Formosa Boulevard Station, Kaohsiung

Last updated on December 2nd, 2019 at 07:04 am

Formosa Boulevard Station, KaohsiungFormosa Boulevard Station in Kaohsiung is the most popular spot to visit. It’s also called the dome of light made by Narcissus Quagliata an Italian artist for 2009 World Games. There are 4500 glass panels and it’s the largest glass work in the world. For sure Formosa Boulevard Station is one of the most popular metro stations in the world. We have to say that for us so far is our favorite one.

It’s free of charge and it’s located in Kaohsiung city center so there is no reason to skip this place in Kaohsiung.

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Read here how to get to Lotus Pond and Fo Guang Shan Memorial in Kaohsiung.

HOW TO MOVE AROUND KAOHSIUNG CITY CENTER

BUYING EASY CARD

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We have to say that for us was the best way to travel around Kaohisung since you just put load and you can use in MRT, buses and even going to places like Fo Guang Shang Memorial which is outside the center. You can also use it in Taipei. Plus you can use for buying in 7 Eleven and convenience stores in the country. So i’s pretty convenient.

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You can purchase in convenience stores in Kaohsiung. Also available in the airport you will pay 100 TWD which is $3 USD non refundable. It’s comfortable and every time that you use your Easy Card you get 15% discounts in your MRT and bus trips. You can recharge in convenience stores or in MRT Stations. You can use that money to buy in convenience stores in Taiwan. It’s great since there are Family Mart 7 Eleven all over Kaohsiung and Taiwan.

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Formosa Boulevard Station

Formosa Boulevard Metro Station

Formosa Boulevard Station

How to get to Formosa Boulevard Station

It’s located in the Red line after Central Park if you are coming from the airport to Kaohsiung city center. It’s the stop Number 10 and it’s also connecting with the Orange Line. It’s so easy to get there and prices from the airport could be around 35 TWD and around the city between 20-25 TWD using the Easy card to move around Kaohsiung as we mentioned before.

Read here how to get to Kaohsiung city center from the airport.

You have to leave the metro and in the exit you will see the colorful glasses in the metro. If you are getting to Formosa Boulevard Station walking. You have to go down and you don’t have to get a ticket since the glasses are before the entrance.

There are hourly shows where there is music and the turn on and off the lights. It’s a great stop while visiting Kaohsiung and you can rest in the chairs.

WHERE TO STAY IN KAOHSIUNG

We already told you how easy was our way from Kaohsiung airport to City Center in Central Park. Now we will share to you our place in Kaohsiung in Brio Hotel and how amazing was the experience. Great views, breakfast and the best location in Kaohsiung.

BRIO HOTEL

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The staff was so friendly to welcome us in our first day in Taiwan. The room was with amazing views and with all comfort that you need. Our favorite thing about Brio Hotel? Apart from the staff, comfort of the room and amazing views. We have to say that the food is so delicious.

Brio Hotel, Kaohsiung, where to stay in Kaohsiung

You can have Chinese and Western Breakfast enjoying the views of the city from their rooftop. First quality of food everything was delicious. Apart from breakfast we loved enjoying sandwiches, cakes, sweets and juices, sodas and coffees after visiting the city. They offer free snacks in the lobby anytime and it’s the perfect way to rest after having an amazing day around Kaohsiung. You don’t have enough with the snacks? Well Brio Hotel is amazing and the mini bar is also free of charge!

For accommodation, you can find accommodation prices starting from $20-30 USD depending on how much you want to stretch your budget. Until luxury hotels in Kaohsiung that can cost $100-300 USD for a room if you wish more comfort when visiting Kaohsiung.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. He believes in travel without money. Recently, he finished a bicycle trip, 9500 km, from Madrid to North Cape.

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