Kaohsiung Fisherman's Wharf

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Kaohsiung Fisherman's Wharf
高雄港漁人碼頭
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Kaohsiung Fisherman's Wharf is located in Taiwan
Kaohsiung Fisherman's Wharf
Kaohsiung Fisherman's Wharf
Taiwan
Location
LocationGushan, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Coordinates22°37′08″N 120°16′37″E / 22.61889°N 120.27694°E / 22.61889; 120.27694Coordinates: 22°37′08″N 120°16′37″E / 22.61889°N 120.27694°E / 22.61889; 120.27694
Details
Type of harborWharf

The Kaohsiung Fisherman's Wharf (also Fishermen's Wharf,[1] Chinese: 高雄港漁人碼頭; pinyin: Gāoxiónggǎng Yúrén Mǎtóu) is a wharf in Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

History[edit]

The wharf was originally the number 2 port of the port of Kaohsiung. Its previous function was exporting bananas, wood and steel.[citation needed] However, because of the transformation of economy and container automation, the function of the port declined gradually.

The government[which?] promotes the tourism industry in these years, so the number 2 port had the chance to become a sightseeing wharf, combining seaside scenery and food. The name of the wharf became a more cultural one as the Kaohsiung Fisherman's Wharf. Nowadays, it has become one of Kaohsiung's scenic spots, following the successful step of Urban Spotlight Arcade and Love River.[citation needed]

Transportation[edit]

The wharf is accessible within walking distance south east of Sizihwan Station of Kaohsiung MRT.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fishermen's Wharf". The Heart of Asia]. Retrieved 2 March 2014.

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