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Taipei Visitors Guide

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Best of Taipei

3 days in Taipei
3 days in Taipei

If you only have a few days in Taipei, you can't miss Taipei 101, the National Palace Museum or xiaolongbao. After a hike at the majestic Yangmingshan National Park, soak in Beitou's famous hot springs.

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Family-friendly Taipei

Taipei for young kids
Taipei for young kids

Take your kids to see the pandas at the Taipei Zoo, marvel at the exquisite replicas at the Miniatures Museum or sculpt clay at the Yingge Ceramics Museum. Miramar Entertainment Park offers more traditional Western entertainment for the little ones.

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Taipei on a budget

Taipei for free
Taipei for free

Even on a limited budget, you can explore national treasures like Chiang Kai-shek's Memorial and the Presidential Office Building. Or you can light incense at Longshan Temple and enjoy a beautiful sunset at historic Tamsui.

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Insiders' Taipei

Taipei off the beaten path
Taipei off the beaten path

Whether it's trying fermented stinky tofu for the first time or learning more than you could ever imagine there was to know about jade, these attractions will give you an insider's glimpse into Taiwanese culture.

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Getaways from Taipei

Daytrips from Taipei
Daytrips from Taipei

Not far from Taipei City are rural villages and natural wonders to explore. Take a ride on the Ping Hsi railway, bike in Bali or visit the historic district in Jiufen for a day.

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Shopping and Flowers in Taipei
Shopping and Flowers in Taipei

If you have a fondness for old jade, you can go to the Jianguo Weekend Jade Market where almost 850 vendors display their wares every weekend. This market, one of the largest jade markets in Asia,...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Govement Center and Museums One Day Tour
Govement Center and Museums One Day Tour

The NMH's collection included the bronzes unearthed in Xinzheng, Hui and Anyang (in Henan Province), Pre-Qing pottery unearthed in Luoyang (Loyang), Han green-glazed pottery, the dancer and musician...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
One Day Cultural Tour of Taipei
One Day Cultural Tour of Taipei

Mengjia, now renamed the Wanhua District, is the oldest part of Taipei, with old temples, old streets, old academies, narrow gates, and traditional industries that offer a diverse variety of...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
National Palace Museum and Shilin Night Market
National Palace Museum and Shilin Night Market

National Palace Museum, with its antique collection amounts to nearly 700,000 pieces whose age range covers almost the entire five-thousand-year-old Chinese history, has made it as the greatest and...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Best of Taipei
Best of Taipei

Taiwan, which parted ways with Communist China in 1949, built an industrial economy by the 1970’s, when China was still a largely rural and poor country coping with the devastation caused by Mao...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Perfect Day

Taipei excursion (Trasero, 18 Mar 2012)
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Fulong Beach, Taipei County (calicocat, 26 Dec 2008)
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Best Of

Things to do in Taipei (DaDoubleJs, 11 May 2011)
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
Fun in Taipei (apelbi, 14 Mar 2007)
3.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Great Places to Race Dragon Boats (Guzzle, 9 Apr 2006)
3.0 of 5 stars 6 Votes

Recent Trip

One Week in Taipei (Munkii, 31 Oct 2011)
4.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Taiwan Explorer (jaslynlim, 6 Aug 2014)
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