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Taiwan has the most complete and safest transport network, taking care of people’s sea, land and air travel needs. No matter the kind of transport you plan to use in Taiwan, it is always seamlessly connected to the entire transport system, making your vacation smoother and easier.
If car trips or package tours are not your favorites, why not utilize our popular Taiwan Tourist Shuttle for a self-planned tour. An environment-aware vacation like this can even help to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Please also consider Taiwan Tour Bus that links up all the major tourist locations in Taiwan. Taiwan Tour Bus provides a vast range of side services, including friendly guided tours in Mandarin, English and Japanese, as well as hotel, airport and station pick-ups. Enjoy sightseeing in Taiwan and discover the country’s endless charm!
Kaohsiung Regional Tourist information
Located in the southern part of Taiwan, the city of Kaohsiung is the island's largest industrial center.
A thriving international metropolis at the southern tip of Taiwan, Kaohsiung was the host city for the 2009 World Games. Due to the regulating effects of the marine climate, Kaohsiung is generally sunny and enjoys pleasant weather year-round. Known as "Taiwan's Maritime Capital," the city has worked hard in recent years to develop its tourism industry, including through beautification of the urban landscape.
Kaohsiung is home to several popular visitor sites, including the Love River, Shoushan (Mt. Shou), Xiziwan Bay, Lotus Pond, Qijin, and the Old City of Zuoying. It also is an ethnic melting pot, joining Hokkien and Hakka communities, the Pingpu, Tsou, Rukai, Bunun, and Paiwan indigenous tribes, and a military community culture. Kaohsiung also offers scenic mountains, ocean views, and rivers, as well as port, cultural, and historic attractions. Visitors to the city can experience the beauty of nature and savor fine cuisine, or head to the nearby Hakka village of Meinong to experience traditional oil paper umbrella art. The Neimen Songjiang Battle Array and the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist monastery in Dashu further add to the ethnic richness of Kaohsiung. Taiwan's biggest mall and well-known night markets complete the scene for a thoroughly satisfying trip.