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Address: Shanhaitie Road, Taitung, Taiwan
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Great city for bikes

Great city for bikes, The parks link up one way or another if you look at a map so you dont only have to do the circle around the city. Forest park, brought us out to the ocean... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Taipei, Taiwan
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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great city for bikes, The parks link up one way or another if you look at a map so you dont only have to do the circle around the city. Forest park, brought us out to the ocean... a large yellow metal semi-gate is kinda a notice that you are leaving one park for another. Since you are reading this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

The scenic ride is a must do. The ride is fairly easy ..we did it in the fixed gear bikes provided by the hotel. If you need to rent a bike..there are a few shops in town that'll cater to you but be warned. .its a sleepy town and many businesses don't open till past 11am. There is one shop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

As the name suggest, the cycling track will take you past the beautiful beach facing the pacific ocean, then towards the mountains (don't worry you're not going to ride up the mountains) where you will get to see farms and vegetable plantations. As the trail is 21km long, be sure to rent a comfortable bike for the 4-5 hour adventure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

I have cycled this 22km rail trail/bike trail several times in 2012 and 2014. It is an absolute pleasure to be able to leisurely ride a bicycle without having to deal with cars and motorbikes - and their awful fumes! The trail starts right behind Taitung's old train station. The first part of the route is on a pleasant wooden... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

one of the highlights of Taitung - a leisurely 20km circuit around city. Separated cycle way through quiet residential parts, rice fields, irrigation canals, mountain vistas through to the serene Forest park( worth a detour) , and coastal park back into town. Well signposted ( in Chinese) and plenty of rest stops with scenics views

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

The 12 km route in Kuan Shan is the first scenic bicycle route in Taiwan. I am impressed how the local government planned and constructed the road back in several years ago for all who love to ride the bike in the country side. Start from the bike rental place, you will ride through rice fields, flower plantation, strawberry U-pick,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

This is the only place in Taiwan that I have cycled without being terrorized by reckless drivers. I cycled for over two hours without seeing a car, or even a scooter. Terrain is flat and unchallenging, but it's great here for a casual family leisure ride. Well done Taitung council!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

very nice, well scaped, clearly signed. Not too hard on a hot day. Very diverse, a lot of beautiful views !

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