Tourists get up early in the morning, to catch the 4:50am train in the Alishan mountain station, whcih will bring them to the Zhushan station before 6am, in order to watch the sunrise. On a good day, visitors can watch the sun rising over a sea of clouds. In practice however these good days are quite rare and often instead visitors are stuck at the viewpoint in the rain. It is possible to walk up and down from the Alishan station to the Zhushan station, along a paved road or a forest trail.

01 7-Eleven convenience store 02 Restaurant and shop area 03 Alishan forest railway 04 Alishan train station 05 Alishan train station 06 Cypress trees
07 People queueing up at 5am to catch the sunrise train 08 People queueing up at 5am to catch the sunrise train 09 Sunrise train railroad car interior 10 Sunrise train in Zhushan station at 6am 11 Sunrise train in Zhushan station at 6am 12 Sunrise train in Zhushan station at 6am
13 Shops in Zhushan at dawn 14 Zhushan at dawn 15 Tourists waiting for the sunrise in the rain 16 Tourists waiting for the sunrise in the rain
17 Tourists waiting for the sunrise in the rain 18 Tourists waiting for the sunrise in the rain 19 Shops in Zhushan at dawn
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