Features of Guanmiao District
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1. Natural Resources
(1) Guanmiao District is known for its rich natural ecology as well as hilly slopes that are perfect for growing pineapples and green bamboo. The area is also a primary choice for visitors who wish to take healthy strolls, improve their physique, and admire the beauty of natural ecologies.
(2)The pineapples and fresh green bamboo shoots of the Three Treasures of Guanmiao are known throughout Taiwan for their quality. Guanmiao Noodles, 100% dried in natural sun, also offer a fine chewy texture. Such industries also form a unique part of Guanmiao's industry and natural environment. The unique beauty of these industries makes Guanmiao District worthy of your visit.
2. Beautiful Landscapes
Guanmiao District is also known for its rich human and cultural land-scapes. Shansi Gong of Guanmiao is known for its majestic architec-ture, spreading the spirit of loyalty and faith to local residents. Wanglai Park of Datanbi includes numerous novel designs, including pristine, rippling water and swaying bamboo woods that together generate a most poetic atmosphere while waterside parks are filled with playful children having fun in the water. Buddhist mantras being chanted at Cianfoshan Puti Si (Temple of Bodhi at the Mountain of a Thousand Buddhas) fill the entire atmosphere with harmonious peace. Guanmiao Service Station at South 2 Expressway is home to Southeast Asia's largest aerial coffee corridor. Passersby are encouraged to stay for a while to admire the landscape and recharge and recharge their minds before continuing with their journey. The ecological education park of-fers numerous landscaping plants for students to witness and appreciate the wonders of nature. Guanmiao Forest Park is a key tourist destination and has received continuous investment by the local administration. The park provides a natural and serene embrace that bathes visitors in soothing phytoncides as they admire the wondrous beauty of a verdant environment. The park includes over 60 hectares of maple trees with leaves that turn red in autumn. Although not as majestic as the scene at Aowanda National Park, the red maples are still a sight to behold. Ka-gome Farm is located right next to the park. Together, the two areas of-fer 100 hectares of forested land that include trees such as hoop pines (Araucaria cunninghamii) and mahogany. The verdant landscape offer a most refreshing and natural forest vista.
3. Religious tour
The religious tour for Guanmiao District includes a selection of beautiful destinations in this area, namely Shansi Gong of Guanmiao, Wanglai Park of Datanpi, Water Park, Cianfoshan Puti Si (Temple of Bodhi at the Mountain of a Thousand Buddhas), Sinfong Church, and Old Abode of Fang Clan.
4. Bicycle Tour
(1) A basic cycling route starting at Datanbi Wanglai Park and running through Kagome Farm, Guanmiao Forest Park, and eco-recreational farm has been planned, providing picturesque landscapes along the way. Destinations for Guanmiao's One-Day-Tour are also being organ-ised to invigorate the local economy. The district office is working hard to secure additional budget in order to provide more comprehensive amenities.
(2) Every weekend and on public holidays, Giant, Merida, and Hongwacuo professional cycling teams would gather to take on the chal-lenging cycling routes across hills in Guanmiao District, which provide an exhilarating freedom for the cyclists.
Recommended route---Guanmiao Cycling Route–Freeway No. 3 Guanmi-ao Resting Station–Datanpi–Guanmiao Vegetable Market (and have some shaved ice)