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Chiayi Station

No.168 Gaotie West Road, Taibao City, Chiayi County, Taiwan
+886 5 310 7000
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Alishan Train departure point.

This is a small station with only two tracks for the TRA train northbound and southbound. There is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MMLiew
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Old-fashioned mountain train to go up Alishan

There aren't many mountain railways in the world, and much fewer in Asia, which makes this a... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
maryyeo
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Singapore
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No.168 Gaotie West Road, Taibao City, Chiayi County, Taiwan
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+886 5 310 7000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small station with only two tracks for the TRA train northbound and southbound. There is however a third track end of Platform 1 to the right blocked by a wooden wall with a sign Alishan Railway. The iconic Alishan Train departs from...More

Thank MMLiew
Reviewed 22 April 2017

There aren't many mountain railways in the world, and much fewer in Asia, which makes this a desirable travel option if you're traveling in the region. In order to even arrive at Alishan (which means, "A-Li mountain"), most tourists nowadays take the 1+hour bus ride...More

1  Thank maryyeo
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The train ride is one of the few option routes to get to Alishan. Take a scenic slow train ride up. However, due the typhoon, the train only gets you to Fenchihu station. To get to Alishan, you need to take a bus, or grab...More

1  Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This small city / train (traditional, non HSR) station is the transport hub for travelling into Alishan Forest and the Yushan National Park. One can take the bus service running 10 times daily uphill, or the Alishan Forest Railway's narrow gauge train ending at Fenqihu...More

Thank yyzvoyageur
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Lots of old train cars to see, not a whole lot of info. Good place to stop for half an hour, kids would enjoy greatly.

Thank joshua b
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stayed one night in Chiayi so that we can take the famous Alishan train from Chiayi to midway of Alishan. When we arrived, we found the ticket counter closed and there is only one train at 9am for weekday, Disappointment.

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Would have given chiayi train cum bus stations 5 stars if not because of the constant harassment from the old ladies who really followed you to the ticketing queue trying too hard to convince people to car pool in their taxis. The staff at the...More

Thank IveeLim
Reviewed 1 January 2016

My friends and I get to know that's the only place where you can take public transport to Alishan. the receptionist at the counter provide us many useful information of places to visit.

2  Thank flyeverywheretomeeya
Reviewed 29 November 2015

it's a center of the city of chiayi with old style building that seem like we are in good oldie time.

Thank patwns
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Smaller of the HSR stations in Taiwan. MOS Burger is under construction leaving only Family Mart and Starbucks. Many rental car booths. Typically not very busy and easy to get in and out of.

Thank Kristin M
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nini1982
22 May 2017|
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Response from joshua b | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry. I have no idea. I only drove to the railway museum there. Post your question in the forums.
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