Plum Blossom Lake (Meihua Lake)梅花湖
Located in central Dongshan Township, Meihua Lake is near Luodong Railway Station and easy to access by transportation. There are famous tourist spots such as Jhongshan Tea Garden, Jhongshan Waterfall, Ren Shan Botanical Garden and Sanchin Temple, the headquarters of Taoism in Taiwan nearby.
Meihua Lake is a natural reservoir and faces the mountains on three sides. It used to be called Dapi Lake and Jinghu (mirror lake) in the past. Due to the resemblance of the shape of the Lake to the Japanese apricot with five petals, it was renamed Meihua (like the pronunciation in Chinese of the Japanese apricot) Lake. Meihua Lake not only has a rich lake ecology, but also provides farmland irrigation and water resource cultivation as a beautiful natural reservoir.
Meihua Lake covers a wide area of land. In the scenic area, there is a path going around the Lake with a total length of about 4 km, which is suitable for tourists to bike along and enjoy the gorgeous lake scenery. Looking at the radiant and enchanting scenery in the lake water and listening to the birds chirping enable people forget their troubles and enjoy travelling around in nature.
As there are diversified ecosystems in Meihua Lake, many plants and animals take this area as their habitat. You may find Formosan rock monkey, black-crowned night heron, and squirrel somewhere out there. Also, many food shops and bicycle rental stations are open around Meihua Lake, making it a popular place for parents and children.
- No.1, Dapi Rd.,, Dongshan Township, Yilan County Taiwán, R.O.C
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GoodI have been to there for many times. There is always beautiful when I go to every time. I often walk along the lake to see the view and buy 10NTD fish food to feed the Koi in the lake. Besides, you can rent the bicycle to bike around the lake. Moreover, there are a temple on the foothills. Walking to the temple is a good exercise, it approximately take 30 minutes. I once saw a eagle hovering in the sky at there. The temple overlook the lake, it is very beautiful. If you have a chance, you must go to the lake and temple.
Very nice!Nice small lake. We rented the family electric quad bike round the lake and stopped at our own pace for photos and fish feeding for the kids. Had lunch at one of the cafes by the lake. Relaxing and fun.
Hong Kong, China
Relax placeA relax place for all age group people. The kids can feed the fish and duck there. Recommend to rent the electrical cycling bike to travel around the lake.
Hong Kong, China
Round the lake walkThere are several way to getting around the lake, bicycle, golf car, ferry and on foot. Enjoyed a nice morning in the lakeside cafe.
A Scenic and Relaxing PlaceThis lake is scenic. You can rent an electric bicycle for four to go round the lake and stop at various spot. The lake provides beautiful photo shots. It is a good place to relax and rest in the evening after a hectic day trip.
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