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Steam train rides available during Taiwan's Alishan cherry blossom festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To coincide with the Alishan cherry blossom festival, there will be guided steam train rides available on the mountain starting March 20, announced the Alishan Forest Railway a...

Taiwan Rail lists 9 lines, stations with views of cherry blossoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) on Saturday (March 2) released a list of nine routes and stations where passengers can now see cherry blossoms in bloom, reported CNA. ...

Opening hours of Taiwan's national forest recreation areas during LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau on Tuesday gave a heads-up on the opening hours of all the country’s national forest recreation areas during the nine-day Lunar New Ye...

Asia-Pacific ecotourism delegation to convene in Alishan of central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Experts and industry representatives from 17 countries and areas are gathering Saturday at Alishan National Scenic Area of Chiayi County to discuss the promotion of ecotou...

Taiwan Alishan Forest Railway to issue commemorative twin-railway ticket on Dec. 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Alishan Forest Railway is to issue a special, twin-railway commemorative ticket on Dec. 25 to celebrate its 106th birthday, according to CNA. The ticket contains a ...

Train tickets to watch first sunrise of 2019 on Taiwan’s Alishan go on sale Dec. 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For travelers headed for the Chushan Sunrise Watching Platform (祝山觀日平台) for the first sunrise of 2019, Alishan Forest Railway will begin accepting bookings for New Year&...

Taiwan's Alishan Railroad to sign sister agreement with Slovakia's Cierny Hron Railway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Alishan Forest Railway in Chiayi County of central Taiwan announced that it will be forming a new sister railway relationship with a railway line in the European count...

Alishan Forest Railway rolls out feature tour highlighting slow travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Alishan Forest Railway has launched a new program spotlighting slow travel, inviting travelers to embark on a journey in the forest of central Taiwan while relishing t...

Taiwan’s Alishan Railway honored at Japan's annual railway awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Alishan Forest Railway received a special "Overseas Railway Award" presented by Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism ...

A tourist attraction not to be missed: Taiwan's Alishan Forest Railway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – International News media organization CNN published a piece exploring the history of Taiwan’s Alishan Forest Railroad, and the beauty of Taiwan’s central mount...

Taiwan's NPM Southern Branch helps Chiayi scale new tourism heights

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum is the most significant recent addition to Taiwan’s cultural landscape. Opening its doors in December 2015 following mo...

Get a glimpse of the beauty of Taiwan in renewed Google Street View images

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Google Taiwan has renewed images for more than 150 indoor and outdoor sites, and some of the images were taken by Google's street view backpack. The refreshed scenes include...

10 surprising facts about Taiwan: Telegraph

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Telegraph last Wednesday (March 28) released a list of 10 surprising facts about the Taiwan many in the West may not be aware of. In its list titled "Top 10 | Thin...

Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau premieres video promoting train tours around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau on March 28 premiered a video promoting train tours around Taiwan for international tourists who like to arrange their own itineraries. ...

Google replaces its doodle to celebrate 106 years of Alishan Forest Railway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Saturday tech giant Google replaced its logo with a red train passing through tracks covered with cherry blossom on both the sides to commemorate 106 years of Alishan Forest...