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Kaohsiung Map, Taiwan

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Kaohsiung Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Kaohsiung with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Kaohsiung useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Kaohsiung!

Kaohsiung History

After the Treaty of Shimonoseki took effect, Japan took over the command of Kaohsiung as with the rest of Taiwan. Takau (sounded like dagou), meaning “beating dog” was changed to the better sounding Japanese Takou, meaning “high hero.” Recognizing its strategic military and economic importance, the Japanese developed the Kaohsiung harbor and the area eventually became a state in 1920. Because of its importance,... read more

Kaohsiung Sightseeing

Lotus Pond. The lake has been a famous attraction since the Qing Dynasty because of the many temples and other historical sites nestled on its shoreline. The invigorating fragrance exuding from lotus flowers during summer has given the lake its name. read more

Kaohsiung Travel Guide

Sun Yat-Sen University, situated in the Western Bay or HsiZiWan, was started in 1980. The city is home to nearly 380,000 students, which is about 26.71% of the population of the city. Apart from the Sun Yat-Sen University, the National Kaohsiung Normal University concentrates on the training of teachers in the subjects of education, humanities, and science. Kaohsiung Medical University, running for more than 4 decades,... read more

Kaohsiung Nightlife

After dinner, take a romantic stroll on the Chinjin Park, and walk up to the nearby beach. The many street lights in the park create a romantic ambience to spend a quiet and romantic evening in. There is also a bridge in this park, where you can take pictures for romantic memories of Kaohsiung, while the wind blows at your face. read more

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