The city of Taipei is surrounded by mountains, and nature sits right on its doorstep, easily
accessible via public transport. This has made the hilly environs one of the city’s key attractions.
North from Yangmingshan National Park and south to the area of Zhinan Temple and Maokong on Erge Mountain, there are five mountain ranges around the city — the Datun Mountain Range, Qixing Mountain Range, Wuzhi Mountain Range, Nangang Mountain Range, and Erge Mountain Range.
To enable hikers to experience the full range of Taipei’s mountain beauty, the city government has established a network of 20 hiking trails. [FULL STORY]