Sunday Snapshot: Elephant Mountain [Taipei, Taiwan]

¬†Elephant Mountain (Xiangshan Trail or¬†Nangang District Hiking Trail ) stands at 183m and is located in the Xinyi District of Taipei. It’s known as one of the best places to view the entire Taipei Basin and Taipei 101.

Photographers flock to get unique shots of the iconic building during the golden hours and throughout the day. The trail is especially busy during the weekends and you may have to wait to set up your tripod and shoot from the more popular viewpoints.

If you’re not interested in taking pictures, Elephant Mountain is also a great spot to people watch. You will find a lot of activity at the top of this mountain. It’s a favored place for socializing, picnics and workouts.

Elephant Mt, Taipei

 

For more information:

Guide to Taipei

http://guidetotaipei.com/visit/elephant-mountain-%E8%B1%A1%E5%B1%B1-xiangshan

Taipei Travel

http://www.taipeitravel.net/frontsite/en/sceneryEnListAction.do?method=doFindByPk&menuId=1030501&scenerySerNo=2011111300000018

Taiwan Explorer

http://mykafkeasquelife.blogspot.tw/2013/02/elephant-mountain-xiangshan-taipei.html