Tourist destination

Tourist destinations

Groves of white wax apple trees

When asked, "what is the most unique industry of Sinshih District?" the answer is always going to be the white wax apples. White wax apples have an emerald green coloration, a crunchy texture, and sweet taste with a slightly sour...

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Religious centers and ceremonies

Religious centers and ceremonies

Sinshih Cultural Zone Dongshi Beijidian

Dongshi (East end) was given this name, as it was located at the east side of Dashe settlement. Beijidian is one of the largest religious site in Sinshih District and occupy about 4000 Ping (13,223 square meters, or 142,333 square feet) of land.

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Unique regional produce

Unique regional produce

Farming, aquaculture, and animal rearing

Sinshih District is situated to the south of the Tropic of Cancer and has a sub-tropical climate. The district receives plenty of rain and is blessed with gentle topography and fertile soil, making it naturally suited for the practice of agriculture.

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History

History

During the early days, Sinshih District used to be the location of Xingangshe, the biggest of the four Siraya settlements of the Pingpu People.

Xingangshe was also Taiwan's first community to make contact with western civilization during the Dutch colonial era. The Dutch built mission schools and used the Roman alphabet to record the Siraya language, leaving behind the important Sinckan Manuscripts.

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