There are not many places to see in Tainan, but if you don’t know where to go for your holiday, you can definitely consider these 10 places to go in Tainan.
1. Sihcao Mangrove Green River Course
People called this place “mini Amazon river is in Taiwan”, rich in ecological resources. You can paddled the raft, as if into the quiet little mystery in amazon river. Water reflection looks like a paint. If you never see it in real life, it looks like you are looking at a piece of art.
Adress: No.360, Da Zhong Rd, Annan District, Tainan City
Ticket: Green tunnel ticket TWD$150, Whole ride takes about 30 mins
Opening Hours: Weekday, 10:30am, 2:30pm. Weekend, ticket start selling at8:30am to 4:30pm
2. Taijiang National Park
After the Green tunnel, you should go to the Taijiang National Park. It has the international level wetlands, also rich in ecological and resources. There have the world largest number of black-face spoonbill in wintering habatit. Here you can enjoy in the addition to the wetland and ecology, but also can experience the fun of the old fashioned pull seine. Don’t lose the ticket. With the ticket, you can go to the whale museum for free where next to the temple.
Adress:No.360, Da Zhong Rd, Annan District, Tainan City
Ticket: Taijiang Boat cost TWD$200,whole ride take 70mins
Opening hours: Weekdays,10:45am, 3:10pm. Weekend, start selling from 8:30am to 5:00pm
Anping District history
Why the place called Sio-house? It is because Salt in japanese is called SIO, and here are suitable to watch sun rise and sunset. The name actually mean people who working outside the office. Here they make salt, that’s why they sell salt and they have many different color of salt. Every color means each day. People there would called it birthday salt.
Address: 196 Castle St., On Ping District, Tainan City
Jan,Feb,July,Aug,Dec: Mon to Fri 9:00am-7:00pm, Sat and Sun 10:00am-8:00pm
Mar to June, Sept to Nov: Mon to Fri 9:00am-6:00pm, Sat and Sun 10:00am-8:00pm
4. On Ping Tree House, Tait
Walk along in Castle St, about5 mins, you will arrive in On Ping Tree House. Japan own the tree house before, there are storage and factory there to make salt. After Taiwan own back the place, The factory closed. After half the century, according the tree build, sometimes it look more like a haunt house than a tree house. And Tait is right next to the Tree house.
Address: 108 castle St, On Ping District, Tainan city
Ticket: full ticket TWD$50, Half ticket TWD$25(can use in both tree house and Tait)
Opening Hours: 8:30am-5:30pm
5. On PIng Cat Minibus
Look around On Ping always make you tired somehow. Here you can sit down and relax. On Ping Cat Minibus is in between a meandering alleys, from 75 On Ping Rd into the allry. The scenes is like entering space-time door, then came to the quiet roadway. And soon return to the Temple and buy a ice cream, sit under the tree and relax.
Address: No.2, 18 in 75 alley, On Ping Rd, Tainan City
Opening Hour: 12:00pm -7:00pm ( Mon, Tues off)
West Central District
6. Cultural & Creative Park
In the whitewashed walls, in 2015 revived blue blueprint to cross the visual sense of space, showing intricate beauty, it is worth closer look, in the end is the real life into the virtual world?
Address: 689 Alley, Ximen Road, West Central District, Tainan City
Opening Hour: All Day
7. Hoi On Rd &Shennong St.
Hoi On Rd famous since the blue picture. Although now the blue Shining is gone, but here have more bustling with noise. Hoi On Rd have many art installations, if you turn around, you can still see the old street in Tainan.
Address: Hoi On Road&Shennong St, West Central District, Tainan City
Opening Hour: All Day
8. Tainan Immigration
This is the prettiest government building, Greek mythology with European architecture, It look like you are in old Rome.
Address: No.370, House Road II, Western Central District, Tainan City
Opening Hour: Outdoor open All Day
9. Tendrum Culture Village
If you are traveling with kid, you can plan to go to the Tendrum culture village at night. Since they have the honey factory. Inside there have different games and drum performance.
Address: No. 326 Man Wa Rd II, Rende District, Tainan City
Ticket: TWD$100 deposit. If you want to watch the drum performance, ticket is TWD$300
Opening Hour: 6:00pm-9:00pm, Friday, Saturday 6:00pm-9:30pm
Yong Kang District
10. Village Paintings in YongKang- Cultural revival Veterans Park
Yong Kang Village paint a lot of tradition logo. Also, there are many old time picture, It attrack many people come back and miss the old time.
Address: Alley 423, Fuxing Road, Yongkang District, Tainan City
Opening Hour: All Day