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Shibajian Mountain

The Shibajian (Eighteen Peaks) Mountain runs in a north-south arc through Hsinchu County. It is a forest park in a lunar shape cultivated during the Japanese Colonial Era. It extends about 7-8 km embracing Zhudong City and its southern suburbs. It got its name because it has 18 peaks. The highest is 131.79m and the lowest is 50m; and the average gradient is 40%.

As the mountain is covered with thick forests and exudes the fragrance of flowers, one can feel the kind of freshness when walking on the trails. Therefore, the shaded trail of the mountain has become one of the local people's favorite spots for recreation and exercise. To ensure the safety of people exercising there, the city government has in recent years applied a no entry policy for cars between 00:00 to 08:00 everyday.

Visitors can walk down the mountain from Hsinchu Commercial & Vocational High School along Bo'ai Street. At the peak stands the Jieshou Kiosk. There are Guanyin statues in the forest which are also attractions of the spot. 

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
TEL:
+886-3-521-6121
Address:
Bo’ai St., East Dist., Hsinchu City
Longitude/Latitude:
120.98681/24.79527
Web:
Shibajian Mountain Links
Transportation:

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Hsinchu Interchange → Sec. 2, Guangfu Rd. → Xuefu Rd. → Bo'ai St.

Public:

1. TRA Hsinchu Station → Hsinchu City Bus (No. 1, 2, 31) to Shuiyuandi stop.

2. TRA Hsinchu Station → Hsinchu City Bus (No. 20) to Jieshou Mountain Entrance stop.

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