"Turquoise Jewel" Jih-yueh T'an by chewy3326
Jih-yueh T'an Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 77 photos
Sun Moon Lake is one of the most spectacular places on the island of Taiwan. I visited it on a day trip from Taichung. The lake is very turquoise and beautiful in color.
Highlights at the lake included the Wen-Wu Temple (where this photo was taken), Xuanzang Temple, Tsin Pagoda, and the many small villages that ring the lake. While this photo may not show it, the blemish of Sun Moon Lake is unbridled development; near the lakeshore, you'll see dozens of hotels and buildings that mar the view.
- Pros:Temples, scenery
Guan Yu, a famous Chinese warrior during the third century AD, was said to wield the Qinlongyianyuedao (Jade Dragon Moon... more travel advice
This beautiful temple is a bit farther down the road from Wenwu Temple. Though the views form here aren't quite as... more travel advice
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