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Beinan (卑南鄉) is in Taitung County, Taiwan.


It has a population of 17,435 and is home to the Puyuma and Rukai peoples

Get in[edit]

The township is accessible via the TRA network through the following station:

  • 1 Shanli station (山里車站), +886 8 957 2370. Shanli Station (Q11047395) on Wikidata Shanli railway station on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]


A traditional stilt house of the Beinan people, one of the 16 aboriginal tribes of Taiwan, in Beinan Cultural Park

Culture and heritage[edit]

  • 1 Taromak Monument (Taromak達魯瑪克), +886 8 938 1368. (Q43868361) on Wikidata

Parks and nature[edit]

  • 2 Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area (知本國家森林遊樂區), No. 268, Longquan Road, +886 8 951 0961. 07:00-17:00. A 110 hectare area of recreational forest. Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area (Q17040889) on Wikidata Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area on Wikipedia
  • 3 Baiyu Waterfall (白玉瀑布), Wenquan Road.
  • 4 Yuan Sen Garden (原生應用植物園), +886 8 957 0011. 08:30-19:30.


  • 1 Chulu Ranch (初鹿牧場). A cattle ranch where tourists can take part in a number of activities. Chu Lu Ranch (Q10898252) on Wikidata Chulu Ranch on Wikipedia
  • 2 Zhiben Hot Spring (知本溫泉). One of the most famous of Taiwan's hot springs. Jhiben Hot Spring (Q698236) on Wikidata Zhiben Hot Spring on Wikipedia





  • Secret place of Jhiben (知本祕境), No. 58, Lane 113, Longquan Rd (5 minutes' drive from the Chihpen forest recreation area), +886 963 138 088. All new decorations (as of 2016) and furniture, bedrooms at least 50m² (including a toilet, a bathroom and balcony). Bathtub which is composed of cypress wood and stone. Hotspring soup is available to each room. The bed is a new nano-memory bed. Around the premises there are many plants, flowers and organic vegetables. Free Wi-Fi.


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