Miaoli Taiwan (苗慄 in Chinese) is one of the most important tourist destinations of central Taiwan featuring some great Taiwan attractions. Towered by mountains on its side, Miaoli is a picturesque and very popular for it’s Cherry blossoms.
Archaeological research shows that there were already people living in Miaoli in the prehistoric era. An indigenous group of Taiwanese called “Taokas”. They settled here about a 1000 years ago. Starting from the mid-seventeenth century, Han people gradually settled in Miaoli.
This popular city offers a number of activities and things to do.
Population of Miaoli Taiwan
- There are 560,903 people in the entire of Miaoli count
- 2.6% of the total population in Taiwan
- Age group of 20 to 59 year old population accounts for 56%
- The density of population is 308 persons per square kilometer.
- 49.7% of employed population is in the service industry.
- Service trade accounts for 37.14%
The Sanyi Village in the southern part of Miaoli is a quiet village specializing in wood carvings. Carving wonderful shapes out of camphor wood, the village still preserves a century old tradition.
Showcasing beautiful pieces crafted as furniture or decorative pieces, the village is worth visiting. The Sanyi Wood carving Museum has different trends of this ancient handicraft in Taiwan. Sanyi Village is quickly becoming a famous Taiwan attraction.
Lion’s Head Mountain
The Lions Head Mountain has a lion’s face shape on the side of the mountain. The rock formations resemble a lion’s head.
Lions Head Mountain’s fame as a popular Taiwan tourist attraction. It goes back to the times of Qing Dynasty. At this time, ancient caves and temples of the place were considered among the 12 most enchanting places to visit in Taiwan.
Da Hu is the strawberry capital of Taiwan. It is a great place to visit during the winter because visitors can pick baskets of their own strawberries.