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All reviews xiangshan station bring water taipei city worth the climb easy hike steep steps nice hike short hike nice view follow the signs worth the effort sunset view city lights great view of taipei viewing platform take your time fresh air
+ Great vertical climb in the city with a view
+ Suitable for kids, my 7 year old gal walked up with us, just take care when coming down
1. bug spray
2. be prepared to sweat it out
3. dress appropriately for...More
Do not go guys! The view isn't worth the pain. My gosh id rather have a pic of Taipei 101 right outside Xiangshan Station. The view is the same for me. Ordinary skyline. View was fine byt the trail is worst. Like worst. Not worth...More
Went there around five in the afternoon and still did not manage to get the sunset view.. i suggest hiking past 5 pm. Never mind the crowd, it would be cooler at that time. The steps are steep so hold on to the railings. You...More
Our understanding was a "hike" and it turned into a stair climbing exhibition. That could have been on us and lack of research. 500 stairs to the top and WELL WORTH EACH STEP. Dress appropriately for heat and wear bug spray but so worth the...More
We climbed to the up in quite warm May evening sunset (34 degrees celsius) But we did it. Very nice climbing and great views around the Taipei city and Taipei 101. Rememberbtake some picnic and drinks with you.
Easy hike, great view for free, pleasant residential neighbourhood and within close distance to 101 and thr major shopping malls. Highly recommended. Best times: lunch hour when it is hot and humid. Nobody else there in this case.
The view was breathtaking and free! (: The start of the trail is quite a distance from the train station. The hike wasn't as easy as I thought it would be as it was made harder due to the steps being of varying heights. Despite...More
This hiking trail is amazingly accessible from Taipei Downtown. I walked 15 minutes from my hotel ( Grant Hyatt Taipei ) right next door to 101 tower and I was there at the starting point of the elephant mountain hicking trail. When you start the...More
If you are not used to humidity, be prepared to sweat! We went at the end of May, around 5 pm, with overcast. We sweated like crazy! I couldn't imagine hiking it on a hotter day.
It really is just a ton of stairs, so...More