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  • SINHUA Forest Area

    National Chung Hsing University Xinhua Forest Farm is the only low-altitude one in Taiwan. It is featured by meandering wooded trails and a deep Chung-jung Pond. Various hiking paths are available to both professional hikers and family visitors. This is where a carefree, green travel experience takes place. There are plenty of vegetation and trees in the garden, and it has been creating forest since 1975, planting leafy trees and Bambusa including large leafed mahogany trees that are sized over 150 hectares, with 90 hectares of it used for National Chung Hsing University Xinhua Forest Farm and National Botanical Garden, as the only low altitude tropical forest farm.

    SINHUA Forest Area
    Tainan City-Sinhua District Detail
  • Tainan Waterworks Museum

    The "Old Tainan Canal" was built in 1922.Once this decision has been formally announced, Old Tainan Canal will become the 19th national historic spot to be approved by the Ministry of the Interior. The Old Tainan Canal is comprised of many different types of buildings. The materials include western style steel and concrete buildings, as well as red brick buildings, which are both sturdy and attractive. The canal garden area is divided into two areas, namely the water source area and water treatment area. These areas contain all the facilities and equipment needed to draw, direct, treat and distribute the water. This includes a rooftop water filtration room, which is rare in Taiwan, and very well preserved. Also included are 14 old but extremely well-preserved quick filter cylinders, which were manufactured in England. The pump room contains a mobile crane and vertical axial motor, antique machines rarely seen today.

    Tainan Waterworks Museum
    Tainan City-Shanshang District Detail
  • Tainan Astronomical Education Area

    TAEA is located at a hilltop of Danei. There are 3 buildings and many trails, which are environmentally friendly. The first building is the observatory constructed during 2004 and 2006. The construction budge of the observatory came from Tainan County. It started to use on January 1 2007. After that, TAEA got budges from Council for Economic Planning and Development, Executive Yuan and Ministry of Education for the constructions of the astronomy exhibition hall, planetarium, platforms, and trails. The main constructions were completed in 2012. Our planetarium has the first 3D omnimax theatre in Taiwan. It can show you virtual starry sky, and inspire you to know more about astronomy. We have a 76 cm telescope, which is the largest telescope on level ground in Taiwan. Its dome is 9 m in diameter, and looks like a pearl on the hilltop. In addition, there are BRC250 and MEADE-12 telescopes. In the daytime, you can observe sunspots. At Saturday night, you can observe planets, nebulae, and clusters with telescopes. Visitors can see the meander of Zengwun River, river terrace, and mudstone in the Moon World. You can also see the highest Jade Mountain. There are trails around TAEA. You can walk along the trails and visit Chinese Begonia which is native plant in Taiwan. At Saturday nights, we guide visitors to explore the night sky by 9 pm. If it is clear at night, you can watch stars. TAEA is the only astronomy museum, which you can enjoy the night sky. We are constructing Danei township as a star’s hometown.

    Tainan Astronomical Education Area
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  • Yunsuixi Hot Spring, Zhonglun

    Yunsuixi in Zhonglun is a salt water hot spring that contains sodium bicarbonate. It originates from the same place as Guanzhiling and Liuchongxi. Its facilities include an open-air hot spring bath, a foot massage pool, a cherry-blossom forest trail, an ecological trail, and a scenic waterfall. The bathhouse is built with real wood and its transparent roof allows sunshine to come in. Bathing in there can’t be more relaxing.

    Yunsuixi Hot Spring, Zhonglun
    Chiayi County-Zhongpu Township Detail
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