|Tianliao Moon World|
Badlands formation in Tianliao
|Location||Tianliao, Kaohsiung, Taiwan|
The Tianliao Moon World (Chinese :田寮月世界; pinyin :Tiánliáo Yuè Shìjiè) is an area of badlands in Tianliao District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
The area is named Moon World because its surface resembles the surface of the Moon.
The formation was formed after years of rain and stream erosion.
The area features the Mudstone Geography Center at the entrance, providing information regarding the details of mudstone. It also has footpath for strolling and hiking around the area.
The area is accessible by bus from Gangshan Station of Kaohsiung MRT or Tainan Station of Taiwan Railways.
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