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One of the nicest trails in Taiwan

I was pleasantly surprised hiking the Lion's Head Mountain trail - it was much better than I... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2017
sofke8868b
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Leuven, Belgium
An unexpected highlight of our trip to Taiwan

We hadn't planned to visit the free to access Lion's Head Mountain Scenic Area before we visited... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2017
mikeedeedee
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Darlington
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Oct 24, 2017
“One of the nicest trails in Taiwan”
May 26, 2017
“An unexpected highlight of our trip to Taiwan”
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

I was pleasantly surprised hiking the Lion's Head Mountain trail - it was much better than I expected. We took the bus from Zhunan TRA station to the Trails historic entrance. There's also a possibility to go directly to the Lion's Head Mountain visitor center...More

1  Thank sofke8868b
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

We hadn't planned to visit the free to access Lion's Head Mountain Scenic Area before we visited Taiwan, however, we had some spare time towards the end of our trip and were literally driving past the area. We were so pleased that we did call...More

1  Thank mikeedeedee
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Reviewed December 30, 2016

Lion's Head Mountain is some distance from the nearby town of Miaoli. We came in a winter weekday and this place had very few visitors. On a holiday or a saint's birthday, this place may have a lot worshipers. Interesting enough is that this mountain...More

2  Thank JamesY2001
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Reviewed November 10, 2014

My friend and I went to Lion's Head with the purpose of staying the night at Quanhua Temple. We had read about it in someone's blog but the person had not provided any information as to how you can book a room and so on,...More

6  Thank onlyadream
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Reviewed September 28, 2014

I was lucky enough to join a hiking group who decided to go to lion head mountain. lion head mountain is about 80km south west of Taipei. Going there we took a train from Taipei to zhunan, takes approximately 1.30-1.45 min , then when there...More

1  Thank SirCyrus
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Reviewed December 25, 2013

There are numerous Lion's Head Mountains in Taiwan, this one is the best known, though it's very hard to see a lion head shaped mountain. There are numerous Buddhist temples on Lion's Head Mountain and the lush forest is home to many birds and insects....More

Thank Twelli
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Reviewed November 21, 2013

This is more a review about Shitoushan than just the Lions Head Mountain part. It could be because a week earlier I had just read Symmes's piece about Shambhala that I had this mystical city at the forefront of my mind, and for that reason...More

2  Thank Fiona85
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Reviewed May 17, 2013

In the interests of disclosure I was on Lion's Head mountain (aka Shitoushan) when it was raining so my views may be jaded. The temples are interesting, although not spectacular. The walking is relatively short - 2 hours even if doing both routes. It should...More

1  Thank Roger W
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Reviewed February 6, 2013

Spent the day at Lion's Head Mountain in preparation for a trek to the top of Snow Mountain. I have to say that Lion's Head Mountain was good preparation for it's steep inclines. Mind you I was carrying some extra weight in a backpack so...More

Thank Asoupcan
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