Shihzuwan Beach


Shihzuwan Beach is smaller than Cijin Beach, but it's a calmer swimming beach and is an excellent place for hanging out and watching the sunset.

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Nearby Kaohsiung attractions

1. Daitian Temple

0.57 MILES

A temple with a Taoist hall at the front and a Buddhist hall (青雲寺) at the back, both richly decorated with folk art. In fact Daitian Temple has the…

2. British Consulate Residence at Takou

0.58 MILES

Built in 1865, this handsome red-brick consulate residence sits 70m above the mouth of Kaohsiung Harbour, a perfect location for watching giant container…

3. Takao Renaissance Association


A nonprofit striving to protect Kaohsiung's history and culture has taken over this century-old Japanese house. You'll see a small display on the historic…

4. Cijin Island Lighthouse


The lighthouse, built in the 19th century by British engineers and restored in 1918 by the Japanese, offers killer views of the Port of Kaohsiung.

5. Cihou Fort

0.82 MILES

A handsome modern fort with Qing dynasty foundations that used to guard the northern entrance to Kaohsiung Harbour. From the top of the barracks and the…

6. Shoushan Zoo

0.89 MILES

Kids may enjoy this zoo on the northern border of Shoushan Park in Gushan District. While we think that the large mammals such as camels and ostriches…

7. Cijin Tianhou Temple

0.96 MILES

One of Kaohsiung's few temples that made the national protected relics list is also its oldest Mazu temple. Cijin Tianhou Temple was constructed in 1673…

8. Alien Art Centre

0.99 MILES

A remarkable museum in a unique location. From the '50s to the '70s this white building was a hostel for young men departing for compulsory military…