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Sun Moon Lake

Zhongshan Rd., Yuchi Township, Nantou, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Delightful area - the top attraction is the lake - but there is also a lot to see around it. Wengwu temple, Tse-en pagoda, hot springs, boat rides, hike, bike and just drink in that wonderful scenery. Try to go for more than just a day visit

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Nantou, Taiwan, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Instead of visiting the crowded pier, Chenian visitor center is your top choice. The award-wining building offer the unique view of the historical place. Liaw, an english speaking driver, can take you to these places at reasonable price. mr.Liaw, a retired college professor, would like to share his home town with you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Sun Moon Lake has always been one of the top visiting destinations in Taiwan due to not only to its natural beauty but also its historical importance. You should spend at least one night here, either take a walk along the several hiking trails or even rent a bike around the lake for around 2-3 hours. The local foods are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We spent one night at Sun Moon Lake but could have easily stayed for longer. We travelled with our two children (4 and 2) and they both really enjoyed the lake area. On our arrival, we picked up two bikes that were capable of carrying the children and took a 10km ride partially around the lake (I believe the whole... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It is still one of the great place to visit in taiwan though it ofter gets crowded during holiday and weekends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The lake is beautiful, different sights of the lake at different times of the day. The lake is quiet especially at the Ita Shao area. Great place to do cycling and enjoy the marvellous views of the lake at different points.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Spend 1.5 days exploring sun moon lake. Very interesting place that is worth a day trip. Remember to try the "Tie dan" or "Iron Egg" on one of the islands if you take the island hopping cruise. You can also choose to buy one of the red tea egg rolls which have quite a nice fragrance. Other then that the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

日月潭 is Tai Zhong main tourist area. Will be a lot of tourists during peak season. Much like China Hang Zhou Xi Hu, cruise across the lake, temple around it. View around the lake is beautiful, is a must come part if you visit Tai Zhong.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We caught the Tawan Shuttle bus up to Sun Moon Lake. We chose not to go on the cable car, or hire bikes. Instead we walked along the bikeway for about 3 km along the lake foreshore. It was nice , but we have seen lots of lakes much nicer than this one. So, I wasn't very impressed. But, an... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Beautiful place!! And Lake itself is a powerful shot of energy. I wish I had more time to enjoy peacefulness of the place. Beware that transportation is very complicated there. And hotel prices are high. But it is nice to visit it for one time!

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