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Shimen Reservoir

No.1 Huanhu Road, Fuxingli, Daxi, Taoyuan, Taiwan
+886 911 688 828
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Favourite day out for local people

Shimen Dam, to translate, is the Stone Gate Dam. I am often slightly puzzled about why the local... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
Lack of management

The place lack of management, overgrown weeds, overgrown lawn all over, the reservoir water seem... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
James C
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Favourite day out for local people”
5 Jan 2018
“Reservior with great view”
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No.1 Huanhu Road, Fuxingli, Daxi, Taoyuan, Taiwan
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+886 911 688 828
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Reviewed yesterday

Shimen Dam, to translate, is the Stone Gate Dam. I am often slightly puzzled about why the local people are attracted to the Dam, because it i s not all that scenic and water appears to be quite dirty. I see the Dam just about...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The place lack of management, overgrown weeds, overgrown lawn all over, the reservoir water seem dirty, and along the reservoir are overdeveloped with restaurants

Thank James C
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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

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Reviewed 17 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
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Reviewed 27 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
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Reviewed 18 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
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Reviewed 9 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
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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
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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
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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
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Tai-DIY
12 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
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May Ann T
20 October 2016|
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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
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