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the Monument of Tropic of Cancer, Chiayi

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Borderline of tropical zone

This is the borderline between tropical zone and subtropical zone. There are monuments and a small... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
kimitakas
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Taichung, Taiwan
via mobile
Kinda cool really

Just walked around the park, had a photo with the monument, kinda geeky so I like being there, one... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
skye155
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 Nov 2018
“Borderline of tropical zone”
25 Mar 2016
“It is what it is!”
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This is the borderline between tropical zone and subtropical zone. There are monuments and a small museum of astronomy. There is few bus service to this place. So, you had better check the schedule first.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kimitakas
Reviewed 25 March 2016

While it isn't spectacular, it was a pretty cool thing for a Northerner from Canada to be on the Tropic of Cancer. It was crowded, and really not much to see other than a great photo op. I wouldn't recommend it on its own, but...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

Just walked around the park, had a photo with the monument, kinda geeky so I like being there, one foot in the tropics and one not, that's pretty cool to me

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank skye155
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Upon arriving in Chiayi I was very intrigued and even excited to see the monument Tropic of Cancer. However, upon arriving at the destination reality soon hit where the address as per trip advisor and google maps is for an old space station monument. Through...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank LCJ330
Reviewed 16 February 2015

It's an important landmark in Taiwan, the line of tropic of cancer. There was a nice exhibition of sun dials when I visited, I think it is a long-term exhibition. There are 2 more monuments of cancer of Tropics in Taiwan, the other 2 are...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank yjmh
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Nice place to spend an evening with kids  Go to the top for a great view all around Nice park for kids to play A bIT far from down town  Avoid going on holidays

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank bajnaj
Reviewed 11 March 2012

They have no English service, but who cares, go there and enjoy. go in the afternoon, and on the way back, stop by Carrefour next to it and enjoy the night market, just not go on monday as night market is close on mondays!

Date of experience: December 2011
4  Thank Davidchang21
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