Technical Tour

Experiencing Kaohsiung’s Multi-modal Transport Network
  • Date

    Thursday, 5 October 2017

  • Time

    09.00-12.30

  • Meeting Point

    MRT Formosa Boulevard Station (捷運美麗島站) At the Dome of Light

  • Registration

    There is no registration fee. Click here.

The purpose of this technical tour is to learn more about the various transportation modes of Kaohsiung, and the ongoing efforts by the City to improve the transportation network.

This technical tour will begin at the Formosa Boulevard Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Station, also acclaimed as the world’s most beautiful transit station, with an introduction on the MRT system. Meeting point at the Dome of Light. The tour will follow by an introduction of Kaohsiung’s light rail transit (LRT) which is also Asia’s first’s electric and overhead-wire-free system for the entire route.

Meeting point: Dome of Light

In addition, this tour will continue a visit to Kaohsiung Main Public Library, which has integrated a subtropical garden landscape into its architecture on the top floor and has no columns inside the building. Finally, it will follow by an exciting visual simulation with 5D effects. This simulation will allow participants to have a bird’s eye view of Kaohsiung.

Notes:

  • Tour is free and may be booked online or at the congress. Place is limited thus advanced booking is strongly recommended.
  • Participants are expected to arrive to the meeting point no later than ten minutes prior to the tour time.
  • Tour will be conducted in English.
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