How to get to Cijin: From Kaohsiung center, take the MRT to Sizihwan station, exit 1. Walk a bit to Gushan Ferry Terminal and buy a ticket to get on the ferry. If you already have an Easycard card, just swipe the card and get on the ferry. It’s about 10 minutes to get to the island, so you can take advantage of time to take photos and watch the extremely beautiful Kaohsiung Bay from the ferry.

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You can getting to Cijin Island by ferry

Ruifeng night market

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Ruifeng Night Market, Kaohsiung Taiwan

Ruifeng night market in Kaohsiung is a very busy one at night. It is quite different from that in Taipei. This place sells a lot of delicious food (especially beef) and countless beautiful clothes. Most of the clothes here are shipped from Taipei and cost a bit more than in Taipei. If you are a shopaholic and have a soul of eating, this place is wonderful.

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God Fried Chicken
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ZNEG’s Fujian chaomian, best noodles in the market
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Grilled squid at Ruifeng Night Market
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Rueifeng Night Market, Kaohsiung Taiwan
Ruifeng Night Market, Kaohsiung Taiwan. Foto: top places to visit in kaohsiung blog.
Ruifeng night market
Ruifeng night market

The night market not only has food, the stalls also sell accessories, jewelry, clothes, pet supplies. The market also has attractive entertainment shops with prizes. Not only children but also adults are excited to play to receive gifts.

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Ruifeng Night Market is very crowded with tourists, especially on weekends. Remember that the market is closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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How to go to Ruifeng night market: Take the MRT to Kaohsiung Arena MRT station (R14), Exit 1, walk for a little while 4-5 minutes to get there.

Address: 804, Taiwan, Kaohsiung City, Zuoying District, Yucheng Road, Kaohsiung
Total retail floor area: 3,000 m²
Hours: 6PM–12AM / closed: mondays, thurdays
Phone: +886 986 554 866

Pier 2 Arts Area

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Pier 2 Arts Area Kaohsiung Taiwan

Why should you come here when traveling to Kaohsiung? Art Station 2 is the harbor area of Kaohsiung. Most of the run-down warehouses in this area have been converted into a thriving arts and cultural hub for the works of many famous artists in both Taiwan and all over the world. You can come here to take some pictures and chat with friendly, open-minded local residents.

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Pier 2 Arts Area Kaohsiung Taiwan. Foto: top places to visit in kaohsiung blog.
Pier 2 Arts Area Kaohsiung Taiwan. Photo by: best places to visit in kaohsiung bog.

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Address: No. 1號, Dayong Road, Yancheng District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 803
Opened: 1973
Hours: 10AM–8PM
Phone: +886 7 521 4899

Love River (Takao River)

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Love River (another name is Takao River) flows through the city and flows into the sea mouth of Kaohsiung. The river is associated with an ancient legend about a pair of deep lovers so the river is also known as the River of Love. Where to go to take deep photos of Kaohsiung? Let go to Love River.

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Shimmering at night

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One of best places for dating

Love River is a place where Taiwanese people love to go sightseeing, chat with friends. The atmosphere here is very fresh and cool. This is also the dating place for many couples. In the evening, the city lights up along the two banks of the river, on both sides of the street shimmering with beautiful lights. The river has a pedestrian-only lane, a row of river benches giving you the freedom to sit in the wind!

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Boats racing

How to get to Love River: Take the MRT to Yanchengpu MRT Station. Get off the train station and follow the sign to get to Love river.

Fo Guang Shan

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Fo Guang Shan Monastery, Kaohsiung

Where to go in Kaohsiung? Do not forget to spend some time visiting Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Memorial Complex (Rose Hills) – Taiwan’s Buddhist Capital. It is famous for its impressive architecture: The campus has an area of up to 100 hectares, in the middle of a bronze statue of a bronze Buddha 108 meters high, on either side are 8 parallel stupas. This Buddhist monastery has the Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, which also houses a lot of Buddhist scriptures, written by hand.

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Kaohsiung Taiwan’s Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Temple
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Temple
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Fo Guang Shan Monastery at Xingtian Village in Taiwan
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A 108-meter-high bronze cast statue at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Temple
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Guang Shan Buddha Statue in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
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Fo Guang Shan, Kaohsiung City

Address: 3888 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, CA 90601, USA
Phone: +1 562-463-3966

Chengcing Lake (Lotus Pond)

Chengcing Lake
Chengcing Lake, Kaohsiung city

Chengcing Lake (another name: Lotus Pond) is a large artificial lake located in Zuoying District, Kaohsiung. From a distance you have seen the two towers Dragon-Tiger with 7 storey – the symbol of the Chengcing Lake. The tower was built on the water surface with architecture of the two Dragon-Tiger Towers symmetrical on both sides. In the complex of Chengcing Lake, there are also the tower of Spring Autumn and Warring States period, Confucius Temple and many small temples around the lake. The space here is extremely quiet and peaceful.

Chengcing Lake (Lotus Pond)

The best time to visit Lotus Pond is from June to September every year. This is the time when the lotus flowers bloom on the lake extremely beautiful, the weather is less rainy. Take a very shimmering check-in photo.

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Dragon Boat races in front of Dragon and Tiger Pagodas, Lotus Pond, Kaohsiung,

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Zig-zag road on the lake

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Lotus Lake, Kaohsiung
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So you have in hand 5 famous places should go when traveling to Kaohsiung! Now schedule and book tickets now! Do not forget to visit our website regularly to gain more travel tips.

Futher information

It is noteworthy that Kaohsiung carries a tropical climate. Indeed, it is hot and humid in summer, which lasts from May to September, and the winter lasts from October to December. In winter, the weather is relatively mild and short, while the rainy season is usually long, lasting from May to October. Therefore, you should not travel to Kaohsiung in summer. The best time to visit the city is from September to January next year. At this time, the weather is quite favorable with warm conditions, less rain and dry, and the landscape is also very beautiful and lyrical. There is no need in worrying about money as Kaohsiung is famous for being a young city, where you can search for either budget or luxury motels or hotels.

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