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Chihpen

Beinan Town, Taitung, Taiwan
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Ranked #14 of 36 attractions in Taitung
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
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Taipei
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

The springs were good, (apparently it makes the skin really smooth!), and I definitely recommend the Custard Apples you can buy along the way. Keep one in the fridge, then scoop the meat with a spoon - absolutely delicious in the heat of summer! Forest park was closed when we visited on 09.11.2012, so that was a disappointment.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

Two Chippen attractions draw tourist groups to make it popular. The hot springs have become too touristic, and in the evening there are night markets to entertain tourists just like in the cities. The (Jhihben) national forest recreation area, on the hand, offers a little surprise. The park's sights are one level below the national park level, but phytoncid is... More

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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Also called the Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area. We spent a most enjoyable few hours at this park. It was very quiet, just a handful of visitors (not a weekend). There are a number of different walks to suit everyone. We did all of them starting with the aptly named Brave Man’s Trail - 900 steps up a steep slope.... More

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