East Rift Valley National Scenic Area

The East Rift Valley is a long, narrow valley flanked by the Central Mountain Range to the west and the Coastal Mountain Range to the east. This is where the Eurasian and the Philippine tectonic plates collide, resulting in the creation of many fault lines.

Shin Kong Chao Feng Ranch & Resort

The tourist orchard area and dairy cattle area are Chao Feng Ranch & Resort's main agricultural and livestock production areas. Many different kinds of fruits are grown in the tourist orchard, including lemons, avocados, bananas, pomelos, kumquats, and oranges. Fruit picking tak…

Lintian Mountain Forestry Center

n the past, Lintian Mountain Forestry Center, known as "Little Shanghai", was the fourth largest forestry center in Taiwan, the three largest forestry centers being Basian Mountain, Alishan and Taiping Mountain. By 1918, the mountain forest area that the Japanese referred to as …

Hualien Sugar Factory

n 1913, the "East Taiwan Sugar Manufacturing Association" set up the "Hualien Harbor Sugar Manufacturing Center", which was also known as the "Carp Tail Sugar Factory" in Hualien County's Shoufeng Township. In 1921, the "Yamato Factory" was also set up in Guangfu Township, which…

Ruisui Pasture

During the 1980s, Ruisui Pasture was a large papaya field. Every time there was a typhoon, the entire papaya crop, which had been painstakingly planted, would be wiped out. At that time, the landlord was thinking about American western movies, with cowboys riding horses, chasing…

Tropic of Cancer Marker

The Tropic of Cancer Marker, the circle marking the latitude 23.5 degrees north, is the Northern Hemisphere's furthest location from the Equator that can experience the sun being directly overhead. Every summer, the sun is directly over the Tropic of Cancer Marker. This "shadowl…

Chike Mountain

Starting from the Japanese occupational period, Chike Mountain was famous for its abundant production of chike trees. The Japanese cut down the hard chike wood, and sent it to Japan to be used for making gun barrels. After Taiwan retrocession, many Han Chinese came from the west…

Liushishi Mountain

Liushishi Mountain(Sixty Stone Mountain) is located to the east of Zhutian Village, Fuli Township, in Hualien County. It is situated at an elevation of around 800 meters above sea level, in the Coastal Mountain Range. There is a daylily field of 300 hectares in size, and along w…