Kaohsiung City
in Kaohsiung of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Noteable things around
  • Dafeizhou Yesheng Dongwuyuan (zoo, (8 mi)
  • Wanshoushan Dongwuyuan (zoo, (3 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
22.616 and 120.313 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 22° 36' 58" and E 120° 18' 47"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - TWD
Spoken languages:
Chinese, Chinese
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:01 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Taipei
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:48 am and 5:51 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-22.683 and -59.600 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Mision La Esperanza
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Taiwan in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Taiwan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Taiwan. Last Update: 2022-09-26 08:21:27

Explore Kaohsiung City

Kaohsiung City in Kaohsiung (Kaohsiung) with it's 1,519,711 inhabitants is located in Taiwan about 185 mi (or 297 km) south-west of Taipei, the country's capital.

Local time in Kaohsiung City is now 11:01 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Taipei with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 11 airports in the wider vicinity of Kaohsiung City, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Taiwan is Kaohsiung International Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

We found 2 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Fengshan, Pingtung, Tainan, Xinying and Taibao. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 3% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 27th of September 2022

30°C (86 °F)
29°C (83 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 28th of September 2022

30°C (85 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 29th of September 2022

30°C (85 °F)
29°C (83 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

GRAND HI LAI HOTEL

Address
1,1 mi
No 266 Cheng-Kung 1ST Road
801 Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Lees

Address
0,8 mi
105, Wu-Fu 1st Road
800 Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


85 Skytower

Address
0,9 mi
37-85/F, No 1, Tzu Chiang 3 Road
802 Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Han Hsien International

Address
0,3 mi
33 Sszuwei 3rd. Rd.
802 Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Howard Plaza

Address
1,2 mi
311 Chishian 1st. Rd.
800 Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


HOYA Resort Hotel Kaohsiung

Address
1,3 mi
No.99, Ruitian St.
Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Lees Boutique

Address
0,8 mi
106 Wufu 1st Rd.
800 Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel Sunshine

Address
0,8 mi
75 Junghua 4th Rd.
802 Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Urban Hotel 33 Elegance

Address
0,9 mi
Minzu 2nd Rd no. 33
800 Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Blue Coast Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
No. 398, Guangxi Road
806 Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 18:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Chinese New Year 農歷新年2015, Lotus Lake 蓮池潭, Kaohsiung 高雄市

Published: February 24, 2015
Length: 25:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sebastien LEBIGOT

Each year during the Chinese New Year in Taiwan, the city of Kaohsiung holds several festivals at different locations. Around the Lotus Lake, there is a Chinese New Year's market. It's a colourful...


WuShanDing Mud Volcanoes (烏山頂泥火山), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2/21/2015

Published: February 28, 2015
Length: 14:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Pulat

Beneath the surface, Taiwan is seething. Geothermal activity has given the island dozens of hot springs, steam vents like those in Yangmingshan National Park, and - strangest of all - a number...


Royal Caribbean Asian Cruise: Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Published: November 11, 2014
Length: 13:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Sheila Simkin

http://www.TravelsWithSheila.com Kaohsiung, Taiwan was Voyager of the Seas first port of call. We visited Taiwan in depth just one short year ago (loved every minute here), and saw all shore...


Kaohsiung MRT (subway) 高雄大眾捷運系統

Published: March 08, 2015
Length: 51:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sebastien LEBIGOT

I take the Kaohsiung MRT (subway) only once or twice a year. Actually I should take it more often. 高雄捷運, 我每年只坐一次。不錯. Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Corporation. - KRTC:...


Kaohsiung Timelapse

Published: September 29, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: joesemshi


Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit (06) 三多商圈 → 獅甲 → 凱旋 → 前鎮高中

Published: May 28, 2008
Length: 30:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: cho0730

Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit (06) 三多商圈→ 獅甲→ 凱旋→ 前鎮高中(2008-03-16)


Yixin 1st Rd. (Kaixuan 3rd Rd. →Guanghua 2nd Rd.), Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Published: November 20, 2014
Length: 12:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Chih-Hao Tsai


The China Steel Headquarters in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Published: January 25, 2015
Length: 13:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dave Flynn

The light show on the outside of the China Steel headquarters building.


