8 Underrated Destinations in Taiwan That Deserve More S’pore Visitors

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Taiwan is one country that you can revisit over and over again. Not only is the country gorgeous, the people in Taiwan are nicest ones you can ever meet and lets not even get started on the food.

If you are planning to visit Taiwan anytime soon, here are the 8 most underrated destinations we highly recommend you to visit.

1. Night Scenery of Jiu Fen

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Here at Jiu Fen, the magic only happens at night. If you are heading there anytime soon, we recommend you to book a one-night day in the guesthouses so that you can take in the stunning view of the Santorini-like view that’s unlike any other.

2. YehLiu Geo Park

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shutterstock_321192530 Yeh Liu Geo Park is home to countless of unique geological formations, including the iconic “Queens Head” and “Princess Head” that has been naturally eroded through time. Other note-worthy natural formations you can find there includes the Fairy Shoes, Sea Candles, Elephant Rock and Ice Cream Rock.

3. Qi Xing Tan, Hua Lien

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Qi Xing Tan is one of the most beautiful beaches in Taiwan, be-speckled with black and white gravels that are unlike any beaches that you have ever seen. The graveled beach is perfect for any couple who’s thinking of taking a romantic stroll, or a bicycle ride along the coastal shores.

4. Taroko National Park

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Known for its natural marbled landscape, Taroko Gorge is one place to visit if you in the mood for basking in the natural workmanship of nature, or indulging in activities fitting for the adventurers at heart. For those who are a fan of bird’s nest, you can also visit the Swallow’s Grotto!

5. Elephant’s Mountain


Elephant’s Mountain is known to have the best view of Taipei 101 Tower. It’s recommended to hike during the late afternoon so that you will be greeted by the magnificent view right at the mountain top, along with a gorgeous sunset. The hike takes around 15 to 20 minutes to reach the top, so do be prepared to sweat it out!

6. Peng Hu Island


Penghu island is known for the doubled heart stacked stone weir which are known to be a well-preserved ancient fish trap made in resemblance of a flying heart. 

7. Sun Moon Lake


Rated as one of the top attractions in Taiwan, the Sun Moon Lake is set against a picturesque mountain backdrop and is the perfect destination for couples who are on a honeymoon.

8. Lotus Lake

Man Made Lotus Lake
Man Made Lotus Lake

The Lotus Lake is a man-made attraction that is known for numerous temples around the area, as well as the lotus plants in the pond. The Lotus Lake is also flanked by two iconic pagodas that makes the best Instagram-worthy shot.