Bitan Scenic Area

Attraction 碧潭 Published on: 16-11-2015

3 hours
08:00 AM
11:00 AM
First-time visit
0.00 USD

Bitan Scenic Area is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids Good
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
Bitan is one of the eight famous attractions in Taiwan which is near by MRT Xindian station and a good place for people to relax and enjoy their weekend

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Why Bitan Scenic Area is special ?

Bitan is one of the eight famous attractions in Taiwan which is near by MRT Xindian station and a good place for people to relax and enjoy their weekend

The Xindian River branches off the Tamsui River and winds its way through the Bitan area. There are terraces, ponds, and sand bars on both banks of the stream. This area is suitable for canoeing, fishing, barbecuing, rowing, and exploring nature.

The lake's steep cliffs and aquamarine water make it one of Xindian's scenic spots. The green lake suspension bridge was renovated and reopened to public use in 2000. A park on the eastern shore contains paths and viewing stands. Floating in a boat on the lake, the reflection of the green mountains create and exquisitely beautiful scene.


What to explore at Bitan Scenic Area?

Bitan Scenic Area is a wonderful scenic spot with magnificent lake and mountain views. This picturesque scenic spot features a 200 meter long drawbridge that connects the diverse riversides and bicycle paths.

Apart from the facilities in this area, Bitan Scenic Area is quite well known for its natural environment and beautiful scenery of mountains, lakes, and forests. Bitan Scenic Area is the perfect place for families, couples, and friends to visit and enjoy the beautiful aura of nature in Taipei. Petal Boats are also a very popular activity at Bitan Scenic Area, especially among couples.

In addition, tourists may enjoy a romantic feast at the restaurants and coffee shops on the eastern bank, have a closer touch of the lake by pedal boat, and enjoy a windy bike ride and is one of the most popular attractions among all generations of visitors.


How to get to Bitan Scenic Area?

By Car :

1. National number 1 highway(國道一號), exit Yuanshan offramp(圓山交流道), connect to Jianguo Elevated highway(建國高架道路) towards Xinhai Rd(辛亥路), along Jilong Elevated highway(基隆路高架道) to Huanhe express way(環河快速道路) to reach.

2. National number 3 highway(國道三號), exit Sindian offramp(新店交流道), connect to Zhongxin Rd(中興路), along Bitan Rd(碧潭路) to reach.

By Bus :

1. From Taipei, take bus route 642, 643, 648, 650, 905, 909, Brown 7(棕7), Green 1(綠1), Green 13(綠13) to reach directly.

By MRT :

1. Take Sindian line(捷運新店線) and exit Sindian station(新店站) to reach.


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Tips for you

  • There are no lockers anywhere near Bitan. So leave anything heavy in your hotel or in lockers at Taipei Main Station. You may also want to consider what to do with any electronic devices or other valuables if you intend to take a boat out onto the lake.

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