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Sun Moon Lake, Nantou
(3.8/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web)
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 vacation generator to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Nantou.
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  • cruise on Sun Moon Lake for about 20mins to learn about the history of the area. u can see the 梅鹿statute and the small islands through the cruise. after the cruise, we had a lunch at 10th floor restau...  more »
  • ZiLOG healthy lean. "If anyone visiting Taiwan and want to come here. A beautiful Lake! We have a boat ride to see the beauty with the jewellery was.
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  • The lake is nice. The boat tour could have been much better. The attention was only on Chinese tourists. Could not understand a single word. Alas there were only 7 of us non Chinese. Would not recomme...  more »