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About Nantou

In the geographic center of Taiwan lies a “forest treasury” in the mountains called Nantou. This interior part of Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range undulates with green and is aptly named Gaoshan (“high mountain”) County. Sun Moon Lake is synonymous with the landscape of Taiwan and here you can take a boat trip around lake and see the small island of Lalu in the middle of the lake. Ascend the Ci En Pagoda in Yushi Township and take in the whole vista of Riyue Lake. Qingjing Farm, which is beautiful and scenic at all seasons of the year, is an excellent place to have fun with the whole family. Slowly strolling through the vast grasslands, watching the sheep shearing demonstration while tasting fresh dairy products makes you feel like you are in the wide fields of Switzerland.

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Sun Moon Lake
1,516 Reviews
The Sun Moon Lake has a wide surface, and the peaks reflected on the lake form a beautiful landscape. There is a small island in the lake. It looks similar to a bead floating on the water, so it is called "Zhuzi Yu". Now it is also called Lalu Island. With this island as the boundary, the northern part of the lake is round like the sun, and the southern part of the lake is similar to a crescent. This is the reason for the name of Sun Moon Lake.
Cingjing Farm
762 Reviews
Qingjing Farm is located in Renai Township, Nantou County, and is known as the three major mountain farms in Taiwan together with Wuling Farm and Lishan Fushoushan Farm. The Qingjing Farm is located between the mountains, from the Puli Road to the mountains, and the scenery is on both sides of the road leading to Hehuan Mountain. There are several parks such as the shepherd area, the cowherd area, and the high-calorie fruit and vegetable area. The hotel area is a tourist attraction that attracts tourists. The buildings have their own characteristics. It feels like walking in different styles in Europe, plus the emerging spots. The cultural scene of the Yi culture, the coffee on the cloud, the folk songs on the mountain, etc. are all good places to visit the Qingjing Farm.
Green Green Grassland
308 Reviews
Qingqing Grassland is a popular tourist attraction in Cingjing Farm. It is 1,800 meters above sea level and is a rare high-altitude grassland in the world. The rolling green grassland, cattle and flocks are shuttled from time to time, and the distant mountains are foggy, making people enchanted by the beauty of nature. Come to the Qingqing grassland to interact with the sheep, feeding, taking photos, and stroking the lovely flock.
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village
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Folk Village
The Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village is a paradise with the theme of the nine ethnic groups of Taiwan's aborigines. It includes the three main theme parks of the Aboriginal Cultural District, Happy World and European Garden. It is a good place to learn about the traditional culture and leisure of Taiwanese ethnic minorities. The high point of the scenic spot is in the Guanshan Building in Houshan, which can take the cable car to the happy world of Sun Moon Lake and the mountain. The weather is fine, sitting in the cable car compartment overlooking the panoramic view of the Cultural Village and the lakes and mountains of Sun Moon Lake.

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7 Special Experiences on Qingjing Farm, the Mini Switzerland in Taiwan
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7 Special Experiences on Qingjing Farm, the Mini Switzerland in Taiwan Qingjing Farm is a 2-hour drive from Taichung, and is the only mountain pasture in Taiwan. You can spend a day or two there. The beautiful scenery and the sheep walking in herds on the vast grassland make you feel like you are in the European countryside, winning it the name "The Mini Switzerland in Taiwan".
TripBlog   Dec 25, 2019
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Many tourists may be unfamiliar with the name Nantou, but when it comes to Sun Moon Lake and Qing Jing Farm, most people know them well. These scenic spots are located in Nantou County in Central Taiwan. In fact, in addition to these, Nantou also has the Literature and Art Railway, Star Resort, Forest Bathing Place, Folk Customs Village, Monster Village, and others, all of which are worth exploring. Let's see what these must-visit places are.
TripBlog   Dec 23, 2019
A Practical Strategy for Visiting Sun Moon Lake
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Sun Moon Lake is one of the places that fully merits being a synonym for Taiwan’s scenery. It is about 1.5 hours’ drive from Taizhong. In addition to the fact that Sun Moon Lake has beautiful mountains and water, the bicycle route around the lake has been selected as one of the ten most beautiful bicycle routes in the world, and riding a bicycle or riding in a boat are both wonderful experiences.
TripBlog   Nov 6, 2019

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