Sanxing Township is a scenic pocket of Taiwan surrounded by green fields and low-lying mountains. Use the lively town centre as a base for exploring picturesque lakes, cycling trails and scenic lookouts around Sanxing Township. Spring onions are a local delicacy, with most restaurants serving their own versions of Taiwan’s famous scallion pancakes.
Things to do in Sanxing Township
Lush green fields of spring onions surround the towns and villages that dot Sanxing Township. The family-friendly Spring Onion Culture Museum occupies a former rice storage warehouse and celebrates the township’s most famous crop. After visiting the museum, head to the Xinbao Spring Onion Farm and get your hands dirty in the fields. You’ll love picking and washing the onions, then making your own scallion pancakes.
Jade coloured Changpi Lake is a beautiful place to stroll and enjoy a picnic lunch. The lake is surrounded by emerald green subtropical forest and features some great recreation sites, including picnic areas, playgrounds and walking trails.
A leisurely ride along the Annong Creek Road bike path is a great way to spend the afternoon. The trail hugs the banks of the creek and winds through the picturesque countryside. Along the way, you’ll pass by several scenic lookouts and photo spots.
Just west of the town centre is Tiansongpi Railway Station, a heritage building constructed by the Japanese in the 1920s. It’s been reimagined as a cultural attraction where you can learn about how the railway helped support Taiwan’s forestry boom. Kids love riding the miniature train.
Getting around Sanxing Township
The Sanxing Township town centre is compact and easy to get around on foot. The township is a 25-minute drive from Luodong and 1.5 hours from New Taipei City. Bikes are a fun and eco-friendly way to get around Sanxing Township and explore the countryside. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is a two-hour drive away.