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Shimen Reservoir

No.1 Huanhu Road, Fuxingli, Daxi, Taoyuan, Taiwan
+886 911 688 828
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Reservior with great view

The Shimen Reservoir offers magnificent views at the Northern part of the island. This water... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Tawau, Malaysia
Cool spot.

Nice area. Name sounds like Sean Connery telling you what the bulge at the tip of a condom is... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Ky W
Manitoba, Canada
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No.1 Huanhu Road, Fuxingli, Daxi, Taoyuan, Taiwan
+886 911 688 828
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

The Shimen Reservoir offers magnificent views at the Northern part of the island. This water catchment area serves and irrigates three communities, including Taipei city. Water will be released at certain height of the water level to a lower dam for purifying before treatment. It...More

Thank petersjsim
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Nice area. Name sounds like Sean Connery telling you what the bulge at the tip of a condom is. Best reservoir I saw while I was in Taiwan.

Thank Ky W
Reviewed 28 March 2017

One of the important dams in northern Taiwan, with an amazing landscape, boat trip etc., definitely worth to visit.

2  Thank Dennis_CKL
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We went on a misty and wet day. There were very few visitors. The water level of the reservoir was very low.

1  Thank ZhaoXiuMei
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Spent 8 yrars to be built and competed in 1964, major drinking water supply for Northern Taiwan. It is became one of the local tourist attraction through out the year, open 0800~1800 Fresh water fish is the local delicac

Thank Ukulele-sam1951
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This is great place to bring friends who live in city centers. I visit this place 3 to 4 times a year to relax and walk with friends. This reservoir supplies water to Taoyuan city.

Thank Ting-Ting H
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Shiman Shiuku (Stone Gate Dam) is one place in North Taiwan that a local friend with a car may take you to. If there has been little rain recenrly, it may be a trifle deficient in water. For the sake of internatonal relations, try...More

1  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

A great place to hike, trekking, or just a relaxing stroke in the afternoon. Plenty of space to exercise,yoga, o just sit n people watch.

1  Thank THOMAS S
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I have been here with my wife during the evening time. It's a nice place, good views. There is boating in this lake and it was good during rainy day...

1  Thank vishnu059
Reviewed 18 June 2016

My wife and I went to visit the lake and walk around. It was very nice, much more than expected. We also took a drink on the top of the mountain with a wonderful view. Only issue, it is really not possible to go by...More

Thank Alexis F
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13 December 2016|
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Response from THOMAS S | Reviewed this property |
more about taoyuan's sight seeing spots --> link: travel.tycg.gov.tw/en-us
May Ann T
20 October 2016|
Response from THOMAS S | Reviewed this property |
It usually takes about 40mins to an hour from the airport. But it really depends on here you will be staying tho. google map direction: goo.gl/maps/3SuAns1aWS12