Chiayi city is located in the Chiayi City Province of Southern Taiwan, best known as the gateway to the Alishan Mountain. The city is served by high speed rail from Taipei arriving at the Chiayi Railway Station
or Chiayi Airport
, which is located just west of the city center.
The biggest attraction in this city is arguably the Alishan National Scenic Area
, which is home to many natural wonders including the famous Alishan Mountain, which is a popular destination especially among visitors to this area. Trekking and camping are popular activities in this area, and it’s recommended that travelers take the necessary precautions to guard against environmental conditions.
For those who would like to enjoy a more relaxed interaction with nature, the Chiayi Park and Botanical Gardens are a welcome change from the more rugged national park. Enjoy walking along the trails, or a nice afternoon spent reading by the koi ponds. It’s an ideal way to spend a vacation afternoon, complete with a picnic of local fare.
Find out where the rest of the hotels and attractions of Chiayi are located by exploring the interactive map on this page.