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Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail)

Lane 150, Songren Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei, Taiwan
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Lane 150, Songren Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visiting this lovely place in Taipei is a must do activity. Going up to the top you can find several attractions to take photos. You can also see tropical flowers, trees, butterflies, spiders, other animals. You can make gym if the steps are not enough...More

Thank Zsuzsi S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

workout starts even before the start of the elephant mountain. it's a short 10mins walk on a flat road path from the mrt station. however, there is a short but steep upslope right at the foot of the elephant mountain, next to a park. the...More

Thank mouseymickey
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was on the fence about going to Elephant Mountain but decided to visit it when I visited Taipei 101 since they're so close to one another and am definitely glad I did. Me and three friends made the climb up and it is definitely...More

Thank Gajen P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Take the mrt to xiang Shan station and 10min walk to Xiang Shan gate entrance. It was a nice walk. It took 15min climb up to the top of the Mountain and the view worth for everything!!

Thank Traveltotheworld1
Reviewed 5 days ago

nice view, but hard to get there. 500 steps. there are some place to have a rest, but its equal to a 30 floor high rise building stairway.. if you are lazy, this is not your place. going to 'The Top' restaurant, Maokon Gondola or...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike takes you as far as you want to go. Nice views the entire time. Great views of Taipei 101.

Thank Benjamin F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I must admit I was quite surprised with how few people were on the path up to the top. It was not a bad day and even though it had rained earlier the ground underfoot had dried quickly and the clouds had cleared. It is...More

Thank Yvert d
Reviewed 1 week ago

A short hike for some great views of the city. Maybe 20 minutes? There are over 400 steps up to the "six rocks" platform. Everything is paved/stone, but do be careful as the rise/run of the steps does vary. The trailhead was a little hard...More

Thank Tansy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived here about 8.30am before it got too hot. Enjoyed the walk up the steps to the top, bit of a workout but not too hard. Fabulous views over Taipei from the viewing points and all for free. Met someone who'd also been to Taipei...More

Thank JulieBowater
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go for sunset and you will be very impressed! This has hundreds of steep steps that is not for someone who had bad knees!

Thank marcusleigh
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Lory A
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Talskidoo | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on the physical or health condition of your mother. I'm only in my 30s but I don't do a lot of physical activities lately so I found it tiring especially since I have a weak right ankle due to a sports... More
Isabelle H
March 17, 2017|
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Response from soodprashant | Reviewed this property |
Run run run. U will be fine
Mylyn G
March 11, 2017|
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