Hsi-k'ou Travel Guide

  • Taking a photo with the sheep
    Taking a photo with the sheep
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  • View from Furano Sheep Farm
    View from Furano Sheep Farm
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  • View from Furano Sheep Farm
    View from Furano Sheep Farm
    by Burtty

Hsi-k'ou Things to Do

  • Furano Sheep Farm

    Furano Sheep Farm is located at the slope of the mountain where you can have a great view of the mountains around. You can also see the Lo Hu Bridge in the valley from there. They raise the sheep and plant the flowers in the Farm. The accomodation, the drink and food services are also provided. It is a pleasure to walk or sit in the farm and to...

  • Moutu Discovery Forest

    It is a great pleasure to go hiking in the Moutu Discovery Forest . There are several hiking trails in the moutain covering with the forest. Small rivers are cutting through the trails and the falls are easily found in several locations. There is also an observatory platform under an old tree where you can see quite far away.

  • Chaio Pan Shan Park

    Chaio Pan Shan Park is a nice place to see the whole Hsikou Plateau. The late President Chiang Kai-Shek saw the Hsikou Plateau from here and thought that it looked like his hometown very much so he named this place as Hsikou which is the same name as his birthplace.

  • Ro-Ma Highway

    Ro-Ma Highway is a highway with nice green trees at the sides. You can see the shimen dam and the beautiful mountain views along the highway.

  • Lo Hu Bridge

    Lo Hu Bridge is just besides the Fu Hsing Bridge. It is the brdige on the main highway. Two bridges stand beautifully together in the mountain area.

  • Fu Hsing Bridge

    Fu Hsing bridge was an old bridge across the river on the North Cross Island Highway. Because the bridge is narrow, a new bridge was built paralle to it. Thus Fu Hsing bridge does not need to carry the heavy traffic now. You can have a walk easily on this bridge.


Hsi-k'ou Restaurants

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    by Burtty Written Sep 2, 2006

    Caf'e No. 7 Highway is in the alley of Route No. 7 highway (Northern Across Island Highway) where is not far from the downtown of Fu Hsing.

    The Caf'e is simply decorated with its own specific characteristics. It provides you a feeling of the relax in the silent country side.

    Favorite Dish: We ordered the Vegetable Rice Gratin and the Roasted Chicken Leg. The Vegetable Rice Gratin is good as well as the side dishes of the potato gratin to the Roasted Chiken Leg.

    Caf'e No. 7 Highway Outside of the Caf'e No. 7 Highway Inside of the Caf'e No. 7 Highway
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Hsi-k'ou Off The Beaten Path

  • Taoyuan Fairy Valley

    Taoyuan Fairy Valley is a big garden park in the moutain. The park is well maintained and decorated. The grand view of many flowers is the flower field is also quite impressive. When we visited there in early February, they are planting the tulips. The flowers demonstrated are changed according to the blooming seasons.

  • Pine Tree Woods

    You might have some suprises when you drive off the main highway to the village. We saw the pine tree woods besides the dam.

  • Mei Tuay Shan (Beautiful Leg Mountain)

    Mei Tuay Shan was a stop at the middle of the Ro Ma Highway. It is a good place to have the bird view of the Shimen Dam. The entrance fee for the adult is NTD 20 (About USD 0.70). They provide the coffee and meal at the weekend but not at the day of our visit.


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