Taiwan Things to Do

  • Maobitou Rock south west coast
    Maobitou Rock south west coast
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    Kissing Rocks
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    Nice beach view
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    Go South!

    by piglet44 Written Oct 25, 2013
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    We rented a car in Kaohsiung and drove south right to the bottom tip of Taiwan Island.We had wanted to drive round to the East coast but with only a few days to spend we decided to take it easy and relax and find some nice places to chill out.The weather was superb so we were lucky to see the beaches and rocks of the south in all their beauty.We stopped off at Nanwan beach area and spent two nights there,drove to the beach at Kenting and back up to Kaohsiung in 3 days.

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    If you prefer stone and beautiful beach...

    by luckymiffy Written Jun 7, 2009

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    Definately you need to come to Hualian. Hualian is located in the eastern Taiwan which also famous for Taiwanese jade. Highway 11 (through hualian to Taitung ) has very long and awesome coast line. Come and explore!!

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    Take a hot spring bath

    by luckymiffy Updated Feb 18, 2008

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    No matter it's chilly or hot, you should takea hot spring bath to experience the unique gift that god gave Taiwanese. In this picture I was at Gugang (in the center of Taichung), and luckily I could took a nice view with clouds around the mountain coz the weather is not good. sometimes bad weather is nice for people who just head for hot spring, as the lower the temperature, and more comfortable you soak in it.
    You may take hot spring no matter you're in North, Middle or South even East Taiwan.

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    Ride your bike

    by luckymiffy Written Feb 18, 2008

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    My favorite hobby is to go bike riding around Taichung. Actually it's the most popular activity in Taiwan. The trend has lasted for these few years and it apparently becomes someones' habbit in their lives. Living in Taichung is so joyful coz there are a lot of montains that I could explore with my buddy. Now the plan "go biking around the island" has been achieved more and more times by people who really enjoy this beautiful island. It's not a big news any more!!

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  • Waterfalls and train and food

    by LoisChan Updated Aug 23, 2007

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    Visit Taroko, take a slow train there and enjoy the scenes as the train chugs along, remember your starbucks and da bao zi (big meat buns). At Taroko, book a taxi tour (NT2000 - rate @ 2006) and keep your own time. You must do homework and know in advance what you want to do, discuss with the driver so he can schedule as well.

    If you go to Alishan, goto Fencihu and try the Ah Lang train box lunch. Its near to the Fencihu train station, ask for directions, the people are friendly to point you to the place. You can buy the round tin souvenior lunch box from Ah Lang - quite cool but ex.

    If you go to Tamshui, you must try the baozi (meat bun) and fishball soup just to the left-ear direction of Mr Leslie Mackay's head statue. Sorry no offense to fans of Mr. Leslie Mackay but that's as much as i can recall about the location of the shop and i forgot to note the shop's name as well. Thing is, its just baozi and fishball but like that Stephen Chow movie "Eat God", eating a simple bowl of cha siew rice also can cry, excuse my Singlish. Its really delicious, at the first bite i felt like my face lit up and my eyes just shone, strange i only had one. Oh yea, it was gone before i could get to them.

    That's it, cheers for bearing with me.

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    ChungTai temple

    by luckymiffy Updated Jan 19, 2007

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    I took this photo for my family
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    This is not just a temple that put many statues of Budda, but a great place full of art craft. ChunTai is famous for its scenery view sourrouded by the mountains and the great buildings which spent thousands of million dollars.
    According to the second picture, there are 4 great pillars supporting the hall. These 4 great pillars prsents 4 different Generals protecting the Budda.

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    Taipei

    by rosegirl Written Oct 23, 2006

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    Taipei building is avery important place to visit while you are in taiwan,it`s 101 floors ,the highest building in the world when you look at the world from the 101 floor ,you can see most of taiwan and you feel like if the sky is close to you but i don`t advice you to look down because it`s very scary!

