The Sun Moon Lake is the largest located in the mountains of Nantou and the middle of Taiwan, with an elevation of 736 meters above sea level, is the only natural big lake in Taiwan. The lake is
famous for it´s clear, sparkling blue water set against a picturesque mountain backdrop. The name of the lake is inspired by the beauty of the area.
The east side of the lake is round, like the sun, while the west is long and narrow, like a crescent moon.