Love River in downtown Kaohsiung 高雄 爱河
The Love River or Ai River is a river in southern Taiwan. It originates in Renwu Township, Kaohsiung County, and flows 12 kilometers through Kaohsiung to Kaohsiung Harbor. Love River is the spine of Kaohsiung, playing a similar role to the River Thames of London. It is of great cultural significance to the people of Taiwan and also plays an important role in its economy and tourism industry.
The Love River is often considered the soul of Kaohsiung City. Love River lies across Kaohsiung for times of sunrises and sunsets. The riverbanks beautified with greenery and parks, is a romantic place for lovers to date each other, therefore, the river was reputed as Love River