Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), Xinyi District

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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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  • Great way to get both your daily physical exercise and great photos of Taipei 101. From Xin Yi Rd, the most popular route up is via Liu Ju Shi, which take you to the summit and provides plenty of plat...  more »
  • One of my first days in Taipei I decided to take a bus and hike to Elephant mountain. It was dreary out and raining a little, no one was around except a handful of locals. I was bitten by a ton of mos...  more »
  • The climb up the MANY stairs to see the skyline of Taipei at night is no easy feat. For those who are fit enough to make it to the top, the effort is worthwhile. Fabulous view of the City.  more »
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