TAIWAN – HERITAGE ON THE MOVE
The old railway station building in Kaohsiung (舊高雄車站。)
By Matt Stone
The Taiwanese have mastered the art of relocating their heritage buildings, as a way of preserving them. In a heroic feat of engineering, the old Kaohsiung railway station building was moved more than 80 metres.
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Kaohsiung railway station in the 1950s. It was built by the Japanese in the 'Imperial Crown' style and completed in 1941.
Image: facebook.com/khuricenter – 高雄鐵路地下化展示館