Yangmingshan National Park, Taipei

4.2
#2 of 40 in Historic Sites in Taipei
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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  • August 17, 2017
    The results from Taipei City to explore where, I. With 888 is going "eh? From Taipei City so close to "the word of mouth as I went. (Xie Xie! ) Was both minibus bus 230, 108. During the week was 230. Crowded with 108. 108 sat and got better. Yang Ming shan station is made in the corner of the parking lot, the tent was covered. 1.2 stand off and sit out. Easycard is a necessity when you get on the bus! Fares but is OK?.
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  • August 15, 2017
    The weather changes rapidly. It was cold, windy and drizzling at the mountains. We did not prepare our self to wear warm clothings. We did not go beyond the Jinshan suspension bridge to see the other ...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    This is one of the most stunning parks I have been to. I can't believe it's just a city bus ride away! While the facilities are not all kept up, the scenery and fumeroles are awesome and unforgettable...  more »

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