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All reviews his mother chiang kai shek traditional style ring the bell worth the climb trip to sun moon lake above sea level nice view clime lan sha hike president photos ci pier mountains
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pagoda, built in traditional style, overlooks Sun Moon Lakes in Nantou County. Nantou County is in central Taiwan, it is Taiwan's most mountainous country. President Chiang Kai-shek, who was the president of the Republic of China for many years, built this pagoda in honor...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Only a heavenly peace on ground, or healthier, on the marine! Place there is a wonderful activity to do. It's simple to tour wild lifetime.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Adam5H
Reviewed 25 July 2019

Although it's a vigorous hike to the pagoda platform from the parking area, and then quite a few more steps to the top of what is essentially a 7+ story tower, the views from the top are amazing and worth every drop of sweat --...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KPR777
Reviewed 7 June 2019

lovely walk up tothis pagoda and then continued by walking up 8 flights of steps to the top. Most amazing views of the lake and mountains

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank L_and_RBrisbane
Reviewed 8 May 2019 via mobile

Located on Sha Ba Lan mountain this pagoda is a nice 700 meter nature walk up from the car park . Built by Chiang Kai-Shek in memory of his mother it’s six levels with a big bell at the top and the panoramic views of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 19 April 2019

We were so tired upon reaching the pagoda that we didn't climb inside and ring any bell. It was nice but not awesome...good workout if you want that.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 17 April 2019

It's a nice little hike up to see this land mark. Once there, you have to climb some stair...make sure to bring something with you so you can ring the bell.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Honeypleez
Reviewed 14 March 2019

It is a fair climb up from the car park before you reach the pagoda, but it is worth it. There is a great view from the top, around 154 steps high. When we were here it was really quiet and peaceful, with the sounds...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 23 January 2019

Must visit. You must climb up the 8-storey pagoda for breath-taking views of SML. Free entry. We took a bus from Ita Thao (just 3 stops away and drop at XuanZang Temple), but bus comes only every half hr or just walk the steep slope...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jackkoh
Reviewed 19 January 2019

The day I went, the weather was not good so I knew it was not worth climbing all the steps to look out at the haze. I contented myself with taking some photos at the base.

Date of experience: December 2018
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