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Sun Moon Lake, Nantou County

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Famed for its sparkling blue waters set against a mountainous backdrop, Sun Moon Lake represents Taiwan's largest body of water. Hike the surrounding trails, which lead to interesting sites like a Chinese style pagoda, Thao villages, and a grand temple. You can also take a boat tour to visit Lalu Island, which aboriginal locals consider a sacred place. Generally quiet and off the beaten path, the area around the lake comes to life during festivities, which include laser shows, concerts, and fireworks. Put Sun Moon Lake into our Nantou County vacation generator to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Nantou County.
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  • Not too bad in the low season when we went but most places don't take credit cards and prices are highly inflated. The place is inundated with day tripping tourist buses, so in high season you can dra...  more »
  • One of the most beautiful place I have been lucky to visit in Taiwan, and probably in South east Asia. A breathtaking scenery. It is very popular among Chinese tourists, so you won't find many Western...  more »
  • It's a beautiful place to visit! The place has a great calming effect, beautiful scenery and walks. You need to be there to experience the magic of the lake.  more »