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

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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. Cihou Fort

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Qihou Fortress is a fort site located on Qi Hou Mountain in Qijin District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, which was announced as a second-class monument by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of China in the 74th year of the Republic of China (1985), and later upgraded to a national monument in the announcement of the Ministry of Culture in the 108th year of the Republic of China (2019).

Wikipedia: 旗後砲臺 (ZH)

3. 旗山天后宮

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Qishan Tianhou Temple, is a temple located in Qishan District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, the main worship of the sea god Mazu, is the religious center of the Qishan area, for the pattern of two halls and two boxes, announced on May 31, 2000 as a county historic site in Kaohsiung County, in 2010 after the restructuring of Wudu, it was changed to a municipality designated historic site. Before the emergence of the Tianhou Temple, the public temple of Sweet Potato Mussel Village was Fude Temple, and after the construction of Tianhou Temple, it replaced Fude Temple as the religious center of Sweet Potato Mussel Street, and for this reason, the "Monument to the Constitution Strictly Forbidden Arhat's Feet" originally erected in the Fude Temple was re-engraved and erected in the Tianhou Temple. The temple in front of the temple was once the site of the Luohan Gate Inspection Office, and it was a market during the Japanese Occupation, when a public market was set up on present-day Ping Wo Street to disperse the crowds, and after World War II, there was a "new market", which has now been demolished.

Wikipedia: 旗山天后宮 (ZH)

4. 逍遙園

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Xiaoyao Garden is located in the Middle East, Xinxing District, Kaohsiung city, Taiwan. It used to be the tropical farm and villa for the cold and resort, the 22nd generation of the Pure School of Japanese Buddhism (Xibenji Temple). It was announced as a historical building on January 26,2010. Free garden after the war by the government of the republic of China, in July 1949, the garden land and four buildings by the second general hospital (army 802 hospital), as military residential area, by the dean named "benevolence new countryside", early several dean to free garden don't mansion as a officer, but not expansion. As the population continues to move into, the farmland around the building is built into a highly populated village. The building, once a house of "Xingren New Village", was in danger of collapse due to disrepair. The three-year restoration project began in mid-August 2017 and will open for visit on November 1,2020.

Wikipedia: 逍遙園 (高雄市) (ZH)

5. 飛鳳宮

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Suiyang Feifeng Palace, formerly known as Feifeng Palace, is located in Fengshan District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, and is a temple dedicated to King Baoyi Zun (Zhangfu Zun Wang, Zun Wang), accompanying Lifu Chitose, Shen Guo Lady, Zhusheng Niangniang, Fu Zhengshen and other gods. The temple was originally located in Hongmaogang in Xiaogang District, but was moved to its current site in 2007 due to the relocation of the settlement, and a ceremony was held on December 15 and 16, 2012. The temple is also known as "Yangzai Temple" because it was originally surnamed Yangzai Settlement, and it is also known as "Yuanzai Head Temple". After the village was moved, the official name of the temple was set as "Suiyang Feifeng Palace", emphasizing that the main deity of the temple was Zhang Xun, who had died in Suiyang during the Anshi Rebellion.

Wikipedia: 飛鳳宮 (ZH)

6. 曹公廟

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Cao Gong Temple is a temple located in Fengshan District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It is dedicated to Cao Jin, magistrate of Fengshan County of the Qing Dynasty who contributed to local people's livelihood. It is currently under the jurisdiction of the Water Conservancy Association. The temple was originally called cao Gong Temple before November 1,1992, and was said to have been upgraded and renamed due to the order of the Jade Emperor god. In the Qing Dynasty, the temple was built in Fengyi Academy, and the ancestral temple was rebuilt at the present site. In front of the temple, there are the Cao Gong Memorial pavilion and a forest of steles with seven ancient steles.

Wikipedia: 曹公廟 (ZH)

7. 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)

8. 旗山孔子廟

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Kaohsiung Qishan Confucius Temple is located in Gushan Park (formerly called Zhongshan Park), Qishan District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan Province. It covers an area of about 4.1 hectares. It is the largest Confucius Temple in Taiwan and all Southeast Asia. Before the Qishan Confucius Temple was merged in 2010, it was the only Confucius temple in Kaohsiung County. After the merger, the former Confucius Temple in Zuoying District of Kaohsiung City formed a phenomenon of twin power. Therefore, the annual Confucius worship ceremony has been held in two temples in turn.

