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Sun Moon Lake, Yuchi

4.2
#1 of 311 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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  • Famous scenic scenery beautiful Great Lakes built in this accommodation day and to face the lake more than one night about 15 - not counting can see the sunrise a morning to get up to see the good air and fresh can also walk on the lake can also take a boat to the lake accommodation a lot will send you a day lake so build a day to eat to be enhanced there are too many not fixed that Home only, there are customer centers to provide services
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  • There’s much to do at Sun Moon Lake! Went with little expectation because my initial plan was t go Qingjing Farm, but it was raining heavily. There’s quite a bit of walking, but nothing too strenuous ...  more »
  • We did enjoy to take a ride on the horse boat (碼頭號) from Shuishe port (水社碼頭) to any accessible ports such as Xuanguang temple (玄光寺) and Ita port (伊撻照碼頭), the cable car tickets were reasonable but the ...  more »
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  • Although the cycling track is very famous among the people; I really don't liked it much. The track is non continuous or may be I mistook the way. Often you have to look for some random cars coming on your way. However, I liked the lake and ride on the boat
  • A beautiful lake with few hiking trails around. You can go biking or just cruising the boat around the lake. Also a good place to view cherry blossom during spring.
  • The overall environment here is chilling and relaxing, as you are standing right in the middle of the Taiwanese mountainous terrain, offering a breathtaking view of the natural landscape at the heart of the island. Most locals here are helpful, with the site easily accessible by bus at regular shifts. It is indeed worth the trek and escape from the busy and bustling life to experience such tranquility and a quick rehabilitation for your tired soul.
  • Definitely one must-go in Taiwan! Beautiful view with ferries and cable cars to tour around. Riding bikes is also a good option! It’s also a good place to experience aboriginal culture!
  • Much more beautiful on sunny day! Convenient to go to Alishan and Taipei, Taichung. Don't forget to eat black tea egg!
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