The Chiayi Rear Train Station: It is a joint Composite Transfer Center in the early days of Chiayi City and the largest transfer center in Chiayi-Yunlin area. Adjacent to Railway Art Village, it is an art and cultural center transformed from the early warehouse of the Taiwan Railway Bureau. The art village comprises gallery, museum, outdoor performance space, coffee shops, commemorative gift areas, etc. It is one of the new attractions of Chiayi.
With an area of about 25 hectares, North Xianghu Park is the second largest park in Chiayi City. It reproduces the eight attractions of Zhuluo in the Qing Dynasty, "Lake Beihu Lotus Fragrance", with Lake Beixiang planted more than 2,000 shrubs and over 70,000 arbor trees and other plants, along with the surrounding Boai Park and Botanical Garden, forming a park green space, seemingly the lung of Chiayi City.
Cinemas: the overall design of Show Times Cinemas comes from the Chiayi forests and other naturalelements. The design has endoweddifferent styles into the shopping mall space, providing customers with a sunny, slow, comfortable and leisurely shopping space. The site is close to the Song of Forest, a landscape art meticulously crafted by artist Wang Wenzhi usingtimber, rails, yellow vines and stone. The towering Elm tree and Alishan railswill bring travelers back to a quiet and carefree tower of the mindand the wonders of crossing the tunnels, and recreate the unique glory of Chiayi's “Timber Capital” with modern art.
TRA Chiayi Station is the transportation hub of Chiayi City. A number of routes connected here. You can take the Taiwan Railway, the Alishan Forest Railway, and transfer to the Chiayi BRT and the city bus. In close proximity are the “Chiayi Cultural Creations Park,” the "Zhongshan Road shopping district" and "Renai Road shopping district" where you can go for leisure and recreation.
Welcome to the Mitsukoshi-Far East Shopping District: Shin Kong Mitsukoshi and Far East Department Storearepilgrimagesfor fashion. While shopping at department stores, you can enjoy attentiveand intimate services. The department store is spacious and comfortable, allowing consumers to have a relaxed and enjoyable leisure experience.
The Wenhua Road shopping district is a famous tourist night market. It has been selected as one of the top ten night markets in Taiwan and a must-see for visitors to Chiayi. The district boasts snacks, costumes, fruit stalls and parks. There are a variety of shops on both sides of the road and the most bustling street in Chiayi City.
The Chenghuang Temple has a history of 300 years and is now designated a national historical site. On August 1 of the lunar calendar every year is an important festival that is well-known afar. The famous golden shovel of the Chenghuang Temple also attracts many newly-weds to pray for birth of a son. Nearby is the centuries-old Chiayi citizen's stove foot--"East Market", beef soup, rice cake, cake, “black and white cut”, etc., each is a classic food, reminiscing the old taste of Chiayi folks.
The city government is close to the Zhongshan Road shopping district. Roaming along Zhongshan Road, you’ll seea variety of food and clothing stores, andalso the famous landmark of Chiayi City - "Central Colorful Fountain", the famous turkey pilaf restaurant and the popular drinks. In addition to the gourmet food, the water dance performancesare most welcome bytourists. The central fountaincomprisesfourteen variety shows, which are performed every fifteen minutes. The colorfullighting of the fountain ismost beautiful.
The Hinoki Village is mainly built with Alishan Elm and often referred to as the Elm town at that time. There were 28 Japanese-style wooden buildings, mostly dormitory and official residence of Japanese staff. After the restoration and planning, the Hinoki Village recreates the Japanese-style dormitory and leads us to a glimpse of the early history of Alishan forestry development.
The Chiayi Prison was completed in 1922 and has been decommissioned and reopened as the Prison Museum for visit by the public. Its architectural form, space design and construction method are all unique. It is the only Pennsylvania-style prison building preserved in the world, which is extremely representative and educational.
In the Chiayi Park, there are historical archives hall, sun shooting tower, Confucius Temple, Fu Kang'an Monument, earthquake disaster monument and historical treasures of the Alishan Forest Railway. It is the best place for people to relax and enjoy forest bath in the city.
Attractions Address: 264, Qiming Road, Chiayi City
Welcome to the 228 Memorial Hall: Located in the 228 Memorial Park, it is the first 228 memorial hall in Taiwan planned for culture and art and the 228 commemorationactivities. The entire memorial hall was built half buried, symbolizing the "out of the sky", while the outer wall, Zhuluo Wailing Wall, was built with brookstones, indicating that we no longer lament the past.