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Sun Moon Lake, Yuchi

4.3
#1 of 342 in Nature in Taiwan
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. Make Sun Moon Lake a part of your Nantou vacation plans using our Nantou sightseeing planner.
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  • So so beautiful especially with the full water and sunny day ! Take a boat ride or a cable cart is certainly a big plus to have astonishing views.  more »
  • Recommended by tour driver and spend around 45 minutes ride from Taichung. Large and beautiful lake I ever seen before. Visitors can have a cycling ride around the lake or boat ride at the lake...  more »
  • The route around the largest lake in Taiwan is a three-hour ride, where visitors can enjoy lake scenery, experience Thao aboriginal culture and learn about the local ecology in the Nantou County.  more »
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  • One of the famous place in Taiwan you can visit. The soon moon lake is beautiful, you must take a boat trip to get there, it will stop for two island, the first one you can see the lake from the top of mountain. In the mean time you can have the egg which cooked with tea, it was nice. The second island you can have lunch there, it’s a lots of street food of the native dishes. The black tea here was nice too. We enjoy the time here.
  • Beautiful lake with quite a lot of things to do around
  • Beautiful scenery everywhere you look. You can rent a bicycle from the local bicycle rental stores or take a stroll around the small town. It has a lovely view of mountains. You can even get on a boat to explore the other tiny islands nearby. Guaranteed a wonderful experience.
  • If you want to do the lake tour by bike, try to stay on the pedestrian walk in order not to be too far from the lake
  • Nice lake and temples. Unfortunately the views are ruined because of the tall and ugly buildings. One day is enough. Good transport options to get around the lake

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