Wikipedia: 高雄旗山孔子廟 (ZH)

9. 天龍宮

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Hongmaogang Tianlong Palace, located in Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, is a temple dedicated to Chitose of He Fu. The temple was originally located in the surname Wu Zai settlement in Hongmaogang District, Xiaogang District, Kaohsiung City, so it has the nickname "Surname Wu Zai Temple". The temple is the latest to be built in the Hongmaogang hexagonal head temple, and because the number of Wu surnames among the five surnames of Hongmaogang is small, the temple is smaller than other jiaotou temples.

Wikipedia: 紅毛港天龍宮 (ZH)

10. 高雄豫劇藝術園區

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ZuoYing Navy Zhongshan Hall and ZuoYing Navy Central Hall are cinemas run by the Navy of the Republic of China, located in Zuoying District, Kaohsiung City of Taiwan. Zhongshan Hall is located in Shijian Road and closed on December 31,2009; Zhongzheng Hall is located on Jieshou Road and closed on June 26,2012. On December 11,2013, Zuoying Navy Zhongshan Hall was registered as a historic building in Kaohsiung City by the Cultural Bureau of the Kaohsiung Municipal Government.

Wikipedia: 高雄豫劇藝術園區 (ZH)

11. National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying)

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National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) 高雄市政府觀光局網站(高雄旅遊網) / Attribution

National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, also known as Weiwuying,, is located in Fengshan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan and has been acknowledged as the largest performance arts center under one roof in the world while owning the largest pipe organ in Asia. The site was originally a military compound and was reconstructed as an arts centre. With its 14,000 square meter complex, the arts centre contains four indoor performance halls and an amphitheater for outdoor performances.

Wikipedia: National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (EN), Website

12. 蓮峰寺

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Dagangshan Lianfeng Temple, commonly known as Lianhua Point, is a traditional Buddhist temple located in Dagang Mountainside, A Lian District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. In the 42nd year (1909) in the Japanese rule, the monk of the Chaofeng Temple Kaiji and his mother Kaishan monk Nini Yonggui and sister and other sisters jointly built Maopeng Jingxiu. Because the Temple base is located on the "Lotus Point" of the Gangshan Mountains, it is located between Gangshan Qunfeng.

Wikipedia: 蓮峰寺 (ZH)

13. Taiwan Sugar Refinery Qi'shan Factory

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Qishan Sugar Factory, formerly known as Qiwei Sugar Factory, changed its current name on July 1, 1962, formerly known as Gaosago Sugar Qiwei Sugar Factory, built in 1909, merged with Salt Water Port Sugar in 1910, and transferred to Taiwan Sugar in 1927. After World War II, it was taken over by the Taiwan Sugar Company, and 1,500 metric tons of sugarcane were crushed per day. It is located at No. 33, Zhongxiao Street, Sugar Factory in Qishan District, Kaohsiung City.

Wikipedia: 旗山糖廠 (ZH)

14. 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)

15. Yuan Heng Temple

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Yuanheng Temple, formerly known as Yuanxing Temple, also known as Yuanheng Temple, formerly known as Yanzai, Gushan Rock, Drum Rock, is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Gushan District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, belongs to the Linji Buddhism, founded in the Qing Dynasty Qianlong eighth years (1743), located in the foothills of Shoushan, sitting in the west, can have a bird's eye view of Kaohsiung city.

Wikipedia: 元亨寺 (ZH)

16. 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)

17. 高雄鼓山亭

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Gushan Pavilion, also known as Lingya Liao Gushan Pavilion, is located in Lingya District sub-district Lingya liao, adjacent to Lingya market. The most important cultural relic in the temple is the plaque "Great tian" hanging in the 33rd year of Qianlong (1768), which can witness the long history and is one of the ancient temples of the National Emperor Temple Association.

