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Ali Mountain (Alishan)

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Address: Chiayi County, Taiwan
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Dawn and Dusk

Alishan is a definitely good place to see sunrise and sunset. The weather in this January was very suitable for forest walk among the ancient trees along the wooden trail... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
tubinhbeau
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Alishan is a definitely good place to see sunrise and sunset. The weather in this January was very suitable for forest walk among the ancient trees along the wooden trail. Wonderful highland i thought. should try Hotpot home-made at Shan-Bin restaurant.

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very beautiful place which is about 1.5 hours by taxi from Chiayi Station (at around TWD2000) and 2.5 hours by public bus via a winding road uphill. Do at least stay for 1 night to try to see the sunrise at Zhushan (be prepared for a morning call at around 4:00am). There are beautiful walking trails leading to the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The weather was unpredictable when we were there, rained at times and made driving (We rented a car) rather difficult. However, we made it there and fortunately for us, the weather was excellent. Cooling and sunny. The views were astonishing and the air is fresh, tinged with the minty smell of the morning forest. Love it. Highly recommended if you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't see the sunrise at Zhushan as it was foggy but there was a guide who explains and tells stories about sunrises and Alishan at the viewing platform who was very animated and interesting. Went for walks on the forest trails and it was simply amazing to see the forest. Some of the trees are a few thousand years... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Totally enjoyed my time exploring this mountain, though I did not manage to see the full sunrise, but it was a good experience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trees are old and amazing. The forest is quiet and nice. Like the forest air, but it gets really cold in winter evening. We were rewarded with a beautiful sunset. Would love to stay and explore the mountain more if given more time.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Alishan is really a place like a forest. Lots of greeneries and lakes. It is a beautiful place if you are a nature lover. A lot of walking will be required so do wear a pair of comfortable shoes. We took the train up to the first stop and explored (up then down). You can choose to take the train... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The mountain has one of the most espetacular views for sunrise and sunset! The milenar forrest is just a sight to be hold and the trip is totally worth it!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visted the mountain during winter so it was really cold and there were very little tourists visiting (thankfully). Take the hike up the National Recreation area to learn more about the place and take scenic shots of it. Not very recommended for he elderly or young children due to the need to walk long distances and climb up flights of... More 

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Davie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alishan is composed of 15 different mountains..... with the peek of Jade mountain that sit at 3900+ M above sea level. This is a great place for hiking, watching the sun rise, looking at the evening clouds..... and just enjoying the great out doors. There are many Chinese red Cypress that are over 1500 years old..... the forest is amazing... More 

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