Escape the Heat: Enjoy Taipei's Beautiful Waterfalls this Summer
Cool Down and Explore Stunning Waterfalls in Taipei
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1. Shifen Waterfall
Shifen Waterfall, often referred to as the 'Little Niagara of Taiwan,' is a must-visit spot for nature lovers. Witness the majestic sight of the torrential water crashing down from a height of 20 meters. You can even make a wish and release a sky lantern nearby for an added touch of magic.
2. Yehliu Geopark
Although not a waterfall, Yehliu Geopark is a geological wonder that will leave you in awe. Marvel at the unique rock formations sculpted by wind and waves over thousands of years. Its most famous formation, the 'Queen's Head,' resembles the profile of an elegant queen.
3. Shifen Old Street
Combine your visit to Shifen Waterfall with a trip to the popular Shifen Old Street. Experience the nostalgic charm of this railway town as you stroll through its lantern-lit streets. Participate in the tradition of releasing sky lanterns, writing your wishes on them and watching them float into the sky.
4. Wulai Atayal Museum
Dive into the rich culture and heritage of the Atayal indigenous tribe at the Wulai Atayal Museum. Gain insights into their traditions, lifestyle, and history through interactive exhibits and displays. Appreciate the artistry of their handicrafts and learn more about their ancient wisdom.
5. Yilan City
Escape to Yilan City, where you can experience a vibrant blend of natural beauty and urban attractions. Explore stunning national parks, relax in rejuvenating hot springs, and relish delicious local cuisine. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the Lanyang Museum, showcasing Yilan's rich heritage.
6. Yunquera Tea House
Unwind at the Yunquera Tea House nestled amidst breathtaking scenery. Savor the exquisite flavors of Taiwanese tea while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Learn about the art of tea-making and take part in a traditional tea ceremony for an immersive cultural experience.
7. Beitou Hot Springs
Indulge in a rejuvenating soak in the famous Beitou Hot Springs. Nestled amidst lush greenery, these geothermal springs are renowned for their healing properties. Unwind after a day of exploring waterfalls and immerse yourself in the tranquility of this natural oasis.
8. Maokong Gondola
Soar above the city on the Maokong Gondola and enjoy panoramic views of Taipei's skyline and surrounding mountains. Marvel at the breathtaking scenery as you make your way to Maokong, known for its tea plantations. Sip on a cup of fragrant tea while overlooking the picturesque landscape.
9. Taipei 101 Observatory
Head to the iconic Taipei 101 and ascend to the observatory for a bird's-eye view of the city. Marvel at the impressive architecture of this landmark skyscraper and enjoy panoramic vistas stretching all the way to the mountains and the coastline. Don't forget to snap memorable photos of this Taipei symbol.
10. Lin An Tai Historical House and Museum
Step back in time at the Lin An Tai Historical House and Museum. Admire the traditional architecture and serene garden as you learn about Taiwanese history and culture. Take a leisurely stroll through this well-preserved house and appreciate its tranquil ambiance in the heart of bustling Taipei.