Baling Bridge is like a pink ribbon tied on each bank of the Dahan River that takes passengers to the hometown of peaches. Listed one of the top three Northern Cross-Island bridges (the other two are Luofu Bridge and Dahan Bridge), Baling Bridge was built in 2005 as a crucial landmark in Baling. Full length of the steel bridge is 220 meters and its maximum span is 185 meters, the largest span among all bridges across Dahan River.
48.5 km on Provincial Highway No.7 towards Ilan,, Fuxing Dist., Taoyuan City
24 Hours A Day
Losing Watan Memorial Park
Losing Watan Memorial Park is situated along Luoma Road. Along the road at the entry, there is a wall of photos displaying the story of Losing Watan. When you walk into the Park and climb up onto the wooden lookout platform, you will see the surrounding beautiful scenery and wisps of clouds floating in the blue sky. When spring comes, you will see cherry blossoms along the road. If you come when the millet ripens, you will see a vast field of golden millet swaying in the wind, a particularly beautiful scene under the blue sky.
No. 118, Luoma Rd., Fuxing Dist., Taoyuan City
24 Hours A Day
Yixing Suspension Bridge
Yixing Suspension Bridge was built in 1966 to carry water pipes and for pedestrians to use. After the renovation of the bridge in 2013, it now can carry up to 100 people at a time. The 200m long Yixing Suspension Bridge is made of steel suspension cables and wooden pavement. When you walk across this 15 storeys (about 70m) high suspension bridge, as if walking a tightrope, the spectacular view of the Dahan River valley is visible right beneath your feet while the river keeps whispering in your ear.
Luofu Vil.City (the starting point of Luoma Expressway, Tao118 Road), Fuxing Dist., Taoyuan City
24 Hours A Day
Luofu Tribe Hunter School
The Louvre Atayal people, whose life is inseparable from the mountains, regard “peaceful coexistence with nature” as gaga (the teachings of their ancestors); they use local materials, do not be greedy and take more, and all prey are gifts from their ancestors. The Luofu Tribal Hunter School has planned a number of rich experience tours. Both men and women can experience the homemade bows and arrows of the Atayal people and enjoy the thrill of being a tribal archer! It will also help you understand the wisdom of the mountains and forests hidden in hunting activities.
21 kilometers from Provincial Highway 7 in Fuxing District, Taoyuan City, near the entrance of Luofu Bridge
Open from time to time, depending on the tour itinerary
Atayal Story Park
Luofu Village is rich in underground hot springs. Luofu’s hot springs are sodium bicarbonate, the same as those in Jiaoxi. These springs are good for lightening and softening the skin; they are also known as beauty springs.
For tourists to enjoy this warm and unique indigenous culture in winter, there are 1 foot soaking pools in Atayal Story Park. In combination with the Atayal culture in Luofu, the pools are part of a series of attractions, such as Atayal Millet Park and Losing Watan Memorial Park, which are great places to visit on weekends.
No. 140, Neighborhood 5, Luofu Vil., Fuxing Dist., Taoyuan City
10:00~20:00, Monday to Sunday (Closed on Tuesday) (Spring area is on maintenance; Reopen in 2024)
New Xikou Suspension Bridge
As a 303-meter bridge connecting the two attractions of Jiaobanshan and Xikou Tribe, the third-generation New Xikou Suspension Bridge is a slender and beautiful bridge. It is the longest suspension bridge in Taiwan, on which you can enjoy the magnificent views of Dahan River and surrounding mountains.
No. 8, Zhongshan Rd., Fuxing Dist., Taoyuan City
08:00-16:00, Monday to Sunday (Closed on Tuesday)
The Xikou Terrace
The Xikou Terrace refers to the triangular terrace formed on a big curve of the river channel where the Dahan Creek flows through the southern side of Jiaobanshan, Fuxing Township. The terrace has four layers. The two upper layers are terraced fields, and the two lower layers are lawns. There is a small garden on the third layer. To reach the terrace you go down the stone steps of Jiaobanshan park and walk across the Xikou Suspension Bridge.
Zhongzheng Road, Fuxing Dist., Taoyuan City
24 Hours A Day
Xikou Community, Atayal Tribe
Xikou, a tribe community named after the late president’s hometown, has the unique natural landscape and the longest suspension bridge in Taiwan crossing Dahan River and Xikou Terrace. The environment surrounded by mountains and rivers also contributes to Xikou Community’s ecology and culture.
No. 59-1, Xikoutai, Fuxing Dist., Taoyuan City
24 Hours A Day
Baling Tunnels No. 1 and No. 2
With the launching of Baling Bridge in 2005, Baling Old Bride and the two tunnels, Baling Tunnels No. 1 and No. 2, retired from its important duty on Provincial Highway 7.
The bright red suspension bridge is no longer busy with passing cars. Instead, it became a great spot for visitors to appreciate the architectural style under Japanese rule. The tunnels have turned into exhibition corridors of Atayal culture, showcasing tribal lifestyle.
The tunnels at the two ends of Baling Old Bridge (North end is at about the 45.9-km marker of Provincial Highway 7; south end is at about the 46.2-km marker of Provincial Highway 7), Fuxing Dist., Taoyuan City
08:00~17:00, Monday to Sunday (Temporarily Closed until 2024)
Xiao Wulai Scenic Area
Xiao Wulai Scenic Area boasts popular attractions, such as Xiao Wulai Waterfall, Sky Rope Bridge, Wind-Rolling Stone, and Yixing Suspension Bridge. With the skywalk open to the public, more visitors come to experience the exciting skywalk up in the air.
No. 4-6, Neighborhood 1, Xiayunei, Yisheng Village, Fuxing Dist., Taoyuan City
08:00~12:00 & 13:00~17:00, Monday to Sunday (Closed on Tuesday)