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Welcome to Kaohsiung

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You're Going to Love Kaohsiung

Once a small fishing village, Kaohsiung today offers plenty of activities with its beaches, cafes, and wide streets.

The city represents a surprising contrast between its ancient temples and more modern structures such as the Dream Mall. Kaohsiung is a great base for side-trips if you want to see the more rural parts of the island or explore the west coast.

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The weather in Kaohsiung is pleasant all year round. Temperatures are usually colder in January and February but the weather is still mild.

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Where to Stay in Kaohsiung

The Grand Hi Lai Hotel is a good option if you want to be near the harbor. Consider the Mingli Hotel if you would like to be close to the Dream Mall.

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Shopping Streets

The Dream Mall and E-DA Outlet Mall are the best places to shop for clothes, accessories, and electronics. The Rueifeng and Liuhe night markets are great for souvenir hunting.

Groceries and Other

You will find Carrefour and Jason's Market Place everywhere in the city. Expect to spend NT$40 for a loaf of bread and NT$250 for a pound of ground beef.

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$153.22
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$0.99
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$3.73

Where to Eat in Kaohsiung

Head to Gang Yuan Beef Noodles for a traditional eatery experience. Boston and Pasadena French Cuisine are excellent choices for upscale dining. An affordable meal should cost NT$80, while a meal in an upscale restaurant can cost NT$500 or more.