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Dragon Tiger Tower

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Address: Liantan Rd., Zuoyin Dist., Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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+886-7-588-2497

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Stroll around the lake

The highlight of kaohsiung. The dragon tiger gate is not to be missed. Within walking distance from the zuoying station. The pagodas are surrounded by water lilies and its a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I will give this a miss if you do not have the time. If you have too much time then it is OK to go. But the best part is that we wanted to see the old city wall and get lost. We ended on a road where the locals go and eat at a roadside stall. It sells bee... More 

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Venice, CA
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

should have come here for my bday but.... The only 2 sunny days on my trip and it was here. I had such a good time. Easy access by local busses, also a hop on hop off options, alas not when i was visiting. there´s a beautiful temple and a pagoda over a pier. Come when the sun sets!

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place build on artificial lake. In the front of the pagoda you can found a dragon head turtle. You have to touch the head till the tail and grab to your pocket. The meaning is you take the fortune with you. After that you found the zig zag bridge before enter the pagoda. Remember enter through dragon head and... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

U must known and experience this unquine place It look like a dream.. More better understand of how the ghost festival come alive Wish a well from a laughing buddah Bath the little buddah to clear all your sin More and more and more Must come

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dragon Tiger Tower in on the shore of Lotus Lake and nearby a lot of sites. I especially loved the stories depicted by the images on the wall as you enter one of the towers. It showed what a good child should do to support his/her family and what happens to a bad child who does not. This is an... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The highlight of kaohsiung. The dragon tiger gate is not to be missed. Within walking distance from the zuoying station. The pagodas are surrounded by water lilies and its a beautiful sight. Remember to enter from the dragon's mouth ad exit from the Tiger's. It's said to remove bad luck and bring on good luck if you do. Do walk... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice walk around the Lotus lake will bring you to the Dragon Tiger Tower which is an atraction for kids but not a must for others.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dragon and Tiger Pagodas (龍虎塔) is a temple located at Lotus Lake. The seven story tower has yellow walls, red pillars and orange tiles. The front connects to the shore with a bridge. You enter through the dragon mouth and exit from the tiger mouth. There is a donation box located at the entrance where you can donate your... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Budget about 1hr for this place. To take photos at landmark of kaoshiung. A place to visit if sight seeing is ur kind of thing. Its believed to bring good luck if u walk in from dragons mouth n out from tigers mouth.

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Panjim, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

famous sight to see when in taiwan,,you walk in through the dragon and out from the tiger mouth!!supposed to bring luck and prosperity!!

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