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Xitou Monster Village

No.2-3 Xingchan Road, Lugu Township, Taiwan
+886 4 9261 2121
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So so only

Nothing much to see in this village. Located very far from other attraction area and you need to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
WongYF
via mobile
Cute village and decent food

Get street food and noodles in this cute Japanese replica of a village. It is the perfect ending... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2018
KB C
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No.2-3 Xingchan Road, Lugu Township, Taiwan
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+886 4 9261 2121
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"monster village"
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"japanese style"
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"interesting place"
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"nice location"
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"take photos"
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"ramen"
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"one night"
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"worth a visit"
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"communicate in english"
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"egg tarts"
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"sun moon lake"
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"forest"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing much to see in this village. Located very far from other attraction area and you need to rent a car to be there. Nothing much to see and not many visitors as well.

Thank WongYF
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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Get street food and noodles in this cute Japanese replica of a village. It is the perfect ending to a day of hiking in the Xitou Forest next door.

Thank KB C
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

I went here after my 4hr-walk in Xitou Nature Park. It's a good place to pass the time while waiting for the last bus back to Jiji Station.

Thank Rose Ann G
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

หมู่บ้านเล็กๆ สไตล์ญี่ปุ่น กับปีศาจรอบหมู่บ้านที่พลาดไม่ได้! ชาเขียวร้อนสุดฟิน! ทาร์ตชาโคลไข่ขาวสุดขึ้นชื่อ! การเดินทาง : ถ้าจาก THSR Taichung ต่อ Shuttle Bus ไปลง Xitou (158NT$) ในเวลา 1 ชั่วโมงครึ่ง หรือ Shuttle Bus จาก Sun Moon Lake มาที่หมู่บ้านก็มีค่า ในระยะเวลาเท่ากัน (183NT$) แถมยังมี Pass แบบเหมาจ่ายด้วย เรียกว่าเหมาทั้งไปและกลับ พร้อมกับตั๋วเข้า Xitou Nature Education Area (ซึ่งอีฟพลาดไปไม่ได้เข้าเนื่องจากเวลาไม่อำนวยนะคะ) ไปหมู่บ้านนี้นอกจากเสื้อหนาๆ กันหนาวแล้ว อาจจะลำบากเรื่องการสื่อสารนิดนึงนะคะ เพราะร้านค้าส่วนมากจะเป็นชาวบ้านๆ ขาย แทบจะไม่มีใครพูดภาษาอังกฤษเลยค่ะ...More

Thank Yveshann
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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

We have drove there and by the time we reached in the afternoon, the place is very crowded and there is a carpark nearby. It was raining during our visit and thus the crowd started to disperse after our lunch. We ate lunch the monster...More

1  Thank Jacky84
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Modelled after the Monster Village in Japan. Tour guides will be able to tell you more on the story of how this Monster Village was setup in Taiwan. The whole village is set in the mountains. Japanese decor throughout and lots of Japanese food and...More

Thank ahber79
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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

This is a small village, but with many special food like black bamboo mee. It taste good and cheap too, definitely worth a try. It is located at the hill slop.

Thank Xeonnate
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Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

We didn’t visit the Xitou Monster Village, but made a brief stop enroute from Shanlinxi. It was late afternoon on a weekday, and the bus line was absolutely packed with people waiting for the last Taiwan Haoxing (台湾好行)bus headed to Taichung. The bus came, some...More

2  Thank HamsterFamily
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

We stopover for lunch at the restaurant at Monster Village. Ordered wood roast chicken and vegetables (very fresh) and fried rice. The whole meal was very satisfying. Comes with complimentary chinese tea, which you have to serve yourself. The highlight of the visit was when...More

1  Thank Sherry K
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

The whole set up is a bogus. Don't understand the link between Japanese culture and Nantou. There is no point to visit there especially during holiday. Too many crowds and bad manners will drive visitors away.

1  Thank kchung99
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