Once a small fishing village, Kaohsiung today offers plenty of activities with its beaches, cafes, and wide streets.
Once a small fishing village, Kaohsiung today offers plenty of activities with its beaches, cafes, and wide streets.

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Kaohsiung is a globally famous city with many famous tourist attractions. Kaohsiung is located in southern Taiwan and is the second largest city in the country (after Taipei). If this is your first time to travel to Kaohsiung and you do not know where to go and where to visit, you will not have to worry too much. In this post, we will give you information of some great places to visit. Are you finding top places to visit in Kaohsiung? Let’s discover 9 best places to visit in Kaohsiung including Kaohsiung beautiful places, top tourist attractions in Kaohsiung, beautiful places in Kaohsiung Taiwan with Living Nomads below.

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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Temple. Image by: kaohsiung places to visit blog.
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Visiting Meinong Folk Village

85 Sky Tower (Tuntex Sky Tower)

Once a small fishing village, Kaohsiung today offers plenty of activities with its beaches, cafes, and wide streets.
Once a small fishing village, Kaohsiung today offers plenty of activities with its beaches, cafes, and wide streets. | best places to visit in kaohsiung

This building is extremely famous. Don’t miss this place when you visit Kaohsiung. This is considered to be the economic symbol of this city. To go up here, you need to buy tickets! When you reach the 85th floor – the last floor of the building, you can have an overview of the whole of Kaohsiung’s bustling metropolis. Admittedly, it is extremely beautiful!

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85 Sky Tower (Tuntex Sky Tower). Image by: kaohsiung places to visit blog.

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Kaohsiung Ferry Terminal

The Tuntex Sky building is the economic symbol of Kaohsiung City. Before Taipei 101 Tower was inaugurated in 2004, Tuntex Sky held the position of Taiwan’s tallest building.

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85 sky tower exterior, Kaohsiung Taiwan. Photo by: best places to visit in kaohsiung bog.
85 sky tower exterior, Kaohsiung Taiwan
85 sky tower exterior, Kaohsiung Taiwan
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The well-known 85-storey building in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Currently, Tuntex is a complex of shopping malls, offices, hotels and high-class apartments. Tourists can buy tickets for sightseeing (about 150 TWD). From the top floor, you can see the whole coastal city of Kaohsiung from a height of over 300m.

Tuntex Sky Tower

Address: No. 5號, Ziqiang 3rd Road, Lingya District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 802
Phone: +886 7 972 2829

E-DA Theme Park

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E-DA Theme Park in Kaohsiung city was built in Greek style. The park has an area of 185.000m2, including many complexes and entertainment complexes. Have fun at E-DA like wandering in a miniature Greece. The famous Greek landmarks such as Santorini Street, Acropolis, Trojan Castle, etc. are all portrayed in the extremely lively park, feeling like you are lost in true Greece.

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A lot of beautiful places to take photos in E-DA Theme Park
E-DA Theme Park
E-DA Theme Park
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Address: No.10. Section 1, Xiecheng Road, Sanheli, Dashu District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Opened: December 18, 2010
Hours: 9AM–5:30PM
Phone: +886 7 656 8080
Url: http://www.edaworld.com.tw/en/themepark.aspx

Xin Jue Jiang Night Market

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Xinjuejiang Night Market, one of the bustling markets you have to visit in Kaohsiung.

Xin Jue Jiang Night Market is an extremely busy night market in Kaohsiung. If Taipei has the famous night market Ximending, Kaohsiung has Xin Jue Jiang. Xin Jue Jiang Market specializes in clothing, fashion accessories, shoes. The products are richly diversified from popular brands to high-end.

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Clothes stall

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Xin Jue Jiang Night Market, Kaohsiung
Very bustling Xin Jue Jiang Night Market, Kaohsiung
Clothing shops at Xin Jue Jiang Night Market, Kaohsiung
Clothing shops at Xin Jue Jiang Night Market, Kaohsiung

How to go to the night market Xin Jue Jiang: You take the MRT to Central Park MRT station (R9). After getting off the train, Exit 2 and cross the road to Xin Jue Jiang.

Address: Xinxing District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 800
Hours: 05:00 PM – 11:55 PM

Formosa Boulevard subway station

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Formosa Boulevard MRT Station. Photo by: best places to visit in kaohsiung bog.

Formosa Boulevard is the center of Kaohsiung City and the most beautiful subway station here (R10, Formosa Boulevard). From this station, visitors can change boat to Cijin Island – an island with many visitors to visit when traveling to Kaohsiung.

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Formosa Boulevard MRT-Station Kaohsiung Taiwan | top places to visit in kaohsiung

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Glass ceiling at Formosa Boulevard Station, Taiwan

Cijin Island and windmill

Cijin Island and windmills in Kaohsiung Taiwan
Cijin Island and windmills in Kaohsiung Taiwan

To getting to Cijin Island, you can take a ferry for about 10 minutes. Cijin Beach is famous for its beautiful Cijin Lighthouse and Cihou Fort. There are also plenty of fresh seafood, many Buddhism artworks and beautiful landscapes of China … It has attracted so many domestic and global tourists traveling to Kaohsiung, especially on holidays and weekends. If you have the opportunity to come to Taiwan, including Kaohsiung, you will be amazed at its beauty. Around the old lighthouse and old fortress are the coast and surrounding cliffs. Even if you love flying kites, you can go to the windmill farm just 5 minutes by motorbike and enjoy it.

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Cijin is a natural island near the shore, only 10 minutes by ferry from the coastal city of Kaohsiung. | best places to visit in kaohsiung.

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Cijin Island and windmills in Kaohsiung Taiwan

You should rent a bike to explore Cijin Island. After getting off the ferry, there are many shops at the exit for tourists to rent electric bicycles and normal bicycles. The main attractions in Cijin are about 2-3 km apart, so walking is quite tiring. Cycling around the island is also an interesting experience to try.

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The beach in Cijin is not suitable for bathing but taking photos is still extremely shimmering
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Cycling to explore Cijin Island is also a very interesting experience
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Windmill on Cijin Island. Foto: top places to visit in kaohsiung blog.

Cijin Beach Kaohsiung

Cijin Beach Kaohsiung
Cijin Beach

Where to go in Cijin? Visit the Cihou lighthouse, the ruins of Fortstress or the Windmill Farm. The beach in Cijin is not suitable for bathing. Before leaving the island do not forget to enjoy seafood of Cijin. You visit the restaurant to choose fresh seafood as you like and the restaurant will process it for you. Having visited the island, you can’t help but eating local seafood, right?

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A seafood stall

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So many delicious seafood

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Steamed crab
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Cijin Ferry Pier

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