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This district is the heart of the fertile part of Jianan Plain. The land is nourished and irrigated with water from Wushantou Reservoir, which is in the shape of a beautiful coral reef. Upon arrival at the reservoir, this masterpiece by the technician, Hatta Yoichi, comes into sight. Furthermore, since the ecology in the headwaters is well conserved, Guantian in the same area has become a breeding place for jacanas (tropical waders). People can easily catch sight of them fluttering around the fields of water caltrops.
Madou is where the old-time Daofong Inner Sea (Lagoon) used to be, so traces of the down-to-earth old street and the port and quay can be found in the town. Daofong Lagoon Museum which resembles the Leaning Tower of Pisa catches people’s eyes, and the artistic atmosphere suffusing Tsung-yeh Artist Village in which the museum is located and the history of the town complements each other. The savoury rice pudding, a street food inside the markets, is definitely a must-eat for visitors discovering Madou.
As for Siaying, its downtown area centres on a Dark Deity (a.k.a. Mysterious Heavenly Highest Deity) Temple. There are worshippers all year round. Next to the temple is a local destination famous for its village paintings, which combines Taoist temple culture and modern animation characters. The island-wide tea-smoked geese are the best souvenir for your family and friends.
People might have been few experience of visiting previous sugar factory or sugar-related historical sites in Taiwan, since the island was one of the major country among south-east Asia where planted sugarcanes and manufactured sugar in early-middle 20th century.
But here will definitely provides a different and quality experience. Unlike other sites seem to become a playground for young people,...
A short drive from the main road, Wusanto Reservoir possess a picturesque environment. Visitors can cruise around the reservoir by the solar powered boats; as well as walk along the dam leisurely. Good place for photography.
The weather tower is one of the unique structures from the area when Tainan was the capital of Taiwan during the Japanese area. Just recently another Japanese structure made out of wood was rebuild next to it to make the site even more historic. Next to the tower is a bigger building with an exhibition on Meteorology (the weather). The...
In Tainan on business, I had seen this restaurant on some website. Needed pizza! Went walking from our hotel in search of dinner, saw the sign and I couldn't believe it was 3 blocks from our hotel. Great pizza and great atmosphere, we will be back!
"Localised Japanese cuisine with a touch of Tainan"
reviewed October 18, 2015 by Jessie G
We decided to try out Momoyama as one of our last dinner in Tainan, after exploring all the exotic options we could try, and it does not provide to be a disappointment.
There is a reason that Momoyama has been standing up tall with so many competitors come and go. The ingredients are super fresh with excellent cut, and the...