for a thoroughly satisfying trip.



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National Park
Yu Mountain (Yushan) National Park(A part of scenic spots temporarily closed by typhoon effects) Yushan Tian Pond (Tianchi) and Kuaigu Guan Mountain (Guanshan) and Yakou
National Scenic Area
Shiba Luohan Mountain (Luohanshan) Lovers' Gorge Maolin National Scenic Area
National Forest Recreation Area
Tengzhi National Forest Recreation Area(temporarily closed by typhoon effects)
Amusement Park
E-Da Theme Park
Scenery
Heart of the Love River Lotus Lake / Spring and Autumn Pavilions / Dragon and Tiger Pagodas Dome of Light
Qijin Shoushan National Nature Park Meinong
Urban Spotlight Jinshi Lake Shou Shan Zoo
Kaohsiung Metropolitan Park Kaohsiung 85 Building Shanping Forest Ecological Science Park
Love River Sightseeing Boat Chengqing Lake Tianliao Moon World
Chengqing Lake Exotic Marine Life Museum Kaohsiung Original Botanical Garden
Night Market/Snack
Guanghua Tourist Night Market Xingzhong Tourist Night Market Liuhe Tourist Night Market
Hot Spring
Baolai Hot Springs Bulao Hot Springs
Museum/Gallery/Memory
Kaohsiung Museum of History Vision of Kaohsiung Museum Kaohsiung Cultural Center
Kaohsiung Music Center Kaohsiung Municipal Film Archives Kaohsiung Astronomical Museum
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts National Science and Technology Museum Kaohsiung Hakka Cultural Museum
Former British Consulate
Heritage/Temple
Xiongzhen North Gate Kaohsiung Rose Basilica Fo Gunag Mountain (Fo Gunag Shan) Monastery
Yuanheng Temple Kaohsiung Confucius Temple
Beaches/Islands
Kaohsiung Harbor Xizi Bay Sinda Harbor – Lover’s Seaport
True Love Pier Fishermen's Wharf Glory Pier
tourism town
Meinong District, Kaohsiung City: Hakka Beauty and Hospitality
Mall
E-Da Outlet Mall Dream Mall
Shopping Area
Sanduo Shopping District New Juejiang Shopping Area Nanhua Tourist Night Market
 
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