By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s longest sightseeing suspension bridge, the Taiping suspension bridge (太平雲梯), will be open to visitors in the southwestern county of Chiayi on September 23, according to media reports.
Situated at an altitude of 1,000 meters above sea level, the bridge is 281 meters long and offers views of the Jianan Plain, the Taiwan Strait, the Meishan township where the bridge is located, and the surrounding hills.
Chiayi County Commissioner Helen Chang (張花冠) said during the opening ceremony of the Taiping suspension bridge visitor center on Sunday that the bridge, which is surrounded by mists and clouds almost every day, offers very special views. [FULL STORY]