Kaohsiung – The Dome of Light

The Dome of Light [1]
View the large.

This is the first of a series of posts from our recent two-day trip to Kaohsiung [高雄].  Kaohsiung is located in southwestern Taiwan and is the second largest and most densely populated city in Taiwan.

Formosa Boulevard Station [美麗島站] serves as a transfer station for the Red and Orange lines of the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit System [KMRT 高雄大眾捷運系統].  The station hosts the Dome of Light, which is the work of Italian artist Narcissus Quagliata and is the world’s biggest one-piece stained glass creation.
The Dome of Light [2]

View the large.

The dome spans 30 meters in diameter and covers 660 square meters.  Its 4,500 glass panels present 4 themes: water, earth, light and fire.
The Dome of Light
I have a handful more pictures from the Dome of Light at my growing Kaohsiung Flickr set.

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