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Address: Beinan Town, Taitung, Taiwan
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Good springs, but forest park closed

The springs were good, (apparently it makes the skin really smooth!), and I definitely recommend the Custard Apples you can buy along the way. Keep one in the fridge, then scoop... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 13, 2012
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Hualien, Taiwan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Zhiben (or chihpen) national recreation area Is closed, some people told me it's opening in september, if you (like me) come here and see the gare closed, you can have a walk to the nearby waterfall, or soak in the several hotspring downhill.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2012

The springs were good, (apparently it makes the skin really smooth!), and I definitely recommend the Custard Apples you can buy along the way. Keep one in the fridge, then scoop the meat with a spoon - absolutely delicious in the heat of summer! Forest park was closed when we visited on 09.11.2012, so that was a disappointment.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2012

Two Chippen attractions draw tourist groups to make it popular. The hot springs have become too touristic, and in the evening there are night markets to entertain tourists just like in the cities. The (Jhihben) national forest recreation area, on the hand, offers a little surprise. The park's sights are one level below the national park level, but phytoncid is... More 

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Midlothian, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

Also called the Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area. We spent a most enjoyable few hours at this park. It was very quiet, just a handful of visitors (not a weekend). There are a number of different walks to suit everyone. We did all of them starting with the aptly named Brave Man’s Trail - 900 steps up a steep slope.... More 

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