Situated on the southern bay of Taiwan, the city of Kaohsiung is the industrial centre of the island. It is a vibrant city with more than 2.5 million population making it the third most populous city in Taiwan. Thanks to having the biggest port in the country, the city of Kaohsiung has a significant role in the economy and industry.
Even though the city of Kaohsiung is well-known for its natural landmarks, the city has also unique historical and religious attractions. Here are some of the must-see highlights of the city: Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, Dragon Tiger Tower, Cihou Lighthouse, Martyrs' Shrine, Spring and Autumn Pavilion, Qi Shan Old Street, Rosary Cathedral Minor Basilica, Sunfong Palace, Beiji Xuantian Shangdi, and Qiming Tang. These landmarks are truly suitable to experience the culture of the city of Kaohsiung!
Kaohsiung City is home to a great number of natural landmarks that are famous for their stunning views. The most popular of these are Cijin Island, Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, Caishan Natural Park, Qi Jing Bathing Beach, Maolin National Park Purple Butterfly Valley, Wushanding Mud Volcano, Leidishan Natural Park, Kenting National Park, and Guanziling Hot Spring. If you are a nature lover, these destinations are absolutely worth visiting.
There is a lot to see in the city of Kaohsiung. The city is one of the most remarkable cities in Taiwan with its different kinds of dishes. The city’s traditional dishes, such as Milkfish congee (Shi mu yu zhou), Fishball soup (Qi yu wan tang), Duck rice (Ya rou fan), Scallion pancake with pork (Cong you rou bing), Pot burn noodle soup (Guo shao yi mian), Mutton hot pot (Yang rou lu), Deep-fried egg crisp (Ji dan su), and Batter omelette (Mian hu dan bing) are very popular around the country. If you visit Kaohsiung one day, you should try these delicious dishes. In case you need the most-known restaurants, here are our recommendations where you can taste these local flavours: Ya Jiao Seafood Restaurant, Din Tai Fung, Cocktail Bistro, Teppanyaki, Wu Pao Chun Restaurant, Gang Yuan Beef Noodle Restaurant, Lin Palace, and Old New Taiwanese Cuisine.
Kaohsiung City has a wide range of nightclubs, pubs, bars, and discotheques to have limitless fun for its visitors. The city is one of the excellent destinations in the country with nightlife facilities. The city’s nightlife is as lively as Taipei. For instance, Urban Spotlight, Barcode, Brickyard, Lamp, Lush, BLU Nightclub, Cocco & Co, and Blue Fantasy Music Pub are among the most preferred bars and clubs of the city.
Kaohsiung City is waiting for you with many attractions. Get ready for new experiences in the city of Kaohsiung. It awaits you!