Qiuyue Yan, the Head of Qingshui District
Proud of Qingshui
The hospitable mayor of Qingshui District, Qiuyue Yan showed happiness between her eyebrows whenever she talked about Qingshui. She said that Qingshui was a remarkable land with good fung shui, great views, and lots of fun everywhere. You could begin your exploration from the east of Aofeng Mountain. The mountain had a unique attraction-Stone Hill, which was built from local cobblestones. Stone Hill was the landmark and memory shared by people in Qingshui.
It was projected that the complete planning of Aofeng Mountain Park would finish at the end of 2014. The plan incorporated the Observation Point that allowed you to enjoy the nightscape of Taichung, the Japanese Ghost Cave that was built during the Japanese Rule for war preparation, as well as the unearthed Niumatou Cultural Relics, etc. they were all must-visit attractions. After climbing down the mountain, on the street, you would find Zi Yun Yan, which weas not only a Guanyin temple but also a local religious center. The Grandmaa��s Tapioca next to the temple was also a must-taste.
When coming to the rice town of Quingshui District, you should not miss the local traditional rice cakes, which was flavorful and chewy and you would be satisfied with each bite. Also, Seaport Art Center collected artworks from everywhere, in which you could enjoy the carved stones, color paintings, Chinese calligraphy, and traditional Chinese paintings. Further west from the town was the popular Kaomei Wetland, where had diverse ecosystems as well as the boardwalk for water activities. Excitingly, In the future, there might be an indoor ecology museum for real experiences, a viewing bridge across the ocean, as well as a Tourist Center. Were your legs sore and tired? The biggest fish market in Taiwan, Wuci Fishery Harbor would give you seafood feast before your trip back.
Qingshui District, like Confucius said, was a place with mountains and sea surrounding, where kind and wise people would enjoy visiting. This place combined the heritage cultures with local gourmet food, and you would definitely gain a lot from the trip.