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About Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung, the central city in the southern part of Taiwan, is reputed as a “romantic port city”. It is not just a massive and prosperous port city, but is also rich with fashion and culture. Liuhe Tourist Night Market and Kaisyuan Night Market are favorites of Taiwanese snack lovers, while Dream Mall can satisfy any shopping desire. You can also choose to take in the colorful sights the Dome of Light, located in the Formosa Boulevard MRT Station.

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Love River
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The Pier-2 Art Center
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The Pier-2 Art Center is situated on the bank of the Love River in Kaohsiung City, next to Kaohsiung Port. "Pier-2" refers to the second pier, which was originally a port warehouse for storing fishmeal and sugar. In 2000, the Kaohsiung government rebuilt it to form a well-known art exhibition area in Kaohsiung City. The park is dotted with a large number of cute, avant-garde tall dolls, one of the most eye-catching is a yellow Transformers doll, this is the one appeared in the May Day "DNA concert". In addition, there is a railway story museum next to the Art District, where you can see ancient steam locomotives.
The Dome of Light
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The dome of the beautiful island is located in the dome of the next floor of the Miyajima MRT, and is hand-painted by the internationally renowned artist Maestro Narcissus Quagliata. The work emphasizes the spirit of "love and tolerance", and shows the cycle of human life from birth, growth, glory, to destruction, and then re-emerges with a picture to the public.
Xiziwan Scenic Area
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Xizi Bay Scenic Area is situated on the west side of Kaohsiung City, about a 20 minute drive from the city center and next to Kaohsiung Harbor. The South is facing the Cijin Peninsula across the sea, and the North relies on Longevity Hill. It is famous for its gold sandy bathing beaches, sunset seascapes and natural reefs. Xizi sunset is one of the eight scenic attractions in Kaohsiung. And with the background of ships from all over the world entering Kaohsiung Port, it is like a beautiful picture.

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Trip Moments

Mushroom Jun's Asian travel
China, Taiwan

Kaohsiung Night Market left me not only the memory on the taste bud, but also the touch of human feelings. No matter how late the night is, you can call three or five friends to ride the locomotive to the night market, find a favorite stall to sit down and have something to chat with. At this time, the night market is actually the habitat of the soul that has no place in the night.

The bed and breakfast is only three minutes away from Liuhe Night Market, wearing a flip-flop and walking in three steps and two steps. Order a bowl of small moon, with a large sausage and small tube to eat. The young woman who is busy cooking is a young pregnant woman, and her mother is diligently packing up the table where the guest leaves. The family together maintained a livelihood, and for a long time did not see such a scene of fireworks.

Grilled sea prawn, large intestine package small intestine, all the way from the beginning to the end, finally found the mullet. A piece of grilled mullet with a piece of green onion and a white radish, the salty taste of the mullet roe in the mouth is covered by the spicy taste of the green onion, and finally dispelled by the lightness of the white radish, interesting way of eating, with a strong layering.

1 About Liuhe Night Market
Liuhe Night Market Formerly known as Dagangpu Night Market, it was originally a food stall gathered in the Dagangpu open space in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It was launched in the late 1940s. In the early 1950s, it was planned to be a pedestrian walking area from 6 pm to 2 am every day, and some vendors will be open until 6 am.
2How to get to
Get off at Kaohsiung Beautiful Island Station and turn left at Exit 11.
Posted: Dec 25, 2018


6 Hot Places to Visit in Kaohsiung
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Come to Kaohsiung, enjoy these top 6 hot destinations and feel the “Port of Romance”! As the second biggest city in Taiwan, Kaohsiung is not only regarded as the “Port of Romance”, but also provided with the most beautiful Formosa Boulevard Station in the world, different Pier-2 Art Center and so on. It is so fashionable and cultural. Generally, tourists visit Kaohsiung and Kenting together. If you schedule 1-2 days, basically you can enjoy all attractions there. Big cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, have direct flights to Kaohsiung. If you depart from Taipei, it takes 2 hours to get there by high-speed train.
TripBlog   Dec 26, 2019
8 Fancy Places for Young Generation in Kaohsiung
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Young Artists Must-Go 8 selected gathering places for young artists, revealing the different charm of Kaohsiung
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Eating well in Kaohsiung: These 8 Culinary Spots are Worth a Meal
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Eating well in Kaohsiung: These 8 culinary spots are worth a meal
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Frequently Asked Questions

I recommended Xiziwan Scenic Area, Cijin Island, Fo Guang Shan, Port of Kaohsiung, Chengcing Lake.
Here are the absolute best restaurants in Kaohsiung: Carb‘s House, Yaletown Bistro, Wang Steak (Kaohsiung Zhongzheng), Kao Rou Zhi Jia, Boston.
Here are the best places to visit in Kaohsiung, including: The British Consulate at Takao, Tuntex Sky Tower, Dream Mall, Cijin Island, Fo Guang Shan.