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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
4.5/5
1,322 Reviews
Lake

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
4.5/5
660 Reviews
Farm
Agritourism

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
4.5/5
259 Reviews
Grassland

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.

Sun Moon Lake Ropeway
4.5/5
71 Reviews
Cable Car

The Sun Moon Lake Cable Car is a cable car system in Yuchi Township, Nantou County, Taiwan. The entire line is a public cable car system that is built and operated by the BOO (Build-Operate-Own, private self-planning, construction and operation) model. The route is from the Sun Moon Lake Youth Activity Center of the Salvation Group to the Guanshan Building of the Jiuzu Culture Village. On the way to the cable car, you can overlook the famous Sun Moon Lake and the Puli Basin.

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Oct 21, 2019
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