Getting to Taichung is easy as it is a major transportation hub, having excellent links from Taiwan’s capital Taipei as well as Kaohsiung in south. Known as the ‘City of Culture’, it is the third biggest metropolitan area in the country. Historical sights and attractions are numerous in this city, giving both locals and tourists an ideal place for leisure activities. Taichung’s location and climate as well as commercial and cultural activities make the city of Taichung a pleasing place to visit and discover.
Where is Taichung City? The city occupies a considerable portion of Taichung Basin. In its north lies the Fengyuan district, the mountains of Houli and further north is Miaoli County. Dadu Mountain marks the separating border of the Taichung Basin while on the west, goes along the Taichung port and coastal alluvial plain. On its southern boundary is the Dadu River, over which is Bagua Mountain and Changhua County. The Central Mountain Range can be found on the basin’s east. Specifically, Taichung City is located 24° north and nearly 120.5° east longitude. [Read more…]