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Taipei is a city surrended by mountains, they are easily accessible - there are numerous hiking trails. Here is compilations of pictures taken from the mountains

Yangming Shan are the tallest mountains within the city limits
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8. Tianmu from lower part of Yangming Shan


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15. Mountain climbing in Xizhi, east of Taipei


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31. Keelung (Jilong), we can see the ocean and Keelung Island


32. second north-south freeway through mountains


33. Xizhi train station


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Nice, I've never been to Taiwan, but I actually like Taipei's skyline. I thought T101 would've stuck out like a sore thumb, but it blends in quite well.
 

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Probably the most famous mountain around Taipei - Xiang Shan (Elephant Mountain) in Xinyi district

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Elephant mountain is part of Sishou Shan (4 beasts mountain), he trails go further up but much less people go there

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The skylines of Taipei seen from faraway look so charming and impressive , and thanks for sharing !
 
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