Hsinchu City - With an area of only 104 square kilometers, we will not ignore its current or future impact in terms of culture, technology, education, economy and even politics. In this city, you can learn about the historical development of Northern Taiwan from 1711 to 1875 in a short period of time. It is quite convenient from the distribution of scenic spots, business trips, and purchasing supplies. "city of. However, you may not know that there is a zoo in Hsinchu City. It has gone through 84 years and carries the memory of three generations of Hsinchu citizens. The establishment of Hsinchu Municipal Zoo actually came from an accident! In the 1930s, the trend of children's playgrounds (now called children's playgrounds) began to sweep across Taiwan.
Kaohsiung's Xiziwan first opened a children's playground in 1930, and then in 1934, Taipei and Chiayi children's playgrounds company banner design opened. A scale and representative children's playground. Then, in 1936, Hsinchu City celebrated the 5th anniversary of the promotion, and the citizens voluntarily donated money to build the "Hsinchu Prefecture Hsinchu Municipal Children's Paradise", which was the largest children's playground in Taiwan at that time. Finally, after the opening of the Taichung Children's Playground in 1939, there were five children's playgrounds in the whole of Taiwan. At the beginning of the establishment of the Hsinchu Municipal Children's Amusement Park, a small area was planned as a small animal area. This was the beginning of the Hsinchu Municipal Zoo. This situation did not change until the end of World War II. In 1957, Mr.
He Guohua, an overseas Chinese who lived in Japan, saw that the Hsinchu Children's Park was deserted after the war, and hoped to give the park a new vitality, so he donated a batch of animals to the Hsinchu County Government (because the Hsinchu County and City have not yet separated), the county government then reorganized the park equipment. , The positioning of Hsinchu Municipal Zoo was established in about 1971. After that, it was repaired twice in 1979 and 2005 respectively. After 220 million renovations in 2017, it reopened on December 28, 2019. If you have checked the appearance of the gate of the zoo, you can see the process of historical evolution. There should be one thing found, nothing has changed! Frankly speaking, the Hsinchu City government did not want to spend too much resources on this (this is a good thing, otherwise the gate should be dismantled and become part of the aesthetics of the post-war Republic of China), and secondly, the gate is a Japanese designer imitating Germany.