Kaohsiung 高雄 Skyline

Published: February 04, 2015
Length: 35:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: World Cities

Best of Kaohsiung Skyline Kaohsiung 高雄, Taiwan Population (2014 Estimate): 2778992 Number of Buildings: 97.


Fast elevator 600 m/min -Fast elevator- Tuntex Sky Tower Kaohsiung

Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 42:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: verstandlabs

The Tuntex Sky Tower's elevator in Kaohsiung, reaches the speed of 600 meters per minute, NY - WTC was 24.28 meter per minute!!


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Urban Spotlight Arcade

The Urban Spotlight Arcade (城市光廊) in Kaohsiung spans from the roundabout of Wu-Fu 3rd Road and Chung-Hua Road to the intersection of Wu-Fu 3rd Road and Chung-Shan road. It is famous for its light decoration in the evening. The nearby shopping area Shinkuchan attracts many fashion lovers and fun seekers.

Located at 22.6217, 120.298 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Visitor attractions in Taiwan, Kaohsiung

Affiliated Senior High School of National Kaohsiung Normal University

The Affiliated Senior High School of National Kaohsiung Normal University is a public high school located in Lingya District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It has eight classes per grades for senior high level, four classes per grades for junior high, and one class per grades for elementary students. The campus of the school is enclosed by National Kaohsiung Normal University. At the present, NKNUASHS is one of the top high schools of Kaohsiung City.

Located at 22.626, 120.323 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Kaohsiung, High schools in Taiwan

Formosa Boulevard Station

The Kaohsiung MRT Formosa Boulevard Station is a metro station located in Sinsing District, Kaohsiung. It is a transfer station between the Red Line and the Orange Line.

Located at 22.6314, 120.302 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit stations

Wukuaicuo Station

The Kaohsiung MRT Wukuaicuo Station is a station on the Orange Line in Lingya District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Located at 22.6295, 120.328 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit stations

Kaohsiung Municipal Ruei-Siang Senior High School

Kaohsiung Municipal Rueisiang Senior High School, located at the Cianjhen District (前鎮區), Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, is the first comprehensive junior-senior high school (完全中學) of Kaohsiung City. At the present, it has 2960 junior high school students of 72 classes, 947 senior high students of 24 classes and 240 members of faculty and staff.

Located at 22.6008, 120.321 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Kaohsiung, High schools in Taiwan

Siaogang Station

The Kaohsiung MRT Siaogang Station is a terminus on the Red Line in Siaogang District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Located at 22.6295, 120.328 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit stations

Central Park Station (Kaohsiung)

The Kaohsiung MRT Central Park Station is a station on the Red Line in Sinsing District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The station is named after the nearby Central Park.

Located at 22.6247, 120.301 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit stations

Sanduo Shopping District Station

The Kaohsiung MRT Sanduo Shopping District Station is a station on the Red Line in Lingya District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The station is named after the Sanduo Shopping District.

Located at 22.6139, 120.305 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit stations

Kaohsiung Cultural Center

Kaohsiung Cultural Center is located in Lingya District of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It was founded by the city government in 1981. The main building of the center is a complex of two concert halls, many galleries, and a library. The office of Kaohsiung Bureau of Cultural Affairs is also located in Kaohsiung Cultural Center. The cultural center was originally built as a memorial hall for Chiang Kai-shek; its former name was Kaohsiung Chiang Kai-shek Cultural Center (高雄市立中正文化中心).

Located at 22.6267, 120.318 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums in Kaohsiung

Shihjia Station

The Kaohsiung MRT Shihjia Station is a station on the Red Line in Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Located at 22.6061, 120.308 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit stations

Sinyi Elementary School Station

The Kaohsiung MRT Sinyi Elementary School Station is an underground station on the Orange Line in Sinsing District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Located at 22.6308, 120.311 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit stations

Cultural Center Station

The Kaohsiung MRT Cultural Center Station is an underground station on the Orange Line in the edge of Sinsing District and Lingya District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Located at 22.6303, 120.317 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit stations

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kao-hsiung-shih, 高雄巿, Kao-hsiung, Gaoxiongshi, Gaosyongshih, Kaohsiung, Gaoxiong, Kaohsiung City, Takao, KHH, Гаосюн, 高雄市, 高雄