|Loaf of white bread||$1.50|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$460.89|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$4.00|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$0.67|
|1 Pair of Jeans||$80.84|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$17.25|
The capital city of the Yunlin County in Taiwan named as Douliu City, a historically significant city. It is also the economic and political hub of said Yunlin County. To its east is the equally popular Nantou County. The basic access on land into the city is through the National Highway No. 3. Cheap flights to Douliu are also a convenient way for travelers to reach the city, which sees droves of tourists during festival seasons.
A famous landmark in Yunlin County, the famed Douliu Ring is also popularly called the, "Douliu Door". Thus, it is a grand venue for evening water shows that are accompanied with music. Renwen Park, likewise called Exercise Park has jogging trails and a skating rink. This major tourist attraction is a regular entertainment and sporting events venue. Baroque buildings of the Japanese era can be found at the Taiping Old Street that is also a regular venue for the performing arts. The impressive Yukihiro Memorial is likewise a public and community center. While, the Toroku Camp Memorial (POW) is a testament to the bravery of Japanese’ prisoners of war during the Second World War
Popular hotels in Douliu that are very affordable include the Janfusun Prince Hotel Taiwan in Ta-Hu-Kou Yong-Kwang Village where the ambience is homely, cool and elegant. Her Home Spa Motel Douliu on Jianxing Road sports an earthy vibe. La Villa Motel Douliou City along Nansheng Road looks pretty inside and out. The Grand Earl Hotel Douliu City on Chung Shan Road is housed in a multi-storey building. The interiors of the Metro Hotel along Min Sheng Road are done in subtle earth tones, lending a cool and serene ambience.
Several international and regional events are yearly held in Douliu. These important occasions witness the coming in of crowds of tourists and visitors that also avail of the cheap flights to Douliu. The famous Douliu Baseball Stadium was the venue of the Summer Olympics during the Final Qualifying Tournament for Baseball in 2008, as well as of the 2007 Baseball World Cup. Regularly attracting travelers are the culturally significant Beigang International Music Festival that is held at the Yulin County Concert Hall, the Yunlin Orange Culture Festival, and the Pomelo Carnival.