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Ali Mountain (Alishan)

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Address: Chiayi County, Taiwan

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It's one of the places to visit in Taiwan. The scenery is very good. Memorable time. Do not miss to get the early morning train to see the sunrise.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

It's one of the places to visit in Taiwan. The scenery is very good. Memorable time. Do not miss to get the early morning train to see the sunrise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We went to Alishan on a daytour only. Took THSR from Taipei to Chiayi then transfer to a bus to Alishan. It is at least 4 hours one-way ride, but it was worth it! Alishan is a nice refuge especially when walking amongst the trees. So many things to do and see --- there are various flowers, we were lucky... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Heard about Alishan for a long time, but never had a chance to visit, despite been to Taiwan for many many times. It is very crowded as it is cherry blossom season, and there are many tourists from Mainland China. They talk loudly and crowd you out! Forget Alishan if you are there just for sightseeing. If you are an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Ever year from March to middle of April is cherry blossom flowering season ! Nice and romantic place that I ever go ! I enjoy the cool weather and beautiful scene

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We took the early morning 4.30 Alishan forest railway to view sunrise over Zhushan. Worth a visit but be prepared to bear the cold and the disappointment of not seeing the sun rise as that depends on the weather that morning. Now is the blooming of sakuras and it would be memorable to view sakuras at Zhaoping Park. After that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The drive up was dizzying with its rollercoaster, winding uphill roads. Those who get car/bus-sick, come prepared, especially when the bus/car usually goes faster. Fabulous scenes of natural mountain beauty, tea and betel nut plantations. We were there at cherry blossom time so it was really crowded. The trail has many steps (our guide said more than 200 steps) so... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

AliShan is good place to have sightseeing inn a nice protected forest park over 2200m above sea level, and it is a good place to have sun rise. The cherry blossoms are pretty as in March.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Alishan is in no doubt a great place to relax and see nature. The forest is thick, deep and dark, with bulging, twisting, two-thousand year ancient trees that come right out of a fantasy novel. The old trains that move through this wilderness add another element to the wondrous experience; think Harry Potter. The sunrise view over Yushan was also... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

very nice mountain. the hike is a bit hard, because is was raining. the forest was foggy and this was very magic. i went on the weekend and there were many people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is one of the best sites to visit in taiwan. The forest has some millenial trees. When we visited, it's a bit foggy, creating a very nice ambience

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