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the Monument of Tropic of Cancer, Chiayi, Chiayi

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Located where the Tropic of Cancer cuts across Taiwan, the Monument of Tropic of Cancer, Chiayi is the world's 10th Tropic of Cancer marker (although it was originally built during the Guangxu Emperor's 34th year of reign before being rebuilt in 1995). The marble monument marks cultural and scientific information, defining where the equator falls and denoting other lines that portion the earth into five zones based on temperature. Consider also visiting the solar exploration center nearby, where children can engage in learning about science. Put the Monument of Tropic of Cancer, Chiayi and other Chiayi attractions into our Chiayi holiday planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • 有沙坑、展覽、影片。小朋友可以玩沙,有水井可沖腳。太空展介紹太空衣,還有行星,太空梭。電影太晚去了,沒看到,可惜,還可教小朋友北迴歸線,頗寓教於樂。只是樹蔭有點少,會很熱。  more »
  • 暑期帶小朋友嘉義旅遊,尋找具知性的景點時,發現北迴歸線太陽館應該符合所需,彼時因正逢暑假,有當地小學生擔任志工告知可索票看有關宇宙知識的影片,看完影片也有週邊太陽系模型、北迴歸線紀念碑的導覽說明。不過當天遊客看完影片後,多未有在增進知識的需求,志工同學幾番詢問,都無人有導覽需求,Daughter因有同是小學生的尷尬也無意願,使同學熱心的服務未能被善用,頗為可惜,可以想見相關規劃若能得到旅客的熱情響...  more »
  • Large UFO-shaped monument is very visible. During the Science Museum, and you can experience the science game. Free admission, so is money. You want to go again.
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  • Place for kids. There is not much to see. The solar exploration tower has some science experiments for school kids.
  • 很好!沒有中國人來!就是贊!
  • 全家出遊的好去處,只是近幾年似乎沒落了許多
  • 適合學校戶外教學,有許多衛星、氣象等資料!
  • Facilities like kids of the space science will!
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