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    Ching Jing Veteran Farm

    by shane_02 Written Oct 30, 2005

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    These are the pictures of the surroundings of the farm at an alititude of more than 3000m high. Weather is cool throughout the year. Nothing much here. But i do advice traveller to come themselves and find accomodations. there are many homestays and local accomodations which can offer better and memorable experience than those recognised hotels. There are not many established hotels in Ching Jing Veteran Farm county. Try to avoid coming here on weekends or public holidays as prices will sky-rocket twice to triple the normal price. Arriving on normal weekdays is fine and you can have the luxury to bargain for the rooms rates on weekdays.

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    Ching Jing veteran Farm

    by shane_02 Written Oct 30, 2005

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    More pictures of the Ching Jing Veteran Farm.

    Many people and tourist actually mistaken Ching Jing Veteran Farm for being a place with many farms. But in reality, the name Ching Jing Veteran farm is actually the name of the county. Though there is a farm called Ching Jing Farm.

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    Ching Jing Veteran Farm

    by shane_02 Written Oct 30, 2005

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    This is the view of the Ching Jing Veteran Farm with its surround view. 2 hours will be enough to visit to this farm. Relaxing in the farm with views of nearby mountains mostly above 3000m high with the sheeps roaming around and the greenery, is the best one can ask for.

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    Bridemaids to my elder sister

    by luckymiffy Written Jul 22, 2005

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    "YA" is a common pose here. Foreigners are intersested in our gesture when we have photos. In this pictures i'm at the right, and the left girl is my cousin, who is going to engage in this year as well.

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    Lovely Cafe

    by luckymiffy Written May 10, 2005

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    In Tainan, this is not just a coffe shop, but my favorite breakfast shop. It just cost me US$4 dollars for a sel of delicious breakfast. My collegue Heather took the picture with me before she left Taiwan. She loved it, too.

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    A Hit in Tao God's Ceremony

    by luckymiffy Written Apr 21, 2005

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    The religions are very different in Taiwan. Tao is one of the most important religions. Every 3 years or even a decade of years this kind ceremony is held in some temple. The period depends on the draw, the god's hint to the followers. The Tao ceremony was set for praying that God lead people to steady life with rain and wind, with food and clothes. As you see in this picture, every different temples set similiar kind of tower for the ceremony. During the days with ceremony, local followers can't eat meat until the whole activity finishes.

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    tea shop

    by luckymiffy Updated Apr 21, 2005

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    There are different kinds of tea or cafe shops stands on every street. The business were competitive but atrract customers to get in more and more often. This picture was taken in Nai-Tou, beside the highway, an artist made this house by picking some touchwoods found during 921 earth quake. A very creative and nice place to meet and talk.

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    Tainan

    by YellowFire Updated Mar 25, 2003

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    Tainan, on the southern west coast, is Taiwan's temple town. Designated the provincial capital for over 200 years until the 1880s, Tainan still has a firm grip on Taiwan's traditional culture. It's also one of the best places in the country to witness Buddhist parades and festivals. There are hundreds of temples in Tainan: some of the most interesting are East Mountain, a busy Taoist temple where people come to communicate with dead relatives or exorcise ghosts, Mito, with its magnificent statue of the 1000-armed goddess Kuanyin, Chuhsi, Tainan's largest and most beautiful temple, set in an athletic park, and Kaiyuan, a classical Buddhist temple with spacious grounds and plenty of pagodas.

    To see temple building in action, visit the suburb of Luerhmen , where three temples are constantly trying to outdo one another for the title of 'biggest temple in Taiwan'. Choose your favourite and donate some cash to building expenses - your name will be engraved on a temple artefact in gratitude. If all this religious exertion becomes too much for you, get back to earthly things at the nearby Woozland waterslide park. Other non-temple sights include a museum and shrine to national hero Koxinga and the Great South Gate , the remains of Tainan's city walls. Tainan is also a great spot for night-life and Chinese food. You can get here by plane or train from Taipei, and by bus from just about anywhere.

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