Wikipedia: 高雄鼓山亭 (ZH)

18. 龍湖庵

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Longhu Nunnery, located in the south of Chaofeng Temple in Dagang Mountain, Allian District, Kaohsiung City, was built in 1908 (41 years of Meiji) by Yongding Master, abbot of Chaofeng Temple. In 1910 (the 43rd year of Meiji), the teacher was held and named "Longhu Nunnery". It is the first exclusive female practice jungle in the history of Buddhism in Taiwan.

Wikipedia: 龍湖庵 (ZH)

19. San Feng Tang

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Kaohsiung Sanfeng Palace, located in the temple of Kaohsiung Sancuo, Taiwan, was first built in the twenty-seventh year of the Ming Dynasty (1673), formerly known as the "Three Phoenix Pavilion", the main deity is Marshal Zhongtan (Li Nezha), is a famous Taoist holy place in southern Taiwan, and one of the most representative temples in Kaohsiung City.

Wikipedia: 三鳳宮 (ZH)

20. 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)

21. Kaohsiung Cultural Center

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The Kaohsiung Cultural Center is a cultural center located in Lingya District of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It was founded by the city government in 1981. The main building of the center is a complex of two concert halls, many galleries, and a library. The office of Kaohsiung Bureau of Cultural Affairs is also located in Kaohsiung Cultural Center.

Wikipedia: Kaohsiung Cultural Center (EN)

22. Qishan Wude Hall

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The Cishan Wude Hall is a former martial arts training center in Qishan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It was built in 1934 after being proposed by the Japanese "in the spirit of Bushido". The hall was constructed in a traditional Japanese-style temple with strong Tang Dynasty-style temples style.

Wikipedia: Cishan Wude Hall (EN)

23. 鳳山雙慈亭

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The former Fengyi Shuangci Pavilion, in recent years was upgraded to Fengyi Shuangci Temple, commonly known as Fengshan Mazu Temple, and Fengyi City God Temple, Fengshan Longshan Temple, Fengshan Kaizhang Holy King Temple is called the four Fengshan temples, the mother of heaven, Guanyin Buddha.

Wikipedia: 鳳山雙慈亭 (ZH)

24. 鳳山縣舊城南門-啟文門

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Fengshan County old city south gate, named Qiwen Gate, and the north gate of the old city and listed as the national historic site of the Republic of China. Located at the intersection of Zuoying Road, Zhonghua Road, Gushan Road, Zuying District, the Zuoying traffic arteries, now a ring.

Wikipedia: 鳳山縣舊城南門 (ZH)

25. 前金萬興宮

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The former Jin Wanxing Palace, commonly known as the former Jin Zu Shi Temple and the former Jin Temple, is the Qingshui Zu Shi Temple located in the Qianjin District, Kaohsiung City, the Republic of China. Located at No.325, Chenggong First Road, Qianjin District, Kaohsiung City.

Wikipedia: 前金萬興宮 (ZH)

26. 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)

27. 鴨母寮興安宮

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Located in Neimen District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, the Xing'an Palace worships Our Lady of Heaven, in addition to the worship of Zhu Yigui, the King of Duck Mother. There is a "Zhu Yigui Cultural Park" in front of the temple, and there is a statue of Zhu Yigui.

Wikipedia: 鴨母寮興安宮 (ZH)

28. 月眉池慈濟宫

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Yuemeichi Tzu Chi Palace, located in Hunei District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, is a Taiwanese folk belief temple, dedicated to the Southern Fujian medical god Baosheng the Great (Dao Gong). Every twelve years, the Five Dynasties were established.

Wikipedia: 月眉池慈濟宮 (ZH)

29. Kaohsiung City Shou Shan Zoo

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The Shoushan Zoo is a zoo in Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is located on the northern border of Shoushan Park and houses animals from Asia, Africa, Americas and Australia, such as lions, tigers, elephants, black bears and kangaroos.

Wikipedia: Shoushan Zoo (EN)

30. 超峰寺

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Dagangshan Chaofeng Temple, located in Alan District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, is a famous Buddhist temple, dedicated to Guanyin Bodhisattva, and also enshrined the Three Western Saints, Dharma Ancestor and Jizo Bodhisattva.

Wikipedia: 超峰寺 (ZH)


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