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Dragon Tiger Tower

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Address: Liantan Rd., Zuoyin Dist., Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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For Luck and Prosperity

With a nice pair of walking shoes and a good pair of strong leg for climbing up the stairs of two pagodas, you will see the beautiful serenity lake. It is believed that walk in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danaiya T
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Bangkok

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Bangkok
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

With a nice pair of walking shoes and a good pair of strong leg for climbing up the stairs of two pagodas, you will see the beautiful serenity lake. It is believed that walk in thru the dragon mouth and out from the tiger mouth create the best of luck for you. Do as the local does, it's fun.

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Thank Danaiya T
Beverly Hills, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the locals told us to go in the tail & out the mouth to rid of all bad - we did - we really felt different - so happy so safe - the lake the turtles everything is like no where else - a breath of fresh air - of course taiwanses & international food are cheap & tasty like... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd been wanting to see these in person for several years and recently had the chance. Fortunately it wasn't very crowded during our visit, so we could take our time in the towers. The climb is tight and steep, but the view is spectacular and well worth the effort. It's free to visit, but I have a small donation upon... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Peaceful, climb to the top of the towers and enjoy the view. Many people enjoying the area, sailing, water sports. Lots of fish and turtles along the shoreline.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though there water lots of fables and stories behind those paintings inside the pagodas, it was not really attractive, and would not lift up one's vision after climbing up the pagoda. It just reflected the worshipped culture in Kaohsiung.

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Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Adding some colours to your photo album. Apart from the 2 Stars - Dragon & Tiger, another good viewpoint is up the Pagoda. Climb the stairs up, you see a good view of the Lotus Lake and afar, another pretty Dragon (Spring & Autumn Pavillion) and further, a Giant Statue of a Warrior (Beiji Xuantian Shangdi)

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

These were quite unexpected, we didn't go inside, but they looked interesting from outside. The entrance was through giant dragon and tiger mouths.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Quite frankly a boring attraction. The best part is the view from atop of the pagodas. Not recommended unless you have no other options.

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Ho Chi Minh City, null, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

If you know about Asia old stories, you would recognize them on the hall walk inside the tower. I don't know what is the English name of the art that use ceramic to build. But it's an traditional Asia thing to experience.

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Thank NicyTang
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived a little later in the afternoon by taxi which was a little unexpected for us but seemed to capture a wonderful ambience and reflection of the statues ovr the lotus river. The lights started to come on around 6pm just when the sun was setting. It was a gr8 time 2 go causr wasnt so busy & we... More 

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