Taiwan - Southern Taiwan (PDF Chapter)
This is the Southern Taiwan chapter from Lonely Planet’s Taiwan guidebook.
Southern Taiwan is a land of timeless rituals and strong folk culture. The calendar is chock-full of some of Taiwan’s most unforgettable festivals: they burn boats to ask for peace, they let off fierce fireworks to seek protection against disease.
- visit arresting temples and the engaging remnants of early sea trade in Tainan, the old capital
- enjoy jazz, contemporary art and nouveau southern cuisine in Kaohsiung, the south’s most sophisticated city
- swim, surf and cycle year-round at Kenting National Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Taiwan’s Southwest Coast, Kaohsiung, Foguangshan, Meinong, Maolin Recreation Area, Tainan, Houbi, Guanziling, Pingtung County, Jinshui Ying Old Trail, Donggang, Kenting National Park, Little Liuchiu Island and Sandimen.
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