HePing Road woodcrafts district, where antique-style furniture is produced in ancient buildings with Baroque facades.
The town is also famous throughout Taiwan for its dried bean curd, with the Huangrshiang Shop, also on HePing Road, reputed to offer the most delicious.
TsZhu (Lake mercy), which is the temporary resting place of the late President Chiang Kai-shek. A museum dedicated to the memory of this great man, who led the Republic of China for almost half a century, is located in DaShi’s JungJeng Park.
The 200-year-old GuanYin (Goddess of Mercy) Temple, located south of theJungJeng park on Mt. LianTzuo and now listed as a third-class historic site, is also worth a visit, especially for the fine panoramic views from its plaza.
How to get there:
FromTaipei, take a TaoYuan line bus from the TaoYuan Bus Company stop on GueiYang Street, Section 1 and get off at DaShi.
From SanShia, take a bus operated by either the Taipei Bus Company or the TaoYuan Bus Company directly to DaShi.