Master these 5 locations before Kaohsiung travel! If you skip it, you surely will regret it!
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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85 Sky Tower (Tuntex Sky Tower)
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!
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.
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.
Address: No. 5號, Ziqiang 3rd Road, Lingya District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 802
Phone: +886 7 972 2829
E-DA Theme Park
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.
Address: No.10. Section 1, Xiecheng Road, Sanheli, Dashu District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Opened: December 18, 2010
Phone: +886 7 656 8080
Xin Jue Jiang Night Market
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.
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
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.
Cijin Island and windmill
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.
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.
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?