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Fenchihu Old Town, Chiayi County

(2.8/5 based on 190 reviews on the web)
Originally a stop for trains to load up on their way into the Alishan forest, Fenchihu Old Town now attracts visitors for its antiquated charm and preserved traditional wares. Sitting 1,500 m (4,921 ft) above sea level, the town's high street is literally the highest in the country and boasts traditional culinary delicacies, as well as aboriginal clothing, toys, and vintage commodities from days gone by. In addition to the old-time shopping, you'll stroll past bamboo groves, and, southwest of the station, you'll have the opportunity to witness hundreds of bats nesting during the spring and summer time. A visit to Fenchihu Old Town represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Chiayi County vacation builder to plot your vacation.
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  • This town is very small but it is very cute. The people are incredibly nice and we bought some high quality tea from a local farmer. 
  • Old town is small but nice with local food but i was attracted by the train station, so i took train to Chiayi in the afternoon. About 2 hours is enough for Fenchihu exploration i think but the trail ...  more »
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