12 Sights in Kaohsiung, Taiwan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 12 sights are available in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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1. Dragon and Tiger Pagodas

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The Dragon and Tiger Pagodas is a temple located at Lotus Lake in Zuoying District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The temple was built in 1976. One of the towers is the Tiger Tower, the other one being the Dragon tower.

Wikipedia: Dragon and Tiger Pagodas (EN)

2. 逍遙園

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Located in the Middle East in Xinxing District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Xiaoyaoen used to be a tropical farm, winter shelter and vacation villa of Mitsurui Otani, the 22nd generation of the Honganji sect of the Pure Land Shinshu sect of Japanese Buddhism, and was announced as a historical building on January 26, 2010. In July 1949, the farm land and four buildings were taken over by the "Second General Hospital of the Army, Navy and Air Force of the Ministry of National Defense" (Army 802 Hospital), as a residential area for military dependents, named "Xingren New Village" by the director. As the population moved in, the farmland around the villa building became a highly dense military village. The building, which once belonged to the family of "Xingren New Village", is in danger of collapsing due to disrepair, and a three-year restoration project began in mid-August 2017 and opened for viewing on November 1, 2020.

Wikipedia: 逍遙園 (高雄市) (ZH)

3. 鳳邑舊城城隍廟

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Fengyi Old City God Temple, referred to as Old City God Temple, commonly known as Zuoying City God Temple, the temple site is located near the famous Lotus Pond Lake in the Zuoying area of Kaohsiung, the main worship of Fengshan County City God Feng Xian Youbo, every year on the 12th day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar, the Christmas Day of the main god City God. Every four ~ six years, the Xinglong Inner and Outer Interior Patrol Ceremony is held, which is one of the major events of Zuoying's local beliefs, and on September 10, 2018, it was registered in Kaohsiung City Ding's folk custom 'Fengyi Old City God Tour'.

Wikipedia: 鳳邑舊城城隍廟 (ZH)

4. Holy Rosary Cathedral

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Rose mother temple, hereinafter referred to as the rose hall, commonly known as the former golden Catholic hall, is located in Taiwan kaohsiung city lingya district Catholic church, is located in the bridge, founded in 1859 (9 years), for the Catholic church in Taiwan since the first church, as the birthplace of the modern Taiwan Catholic church, now also the Catholic church of the church. In 2001, it won the first place in the vote of Taiwan historic buildings.

Wikipedia: 玫瑰聖母聖殿主教座堂 (ZH)

5. 高雄鼓山亭

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Gushan Pavilion, also known as Lingya Liao Gushan Pavilion, is located in Lingya District, a sub-district of Lingya District, near Lingya Market. The most important cultural relic in the temple is the "Great Virtue Towering Heaven" plaque hanging in the 33rd year of Qianlong (1768) directly above the main hall, which can witness the long history and is one of the ancient temples listed by the National Baosheng Great Temple Association.

Wikipedia: 高雄鼓山亭 (ZH)

6. 鳳山縣舊城東門--鳳儀門

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The east gate of the old city of Fengshan County, named Fengyi Gate, is listed as a national monument of the Republic of China together with the north gate and south gate of the old city. It is located at the intersection of Dongmen Road and Chengfeng Road in Kaohsiung City, behind Yongqing Primary School. Dongmen Road in front of the gate used to be the main road leading to Pitou Street (now Fengshan District).

Wikipedia: 鳳山縣舊城東門 (ZH)

7. Old Gate of Fengshang County

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The north gate of the old city of Fengshan County, named Gongchenmen, is the north gate of the old city of Fengshan County, located at the intersection of Shengli Road, Pitouzai Street and the old city lane in the city, and is now listed as a national monument of the Republic of China together with the Gongchenjing in front of the gate, Zhenfushe and the east and south gates of the old city.

Wikipedia: 鳳山縣舊城北門 (ZH)

8. Spring and Autumn Pavilions

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The Spring and Autumn Pavilions are a Taoist temple complex located on Lotus Lake in Zuoying District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Like the Dragon and Tiger Pagodas, the temple is special and unique. It was built in 1953 by Chi Ming palace, were two Chinese palace-style pavilions. The complex can be seen from the top of the Dragon and Tiger Pagodas.

Wikipedia: Spring and Autumn Pavilions (EN)

9. 鳳山雙慈亭

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The original Fengyi Shuangci Pavilion has been upgraded to Fengyi Shuangci Hall in recent years, commonly known as Fengshan Mazu Temple, and Fengyi City God Temple, Fengshan Longshan Temple, and Fengshan Kaizhang Shengwang Temple are also known as the four temples of Fengshan, mainly worshiping the Virgin of Heaven and Guanyin Buddha.

Wikipedia: 鳳山雙慈亭 (ZH)

10. 鳳山縣舊城南門-啟文門

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The south gate of the old city of Fengshan County, named Qiwen Gate, is listed as a national monument of the Republic of China together with the north gate and east gate of the old city. It is located at the intersection of Zuoying Road, Zhonghua 1st Road and Gushan 1st Road, Zuoying District, Kaohsiung City, and is now a roundabout.

Wikipedia: 鳳山縣舊城南門 (ZH)

11. Urban Spotlight

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Urban Spotlight Jnlin / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Urban Spotlight Arcade is located at Central Park, Cianjin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It spans from the roundabout of Wu-Fu 3rd Road and Chung-Hua Road to the intersection of Wu-Fu 3rd Road and Chung-Shan road. It is famous for its light decoration in the evening.

Wikipedia: Urban Spotlight Arcade (EN)

12. 前金萬興宮

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Qianjin Wanxing Palace, commonly known as Qianjin Zushi Temple and Qianjin Temple, is a Qingshui Zushi Temple located in Qianjin District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It is located at No. 325, Chenggong 1st Road, Qianjin District, Kaohsiung City.

Wikipedia: 前金萬興宮 (ZH)

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