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Exploring Taitung is one of the best ways to spend your holiday; this small city has no modern architectures to wow its visitors but its spectacular fields, rich orchards and serene surrounding are enough to make you come back and experience more of this place.
Taitung is bustling with rich greens and breathtaking landscape. If you like the outdoor, then the Green Island is for you. This tiny paradise offers a lot of ways to entertain its visitors like snorkeling, deep swimming and scuba diving. The island is also the best place for cycling and safe hiking or if you want, you can take a trip to several restaurants offering different seafood dishes to satisfy your cravings.
Thanks to the influence of different settlers, Taitung offers a wide selection of sumptuous cuisine available anywhere from fancy restaurants to the street stalls. Bagels, pizza, dumplings, and noodles can be bought at almost every food stores in the area. Taitung also has nice enough bars and cafes for those who prefer a fancy nightlife.
The beaches in Dulan with its breathtaking view of the waves are also great. If you love to commune with nature and learn more about Taitung history you can check out Beinan Cultural Park’s great landscape. It’s one of the best places in Taitung that offers both the beauty of nature and the aboriginal artifacts of the city. ChihSang Rice Field is also perfect cycling spot for tourist, offering a perfect view of the field and its surrounding.
Aboriginal crafts and other local trades like handmade beads, native textiles and leathers can be bought at the Ata Aboriginal Culture Craft. You can also check out the Carrefour hypermarket for your daily supply or if you want the best local and imported foods to buy.
The city of Taitung is small and anyone can explore the area easily. From Taipei and other big cities in Taiwan you can get to Taitung by taking a train. The bus can take you from one place to another and if you like, you can rent a bike for a more pleasant and affordable way to stroll around Taitung.