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places to go in kaohsiung

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places to go in kaohsiung

hi,

i'm currently in kaohsiung and i'm alone most of the time, any idea how should i get aroud and where i can go?

i'm mainly looking at shopping and safe places to occupy my time in the afternoons. so far i've only been to lui he night market.

:)

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1. Re: places to go in kaohsiung

You can visit these attractions in Kaohsiung City:

Kaohsiung 85 Building (highest building in Kaohsiung);

Sizih Bay Sunset – Take bus 248 (NT$12) in front of Kaohsiung Railway Station;

Former British Consulate;

Urban Spotlight Corridor (City Light Gallery) -- Bus 100 (NT$12) in front Kaohsiung Railway Station;

Love River Cruise – Take buses 2, 56, 60, 248 (NT$12) in front Kaohsiung Railway Station;

Sinkujiang Shopping – Take bus 100 (NT$12) in front Kaohsiung Railway Station;

Dream Mall (latest shopping mall with Hello Kitty ferris wheel) – http://www.dream-mall.com.tw;

Qijin Seafood Street – Take bus 35 (NT$12) in front Kaohsiung Railway Station. Alternatively, take bus 248 (NT$12) in front Kaohsiung Railway Station to Gushan ferry pier, then transfer to ferry (NT$10);

Cheng Ching Lake – Take bus 60 (NT$12) in front Kaohsiung Railway Station or Kaohsiung buses heading to Fongshan city;

Shou Shan Zoo;

Dragon & Tiger Pagodas, Spring & Autumn Pavilions, Confucius Temple – Take buses 5, 31 (NT$12) in front Kaohsiung Railway Station to Zuoying Railway Station, then walk along Shengli Rd;

Blue Lagoon Water Park

If you have more time, you can visit Fo Kuang Shan Monastery in Ta-shu Township, Kaohsiung County.

From Kaohsiung Railway Station, take exit to Jian Guo Rd. Turn left and walk to intersection of Jian Guo and Nan Hua Rd. Bus terminal is at intersection opposite left hand corner. Take buses 150, 151 (NT$80) in front Kaohsiung Railway Station heading to Meinong Travel time: About 1 hr 15 mins or take buses with signs indicate heading to “Qi Shan / Mei Nong / Jia Xien / Liou Guei” will go to Fo Kuang Shan Monastery.

Alternatively, you can take TRA trains to Jiu-Chu-Tang Station and transfer to bus (NT$30) for Fo Kuang Shan Monastery.

Kaohsiung Bus Co website: http://www.mybus.com.tw

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invest.kcg.gov.tw/specstreet/homepage_e.htm

Al the speciality streets in Kaohsiung

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3. Re: places to go in kaohsiung

If you are looking for shopping (and enjoying air conditioning), Kaoshiung has all the major department stores.

Da Li (Isetan)

Da Tong (President)

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4. Re: places to go in kaohsiung

hi,

The most famous attractions in Kaohsiung are urban spotlight, Dream Mall and Love River.

If you want to know more about Kaohisung, you can refer to the following site.

There are information about things to do in Kaohsiung.

http://tourguide.sinotour.com/Kaohsiung/

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5. Re: places to go in kaohsiung

Update on Kaohsiung city buses information:

Kaohsiung 85 Building (highest building in Kaohsiung): Take bus 2, 14, 70, 78, 83, 100, 101 (Public Holidays only) (NT$12);

Hsitzuwan Beach: KRT Station O1 – Hsitzuwan Station or take bus 99 (NT$12), Chai-shan Line (Public Holidays only);

Former British Consulate at Takao (狗英国领馆事馆): Take bus 31, 99, 248 (NT$12), HSR-Gushan Ferry Pier Line free shuttle

Urban Spotlight Corridor (City Light Gallery): KRT Station R9 – Central Park exit 2 or take bus 100 (NT$12) in front Kaohsiung Railway Station;

Love River Cruise: Take bus 2, 56, 60, 248 (NT$12) from the front of Kaohsiung Railway Station;

Sinkujiang Shopping Circle: KRT Station R9 – Central Park exit 2 or take bus 100 (NT$12) from the front of Kaohsiung Railway Station;

Dream Mall (latest shopping mall with Hello Kitty ferris wheel – Kaohsiung Eye): Take bus 2, Red 12, 14, 35, 36, 70 (NT$12), 101 (Public Holidays only) to Dream Mall doorstep; Take bus 12, 15, 25, 69, 71, 78, 201, 202 (NT$12) and Pingtung Bus heading to Kenting / Oluanpi, alight at “Dream Mall” stop (need to walk 15 mins to Dream Mall)

(KRT Station R6 – Kaisyuan exit 3 – free mall shuttle buses)

Free Mall shuttle buses: www.dream-mall.com.tw/traffic/index.asp

Qijin Seafood Street: Take bus 35 (NT$12) from Kaisyuan KRT Station R6, Sunny way Bus Line (Public Holidays only). Alternatively, take bus 248 (NT$12) in front Kaohsiung Railway Station to Gushan ferry pier, then transfer to ferry (NT$10);

Cheng Ching Lake: Take bus 60, 70, 79, 217 (NT$12), Kaohsiung buses heading to Fongshan city;

Shou Shan Park: Take bus 31, 50, 56 (Public Holidays only), 99 (NT$12);

Shou Shan Zoo: Take bus 56 (Public Holidays only);

Dragon & Tiger Pagodas, Spring & Autumn Pavilions, Confucius Temple: Take bus 301 (NT$12), HSR-Gushan Ferry Pier Line free shuttle or take bus 17, 217 (NT$12) to Zuoying Railway Station, then walk along Shengli Rd;

Blue Lagoon Water Park: KRT Station R6 -- Kaisyuan exit 2 or take bus Red 12, 25, 37 (NT$12)

Kaohsiung city bus: kcg.gov.tw/english/…Transportation_03.php

Bus route details: http://www.khbus.gov.tw/KHWeb/Index.jsp?pg=p5

Select the desired bus route number from the “Choose bus route” selection box. System may take a little longer time than usual to display the bus route details.

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6. Re: places to go in kaohsiung

Hi there, Can I know where is Dali (Isetan) in Kaohsiung? Is the mall at Sinkujiang area too?

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7. Re: places to go in kaohsiung

The following buses go to Talee-Isetan Department Store: Buses 25, 33, 50, 76, 77, 92, 100, 205, 218 Fare: NT$12 Other buses are Coast Bus Line(Public Holidays only), HSR-Gushan Ferry Pier Line free shuttle, 101(Public Holidays only)

If coming by KRT, alight at KRT Station R9 – Central Park. It is near to Sinkujiang area. Please see map below.

Map of KRT Station R9 – Central Park: http://mtbu.kcg.gov.tw/html/engineer/r9.php

Map of Kaohsiung city: eng.taiwan.net.tw/lan/Cht/map/ShowMap.asp…

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