Travel to Hsinchu in Taiwan

Explore the high tech city, Hsinchu

Located in northern Taiwan, Hsinchu City is one of Taiwan's Provincial cities. It is situated on the far southern corner of Hsinchu County and is bordered by Miaoli County to the south and the Taiwan Strait to the west. The city is the base of Taiwan's high tech industry and so does not attract many foreign visitors. Still, this should not put you off as Hsinchu has quite a bit to offer.

Hsinchu is appropriately nicknamed "The Windy City" for its somewhat continuously windy climate. The city itself can be divided into three main districts: the North District, the East District and the Siangshan District. One of the most prominent buildings in the city is the Hsinchu Science Park. The Park was established in 1980 and is home to 360 high tech corporations, many of which are household names on a global scale. As the city enjoys such a high concentration of well-studied people, it is also home to four Universities, an institute of science and technology and a number of good schools.

If you are on a budget, it is quite possible to find a cheap hotel in Hsinchu, Taiwan. From your hotel you will be able to enjoy the sights and sounds of the city and perhaps take in a traditional meal featuring Hsinchu meatballs or rice noodles. The city has three main attractions. The first is the Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum and is filled with inspiring glass artworks. The second is the Hsinchu Municipal Zoo, a favorite with children. The third attraction is known as the Hills of the Eighteen Peaks which is a sight that many find quite inspiring. While most people may come here for business reasons but that does not mean you can enjoy a little sightseeing along the way. Why not book a hotel in Hsinchu now to make sure that you don't miss out?


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