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The British Consulate At Takao

No. 20 LianHai Road, Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
+886 7 525 0271
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“tea house” (5 reviews)
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No. 20 LianHai Road, Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
+886 7 525 0271

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a pity that this building is not so well presented. Only a small portion is open to public, with limited introductions. Maybe because not that much to say. Well, you can have a cup of tea after climbing the hill anyway.

Thank Serene C
Reviewed August 23, 2017

A histroical building, worth to pay a visit, may view sunset if time fits. It is very small, not much to see and can finish it in a short while. There is a restaurant, take a snap with a high tea set is relaxing, but...More

Thank cora3181
Reviewed August 20, 2017

The museum entrance is a the top of the hill with some scenic view. The area is not huge but require some walk as there is 2 parts. At hill top and below the hill. The mail complex is a nice red brick building with...More

Thank NewNOng
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

We went there in the afternoon, around 4pm, just to escape from the heat. We didn't go for afternoon tea, but had a few drinks outside. We walked around the building and enjoyed the harbor view. Our little ones loved watching the boats to and...More

Thank DrGruffalo
Reviewed June 20, 2017

The setting and the views are lovely. There are only a couple of rooms with historical info and not a lot of it is translated into English. Be prepared to walk up and down lots of steps. I took a taxi there but it was...More

1  Thank ljvcool
Reviewed June 14, 2017

The old consultant building is on the top of a hill with many, many steps. My parents could not climb them. This is not a place for people with bad knees. But, if you can make the trek up you will be rewarded with amazing...More

1  Thank CrystinePolk
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

On a trip to Kaohsiung, I met some friends to explore the former British Consulate and have Tea. The architecture was interesting as were the few interpretive displays. I was left wanting though. I would like to have learned more about the history and lifestyle...More

3  Thank James R
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

It's somewhat small and you won't spend that much time here, but it's a cool building with a nice history that's worth a visit.

1  Thank Blake S
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Building have been kept up well, but wasn't much to see. Have been reading this is a main attraction in Kaohsiung. I can mark it off that I was here.

1  Thank Jonea M
Reviewed May 17, 2017

It's one of the main attractions of Kaohsiung, but unless you are a fan of Taaiwanese history, there really isn't much to see here. If you are a fan, this place is probably better with a guide who can tell you about what the place...More

1  Thank arjun_stc
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