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Erliao Sunrise(二寮日出)

Traveler rating:4.5 14 Reviews

Monday:Open 24 hours a day





Erliao (二寮) has the lowest altitude in Taiwan where the slanting light of the beautiful sunrise meets the clouds and mist of a chalk terrain (白堊地形) bamboo forest; its likeness to a traditional Chinese painting makes it a mecca of photography in Tainan. The day after summer rain is the best time to see the sunrise at Erliao, and at this time every morning between 2 am and 7am, if it's sunny and cloudless, Erliao is unlikely to be empty. The place is always full of tourists and photographers waiting for the sun to rise, watching the dark, starry sky and waiting for the sun to come out from behind the mountain and rouse the forest. Eventually golden rays sprinkle over all parts of the chalk bamboo forest, and penetrate the mist as in a Chinese painting. Tourists will raise their heads from this breathtaking view to discover the sun has long passed the mountain top. The charm of Erliao Sunrise is that you never know how it will appear on any given day; it may bring endless clear rays of light or a faintly glowing mist.


TEL +886-6-5730061

Address Zuozhen Dist., Tainan City Taiwán, R.O.C

Category Eco-Tour

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Traveler rating:4.5 14 Reviews Write a Review

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  • Tainanguesthouse

    Tainan, Taiwan

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    Friends getaway

    Pin it on your top list

    Traveler rating:5 2017-04

    Taiwan's landscape is like a basin, who would have thought tht it has such a gorgeous sunrise? When the sun was rising from steamy clouds, you could see how the sky changing colors from pale blue to pink to golden. Its about an hr drive from tainan city. You could travel to moon world or xinhua 新化 as the next stop.
  • 467ryany

    Tainan, Taiwan

    Traveler type:

    Friends getaway

    Best place in Tainan for sunrise Photography

    Traveler rating:5 2016-07

    This place is a well-known spot for sunrise photography. Professional and amateurs flock at this place very early in the morning. I believe some of them are there at 2am to get the best spot. The mountain range on the horizon and the morning fog on the bambook groves on the valley below creates a beautiful scenery that resembles a lot of Chinese paintings. You have to drive either by car or scooter there. If you want to take photographs, get there at least 2 hours before sunrise.
  • ChingChingTsui

    Hong Kong, China

    A place which is famous for the Sun rise scene

    Traveler rating:5 2015-12

    It is a place easy to access by car, A lookout is being built for over 1000 tourists to see the sunrise in 2016. Unlucky that the day I went was foggy. We then went to Grass Mountain Moon World to have a walk.
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    Traveler rating:4 2019-03

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    Traveler rating:4 2019-02


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