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Wuchang Temple

Wuchang Temple became famous after the 921 earthquake collapsed its lower floors, leaving the roof to stand in ruin. It now lies photogenically crumpled like a dishevelled king beside a newly built twin that has tak…
Canyon in Jiji

Taichi Gorge

It's not hard to see why a 1986 rock slide that killed 28 visitors closed Taichi Gorge to the public for over two decades. The precipitously high, narrow and rocky terrain just doesn't allow for easy trail developme…
Taiwanese in Jiji

Nanxuan 99 Stirfry

Tasty, fresh-off-the-wok stir fries and simple nourishing soups are what this cheerful neighbourhood restaurant offers. The Sichuanese kungpao chicken (宮保雞丁; gōngbǎo jīdīng) and the soup with preserved pineapple, sp…
Museum in Jiji

Endemic Species Research Institute

The institute's open-to-public section has a natural history museum for plant and animal species endemic to Taiwan. Displays are educational and come with full English text. There's also a park with a shelter for in…