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Tainan

city in southern Taiwan

37km

22.983333120.18333

Taitung

A county-controlled city of Taitung County

99km

22.7583121.1444

Alishan

mountain

108km

23.51666667120.8

Taichung

city in Taiwan

161km

24.15120.6667
Sights

Kaohsiung Lighthouse

The lighthouse was built by English technicians in Ching Dynasty (1883). In 1916, the Japanese remodeled it into Baroque stye and painted it white. This renovation was made as part of the expasion of Dagao port. The lighthouse has played a crucial role in guiding ships since 1918 during night sailing

1.6km

22.615417120.264944

Central Park (Kaohsiung)

park in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

4.4km

22.624943120.29925

Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

One of Taiwan's largest Buddhist monasteries – Chan (Zen) tradition. While amount of impressive monasteries in Taiwan is rare, this place is the one must see destination, even if you are not into Buddhism. The monastery area is the manifestation of a new and modern Buddhism interpretation (Fo Guang Shan), founded in 1967. Like the Bahá'í Gardens in Haifa (Israel), this place is free and offers complementary tours. Do not miss out on this picturesque and unique monastery. Arrive early (09:00) and get some unspoilt pictures. Also try this email address.

24km

22.75708120.44135

National Museum of Prehistory (Taiwan)

In the 1980s and 1990s, a team of archaeologists from National Taiwan University excavated over 1,500 stone coffins and more than 20,000 stone and pottery artifacts belonging to the Peinan culture. This museum is dedicated to this discovery and is located a few kilometers from the actual archaeological site. It also houses an extremely in depth exhibit on the current aboriginal groups in Taiwan. Outside the Museum building there are beautifully sculpted grounds and garden area.

93km

22.76027778121.09166667

Beinan Cultural Park

Associated with the Museum of Prehistory the Beinan Cultural Park contains the largest and most important prehistoric archaeological site in Taiwan. Beyond the archaeological site the park also consists of beautiful grounds with a commanding view of the surrounding area. Tours in Chinese begin twice a day at 10:00 and 15:00. English tours must be planned in advance.

96km

22.79425121.11644444

Yushan National Park

park in Taiwan

115km

23.47120.95726667

Zhushan, Nantou

An urban township in Nantou County

120km

23.68888889120.72888889

Jhen Wen Academy

121km

23.79441667120.46441667

Nantou County

county in Taiwan

139km

23.91535556120.68453333

Changhua

A city in Changhua County

149km

24.06666667120.53333333

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Kaohsiung

Taiwan
Kaohsiung, with over 2.7 million inhabitants, is the third most populated city in Taiwan after New Taipei and Taichung. It in the south of the island on the west coast. Kaohsiung is known for its harbor, although more for commercial than tourism reasons. Hence it is also known as the Harbor Capital (港都) of Taiwan. Its year-round fine weather and the low cost of living makes Kaohsiung the place to visit.

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Jan

24°C16
Precipitation: 16 mm

Feb

25°C17
Precipitation: 21 mm

Mar

27°C19
Precipitation: 39 mm

Apr

29°C22
Precipitation: 70 mm

May

31°C25
Precipitation: 197 mm

Jun

32°C26
Precipitation: 415 mm

Jul

32°C26
Precipitation: 391 mm

Aug

32°C26
Precipitation: 417 mm

Sep

31°C26
Precipitation: 242 mm

Oct

30°C24
Precipitation: 43 mm

Nov

28°C21
Precipitation: 19 mm

Dec

25°C17
Precipitation: 16 mm