Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), Taipei

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Enjoy panoramic views or take amazing photographs of the city from Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail). The mountain offers a clear view of the landmark skyscraper Taipei 101, along with the district's urban zone. To reach the summit, you'll have to hike up the mountain on foot, so prepare by wearing good walking shoes. The site contains restrooms and facilities where you can relax, refresh yourself, and regain your energy. At the park's trail entrance, you can also rent a bike to reach your points of interest faster. Arrange to visit Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail) and other attractions in Taipei using our Taipei visit planning app .
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  • Hiking trails are fresh and comfortable, the distance is not long, EM have physical strength to go through the whole, the entire feeling is not wrong, but because there are a lot of hot scenery point people are not want to go to feel
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  • Worth the climb, the view from the top is spectacular. The best time to climb is just before the sun sets and don’t forget to bring water as you will really sweat a lot.  more »
  • Strolled up from 101 to get the view - nice that there are several trails you can get a view from so you get many scenic spots. I went around 4:30, by 5:30 it was getting pretty crowded with tourists ...  more »

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