6 Best Spots for Nature-Tripping in Taipei

Complete your Taipei itinerary with this list.

Arguably the best place to witness the beauty of Taiwan’s seasons, Yangmingshan National Park boasts breathtaking sights and exciting experiences all year round. The 114-square-kilometer national park 30 minutes north of downtown Taipei City is a cradle of various flora and fauna that can be found in its numerous parks and hiking trails. Visit in spring to see the cherry trees in full bloom, in autumn to catch the fiery foliage, or in winter to take a rejuvenating bath in the hot springs.

Where: No. 1-20, Zhuzihu Road, Yangmingshan, Shilin District, Taipei City

How to get there: Hop on MRT line 2 (Tamsui-Xinyi) to Jiantan Station Exit 2 or Shilin Station Exit 1. Transfer to the R-5 or 260 bus and alight at the Yangmingshan stop.

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