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Taichung Tourism


Round-island Cycling Route No. 1 (Taichung Section)

Round-island Cycling Route No. 1 (Taichung Section)



Qingshui District, Dajia District, Wuqi District, Dadu District, Longjing District


Coastal Route

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Route highlights

Starting Point:Zhongshan Road Section 2,at the junction of Taichung City and Miaoli County Ending Point:Zhongshan Road Section 3,at the junction of Taichung City and Miaoli County

The Taichung Section of Round-island Cycling Route No. 1 is 42.9 kilometers in length. On the way, cyclists will ride through Daan River Bridge and Dajia River Bridge and enjoy the magnificent riverfront scenery of the western Taiwan.

Zhenlan Temple in Dajia District has a history of more than two hundred years and is one of the most famous Mazu Temples in Taiwan. Crowds of worshipers visit the temple all year round. The pilgrimage in the third lunar month every year has become a world-class religious event that attracts domestic and international tourists. It is one of the most classic attractions in Dajia.

Tiezhan Mountain is located in northeast Dajia District, Taichung City. It covers an area of more than 485,000 sq.m. During the Qing Dynasty, it was already listed as one of the twelve scenic spots of Taiwan known as "Tiezhan Sunset." There are cultural monuments such as the Sword Well and Koxinga Temple, as well as the Sculpture Square that promotes art in life. In recent years, it has become a popular attraction for events of family fun, culture and history, natural landscape, and sports and camping.

Pre-trip preparation

It is recommended to bring drinking water in personal bottles.

It is recommended that you bring sunproof clothing, hats, and handkerchiefs in summer, and windproof jackets in winter.

It is recommended to wear shoes that are easy to move and exercise in.

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Highlight category

Bike around Taichung, and enjoy the outdoors. Join the pilgrimage and follow Mazu to Taichung. Stroll along Dajia River, and get close to the local river culture.




Bike rental station


Vistor tips

This bikeway is part of Round-island Cycling Route No. 1 and it is a classic, must-visit section for people biking around the island.

Dajia Zhenlan Temple and Dajia Railway Station are on the route. The surrounding area offers delicious local delicacies and is worth stopping by.

Visitors go through both Daan River Bridge and Dajia River Bridge on the way. The magnificent view of the river and the bridges is spectacular and enlightening.


The ride is long, so you are recommended to consider the required time and your physical strength.

At Tiezhen Mountain Scenic Area of Dajia, please observe the park rules, preserve the ecology, and use the park facilities with care.

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