Zhiben (Jhihben) Hot Springs have the reputation of being "the greatest scene in eastern Taiwan." In the early years, hot springs emerged from riverbeds. There are carbonic acid springs (with the nature of base). There are colorless, odorless and their temperature reaches more than 100 degrees (Celsius). The springs are of high quality.
Zhiben (Jhihben) is divided into the inner hot spring area and the outer hot spring area by the Zhiben (Jhihben) Creek. Inner hot spring area was developed late. However, due to presence of five-star resorts, the area has become the largest business district. It attracts many foreign tourists who demand services of higher quality.
The "Zhiben (Jhihben) Hot Springs" generally known by the public is located in outer hot spring area. There are many middle-size and small hot spring inns. It is convenient to get accommodation or enjoy hot spring spa. Now the inner hot spring area and the outer hot spring area have expanded and joined together. However, the inner hot spring area is close to Zhiben (Jhihben) Forestry Park and its scenery is even better.
Zhiben (Jhihben) Hot Springs are the gathering place of aboriginal people. It provides the delicious dishes of aboriginal people and country dishes. Other than stores of country dishes, there are venders selling fruits like Shijia (sugar-apple), pineapple and Luoshenhua (roselle). It has the flavor of eastern Taiwan.