Spring and Autumn Pavilion, Kaohsiung

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At Spring and Autumn Pavilion, see the religious building made to honor the goddess of mercy in 1953. In later years, it was declared one of the ten most beautiful sites in the province, with a visit here allowing you to admire the colorful building showcasing traditional architecture, with extravagant, decorated terraces. There's also the gigantic statue of a dragon, which you can enter through its mouth. Explore the dragon's insides, which resemble a tunnel and abound with fun, unusual decorations. Put Spring and Autumn Pavilion on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kaohsiung vacation builder.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Recently renovated, the Dragon's flashy coloring is cute eyes. Dragon is hot, sunny blue skies with background and uplifting.
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  • July 21, 2017
    Only spent about an hour here during lunch, but was able to take some amazing pictures! Make sure to take some time to see the temples across the street, and check out the local vendors.  more »
  • June 24, 2017
    You'll get out with Tiger from the Dragon is so good. Solicit donations during the free, BOX and others. In mysterious murals on the wall. Description is not so sure. Tower is located on the Lake, Lake Lotus flower which blooms to clean. (In June, at the end of bloom)
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  • May 21, 2017
    just a short walk from the pagodas, one should definately see this place too!
  • December 9, 2016
    Beautiful, if you're in the area do not miss this! Makes everyone a little Buddhist.
  • May 22, 2016
    This place is so romantic and beautiful. I wish we had had more time here. Everything is so beautiful and in bright colors. Definitely take the time and walk into the tiger and dragon.
  • March 17, 2017
    Odd but fun tourist attraction
  • December 18, 2016
    Part of the lotus lake area. This place have a lot of tortoise/turtle Swimming in the pond.

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