6 Best Spots for Nature-Tripping in Taipei

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Tagged as Taiwan’s “Niagra Falls,” Shifen Waterfall is the island’s largest curtain waterfall at 40 meters wide with a 20-meter drop to the rocks below. If you’re lucky enough to visit on a sunny day, the waterfall might treat you to a bright rainbow. About a 30-minute walk from the old town of Shifen, it’s the perfect place to cap off your day trip.

Where: No. 10, Gankeng, Pingxi District, New Taipei City

How to get there: Take the Taiwan Tourist Shuttle (795, Muzha Pingxi Route to Shifen) until its final stop at the Shifen Visitor Center. The park is a 10-minute walk away.

Wanggu Waterfall Trail

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