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Sun Moon Lake

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Address: Zhongshan Rd., Yuchi Township, Nantou, Taiwan
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Sun Moon Lake and Nantou Cultural Experience Day Tour including Wine and Tea...
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Sun Moon Lake 1-Day Leisure Tour from Taipei

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Enjoyable half day self-guided driving tour of Sun Moon Lake

We stopped overnight in Shuishe (although with hindsight we would have preferred Itashao as it is less commercialised) and as we had our own car, we were able to set off early the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped overnight in Shuishe (although with hindsight we would have preferred Itashao as it is less commercialised) and as we had our own car, we were able to set off early the next day in order to beat the crowds. The highlights of our trip were: ° A walk around the Hanbi trail (in Shuishe) for some sunrise shots... More 

Thank mikeedeedee
Hong Kong
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

8 of us went there, 5 adults and 3 kids. Stayed in the hotel by the lake, which is nice. Took a boat trip, there are 3 stops on the lake, you can get off and get back on the boat any time. Remember to buy ticket in your hotel, they offered discount.

Thank Karson H
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You can have an unforgettable experience in sun moon lake😃 You can enjoy the changeable view there, like in white days or in the early morning, even in late afternoon😁

Thank 堯翔 張
Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sun Moon Lake is filled with gorgeous sight seeing, fresh air and calm place to spend your weekend admiring the beauty of mother nature, breath taking views of the lake and the mountains surrounded by it are just amazing. Take a cycle ride along the Sun Moon Lake, it is totally worth it and you wont regret it. I spent... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved Sun Moon Lake, the boat rides, the bike rides the hiking and the lake. We really enjoyed our stay here.

1 Thank cupcup
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sure, this is a touristy town. But enjoyable nonetheless if you just want a slow and relaxing holiday. You're mainly here to: - enjoy sipping coffee or some desserts at a cafe along the habour - take boat rides to the islands surrounding this natural lake - explore the Itashao village (most enjoyable part of this area) - take the... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We take the boat cruise at Sun Moon Lake,the lake water are clean the the view are amazing. Ah Por's tea flavored eggs at XG Pier are one of famous street food there.

Thank Michael_Teoh
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Took a day trip to this place from Taipei on a Saturday. Find this place too commercialised and too crowded. Personally feel that there are much nicer lakes in many parts of the world. The Cycling around the late was also just average as there's too many people. Perhaps it's better to visit on a weekday.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The lake looks beautiful and surely is a very good place to hang out and regain energy. The surrounding hills are very picturesque, especially the tea plants. You can rent a bike and ride around the lake, but unfortunately not the whole route is connected and riding along with cars and buses may make your excursion a bit uncomfortable.

Thank T-R-V-L-L-R-2
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very nice for the hot day like when I visited. The boat trip around the lake is also recommended. We visited on the weekdays, so it is not over crowded. We enjoyed the boat cruise very much.

Thank Danaiya T

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