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No.34, Qixia Ln., Qijin Dist., Kaohsiung City
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Built in 1883, Kaohsiung Lighthouse is the only white octagonal lighthouse made of brick in Taiwan. The 15.2-meter-tall tower is topped by a black dome and encircled by a balcony commanding a sweeping view of Kaohsiung City. The lighthouse serves an important role in ensuring the safe transit of merchant ships at Kaohsiung Harbor. The more than century old building is designated as a grade three historic site.

Open Hours

Summer Time (Apr.~Oct.) 09:00~18:00
Winter Time (Nov.~Mar.) 09:00~17:00
※Closed on Monday

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(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)

Nat'l Hwy 3 → Yanchao System Interchange → Nat'l Hwy 10 → Dingjin System Interchange → Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Kaohsiung End Interchange → Yugang Rd. → Xinsheng Rd. → Zhongxing Rd. → Cross Harbor Tunnel → Cijin 1st – 3rd Rd. → Miaoqian Rd. → Lane 1, Miaoqian Rd. 


Take the HSR to Zuoying Station or take the Taiwan Railway to Kaohsiung Station → Kaohsiung MRT to Caoya Station → Then take the Kaohsiung City Bus (R9A or R9B) to Cijin Ferry Pier.

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Last update time: 2020-10-14
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