Sunfong Temple (Sanfeng Temple), Kaohsiung

Last updated on January 27th, 2020 at 11:09 am

sunfong temple (sanfeng temple)

Sunfong temple (Sanfeng temple) is one of our favorite temples that we visited in Kaohsiung and Taiwan. When we got there we realized is an instagrammable places in Taiwan. It’s close to city center and it has 3 different levels. Our favorite one is the top level.You will have a great opportunity to learn about Taoism religion since is the biggest in Taiwan. Our friend Aking explained and guided us around the temple. and where to stay in Kaohsiung.

It’s great if you can go first thing in the morning since there are buses coming with tourists during the day and it can be crowded. Read here Kaohsiung itinerary and Kaohsiung tourist spots.

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

How to get to Sunfong Temple (Sanfeng Temple)

If you want to get to Sunfong Temple (Sanfeng temple) there is no MTR Station close to the temple. We decided to take a taxi since we were three of us from Formosa Boulevard Station. It costs 75 TWD and it took less than 10 minutes to get there. You can also go walking and it will take 20-25 minutes to reach there.

Sunfong Temple (Sanfeng temple)

Sunfong Temple (Sanfeng temple)

Sunfong Temple (Sanfeng temple)

Sunfong Temple (Sanfeng temple)

The entrance of Sunfong temple is huge and beautiful. You access the stairs and the first level is crowded. People can buy fruits and donations. They will pray and ask for their wishes. It’s usually people ask for business, health and love. You have to throw the stones and there are three answers: Yes, No and Maybe depending on the position that they fell on the ground.

Sunfong Temple (Sanfeng temple)

Sunfong Temple (Sanfeng temple)

Sunfong Temple (Sanfeng temple)

We also did and we asked about our success with our travel blog and travel life. It said yes that we will be successful! We did our offering and hope it’s true for more travels that we can share with all of you.

Third level was our favorite and so beautiful with the balls hanging around. These orange balls symbolizes donations and it’s written the date. It’s so colorful!

For us it was a nice plan to do in Kaohsiung and we learned about Taoist religion things that we didn’t know before. Plus we got nice pictures.

HOW TO MOVE AROUND KAOHSIUNG CITY CENTER

BUYING EASY CARD

how to get from Kaohsiung airport to city center

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.

how to get from Kaohsiung airport to city center

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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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

how to get to Kaohsiung from the airport, Brio Hotel

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!

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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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You can also try AirBnB in Kaohsiung with prices starting from $20 USD. Click here to get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB!

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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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