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Address: No. 20 LianHai Road, Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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Phone Number: 07-5250271
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Kaohsiung City Day Tour
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Nice view of the city

Need to walk up lots of stairs as bus stop can reach hill top entrance. And u also hv to walk down to the lower exhibtion hall after or vice versa. A lot of mostique but the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
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Hong Kong, China
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are a citizen of post colonial rule of British, you must come to this place to have a look at the British culture. Not a large place but worth visiting.

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Thank smsyuen
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,353 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There's not too much to see at this site, but still worth the effort of climbing up in order to appreciate the view out over Kaohsiung Harbour. The building is well preserved it's just that there's not much inside to look at. Entrance fee of around $100 TWD.

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I went early in the morning so I beat most of the crowds. The building itself if very nice but there's not that much else to it. After I paid for my ticket I was given a map and brochure telling me about the place, unfortunately it was all in Chinese. Given that the only 2 languages I speak are... More 

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Thank Travers400
Brisbane, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Enjoyed this visit. Recommend the High Tea. Very interested in the modelled "negotiation" between the Consul and the Chinese.

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Thank bronwyn m
Miami, Florida
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

in my opinion this is a tourist trap. Not worth paying the entrance. They offer you a voucher to buy coffee with the entrance, but they overcharge you for anything you choose from the touristy caffee...

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Spring Valley, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This is a historical place, but was built at a time when the British Empire was waning. I think at the time the British wanted to trade with China through Takao, so this would have been a significant Consulate in that era. However the Japanese annexed Formosa in 1895, so I am not sure what happened to the British trade... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Old building that got restored. Very crowded with groups, so it loses the charm and feeling of Grand. Just outside look can suffice

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Thank Nordo4ka
Hong Kong
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Need to walk up lots of stairs as bus stop can reach hill top entrance. And u also hv to walk down to the lower exhibtion hall after or vice versa. A lot of mostique but the view is fabulous.

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Hong Kong, China
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We took a taxi from Yangchengpu, only cost TWD 120 so I wouldn't bother with the buses or walking from Xiziwan, especially in the summer. There are two ways to go up, the stairs go up to the temple (on the west) is a lot easier than the one going scenic walk (景觀步道) (on the east) Good place to watch... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

After a long walk about a number of stairs you are greeted by a brightly coloured temple next to the British Consulate. The Consulate building built in late 1800s is spectacular and well worth a visit even if just to view the city harbour.

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