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the factory itself is not much, but the art around is nice. The premises are quite huge, there are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Old sugar factory in a large art-themed park

The old sugar factory is the cornerstone to this park and is fun to visit - although a little... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Seattle, Washington
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No.24 Tangchang Road, Qiaonan Vil., Qiaotou District, Kaohsiung 825, Taiwan
+886 7 611 9299
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the factory itself is not much, but the art around is nice. The premises are quite huge, there are bike for rent if you don't want to walk much

Thank SaharBY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eating is in relation to other attractions around Kaohsiung. I came here a bit late in the afternoon. Best time to visit is in the early morning (9:30am) or early afternoon (eg 2pm) most exhibits are closed by 4:30pm

Thank Rirji
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I go there direct from MTR ride, on sunday there are food stall and live music and songs, have a coffee and relax

1  Thank sschen28
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

The old sugar factory is the cornerstone to this park and is fun to visit - although a little daunting that you can roam freely in the factory. But the whole complex offers a lot more, including additional historical buildings, a drum studio, sugar museum...More

2  Thank loveDCA
Reviewed 10 September 2017

factory is pretty huge.If you like industrial and trains, this is a cool spot to visit,but there is not much English guide , but you can walking round an old train station and dock yard and there is a lot of public art,it is very...More

2  Thank taibolee
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We went expecting to see the old sugar mill with information about sugar processing and the history of the sugar industry and demise. It may have been there but there was very little information in English. The people at the entrance gate were more interested...More

2  Thank Jane R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

While it lacks the color or individual attractions of other attractions, the Sugar Industry Culture Park where the museum is located offers a tranquil setting in which to casually take in some important history. The architecture, Japanese, Taiwanese and colonial Dutch makes it enthralling, the...More

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed 24 November 2016

the old sugar mill and the surrounding grounds are now a museum and an art village. it's a place where you can learn a lot about taiwanese history especially during their 50 years of japanese occupation (1895-1945). apart from drumming sessions and enjoying freshly pressed...More

1  Thank blue7772013
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Note that all the plaques in the museum itself are in Chinese only. But the machinery is not really that interesting looking, I doubt it would have added much. Also, what was the weird pig ceramics shop? Make sure you rent a bicycle rather than...More

2  Thank Andy D
Reviewed 6 October 2016

the entire factory is pretty huge!! i would strongly recommend you to rent a bicycle when you exit the ciaotou sugar factory mrt. then cycle around the sugar factory. i personally did not like the museum because the texts are written in traditional mandarin chinese....More

4  Thank Kendrick T
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