"The amazing landscape of Taroko Gorge" Top 5 Page for this destination Taroko Gorge by mim95

Taroko Gorge Travel Guide: 52 reviews and 119 photos

From the busy city scene of Taipei, we took the train to Taroko Gorge in Hualien County and stayed overnight at Tianshiang.

The scenery here is just magnificant. I don't know if words can describe it. Beautiful marble canyon, deep valley and very tall cliffs.

Some of the road on this stretch of the Central Cross Island Highway is quite narrow and only a bus can barely pass by at a time. But the highway itself is truely an engineering masterpiece, as it cuts through the mountains and joining the East and West Coast.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Really amazing scenery that can't be seen anywhere else
  • Cons:Difficult to travel around if you don't have a car
  • Last visit to Taroko Gorge: Jan 2003
  • Intro Updated Oct 9, 2003
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Jul 16, 2010 at 12:35 AM

    A very impressive looking gorge!

  • DSwede's Profile Photo
    Oct 6, 2008 at 2:38 PM

    Thanks for visiting my pages. Yes, there are bikes for rent now, but unfortunately I was too late in the day to get one. I spent hours walking myself... but allows you the time to enjoy!

  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Oct 10, 2007 at 7:40 AM

    Nice pictures of Tarako Gorge. I was supposed to visit but the tour was cancelled because one the bridge cracked after a typhoon. Now, I got to see close up. Thanks for sharing. Cheers, SL :)

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Feb 25, 2007 at 1:13 PM

    Hi your main page photo is beautiful - very inspiring and motivating to go visit Taiwan!I love China and the mandarin language and hope to get to Taiwan and Tibet before too long! All the best with more travels and constructive tourism!

  • Rabbityama's Profile Photo
    Nov 2, 2005 at 5:46 PM

    Wow! This picture is gorgeous!

  • kyoub's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2004 at 7:43 PM

    Great tips and photos. The gorge is on my must see list.

  • mtncorg's Profile Photo
    May 3, 2004 at 10:02 AM

    Taroko Gorge is a gorgeous section of Taiwan. Your tips gives us a great perspective on an area I knew only from the pre-flight movies on China Air;-\

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Feb 29, 2004 at 3:08 AM

    Great adventure!! Fascinating!

  • Burtty's Profile Photo
    Dec 19, 2003 at 5:56 PM

    It should be a great experience to walk from Tienshiang to Yentzuko although in some sections the road might be a little narrow.

  • Nov 21, 2003 at 3:20 PM

    Another wonderful page...great pictures...

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