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Martyrs' Shrine, Kaohsiung

#25 of 368 in Things to do in Kaohsiung
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The moderately difficult hike to Martyrs' Shrine seems utterly worth it once you arrive and catch a glimpse of the scenic views. From the panoramic viewing decks, you can enjoy vistas over the whole city of Kaohsiung, as well as the harbor, the clear ocean, and the towering mountains. The vibrant shrine serves as a favorite place for couples in particular, but you can also see many friends and families spending time out in the nature. Wander through the colorful gardens filled with a rich diversity of flowers and other plants, taking some time to enjoy the nature around you and the light, refreshing breeze. Add Martyrs' Shrine to your Kaohsiung travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kaohsiung online trip itinerary builder.
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  • Of course, this is not like the one in Taipei but it serves the same purpose of honoring the Martyrs. This is located high up on the hill of Shou Shan so I think the view made up the uniqueness of...  more »
  • It has very beautiful night view of port of Kaohsiung! Definitely recommend to visit, especially at night if you can.  more »
  • At here, you can have a great view of Kaohsiung even though it is not convenient to get here by public transportation. I would recommend you to get there by taxi or motorcycle. I think it is a good place to see the night view, take a walk, and have some drinks with friends. Hope everyone enjoy it!
  • The road uphill is a bit tiring for walking... Especially under the hot sun. The view is fabulous though. I should have come up at night also. The shrine is not that much of historical value but its remarkable that it was a Japanese shinto shrine but now is worshiping those who fought against the Japanese invaders in WWII. Good for everyone to have a brief history lesson.
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