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Cihou Lighthouse

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Address: No.34 Qixia Lane, Qijin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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Beautiful lighthouse.

The white lighthouse built by British in 1883, after that rebuilt by Japan in 1918. Standing here can saw the whole Kaohsiung port, cargo ships often go through the lighthouse and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Klang, Malaysia

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Klang, Malaysia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The white lighthouse built by British in 1883, after that rebuilt by Japan in 1918. Standing here can saw the whole Kaohsiung port, cargo ships often go through the lighthouse and out of the sea.

Thank edck2014
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77 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Continued to the lighthouse from the storeland. Was closed when i arrived but it would be a nice place to enter and take photos if its open. I would recommend that you rent a double electrical bicycle (with a sunshade on top) and take it for a spin along the beach. Highlight of my trip to Qijing.

Thank b_Yeam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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638 reviews
465 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 910 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I came here at night and there is nothing to see, which seems a contradiction in terms. The light radiating is very weak and can barely be seen from the harbour. The lighthouse itself is completely obscured, so to see it, you will have to climb to the compound when the grounds are open during the day. At night, there... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A quaint lighthouse about 30min stroll from the entrance of the Cijin island town. You can rent a bicycle but will still have to park it at the bottom of the cliff on which the lighthouse is located at. From there it's a steep uphill climb with a lower lookout point on the way up. The lighthouse itself is small... More 

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Markham, Canada
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52 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I am a big fan of lighthouse and would try to visit lighthouses during the visit. This lighthouse is nice but not too special. However, please be mindful that it requires a lot of stairs walking to reach it.

Thank Ccmm Z
Singapore, Singapore
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3,368 reviews
1,906 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,525 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

It's a bit of a trek to the top of the hill in order to see this lighthouse, but despite the hot and sweaty weather it's worth it for the view out over Kaohsiung and the pretty little lighthouse at the top. Takes about 10 mins to get here from the base.

Thank KGB777
Perth, Australia
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137 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It is a bit tricky to find unless you are with a local, as you need to go over the harbour ferry ($25 each way) and then walk through the town. It's quite a climb up there, and day I went was very hot and sticky so it was a bit of an effort. At the top there were some... More 

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Spring Valley, California
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

If you are in good shape and like to walk up hill to see a nice view, this is for you You look back at the city of Kaohsiung, and have the open ocean bhind you, you turn to the North,and can see the Northe Entrance toKohsiung, the ferry boats crossing the channel to Cijin and the British Consulate Historic... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The lighthouse was located at the top of the hill. It glances the coastal of Qijin. But if may not suitable for elderly or people with disabilities as there were steps and slopes to climb before reaching the lighthouse.

Thank kcmak2015
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71 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The hike up is short, but during the summer where temperatures hit the high 30s celsius in the mid morning, you might want to reconsider. You have to park your bikes at the beginning of the slope up to the lighthouse. The views up there are just average, shows the port of Kaohsiung and the coastline. Would recommend only if... More 

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