Listed as a municipal-level heritage site, Cijin Tianhou Temple has been a landmark for 349 years. A recent renovation, which took more than three years to complete, was unveiled in October 2021. This newly restored religious center in Cijin is again luring visitors eager to experience its graceful antiquity and historical magnificence.
Rugged coral-reef limestone terrain is a major feature of Kaohsiung's Mount Shou, which has more than 150 limestone caves. Shoushan National Nature Park Administration accepts applications for cave exploration between November 1 and April 30, when the weather is generally dry.
Who was the first person to photograph the mountainous areas of Kaohsiung? The answer is John Thomson, a 19th-century Scottish photographer.
Southeast Asian eateries and stores are abundant near Kaohsiung's train station, on Nanhua, Jianguo, and Bade roads. Every weekend, a diverse group of migrant workers and new immigrants gather to sell their products. It is known as the Southeast Asia Commercial Community. The organization consists of immigrants from Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. It is an excellent opportunity to explore Kaohsiung's multiculturalism and enjoy an exotic and unique ambiance.
Shanping Forest Ecological Garden reopened on New Year's Day. Located 750 meters above sea level, it has become a popular spot for eco-tourism. Shanping is excellent for viewing Plum Blossoms, Cherry Blossoms, Peach Blossoms, and azaleas. Spring is the best time to come to the area. It is also home to 134 bird species, ten of which are endemic to Taiwan, offering a paradise for serious bird watchers.
After two decades, Kaohsiung is again hosting Taiwan's Lantern Festival and is certainly the largest to date. This year, the lanterns are on exhibition at Love River Bay and Weiwuying. The festival features advanced lighting and technological wonder.
The 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Kaohsiung invited Mr. Syu Ying-guang, a veteran art director and Golden Bell award-winner, to create a work of art at Weiwuying Metropolitan Park. His luminal movie scene-like work uses light and shadow to tell stories, drawing the audience into a dazzling fantasy.
Weiwuying is one of Kaohsiung's two 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival main venues. National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) was opened in October 2018, and since then, it has undergone an amazing transformation, from its original 47-hectare military compound to an amazing modern architectural
Kaohsiung is home to many time-honored shops that specialize in shaobing (savory rolls baked in clay ovens) and Chinese crullers (fried bread sticks known in Mandarin as youtiao). These exquisite items lure both locals and out-of-towners to get up early to enjoy delicious breakfast.
Winter is the best time to visit Liouguei District, particularly Baolai, a village in the district that is nestled in the lush green scenic mountain region. Winter is the best time of the year to come to enjoy Baolai's Hot Springs, as it is a great way to stay warm and get rid of everyday stress. T
On October 8th, 2021, Kaohsiung City Government kicked off its balloon festival, which was held at Moon World Mudstone Badlands Geopark in Tianliao District and at the Love River. For the first, time visitors could take a balloon ride over the mudstone badlands. The Kaohsiung Tourism Bureau's Ballo
Kaohsiung is currently promoting a tourist friendly initiative, so that every visitor will be able to travel unimpeded and experience Kaohsiung regardless of physical limitations, disabilities, and age. Kaohsiung City Government's Tourism Bureau has hired consultants to inspect and adjust some of t