Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), Taipei

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Enjoy panoramic views or take amazing photographs of the city from Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail). The mountain offers a clear view of the landmark skyscraper Taipei 101, along with the district's urban zone. To reach the summit, you'll have to hike up the mountain on foot, so prepare by wearing good walking shoes. The site contains restrooms and facilities where you can relax, refresh yourself, and regain your energy. At the park's trail entrance, you can also rent a bike to reach your points of interest faster. Arrange to visit Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail) and other attractions in Taipei using our Taipei visit planning app.
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  • I walked up elephant mountain on a clear morning, and it was one of the best things I did during my time in Taipei. It's quite the hike, and also the trail becomes quite steep at times. There is lots....  more »
  • Getting to Elephant Mountain is easy, just take the MRT Red Line to Xiangshan Station, which is the last stop, and take Exit 2. You will soon find the Elephant Mountain Trail (in Chinese, Xiang Shan.....  more »
  • Best thing I did in Taipei. Great wall and amazing views. Gets quite busy. Found a lovely temple to visit on the way too - highly recommend
  • Good hiking place

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