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“roller coaster bus ride down the mountain”

Yangmingshan National Park
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Yangmingshan National Park and Hot-Spring Half-Day Tour from Taipei
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Private Tour: Yangmingshan National Park Day Trip from Taipei
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Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #8 of 566 things to do in Taipei
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Embrace nature and flower gardens with a picnic or leisurely hike up the rolling hillsides of Yangmingshan. The park is accessible by public bus.
Reviewed June 21, 2013

Would have enjoyed Yangmingshan better if we have our own transport. Waiting for the bus and walking to the bus stand isn't always fast nor near. The buses can be jammed packed and we had to stand or rather hang on for dear life as the bus made its twisty way around and down the mountain. It was worse than a roller coaster ride.

Thank Rosie N
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Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Wear comfortable walking shoes. This walk has stretches of moderate intensity with fairly steep slopes. The floral clock is iconic. Enjoy the fresh air and relax as you soak in the scenery.

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Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

Although I couldn't see anything of the city from the top of the mountain due to the weather, my hike up Mount Qixing was great. It's definitely doable even though you're not a "proper" hiker (I've had the unhealthy lifestyle of an exchange student for the past five months, was wearing worn-out sneakers, and I still survived) but be aware that is up, up, up, the entire way! The djunge-like nature along the way is however your reward as well as the right to brag about having climbed to 1120 meters.

Thank mariabacksell
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

Yangmingshan is great place to visit. You can visit the post volcanic attraction, great place for hiking though the weather can be a bit cold and misty. There are also a public hot spring bath area.

Thank AK2726
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

The flower field is nice, but the park itself not too great as it's name. You need to expect traffic jam as too many tourists will be there.

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