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What to do in Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung is the second largest city in Taiwan, which means you get to enjoy endless fun during your whole stay in this vibrant city. From delicious food, diverse districts, divine temples, and dazzling art, Kaohsiung just screams “come one, come all” to travellers around the world.
Cover the city’s top tourists attractions first and head straight to the famous Cijin Mazu Temple on Cijin Island to meet Taiwan’s Goddess of the Sea. Have a spiritual trip to Yuanheng Temple, where you can enjoy the silence and peace. Ask the heavens for good luck with a visit to Lotus Lake for the Dragon and Tiger Pagodas.
You’ll be dazzled by the surprising art of Kaohsiung. Now, we mean surprising because you’ll find them all over the city in different sizes, spots, and forms. So go to the Formosa Boulevard and see Taiwan’s prettiest metro station. Stop by Pier-2 Art Center for larger than life artworks too.
Kaohsiung is also home to one of the best food fights you’ll ever experience in your life. The rivalry between the Kaisyuan and Jin-Zuan night markets is just perfect for foodies and travellers because you’ll have your pick of around 800 stalls for the ultimate food experience in the city.
Complete your trip by walking along the popular Love River Kaohsiung with your special someone. Schedule your trip during the Kaohsiung Lantern Festival so you can see the river and the city lit up with colourful lanterns, lights, and fireworks!
And if you want more of Kaohsiung, attend the city’s best events like the Taiwan Hot Spring and Fine Cuisine Festival from October to January. Don’t miss out on the city’s attractions and check out Discovering Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
When to visit Kaohsiung
The best time you can visit Kaohsiung is during spring (March-May) and autumn (October-December) when temperatures are pleasant, plus rainfall and tourists are few.
Australians can fly to Taiwan and travel to Kaohsiung visa-free for up to 30 days as long your passport is valid for at least six months and you have a return or onward ticket. And according to Smartraveller, there is a trial period to let tourists visit Taiwan for up to 90 days until June 2016. Make sure you check out Smartraveller to stay updated.
Travelling to and around Kaohsiung
Once you touchdown in Kaohsiung International Airport, you’ll reach the city by taxi, bus, and the KRTC Metro. After you’re settled, start travelling around Kaohsiung by metro, taxi, bus, and ferry.
There’s more to Taiwan than Taipei, so pack your bags, get your passport ready and book your Kaohsiung flights with Skiddoo today!
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