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Jiji

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Jiji within Nantou County

Shuili (集集; also written as Chichi) is a township in Nantou County.

Understand[edit]

The collapsed Wuchang Temple (武昌宮) which serve as a reminder of the Jiji earthquake

In September 1999, the Jiji area was heavily damaged by a large earthquake and over 2,400 people were killed with a further 11,000 injured. There are still a number of reminders of the disaster scattered around the area, such as the collapsed Wuchang Temple.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

The TRA Jiji line runs through the township, and the area can be accessed via the following stations:

Jiji train station
  • 1 Jiji Station (集集車站). The station was opened for operation on 14 January 1922, during Japanese rule. The station relocated to its current location on 2 February 1930. The station was severely damaged in the 1999 Jiji earthquake (921 earthquake) on 21 September 1999 and was reconstructed in 2001 Jiji railway station on Wikipedia
  • 2 Longquan Station (龍泉車站). The station was opened for operation on 14 January 1922. Longquan railway station on Wikipedia

By bus[edit]

The area is served by the Yuanlin and All Day bus companies

Get around[edit]

Bicycles and scooters can be rented from rental stores near the train stations, such as:

  • 1 Taiwan Bike Rental (台灣租車行), No. 180-200, Minsheng Road, Jiji Township, Nantou County, +886 4 9276 3981. Directly across the street from Jiji station.
  • 2 Asia-wide Bike Rental (亞大租車行), No. 119, Minsheng Road, Jiji Township, Nantou County.

See[edit]

Nature[edit]

Shenxian Waterfall
  • 1 Shenxian Falls (神仙瀑布).

Architecture[edit]

  • 2 Jiji Weir (集集攔河堰). Jiji Weir (Q15906505) on Wikidata Jiji Weir on Wikipedia

Historical sites[edit]

  • 3 Mingxin Academy (明新書院). Built in 1885 during the Qing Dynasty rule as the first private school within the area, the complex is a well-preserved example of the pre-colonial educational system in Taiwan. Mingxin Academy on Wikipedia
  • 4 Jiji Wuchang Temple (武昌宮). The remains of a temple that collapsed during the earthquake in 1999.

Museums[edit]

  • 5 Jiji Military History Park (集集軍史公園). An open-air museum featuring examples of Republic of China military hardware. Jiji Military History Park on Wikipedia
  • Conservation Education Center.
  • 6 Taiwan Water Museum (台灣水資源館), No. 2, Lanhe Rd, Jiji Township, Nantou County.

Do[edit]

Go-karting[edit]

  • 2 Lavender Go-kart (風車花園小型賽車場), No. 507, Minquan Road, Jiji Township, Nantou County.
  • 3 Chi-Chi Jie Rims Kart Track (集集捷軨小型賽車場), No. 400, Minquan Road, Jiji Township, Nantou County.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Local specialities[edit]

  • 1 Grandma's Stinky Tofu (阿嬤臭豆腐), 18, Jimin Street, Jiji Township, Nantou County.

Night market[edit]

  • 2 Jiji Night Market (集集夜市), No. 188, Yucai Street, Jiji Township, Nantou County. Tu Sa 17:30-22:30.

Vegetarian[edit]

  • 3 Natural Vegetarian (天然素食), Minsheng Road, Jiji Township, Nantou County. A vegetarian restaurant a short walk from Jiji Station.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

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