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Yangmingshan National Park, Taipei
(4.2/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web)
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. Make Yangmingshan National Park part of your personalized Taipei itinerary using our Taipei vacation generator.
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  • 可能沒有特別計劃這裡的行程, 到了這裡, 都不知道有甚麼好看或好走的. 都只是到處亂走, 但亦沒有太多的指示牌. 只是感覺空氣比較清新. 
  • Actually, I had read good reviews on Trip Advisor about this park, and many said that ca lacked information to make the most of the visit. It is true; It's hard to to guide for a tour of the Park to see the most of the landscape. I cannot tell what you for help; except you tell to get up early in the morning to get there and make the most of trails. There are people in good physical shape, especially in the endless descents made of stairs fairly slippery rocks. A good pair of sneakers anti slip, and a good massage to the calf the night before you sleep. Good market
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  • Yangming Mountain is a day where you can enjoy hot springs and trekking slip Taipei main station North exit bus ride from 260 at the end if to 108 times down Yangming Mountain's famous point is almost giving me where you want to get off. However, the bus's last as little as 4-5 pm: time enough to please the early hours I'm glad that I'll have to check the time
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  • Great place to go camping close to the city. Be sure to rent the fire pit if you have enough people. They have showers, but it was cold water only when I used them.
  • You can't miss this attractive. Yang ming shan is a very large place and you definitely need a whole day to complete this place. I highly recommend using a scooter/ renting a car because the public transport here is really horrible. they offer a small bus which will go to the many attractions on yang ming shan. As a result, the buses are always full and you probably need to wait for a few buses before you can even get on. Go to the qi xing shan if you want to climb the mountain but prepare a cap and water because its really a lot of climbing. it states 1.6km but do remember its a vertical 1.6km hike up so it will take about 2-3 hours to get up there including rest. We didn't have enough time to explore the whole place thats why i highly recommend going there at about 8am so that you have enough time to explore the place.
  • I really enjoyed a day walking the Wishing East West path. It was tough enough to bed a good workout but easy enough for a day. The views are stunning and it is easy to get there by bus. It was extremely busy - too much so for me- and the 108 bus was packed!
  • One of the best places for hikers and people who like walking. There are alot of trails so you could spend an end day here, trust me I've done it before. And there are some really nice restaurants up here that serve really fresh vegetables and chicken! I would however avoid coming up here during bad weather. Only recently someone was stuck by lightning up here so take caution.
  • I travelled with my sisters and we love this place coz the nice scene and we can love the fresh and weather here. There are a lot of places to visits and if you love to walk around, I recoomended to visit this place.