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Jhushan Township within Nantou County

Jhushan Township (竹山鎮; literally "Bamboo Mountain", also romanised as Zhushan or Chushan) is a city of about 55,000 people in southwestern Nantou County, Taiwan.


Jhushan is near the banks of Choshui River (濁水溪).

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

  • Formosa Freeway (Highway #3), take the Jhushan exit located at about 244th km.
  • Or alternatively, take Tai 3 highway line which passes through downtown Jhushan

By bus[edit]

Yuanlin Bus Chushan Station
  • 1 Yuanlin Bus Chushan Station (員林客運竹山站). The bus station, in the centre of town, has services which connect Jhushan to other parts of Nantou.

By train[edit]

  • The is no railway through the town, but you can take a train to Ershuei station, the nearest possible.

Get around[edit]


Here are a few of what to see in and around the city:


  • North Force Creek Valley (Beishi Sigu).
  • Siaping Natural Education Park.
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  • 2 First City of Qianshan Stone (【前山第一城】石碣), No. 346, Section 1, Qianshan Road.



  • 6 Chushan Wude Temple (竹山社寮武德宮), No. 1738, Section 1, Jishan Road.
  • 7 Zhushan Lianxing Temple (竹山連興宮), 28 Xiaheng Street.
  • 8 Zinan Temple (紫南宮), 40 Dagong Street. Zhushan Zinan Temple on Wikipedia




  • 1 Thursday Night Market (星期四夜市), No. 1-5, Zhushan Road, +886 4 9265 8738. Monday & Thursday evenings. A variety of local snacks are available here, such as: octopus balls, milk tea, Dongshan duck head, and fried chicken.




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