Yangmingshan National Park, Beitou

4.4
#2 of 28 in Nature in Taipei
Centered around Qixing Mountain, Taiwan’s highest dormant volcano, Yangmingshan National Park, features 13 hot springs and several scenic trails easily accessible from central Taipei by frequent buses. Smoking fumaroles, Taiwan blue magpies, and rhododendrons growing from andesite rocks stand out as the national park's trademark sights. Enjoy a stroll around Dream Lake and visit Grass Mountain Chateau, Chan Kai-shek’s summer residence. You can see a staggering 1,360 species of plants as you wander around the park's rolling grass hills, which were created after the government burnt forests to prevent thieves from stealing rich sulfur deposits. Covering 114.5 sq km (44.2 sq mi), the area serves as a popular weekend and holiday outing spot. With our world travel planner, Taipei attractions like Yangmingshan National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Lovely place! If you don't drive, there's a little country bus which takes you on a ring road around the mountain. Take a long hike if you have several hours. Can get a bit misty and rainy (that's...  more »
  • It’s a good place for family. We went to go hiking There are many place to see the city sighting but there too many mosquito and I hate insects. 中文中文中要五十個字但我不想要換成英文為什麼這個網站不能用英文打ㄋ...  more »
  • My friends and I made it here in time to catch the Sakura season over at the Yang Ming Shan Mountain areas! We hired a driver that drove us all the way from our hotel and brought us out for a full...  more »
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  • Nice gentle hikes with good access via public transportation. Different hikes and park entrances give you exposure to Buffalo, birds, flower gardens, old and new temples, hot springs, monkeys, and more. Great for the novice hiker and family day hikes.
  • If you are in the area, it's worth the drive. Several overlooks give wonderful views. If you like twisty roads, the trip is awesome.
  • A great place to visit when you want to get away from noisy, crowded and polluted city. As soon as you step out of your transport, take a deep breathe, you can smell a rather intense aroma, sulphur, take this chance to immerse yourself in the sleeping volcanic geological landscape.
  • Beautiful place just outside of Taipei. If you want to enjoy nature trails and hot spring. This place has a lot of hidden gems. An absolute must on your places to visit if you come to Taiwan.
  • Hot springs, hiking trails, waterfalls, flowers, grasslands, mountains... It seems that this park have a bit of everything. It might take a long time to see all the places of interest (It's better to plan a full day and also to go in sunny weather as it can get really cloudy otherwise). You can do everything on foot, but there are also a few buses running around the place (From 6:40 to 18:00 approximately (And from what I remember))

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