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What to see in Taipei

Taipei Attractions


The soaring Taipei 101 Tower is the capital's greatest engineering feat, and one of its best-loved sights. It's also the city's international financial centre.

Another popular attraction is the National Palace Museum. Through its collection of ancient artefacts and artwork, it showcases some fascinating aspects of Chinese culture. For travellers interested in Taiwanese spirituality and religion, a visit to the Longshan Temple is a must.

As the sun goes down the night markets open up. They're usually packed with tourists and bargain-hunters, who throng the alleyways in the heavy, humid night air. Taipei also has many bars and nightclubs.

If the city becomes too stifling, visitors can relax at one of the spas in the northwest. They utilise the Beitou area's hot springs. Hikers can enjoy the Yang Ming Shan National Park.


Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Park

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Park is the pride of Taipei. Built in memory of the former Taiwanese President, the walled complex…

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Longshan Temple

Longshan is one of the most popular temples in Taipei. Dedicated to Guanyin the Goddess of Mercy, it is an excellent…

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National Palace Museum

Taipei's National Palace Museum houses an astonishing collection of Ancient Chinese artefacts and artwork. Representing…

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Shilin Night Market

Taipei's biggest and best night market is not just for shopping. Instead, it is a cultural experience that every visitor…

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Taipei 101

Taipei 101 is the city's financial centre and was once the world's tallest building. Designed to resemble a gigantic…

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Taipei Zoo

Taipei Zoo is home to hundreds of animals, including local Taiwanese species such as the flying fox, Formosan black bear…

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