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Sun Moon Lake

Zhongshan Rd., Yuchi Township, Nantou, Taiwan
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Ranked #2 of 236 attractions in Nantou
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Denver, Colorado
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We went there with a package deal--with amusement park/bus/boat tickets all in one etc. It was a great choice for a family with kids. We experienced different types of Sun Moon Lake within two days. The first day we arrived, it was sunny during the day time. We had a lot of fun at Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village for 6... More

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Nanjing
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

It wasn't just the huge mid-week crowds and the impersonal experience but the lake itself was hardly worth the trip and not at all what I had been lead to expect.

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Samarinda, Indonesia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

One of the best place that i can forget. When I arrived at the jetty, I'm speechless because of the view. Take a boat & it will bring you to 3 different wharf. If you love nature scenery, here is the place. It's take 2-3 hours by using bus from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake & recommended to go there... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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30 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed in Taipei and took a day trip to Sun Moon Lake and Formosan Cultural Village. We really want to thank the taxi driver that given us many good advice. We arrived Taipei late night and traveled to Tai Chung the next morning which wasted some time for traveling. If we have contacted the taxi driver earlier, he will... More

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Park City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The trail does not, as the name implies, go all the way around the lake. If you come to a road, you can either continue on the road, or turn around and go back. Do not go on the road thinking that you will pick up a trail again, because you will not. If you come to the section with... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

There are 3 wharf where the boat will stop, Shueishe jetty, Ita Thao jetty and Xuanzang Temple jetty. May take a daily boat ride to explore. Good for a night stay to relax and enjoy a quiet surrounding and lake view. A lot of souvenir shops to buy food and stuff.

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Puchong, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A beautiful lake to explore. If you haven't been here, it still worth a visit.. :) It would be better if you visit SunMoon Lake during cooling season..

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

For the whole Taiwan trip. What I found was Taiwan tourism really done a very good job promote their country. Almost all the attractions places we visit felt a bit disappointed. The lake some time view not attractive as well. But if u could spend a little time at evening and early morning around 4.30am. Trust me u can see... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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39 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We visited this place in Nov and the weather was marvellously cooling and soothing. We stayed at Love Hotel, a clean and reasonably cheap minsu. The night scene at the harbor front was vibrant with performances and songs. We wandered around looking at the performance artists, listening to their lovely songs, appreciating the old tree decoration and enjoying the night... More

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Oslo, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Sun Moon Lake may have historical importance, but it's just a lake. As a tourist there's nothing special about it. You can pay some money and go on a boat ride on/across it, but it's all quite forgetful. My advice would be to rather spend a couple of days longer in Taipei on your visit to Taiwan.

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