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Experience slow food travel

Slow down your travel pace and enjoy the mountain city

Delicacies are one of the highlights of travel. Multi-ethnic Kaohsiung incorporates food culture of various places, establishing the characteristics of eastern Kaohsiung. On the mountain city route, enjoy Meinong’s Hakka culture and tea ceremony, while in the indigenous people route, venture into the mountain forest to experience the indigenous heritage. Eastern Kaohsiung is suitable for slow travel to experience the local lifestyle.
Drive a car from the City to these places to savor slow food, visit Baolai Hot Spring, and enjoy a leisure tour.
  • East Kaohsiung Slow Food Tour
    East Kaohsiung Slow Food Tour-A beautiful trip that combines the place of origin with dining table

    East Kaohsiung Slow Food Tour A beautiful trip that combines the place of origin with dining table

    Some local delicacies include Liugui’s mountain tea, Meinong’s flat rice noodles, handmade bread from local ingredients, etc. East Kaohsiung Slow Food encourages shops to use friendly agricultural ingredients so that visitors are able to gain an in-depth knowledge of the place of origin of the ingredients and local lifestyle while savoring the seasonal delicacies, thus cherishing every bite of food.

    Recommended Slow Food Shops
    • Tibetan Royal Bakery
    • Vanilla Wood Forest Restaurant, B&B, Hot Springs
      • +886-7-6895866
      • Monday - Sunday: 10:00-19:00; Saturday: 10:00-21:00; closed on Tuesdays
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    • Edison's Kitchen
      • No menu provided, by reservation only; reservation must be made one day in advance
      • +886-978-032-137
      • 11:00-20:00|Closed on: Tuesday - Thursday
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    • Wish Bakery
      • +886-955-655-639
      • 09:00~19:30|Closed on: Saturday and Sunday
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    • Grand Orchid Villa Resort
    • Spectrum House
      • Please call us before visiting
      • +886-7-681-2820
      • Monday - Friday: 10:00-14:00|Saturday - Sunday: 10:00-14:00 & 17:00-19:00|Closed on Mondays
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    • Shishan Pepper Farm
    • Shine-Long Food Express Co. Ltd.
    • Yong Quan Tea Co.
  • 3 main recommended themed itineraries

    3 main recommended themed itineraries

    Sacred places: Qishan-Shanlin-Jiaxian-Namasia

    Sacred places Qishan-Shanlin-Jiaxian-Namasia

    The trip begins from Qishan, known for its traditional sugar manufacturing and banana plantation, and then to Jiaxian mountain region, the hometown of yam, and finally to Namasia, which has rich indigenous culture. Visitors are able to learn about the ecosystem of mountain forest, as well as local religion and history.

    Recommended attractions
    • Cishan (Qishan) Old Street

      Cishan (Qishan) Old Street

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    • Holy Mt. Zion

      Holy Mt. Zion

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    • Chen Family Eco-Friendly Herb Garden

      Chen Family Eco-Friendly Herb Garden

    • Jiaxian Commercial Area

      Jiaxian Commercial Area

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  • Back to nature:Qishan-Meinong-Liugui-Taoyuan

    Back to nature Qishan-Meinong-Liugui-Taoyuan

    Meinong is known for its rich Hakka culture, where visitors can learn about how the Hakka people preserve the traditional customs and natural environment. The route connects to Liugui, which has a rich camphor harvesting culture, and then to Taoyuan, a mountain region with many hidden spots; one can see the wisdom of the indigenous people.

    Recommended attractions
    • Meinong Folk Village

      Meinong Folk Village

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    • Meinong Paper Umbrella Culture Village

      Meinong Paper Umbrella Culture Village

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    • Xinwei (Sinwei) Forest Park

      Xinwei (Sinwei) Forest Park

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    • Yellow Butterfly Valley

      Yellow Butterfly Valley

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  • Passing through history:Neimen-Meinong-Liugui-Maolin

    Passing through history Neimen-Meinong-Liugui-Maolin

    Temple culture is common in various places, as seen by Neimen’s temples where worshipers gather, Meinong’s beliefs, and Liugui’s religion and culture. These places are a contrast to Maolin, which suffered from natural disaster. This is a complex historical route that portrays the people’s feelings for the land.

    Recommended attractions
    • Neimen Zizhu Temple

      Neimen Zizhu Temple

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    • Duona Village (Settlement)

      Duona Village (Settlement)

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    • Maolin National Scenic Area

      Maolin National Scenic Area

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    • Purple Crow Butterfly Valley

      Purple Crow Butterfly Valley

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Visit Liugui’s Baolai hot springs

Visit Liugui’s Baolai hot springs

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Top 10 hot springs and delicacies

Top 10 hot springs and delicacies

  • Love of Mountain Local Flavor Restaurant
    • Chinese Banquet Style Dishes Gold Award
    • +886-7-6883168
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  • Grand Orchid Villa Resort
    • Chinese Banquet Style Dishes Silver Award
    • Individual set meal Silver Award
    • +886-7-6882231
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  • Baolai Local Flavor Restaurant
    • Chinese Banquet Style Dishes Silver Award
    • +886-7-6883380
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  • Chingyisiuan Herb Garden Restaurant
    • Chinese Banquet Style Dishes Silver Award
    • +886-7-6791699
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  • Meilunshan Hotspring Resort
  • Baolaishan Seafood Restaurant
    • Chinese Banquet Style Dishes Silver Award 銀賞
    • +886-7-6882305
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