Chiayi is a city in Taiwan. Chiayi is located in the southern part of Taiwan. Chiayi Taiwan
is also spelled as Kiayi. Chiayi Taiwan has an estimated population of about 262,860 (1997).
Chiayi is a major agricultural area of the country of Taiwan. Sweet potatoes, pineapples, rice, tobacco are grown in the surrounding areas of the city. It is one of the oldest city of Taiwan.
The major attractions of Chiayi City includes:
- Chiayi Park
- Chiayi University
- Chiayi Museum
- Culture Road Night Market
- Lantan or Dutch Lake or Holland Lake
- Yimin Pagoda
- Wang De Lu's grave which is 87metres long
- The Dragon boat race carries forward the ancient tradition
Some of the major hotels of Chiayi Taiwan are as follows:
- Ali Mt. Resort in Chiayi
No.24, Rueili Village
- Chiayi China Trust Hotel
257, Wenhua Road
- Call Me Garden Hotel
No.81 Huanshan Road
The income generated from the city comes mostly from agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, salt mining and fishery. People living here depends on the traditional occupations. Chiayi in Taiwan plays an important role in fostering the traditional handicrafts and folk arts, which are the part of the cultural life of the Taiwanese. Over the years Chiayi has provided a quiet retreat to the people coming here to spend their holidays. Chiayi Taiwan has many historical monuments which offers good retreat for the tourists.
Visit Chiayi in Taiwan to experience a quite retreat with your family.