Formosa Boulevard Station 捷運美麗島站
Ranked second-most beautiful metro station in the world, the Formosa Boulevard Station is definitely a site to be seen while visiting Kaohsiung.
The station is known for its "Dome of Light", the largest glass work in the world, designed by Italian artist Narcissus Quagliata. It is 30 metres in diameter and covers an area of 2,180 square metres, made up of 4,500 glass panels.
Formosa Boulevard station is named after the remodelling of Kaohsiung's Jhongshan Road (中山路) during the preparation for the 2009 World Games, Formosa in turn representing Ilha Formosa, the name of the island commonly referred to as Taiwan.
Take either the red line or orange line to Formosa Boulevard Station (美麗島), the main transfer station for the Kaohsiung MRT system.