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Information
ManagementTianxiang Service Station
Recreation ZoneTianxiang Recreation Area
Altitude480Meter
AddressMAP
Phone Number03-8691466
Tianxiang is a large river terrace recreational area in Taroko National Park. Dasha River and Taci Jili River converge at Tianxiang to become Liwu River. The Sakuma Samata Shrine was erected here during the Japanese Era (1895-1945). When the Central Cross-Island Highway reached here Wen, Tianxiang Park was built at the top of the terrace. On the north-western side is the Tianxiang Youth Activity Center (Youth Hostel) and a Catholic Church is next to it. The original lovely Pudu suspension bridge was reconstructed into concrete in 2003 due to the safety reasons. At one end it has a tall White Robed Guanyin Statue. The 7-story high Tianfeng Pagoda, Giant Statute of the Bodhisattva, Xiangde Temple, and, in 1968, Daxiong Baodian temple, have been built on the terrace and have become popular spots for visitors and worshipers.

This area has large parking space, recreational Plum Garden, and the 5 star hotel-Silks Place Taroko. This is the only 5 star hotel in Taroko National Park. Behind the Silks Place Taroko Hotel is the Tianxiang Presbyterian Church.
Service Facitilies
Visitor Center. Service Station. Police Station. Shop. Food and Drink. Public Restroom. Parking Lot. Exhibition Hall. Bus Station. Accommodation. AED.
Traffic Information
BikeThe Central Cross-Island Highway begins to ascend (from Taroko heading westwards) and narrows towards Tianxiang. As large vehicles often travel the highway, please pay extra attention to traffic safety.
Bus1. From Hualien station: Take buses, Ubus #310 (shuttle bus between Hualien and Tianxiang), or Hualien Bus bound for Tianxiang (#1133), Luoshao (#1126), or Lishan (#1141) and alight at Tianxiang.
2. From Xincheng train station: Take buses, Ubus 310, or Taroko Bus 302 (run by Taroko bus company), or Hualien Bus 1133 (run by Hualien bus company) bound for Tianxiang.
3. From Taroko National Park Headquarters: Take buses, Ubus 310, or Hualien Bus 1133, 1126 (Loushao) , 1141 (Lishan) , or Taroko Bus 302 bound for Tianxaing and alight at Tianxiang.
4. From Tianxiang: Take buses Ubus 310, or Hualien Bus 1133, 1126, 1141 bound for Hualien. Or take buses Ubus 310, or Taroko Bus 302, or Hualien Bus #1133 bound for Taroko Visitor Center and Xincheng train station.
5. Please consult News > FAQ on our website. https://www.taroko.gov.tw/en/Event/FAQ “ Transportation: Where can I purchase day passes for buses to Taroko National Park?.”
6. Bus schedules are available from #iBus Info System, and please check Route Search/ Search by Bus Operator Ubus #310, or Hualien Bus 1133, 1126, 1141, or Taroko Bus 302.
Driving1. From Taroko (at 186.5km) follow the Central Cross-Island Highway (Highway 8) westward to Tianxiang at 168.5 km.
2. From Mt. Hehuan or Dayuling areas, follow the Central Cross-Island Highway eastwards to 168.5 km at Tianxiang.
ParkingParking lots are available.