| In the north of Taiwan lies Keelung
which has an impressive hilltop statue of Kuan Yin,
the Goddess of Mercy. The road on the northeast coast offers an amazing
drive, passing the foothills of the Central Mountain
Range and enjoying views of the East China Sea and
the Pacific Ocean. Visitors will travel through
various small villages, the lifestyles of which have little changed
with the arrival of high technology.
Some other dazzling attractions of the region are Yehliu, famous for its incredible rock
formations (Queen's Head); Green
Bay and Chinshan beaches,
with complete beachfront resort amenities; Shihmen Dam;
and Wulai, a resort on the mountain in south of Taipei.
Wulai is the sight of a hilltop park
and of a village. It is occupied by aboriginals who, not only making
and selling artifacts but also giving song and dance performances
The Northeast Coast National Scenic Area, also
with remarkable rock formations, is good for swimming,
diving, surfing, water-skiing and camping. It is also one of the
finest places for seashore fishing and rock climbing.
Window on China at Lungtan, 53 kilometres or 33 miles southwest
of Taipei, features reproductions on a scale of 1:25 of historical
and other extraordinary Chinese sites.