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Top Things to Do in Kao-hsiung, Taiwan, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Buddha Memorial Center

The Fo Guang Shan Buddha Memorial Center ( Chinese: 佛光山佛陀紀念館; pinyin: Fóguāngshān Fótuó jìniànguǎn ) is a Mahayana Buddhist cultural, religious and educational complex located in Taiwan's Kaohsiung City, Dashu District. The center is affiliated with Fo Guang Shan, one of Taiwan's largest Buddhist organizations.

Pier-2 Art Center - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The art center was originally an abandon site of warehouses due to Kaohsiung shift from industrial city to service city. Due to the persistence of local artists, the area was finally released and remade to be an art center. In 2006, the Bureau of Cultural Affairs of Kaohsiung City Government took over the center, starting a series of exhibitions.

Fo Guang Shan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The social and medical programs of Fo Guang Shan include a free medical clinic with mobile units that serve remote villages, an annual winter relief program organized to distribute warm clothing and food supplies to the needy, a children's and seniors' home, wildlife conservation areas to protect living creatures, and a cemetery for the care of the deceased.

Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts

The Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts ( Chinese: 高雄市立美術館; pinyin: Gāoxióng Shìlì Měishùguǎn ) is located in Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It was founded by the Kaohsiung City Government and has been administrated by the Kaohsiung Bureau of Cultural Affairs since 2003. It occupies about 8.15 acres (33,000 m 2) and started in 1994.

National Science and Technology Museum

The National Science and Technology Museum ( NSTM; Chinese: 國立科學工藝博物館; pinyin: Guólì Kēxué Gōngyì Bówùguǎn ) is a museum of applied science and technology in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Established in November 1997, is covers 19 hectares on Chiuju Road in Sanmin District.

Lotus Pond, Kaohsiung

Lotus Pond ( Chinese: 蓮池潭; pinyin: Liánchí Tán ; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Liân-tî-thâm ) is a man-made lake and popular tourist destination on the east side of Zuoying District in Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan.

Dragon and Tiger Pagodas

The Dragon and Tiger Pagodas ( Chinese: 龍虎塔; pinyin: ) is a temple located at Lotus Lake in Zuoying District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. The temple was built in 1976. One of the towers is the Tiger Tower, the other one being the Dragon tower. The seven storey tower has yellow walls, red pillars and orange tiles.

Taiwan Sugar Museum (Kaohsiung)

The Taiwan Sugar Museum ( Chinese: 台灣糖業博物館; pinyin: Táiwān Tángyè Bówùguǎn ) is a museum about sugar in Qiaotou District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The museum building dates back to the Japanese rule of Taiwan. At that time, the place was operated as a sugar refinery.

Love River

The Love River or Ai River or DPP river ( simplified Chinese: 爱河; traditional Chinese: 愛河; pinyin: ; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: ) is a river (canal) in southern Taiwan. It originates in Renwu District, Kaohsiung City, and flows 12 kilometers (7.5 mi) through Kaohsiung to Kaohsiung Harbor.

Kaohsiung Museum of History

Kaohsiung Museum of History ( Chinese: 高雄市立歷史博物館; pinyin: Gāoxióng Shìlì Lìshǐ Bówùguǎn ) is a museum located in Yancheng District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is administered by the Kaohsiung City Government. The building of the museum was originally the Kaohsiung City Hall built in 1938 by Shimizu Section under the Japanese government and completed in 1939.

Shou Shan Zoo

Shou Shan Zoo ( Chinese: 壽山動物園; pinyin: Shòushān Dòngwùyuán ) is a zoo in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is located on the northern border of Shoushan Park in Gushan District and houses animals from Asia, Africa, Americas and Australia, such as lions, tigers, elephants, black bears and kangaroos.

Kaohsiung Martyrs' Shrine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In 1973, Kaohsiung Mayor Wang Yu-yuin initiated the rebuilding of the shrine and it was completed in 1978 with the name Kaohsiung Martyrs' Shrine. The finished designed was modeled in comparison with National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine in Taipei, added the archive of revolution martyrs' historical artifacts and documents, VIP reception lounge and an office.

Tuntex Sky Tower

Tuntex Sky Tower, or the T & C Tower or 85 SKYTOWER (the Tuntex & Chien-Tai Tower; Chinese: 高雄85大樓; pinyin: Gāoxióng 85 Dàlóu ), is an 85-floor skyscraper located in Lingya District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The structure is 347.5 m (1,140 ft) high. An antenna pushes the building height to 378 m (1,240 ft).

Cijin-Gushan Ferry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Cijin-Gushan Ferry connects the Cijin and Gushan Districts of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is popular with tourists visiting the attractions of Cijin Island. Despite the fact that there are numerous clearly posted signs in Chinese, English, and internationally recognisable graphic symbols, local users of the ferry routinely smoke while in transit.