Sun Moon Lake Peacock Garden, Nantou County

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Sun Moon Lake is the largest body of water in Taiwan as well as a tourist attraction. Located in Yuchi Township, Nantou County, the area around the Sun Moon Lake is home to the Thao tribe, one of aboriginal tribes of Taiwan. Sun Moon Lake surrounds a tiny island called Lalu. The east side of the lake resembles a sun while the west side resembles a moon, hence the name.OverviewSun Moon Lake is located 748m above sea level. It is 27m deep and has a surface area of approximately 7.93km2. The area surrounding the lake has many trails for hiking.While swimming in Sun Moon Lake is usually not permitted, there is an annual 3-km race called the Swimming Carnival of Sun Moon Lake held around the Mid-Autumn Festival each year. In recent years the participants have numbered in the tens of thousands. Other festivities held at the same time include fireworks, laser shows, and concerts.The lake and its surrounding countryside have been designated one of thirteen national scenic areas in Taiwan. Wen Wu Temple was built after rising water levels from building a dam forced several smaller temples to be removed. Ci En Pagoda was built by late President Chiang Kai-shek in 1971 in memory of his mother. Other temples of note include Jianjing Temple, Syuentzang Temple and Syuanguang Temple.
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  • The Peacock Garden is closed, at least until the end of October 2017 (as far as Google Translate can read Chinese signs, as there is nothing written in English). The bus driver also doesn't tell you a...  more »
  • Peacock Park in the future, please give you Hin 賞 beauty with our eyes, not'll sell crawling hand FA cancelli a Peacock's feather, peacock feathers even dropped in the grass, nor cross-sell pick up FA cancelli, 違 'll be take 締! Peacock Park area begins to feed is prohibited! Unfortunately Hugh Park
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  • Convenient parking, Toilet is dry cleans completely free participant views, is where the real nice I'm game, Park area dry cleans more than it seems, and you can see this much Peacock, still kind of rare white peacocks, true, real is terrific
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Where to stay in Nantou County

As a base for explorations of the county, Nantou offers a wealth of accommodations for its many visitors, from the outdoorsy minded, to cultural adventurers and luxury-lovers. Take a look in the center of town to find a number of hotels of all types, along with some simple guesthouses. On the outskirts, particularly by the river to the north, sit a good selection of boutiques boasting views of the surrounding landscape. Many visitors to the county also get tempted by lakeside accommodations by Sun Moon Lake--arguably the main natural attraction of the county--to the south.
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