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Checheng Station

Checheng Village, Shuili Town, Taiwan
+886 4 9277 2141
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Most beautiful TRA stop

After going around Jiji Town by bicycle, I took the local train to Checheng Station at 12:33. It's... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Rose Ann G
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Taipei, Taiwan
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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Checheng Village, Shuili Town, Taiwan
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+886 4 9277 2141
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 Serena W
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This place is one hidden gem, scenic spot with trains to spam away on your camera. This is one of my favourite (short) stop in Taichung, an ad-hoc itinerary recommended by my driver. Additionally, there is one wood logging gift shop that sells slices of...More

1  Thank koo c
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Not only the old railway station is interesting to visit, but also the Log museum is worth visiting. Enjoy the visit on a sunny day.

1  Thank Heinogre
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