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Chihpen

Address: Beinan Town, Taitung, Taiwan
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Ranked #29 of 180 things to do in Taitung
Type: Hot springs & geysers, Nature & Parks
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Type: Hot springs & geysers, Nature & Parks
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Taipei
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
29 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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Midlothian, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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