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Address: Zhongshan Rd., Yuchi Township, Nantou, Taiwan
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2-Day Tour of Sun Moon Lake, Puli and Lukang from Taipei

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Nice place to visit on the tourist circuit

A short walk from my hotel led to the pedestrian pathway that seems to circle most/all of the lake. This walkway offers a pleasant lakeside walk and is accessible from many places... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

A short walk from my hotel led to the pedestrian pathway that seems to circle most/all of the lake. This walkway offers a pleasant lakeside walk and is accessible from many places along the lake. A road circles the lake and has various stops to view temples, to access cable cars to the surrounding mountains, or to access the various... More 

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Sibu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

It's an interesting place to visit. It's famous because of the lake. The lake looks blue and it's clean. I was told that you can see a very beautiful view if you go up the mountain by the cable car . But this trip, I didn't go up the mountain coz my friends aren't interested. So I just went to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This place was so nice and had the beautiful scenery, so you could spend time here to visit the temple and had a local food. The favorite food was the fish manu.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This attraction is one of the popular place among tourist and hence it is pretty overcrowded. There are 3 different stops and there is even a cable car station at the 3rd stop. However, if the weather becomes too foggy, the boat service will be suspended. It is advisable to spend around 3 hours at this lake so that you... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Too commercial, which discredits the beauty of the Sun Moon Lake. Hope that there are more performance to reinforce the culture of the native Taiwanese tribes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I’ve visited this lake in 1972 and this is my 2nd time. It is still one of the best tourist spots in Taiwan. The lake is clean however, the water level was about 4+ meters lower because of a long drought. The boat ride to a point across the lake was so-so but a must for those photographers who want... More 

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Caloocan, Caloocan, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Clean Lake, surrounding background mountains, with temples on each sides. What a beautiful scenery. Best is every stop around the lake (3 station) you can buy something tasty to eat.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A romantic get-away destination with its great serene environment. Unfortunately, some facilities (including the cable car) were not opened when we were there...

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

What a beautiful day we had exploring the lake and the surrounding temples. After spending a week in the bustling cities of Taipei and Taichung, this was the perfect choice to experience the beauty of Taiwan. We didn't have enough time to take advantage of all there is to do, but there is plenty to keep you busy, or just... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The water level of the lake has dropped dramatically. It is a pity. It is a nice lake but not out of ordinary.

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