Sunday, June 16, 2013

Taiwan - A Mix of Old and New

Taiwan is an independent province in China, which is famous for its beautiful infrastructure and industrialization. Very few people can not see the island as a unique tourist destination. The island has exotic beaches, natural features such as mountains and beautiful plants. The most populous city in Taiwan along the southern coast. Some places you need to make sure that you visit as a tourist in Taiwan are listed in detail below.

The first area is likely to visit Taiwan Taipei, the capital of the province. The city is home to several ancient temples, monuments and museums to see. The National Palace Museum in the city offers wonderful collection of ancient Chinese artifacts. Jade major markets around the world in this city. This market is known as the Chiang Kuo has nearly a thousand merchants with various items frequently. Another good thing is that this part of town, you do not want to miss the Snake Alley. Here you will find a different teller stations, fruit vendors, tattoo parlor and Restaurant offers a rare food like snake blood and bile. Another attraction is the city seems skyscraper Taipei 101 106 wood. The building has five floors underground and 101 above ground level, hence the name. It is designed to withstand both hurricanes and earthquakes. Finally we have Kai-shek Memorial Hall Chiang, with its unique architecture.

Other attractions include Taiwan Sun Moon Lake. This happens to be the biggest in Taiwan covers about three square miles. The lake is home to one of the natives called Thao. There is an island in the middle of the lake is considered sacred by tribal lands. An aboriginal cultural village built near the lake for tourists and other visitors to learn more about Thao tribe.

Another place to visit is the beautiful Taroko Gorge. It is a canyon along the coast 19 kilometers to the east of Taiwan. The location is perfect for hiking, camping and sightseeing. Some important features of the plan include Mysterious Valley Trail and the famous temple of eternal spring. The complex Alishan Mountain tourist area and offers some of the best services in Taiwan.

Taiwan has eight national parks macro but it is highly recommended is the Kenting National Park. The park has unique features such as white sand beaches, forests, hot springs, waterfalls and beach. The visitors to the park visitors enjoy water sports on the beach during the day and night active life full of fun and entertainment. Whale watching is also an exciting event for all. You can also participate in activities such as whitewater rafting and fishing in the sea.

Finally, there are some cultural events that attract tourists to find examples of Kaohsiung Lantern Festival. Lantern Festival featuring a variety of traditional and great fireworks.


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