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The North Coast & Guanyinshan National Scenic Area

The North Coast & Guanyinshan National Scenic Area
Romance
Romance
The North Coast & Guanyinshan National Scenic Area is located on the northern tip of Taiwan, near to Taipei City. From geographic point of views, the area is separated into two parts, one is seashore lined with spectacular rocky landforms and the other is Guanyinshan mountainous scenery. It is quite interesting to drive from Taipei City to the scenic area because tourists can experience from modern life to layers of layers rice terraces, rolling mountains and wonderful seashore. No wonder it has become popular garden of Taipei City. Welcome to The North Coast & Guanyinshan National Scenic Area to experience unique geography, relaxing hiking trails, hot springs, beautiful capes, precipitous steeps, rocky shoreline, waterfalls, romantic river side and more.

Unique Geography—erosion formation
Geographic wonder_Candlestick Twin Islets
Geographic wonder_Candlestick Twin Islets
In Yeliu, there are some strange rocks-- one is shape like head of a quine, one is looked like shoes, and one seems like candles. Why are those rocks so different? Because through strong erosion of wind, rain and waves, soft one became sand blew away while hardy rock don’t. Therefore, a lot of strange but interesting rocky sculptures are formed. It is so special that make tourists wonder whether it is natural or not. To discover more wonders, a drive through Provincial Road No.2 will give tourists more spectacular geographic beauty. Like Fuguei Cape, Taiwan’s most northerly point, Jumping Stone Coast, Shihmen Natural Stone Arch, and more. Find a guider and have a knowledgeable geographic tour!

Go into the green world
Mt. DATUN
Mt. DATUN
Enjoy thick forests and music of birds in Kuanyin Mountain Hiking Path system! Tourists can choose suitable hiking trails depending on their physical conditions. If tourists love challenge and surprise, Yinghan Peak path is highly recommended. It is much steeper than other paths but what rewarded tourists is tremendously awesome views—whole view of Taipei City, including Taipei 101, Yuanshan Hotel, Kuandu Bridge and Banshei Estuary. Especially at night, colorful lightings create extremely romantic and touching scenery. Or tourists can experience wonderful bird-viewing of this scenery area through flying parachute base in Beiji Village. Or tourists can drive to Hengshan to appreciate beautiful rice terraces. It is really relaxing to watch rice terraces reflect blue sky and white clouds like mirror. In The North Coast & Guanyinshan National Scenic Area, just walk into the green and tourists will find surprise!

Sparkling Culture
Old Street at JienShan Township
Old Street at JienShan Township
There are several excellent festivals held to make tourist understand and experience the beauty of artworks from Gods. For example, in North Coast Ocean Music Festival, tourists can listen to different kinds of music while enjoy the sound of ocean and fascinating sights. How happy tourists will be! What’s more, tourists can taste fresh bamboo shot at The Guanyinshan Green Bamboo Shoot Festival. And there are Jinshan Sweet Potato Season, Cheery Blossom Season, Sanzhi Water Bamboo & Windmill Festival and so on. What’s more, tourists can experience traditional culture by strolling through old streets. Each store is worth to explore. Children’s toys, traditional candy and cookies, interesting games with prizes, and … … Hope to know more? Take your time in old streets!
More to explore~
YuRen Harbor
YuRen Harbor
The North Coast & Guanyinshan National Scenic Area
Formal Site: http://www.northguan-nsa.gov.tw/user/main.aspx?Lang=2
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