Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village is the only theme park that has received 2 stars from Michelin, and it’s also the first theme park that has received the Environmental Education Facility certification from the Environmental Protection Administration for their efforts in cultural preservation. Michelin awarded 2 stars to Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village, 2 stars to the Sun Moon Lake Cable Car, and 3 stars for the birds-eye-view of Sun Moon Lake from the cable car on the Green Guide—for a total of 7 Michelin stars. Furthermore, Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village also received the Traveler’s Choice award on the 2013 TripAdvisor website, and is the recipient of the 2014 TripAdvisor Excellence Award.
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village
No. 45, Jintian Lane, Dalin Village, Yuchih Township, Nantou County 555, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village is close to Sun Moon Lake and covers an area of 62 hectares. This diverse theme park is suitable for people of all ages, and is divided into 3 main theme areas: European Garden, Joy to the World, and Aboriginal Tribal Areas. The overall layout in the park is perfect. Besides providing an exquisite experience to learn about the aboriginal culture, the park also has the latest thrill rides for visitors of all ages to experience.
Joy to the World in Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village has the latest water roller coaster “Caribbean Adventure”, Taiwan’s tallest “UFO Freefall”, and a wide range of indoor rides like “Aladdin Square” where visitors can have fun without having to worry about the weather. In addition, the cable car ride where you can have a birds-eye-view of the beautiful mountains at Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village is a must-not-miss. In particular, the cable car that goes directly to Sun Moon Lake gives you a birds-eye-view of the beautiful Sun Moon Lake and the surrounding mountains. Furthermore, the boats at Sun Moon Lake and the trails that surround the lake give you a chance to enjoy the Sun Moon Lake area from different angles and get a different perspective.
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village also has the richest and most comprehensive aboriginal cultural displays and dance performances in Taiwan. The exhibitions and presentations of each aboriginal tribe’s architecture, images, food, music, apparel and life are all based on each tribe’s original culture and material. Visitors can experience and enjoy the beauty of various aboriginal cultures through their exquisite traditional arts, performances and cuisines, in the breezy, shaded mountain forest. Coming to Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village is like going to a large Taiwan aboriginal museum.
Taiwan’s Cherry Blossom Festival takes place in February each year and the thousands of Peony Cherry trees throughout Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village bloom radiantly. The Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village Cherry Blossom Festival, in running for the past 10 years, draws countless number of visitors to view cherry blossoms. The pink cherry blossoms in the day turn the surroundings into a gorgeous cherry blossom night under the special nightlights. It’s the only place in Taiwan where folks can enjoy cherry blossoms at night. By March, the purple lavenders add a touch of romance in the Shuishalian European Garden. The deep lavender fragrance perfumes the Baroque style architectures and landscape, evoking the scenery of a romantic stroll in Europe. So romantic!