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rustic place that used to be an old railway station

Was there for a stop-over when we were travelling from Sun Moon Lake enroute back to Taipei. The... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
rain498
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Singapore, Singapore
Scenic Town in the mountains

This is a beautiful little town nestled in the mountains. Its a bit out of the way, but worth the... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Cheng Keong L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family loved this place and thought it was more interesting than Sun Moon Lake itself. There is an area to feed fish for 10 NT, logging museum, Cardboard shop that sells all sorts of things made of cardboard include a train and if you...More

Thank Goochmaster
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Was there for a stop-over when we were travelling from Sun Moon Lake enroute back to Taipei. The place is like a small village with some touristy spots. Liked the old train and tracks that are still there. Good for photo-ops. There are shops that...More

Thank rain498
Reviewed 26 February 2018

After going around Jiji Town by bicycle, I took the local train to Checheng Station at 12:33. It's Chinese New Year so the train is jampacked and there is some delay in departure, but it's understandable and worth squeezing myself in because when I stepped...More

Thank Rose Ann G
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful little town nestled in the mountains. Its a bit out of the way, but worth the visit. In particular, there is a beautiful little tea house called Steam (隐茶) with a pavillion over a pond that serves great traditional treats as...More

Thank Cheng Keong L
Reviewed 29 August 2017

For the past 30 years the scenic Ershui - Checheng branch line with at least five tunnels has played host only to TRA railcars that operate about 10 daily return trips. Our three car set at noon from the main line station at Ershui had...More

1  Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Get a guide to bring you around and explain the history behind this little township, and take a train ride between Checheng and JiJi. Also consider doing a scenic bicycle ride between the stops.

1  Thank Muthu21
Reviewed 7 March 2017

When you are in Sun Moon Lake, it is worth a visit to this place. If convenient and if time permits, try taking the train departing from the station.

2  Thank Pang O
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Part of it is still working, only parts of the tracks are not functional and open to visitors. There is an old train exhibited there to show the old times of train carrying coal. Also have exhibits to explain about the structure of the train....More

1  Thank KwanLing
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a station built to support the logging industry in the early years of Taiwan. At one part of this attraction is a beautiful lake. There is mock-up logging area to simulate how the trees are processed and moved. Lastly, there are lots of...More

1  Thank jtee07
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We had a spare day to fill during our 3 night stay in Sun Moon Lake. Since it was forecast to rain, we decided a bus ride to somewhere outside SML would be a good option. Checheng was a short half hour bus ride away...More

1  Thank SerenaW237
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