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Update:2021-06-09

Xiangshan Dist

Xiangshan Railway Station
Xiangshan Railway Station

An important landmark in the Xiangshan District, the Xiangshan Railway Station is one of the few wooden railway stations on the west coast mainline. Although the station is not big, it remains an indelible memory for the Xiangshan residents. The time-honored Japanese architecture is perfect for photos to show its simple beauty and charm.

  • Location: No. 7, Aly. 2, Ln. 347, Sec. 5, Zhonghua Rd., Hsinchu City
Xiangshan Mazu Temple
Xiangshan Mazu Temple

Mazu Temple, which is closely related to the development of the Xiangshan District, has become the local religious center that worships Mazu. The Temple has a long history, and every detail presents a Taiwanese and Fujian style. In this quiet seaside town, with wind blowing from the sea, it protects the residents regardless of the weather.

  • Location: No. 191, Ln. 420, Sec. 5, Zhonghua Rd., Hsinchu City
Xiangshan Glass Village
Xiangshan Glass Village

Hsinchu is well known for its glass industry. A green energy sightseeing factory provides a tour explaining in detail how glass artworks are made. In addition to building a green energy glass brand, the factory recycles and reproduces glass. In another glass factory, a world-class master uses manual drawing techniques and a crucible kiln to do glassblowing. Meanwhile, the glassmakers refine their artistic creation and bring vitality to their works with the help of extremely high temperature.

Green Grassland Slide
Green Grassland Slide

The Green Grassland is now a super popular parent-child tourist attraction due to its granolithic slide being the longest one in northern Taiwan. With four slides built along the slope, it is the largest and most interesting outdoor children’s playground in northern Taiwan.

  • Location: Caoyuan Rd., Xiangshan Dist., Hisnchu City.
  • Food: Due of its proximity to the sea, the Xiangshan District is popular with connoisseurs for roasted oysters, black mullet roe, baked pizza, smoked luwei (braised dishes with tea-smoked flavor), hand-brewed coffee.
Xiangshan Wetland and Crab Viewing Trail
Xiangshan Wetland and Crab Viewing Trail

The Bottom-up Ship Bridge spanning the West Coast Expressway is a portrayal of fishermen’s real life that after returning from the sea, they flip the boat over to dump out the water. You can walk across the bridge to the Xiangshan Wetland and enjoy the coastal landscape. At a popular tourist attraction, the Crab Viewing Trail, visitors can get a close look at a rich variety of crab species and mudskippers while enjoying a beautiful sunset.

Green Grass Lake
Green Grass Lake

A major tourist attraction surrounded by lush vegetation, Green Grass Lake is fresh, bright, and beautiful. The arc shape of the“Yingyue Bridge” in the lake adds some soft and beautiful atmosphere to the lake. Walking or cycling along the lakeside path, you can enjoy the green landscape and blue sky. During rainy days, it is misty and poetic. The Lake is definitely a good leisurely choice for holidays.

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