The Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village in Yuchi Township, Nantou, Taiwan

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Fancy a stroll around a blooming garden? Itching for cultural exploration? Or maybe you want to experience an amusement park adventure? The Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village in Yuchi Township, Nantou, Taiwan has it all in one place. Spanning over 62 hectares near Sun Moon Lake, the place is a diverse fun-filled theme park with three main sections: the Aboriginal Village Park, the amusement isle, and the European Garden.

The adventure starts on your way up the park aboard a cable car, known as the Sun Moon Lake Ropeway.The Royal Palace at the FACV European Garden

The cultural village is a large Taiwanese museum that gives a peek into the culture of various Taiwanese aboriginal tribes. Live cultural performances depicting the lives of these tribes can be watched at the Naruwan Theatre in the village.

Meanwhile, the amusement park is packed with heart-thumping rides such as the Caribbean Adventure water roller coaster, the UFO Free-fall ride, the Mayan Adventure suspended roller coaster, and a few indoor rides at the Aladdin Square.Cherry-Blossoms-at-Formosan-Aboriginal-Culture-Village

Finally, a totally different atmosphere awaits you at the European Palace Garden. You’ll feel as if you’re in Europe with the view of a royal palace, flourishing floral fields, Baroque-style architecture, Roman fountains, and an operational train!

The best time to visit is during Taiwan’s Sakura season where you’ll be blessed with the view of pinks blending in with the lush greenery.

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