Monday, April 3, 2017

Alishan Cherry Blossom Festival (阿里山櫻花季) - Tokyo sakura - 2017 Sakura Series [Travel in Taiwan 170402: Alishan Forest Railway (阿里山森林鐵路) Zhaoping Station (沼平車站) to Alishan Police Station (阿里山派出所)]

Your Alishan cherry blossom viewing experience would not be complete without a walk along the section of the Alishan Forest Railway stretching from Zhaoping Station to the Alishan Police Station. Visitors get crazy when they hear the whistle of the train because they know it's the best time to capture the most memorable moments of their visit.

GPS: 23.513564, 120.812208

How to get here: 
a. From Alishan Station, board the train going to Zhaoping Station. Walk along the trail leading to Alishan Police Station and be ready for the arrival of the next train to get good photos.
b. From the Alishan Visitor Information Center, board the shuttle bus going to Zhaoping Station and walk towards the Alishan Police Station

The Alishan train

Tokyo cherry tree along the Alishan Forest Railway

fog cherry 

Zhaoping Station
It was 11 °C at Zhaoping Station.   

Visitors get crazy when a train passes in front of the Alishan Police Station

When the train had already left, visitors can now cross again the railroad tracks.  

Tokyo cherry

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