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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 »
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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.
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