Jiaoxi, Yilan

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Jiaoxi Township in Yilan County
Jiaoxi Township
A sheltered public spa in Jiaoxi

Jiaoxi Township (Chinese: 礁溪鄉; Hanyu Pinyin: Jiāoxī Xiāng; Tongyong Pinyin: Jiaoxi Xiang; Wade–Giles: Chiao1-hsi1 Hsiang1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ta-khoe) or Chiaohsi Township is a rural township in the northern part of Yilan County, Taiwan

Geography[edit]

Education[edit]

Jiaoxi is also the seat of Fo Guang University, located in Linmei Village at the outskirts of the town.

Tourist attractions[edit]

Jiaoxi is famous for its hot springs. These attract large numbers of visitors so as the result, Jiaoxi has become a favorite weekend resort, featuring an array of hotels from the budget to the luxurious. There is also a few free public hot spots, mostly sheltered, where visitors can enjoy a leisurely foot bath at any time.

In March 2012, it was named one of the Top 10 Small Tourist Towns by the Tourism Bureau of Taiwan.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Jiaoxi is served by the Yilan Line of Taiwan Railway Administration. Another convenient way of transportation to/from Taipei and further to Yilan City is by bus route that passes through Snow Mountain Tunnel. It is operated by Kamalan Bus Inc. and Capital Star (首都之星)。

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wong, Hiufu "Taiwan names its 10 top small tourist towns" CNN Go. 30 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-31

External links[edit]

Government of Jiaosi (Chinese)

Coordinates: 24°49′N 121°46′E / 24.817°N 121.767°E / 24.817; 121.767