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National Sun Yat-sen University

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Address: No.70 Lienhai Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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+886 7 525 2000

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Overseeing the sea

A very old and university with very nice sea view. It has survived from the recent typhoon in September 2016.

Reviewed October 9, 2016
Karen K

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Reviewed October 9, 2016

A very old and university with very nice sea view. It has survived from the recent typhoon in September 2016.

Thank Karen K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016

i love visiting this school for aside from the famous sizi bay infront of it, it also has a mountain at the back! it is very much accessible to any type of land transportation so it is a perfect place for your family to visit. accommodation is not a problem here because siziwan sunset beach resort is just a few... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed May 28, 2016

I have twice been to this university and each time I have been amazed by the beautiful gardens. People often walk through the grounds just to feel the serene surroundings.

Thank Wendy M
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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4 reviews
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

It is a good place to enjoy the sunset if the weather is great. The backyard of the school is huge but winding. You can see beautiful view with ocean and ships along the winding road. There are a lot of monkeys around sometimes. So be careful to your food in plastic bag and don't feed them!

Thank Tall_Alice
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

I agree with the other reviewers. It's great for the sunset and walking around campus. Watch out for stray dogs on the hill.

Thank Erin_s8
Hong kong
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198 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Nothing very special need a pay a special tour to visit. The scenic surrounding the university is beautiful. Also here is very quiet.

Thank harbourchan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2015

I went to this university! I was always very proud of the magnificent landscape!!! Come here for an ocean breeze, or to enjoy the sunset! Anticipate the crowds though. Despite that, the place is pretty nice to stroll around, jog, sight-seeing and picture taking. Also, don't miss walking through the historic tunnel that's adorned with creative graffiti! Do visit the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

We went as three families with kids near sunset time. The kids were having great fun at the beach, and we were fascinated by the beautiful sunset. It's definitely great for repeat visits.

1 Thank dswlim
Incheon, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2015

There is a long tunnel leading to this university from Shaochuan Jie. Rather unique. Another way to get to the university is to travel along Shaochuan Jie all the way to the Takao British Consulate, and then up a slope where you will get a beautiful view of the sea and the hill. This university is well located away from... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

There is definitely something to be said about a college campus boasting beachfront property. I entered the campus through the mountain tunnel - quite dramatic. Some of the buildings are newer than others - the older ones could use some TLC. There was a nice park and garden adjacent to Sun Yat-sen's former residence (now a small art gallery/museum). The... More 

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