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Address: Wulai District, Xinbei, Taiwan
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Wulai on a day trip from Taipei

How to get there: bus #849 from Xindian MRT (green line). Half day should be enough if visiting the town, waterfall and hot springs. Full day if you want to go to that forest... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2016
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

It might be quite a quiet and slow pace place for some people. I didnt really like it because I felt out of place for once. It was a little too quiet for my liking maybe because I just came here from all the lively places like Ximending and Shilin.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Take the MRT to Xiandian then 849 bus to the town centre. A Short walk through the main street. with shops selling the local millet wine. You get invited to taste and it is very good. Some bottles are much dearer due the the alcohol, so do ask . Across the bridge you can walk to the hot springs.and use... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

How to get there: bus #849 from Xindian MRT (green line). Half day should be enough if visiting the town, waterfall and hot springs. Full day if you want to go to that forest recreation are further upstream.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Very relaxing trip, slow down your pace walk around the small town and up the hill, enjoy the scenery, quietness and the nature! Some area were destroyed due the last year landslide. But it is still safe and worth to make a trip there.

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Ipswich, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We took this tour with Taiwan Tour Bus tours. We would normally make our own way around but it has been raining each day we have been in Taiwan so we took this tour for convenience and to view some sights and culture of the area. We were picked up on time from our hotel and proceeded on the scenic... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The typhoon damaged much of this area but you can still take the trail to the waterfall and get some nice views. I would skip this place if time is tight and save one more day for Yangmingshan, Elephant Mountain, or Maokong though. If time is not an issue, you can come here for a relaxing day trip.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

If you don't have the time to spend 2 days visiting Toroko Gorge, Wulai is the place for you. Less than an hour from Taipei on the green line (#5) then bus#849, it is a snap to get to, with great views and a lovely waterfall at the end of a pleasant walk. There are lots of hikes in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Wulai is definitely a good place for a summer weekend to be close to the nature with friends, kids, or family. There are so many yummy food stall along the old street and also hotspring hotels alongside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Easily accessible by bus, scooter or car. Cross the small bridge at the entrance of the Old Street & take the 1st left. Walk for 10 minutes. Go down the small flight of stairs on your left. This will take you to a decent swimming hole in the river. Cross the large bridge at the end of the old street.... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

During the bus ride to Wulai, one gets to enjoy scenic views of the valley and the surrounding hills. The old street is pretty ordinary but do try the bamboo rice and the boiled eggs for something different. The rail train to the gondola station was still being repaired so access is either via a taxi or an hour long... More 

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