Grand Hotel Cheng Ching Lake
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Hotel Cheng Ching Lake Kaohsiung County
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... three months and what a great place it has been. After a rocky start and the culture shock of arriving in Taipei for the first time I was really glad I had given Taiwan the time it deserves, it really has been a great experience, a really diverse country steeped in tradition with outstanding natural features of mountains combined with coastline and ocean views aplenty, the whole country is great ( even Taipei had grown on me second and third time around!) Once ...
... Plus we'd picked up takeout vegetarian food from a buffet in the basement of the Taipei main bus station so had good food to accompany the journey.
On arriving at a busy Tainan train station, we sought assistance from the Tourist Information booth on buses to get to our hotel. The nice ladies gave us the information we wanted and off we went to get the bus. The bus turned up after a few minutes, but instead of letting ...
... Rift Valley. We had most of the day before needing to catch another train, so we went for a good walk several kilometres south of town to visit the Tropic of Cancer. Seems like a long time ago when we crossed the Tropic of Capricorn in Australia on our way north! We also saw a nearby stone-age site, a pair of standing stones erected 3000 years ago by some of the early inhabitants of Taiwan. It was interesting to learn that these first ...
Went to Fo Guang Shan, largest Buddhist monastery. Very large, with 8 pagodas (each dedicated to something, with different topical exhibits) along the central lane leading to the main building that has various mini-museums and shrines. At each point we could interact with the monks and nuns who told us about the monastery. Behind the main building was a ...
... at the hotel was surprisingly good with many local dishes and fruits. Then it's an 8 km one way walk to the other old fort located at the original port for Taiwan. We managed to almost lost our guide book which would be catastrophic. The ruins of the original Dutch fort was quite interesting. We tried an oyster fry which was very tasty The tofu dessert 2 km ...