The downtown area starts from Zhongzheng Road and south to the seashore. The downtown is considered to be the origin of Taitung. Visitors who like to experience different culture can stroll down the streets to enjoy the timeless charm and the great food tradition. For those who love being out in nature, there is the Taitung Forest Park.
The National Museum of Prehistory is a archeological museum that includes an archeological site and a natural park The museum focuses on the study of prehistory and indigenous culture with exhibits featuring Taiwan’s natural history, Taiwan’s prehistory and the aboriginal history in Taiwan, which shows the geologic, biologic, prehistory and anthropic change of Taiwan