A rural township in Nantou County

Shuili (水里; also written as Shueli) is a township in Nantou County. The area has a population of approximately 20,000 spread out over 107 km2.

Downtown Shuili town.


Get inEdit

By trainEdit

Shuili Station

The town is accessible by 2 TRA train stations:

  • 1 Shuili Station (車埕車站).    
  • 2 Checheng Station (水里車站).    

By busEdit

Shuili Township is served by Yuanlin Bus, All Day Bus, Green Transit Bus, and Nantou Bus.

Get aroundEdit



The Yushan National Park Headquarters.
  • 1 The Yushan National Park Headquarters (玉山國家公園管理), No. 515, Section 1, Zhongshan Road, Shuili Township, Nantou County.  
  • 2 Shuili River (水里溪). The river that runs through the middle of Shuili town.


  • 3 Minghu Dam (明湖水壩). A concrete gravity dam on the Shuili River located 7 km (4.3 mi) north of Shuili Township. Upon completion, it became Taiwan's first pumped-storage hydroelectricity power plant, officially named Takuan Power Plant.  
  • 4 Mingtan Dam (明潭壩). A dam that spans the Shuili River about 4 km downstream from the outlet of Sun Moon Lake.  
  • Stone Guanyin Suspension Bridge.
  • 5 Daguan Tunnel (大觀古隧道). Built around 1919 as a railway tunnel and later converted into a road tunnel, this old brick tunnel was constructed to serve the Sun Moon Lake hydropower plant.


  • 6 Shuili Snake Kiln Ceramics Cultural Park (水里蛇窯陶藝文化園區), No. 21, Lane 512, Section 1, Shuixin Road, Shuili Township, Nantou County. Thurs - Tues: 8am - 5pm. A ceramic kiln in Dingkan Village built in 1927. The park now has a workshop where visitors can try their hand at pottery-making.  
  • Checheng Wood Museum.
  • 7 Nitakayama Monument (新高登山口紀念碑), No. 33, Section 1, Shuixin Road, Shuili Township, Nantou County. A boundry marker erected during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan.


  • Mei Agriculture Recreational Area.



Night marketEdit

  • 1 Shuili Night Market (水里夜市), No. 236, Section 1, Zhongshan Road, Shuili Township, Nantou County. Th 17:00-22:00.


  • Yiqing Winery.


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