Luye Highlands

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Luye Highlands
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Highest point
Elevation350 m (1,150 ft)
Coordinates22°54′48.2″N 121°07′10.6″E / 22.913389°N 121.119611°E / 22.913389; 121.119611Coordinates: 22°54′48.2″N 121°07′10.6″E / 22.913389°N 121.119611°E / 22.913389; 121.119611
Naming
Native name鹿野高臺 (Chinese)
Geography
Luye Highlands is located in Taitung County
Luye Highlands
Luye Highlands

The Luye Highlands (Chinese: 鹿野高台; pinyin: Lùyě Gāotái) are highlands close to Yong'an Village, Luye Township, Taitung County, Taiwan.

History[edit]

The highland is famous for its hot air balloons and paragliding activities.[1][2] The Taiwan International Balloon Fiesta has been held here annually since 2011.[3]

Geography[edit]

It has an average elevation of around 350 meters above sea level.[4]

Transportation[edit]

The highlands are accessible north west from Luye Station of Taiwan Railways.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luye Highland". roundTAIWANround. Retrieved 20 May 2021.
  2. ^ "Luye Plateau". East Rift Valley National Scenic Area. 21 September 2022. Retrieved 7 November 2022.
  3. ^ "Luye Highland hot air balloon area". Taitung, Taiwan's Treasure. Retrieved 7 November 2022.
  4. ^ "Luye Plateau". Taiwan, the Heart of Asia. 19 September 2022. Retrieved 7 November 2022.