Kaohsiung 高雄 is the second largest city in Taiwan after its capital Taipei, with the Makatau clan of the Siraya aboriginal tribe as Kaohsiung main inhabitants in the earlier days. Being the industrial centre of southern Taiwan, Kaohsiung plays a very important role to the economic growth of Taiwan. With the extensive KRT Kaohsiung mass rapid transit, visitors are able to navigate freely to the places of interest. Some popular destinations of visit would be yushan and guanshan national Parks, Shiba luohan mountain, lovers gorge for some trekking around natures’ wonders and for some fresh air while visits to greek styled eda theme park, lover river, dome of light, shoushan zoo amidst other attractions to see what kaohsiung has to offer. Come sunset, stroll along Guanghua night market, Xingzhong night Market or Liuhe tourist night Market for some delicious stinky bean curd, fried chicken cutlet or enjoy some simple carnival games like the old times.
Do visit Cijin island or kenting as well should time permits for a outdoor fun filled experience.