Local Attractions

Sacred Tree in Xitou

Sacred Tree in Xitou

*** Xitou Giant Tree has fallen in September 2016

Standing in the beautiful mountains, Secred Tree in Xitou is a Red Cypress wrapped in boulders. Even though the middle of the tree is empty. it is still full of vitality!

According to the National Taiwan University Experimental Forest researchers' measurement, the Sacred Tree:
Age: About 2800 years
Height: 46 meters
Circumference: 16 meters
Diameter of the trunk: 4.33 meters

Transportation: Walking (Forest hiking)

Xitou Nature Education Area Open Hours: 7:00-17:00