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JiJi Train Station (集集火车站) was built during Japanese Colonial Era, 1922. It is one of the oldest train station that is still in used. In the past, it was used for transporting materials for new power plant but unfortunately, during 921 earthquake, it was severely damaged.
Fortunately, it was reconstructed and resumed its operation after getting donation and fund raising from the public. Now it has become one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Nantou.
JiJi train station is situated at the country side and over here, you will see the design of a traditional train station that is built mainly using timber. At the same time, you will enjoy a lot of local food and souvenirs shopping. This is probably why it is very popular, especially with young couples and young families. Moreover, its surrounding scenery is very beautiful
You can also take the local train to places like Che Cheng and it will only takes around 15 mins. The train has different decorated theme in each cabin. Therefore if you have kids, they will love the rides here.
Come to one of the top 10 tourist spots in Taiwan!
Ji Ji Train Station is a great place to visit and shop around
What you can do at 集集火车站 - Jí Jí Huǒ Chē Zhàn (Ji Ji Train Station)
1 Fun Fact: Do you know it was built during the Japanese Colonial Era?
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2 Along the tracks, there is nice scenery for you to take photos.
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3 Outside and adjacent to it, you can visit many stalls to buy local products.
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4 Take the train to Che Cheng. Remember to take many photos in the train. It is well decorated.
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