Things to See in Taiwan
Despite its small size, Taiwan has something for everyone, from towering snow-capped mountains to sub-tropical beaches to well-preserved traditional culture.
Enjoy the magnificent scenery of Taroko Gorge, two hours by train from Taipei. It was established on November 28, l986, it was of special significance for the environmental protection movement in Taiwan: it showed that both the public and the government agencies had realized that against the background of the nation’s four decades of extraordinary economic success, serious damage was being done to its natural resources.
Take in Taiwan’s ancient capital of Tainan, less than two hours from Taipei by high speed rail.Tainan was Taiwan’s political and military center from 1624 to 1885. It has been a gateway to Taiwan since the Dutch colonial period, and was flourished through the Zheng’s regime and the Qing dynasty. During the maritime age to the expansion development of early Han Chinese settlements lived in this island, Tainan played a significant role in the historical development of Taiwan.