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Sun Moon Lake, Yuchi

4.3
#1 of 315 in Nature in Taiwan
Famed for its sparkling blue waters set against a mountainous backdrop, Sun Moon Lake represents Taiwan's largest body of water. Hike the surrounding trails, which lead to interesting sites like a Chinese style pagoda, Thao villages, and a grand temple. You can also take a boat tour to visit Lalu Island, which aboriginal locals consider a sacred place. Generally quiet and off the beaten path, the area around the lake comes to life during festivities, which include laser shows, concerts, and fireworks. Make Sun Moon Lake a part of your Nantou vacation plans using our Nantou sightseeing planner .
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  • You can explore the lake in a variety of ways: walking around, by bus, boat, cable car, bike or motorbike. The beauty is when you use multiple of these ways
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  • It is located two hours by bus from Taichung, and it is possible to stay for a day trip. First of all, I got on a boat and went to Datebe on the opposite bank. I felt that there were many shops here and there were more shops here. There are a lot of delicious stalls lined up and I don't get tired of it. The view of the lake from the ropeway is very beautiful. The next day we cycled on the lakeside, but it was very comfortable. However, it may be boring because the shop closes early at night and it is lonely.
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  • Although the cycling track is very famous among the people; I really don't liked it much. The track is non continuous or may be I mistook the way. Often you have to look for some random cars coming on your way. However, I liked the lake and ride on the boat
  • A beautiful lake with few hiking trails around. You can go biking or just cruising the boat around the lake. Also a good place to view cherry blossom during spring.
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