Taipei is the political and financial center of Taiwan.
Taipei is an ideal place to visit for those who love the hustle and bustle of the big city.
The city is served by two airports – Taipei Songshan and Taiwan Taoyuan.
Taipei Tourist attractions:
Taipei 101 is a 101-floor landmark skyscraper that claimed the title of world’s tallest building when it opened in 2004, a title it held for six years before relinquishing it to the Burj Kalifa in Dubai. Taipei 101 measures 509 m (1,670 ft) from ground to top, making it the first skyscraper in the world to break the half-kilometer mark in height. Taipei 101 remains one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world and holds the certification as the world’s largest “green” building. Its shopping mall and its indoor and outdoor observatories draw visitors from all over the world.
The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is a famous monument, landmark and tourist attraction that was erected in memory of General Chiang Kai-shek, former President of the Republic of China .
Taipei is rich in beautiful, ornate temples housing Buddhist, Taoist, and Chinese religion deities. The Longshan Temple, built in 1738 and located in the Wanhua District , demonstrates an example of architecture with southern Chinese influences commonly seen on older buildings in Taiwan.
Taipei is known for its many night markets, the most famous of which is the Shilin Night Market in the Shilin District. The surrounding streets by Shilin Night Market are extremely crowded during the evening, usually opening late afternoon and operating well past midnight. Most night markets feature individual stalls selling a mixture of food, clothing, and consumer goods.
Taipei maintains an extensive system of parks, green spaces, and nature preserves. Parks and forestry areas of note in and around the city include Yangmingshan National Park, Taipei Zoo and Da-an Forest Park.
New Taipei City (Taipei County) is located in northern Taiwan with a total area of 2,052.5667 square kilometers. It surrounds Taipei City, faces Keelung City on the northeast side, Yilan County on the southeast side, and Taoyuan County on the southwest side.
New Taipei City (Taipei County) is also well-known for having a wide variety of sightseeing locations. Tourists may enjoy appreciating natural sceneries at Yeliou Scenic Area and Bitan Scenic Area, visiting historical landmarks like the Fort Santo Domingo in Danshui and the Lin Family Garden in Banciao, learning about Taiwanese culture and beliefs by visiting the Sanxia Clear Water (qingshui) Temple and the Danshui Tianyuan Temple, relaxing in the great outdoors at Bali and Danshui, enjoying a hot spring vacation at Wulai Hot Spring and Jinshan Hot Spring, or simply taking pleasure in some casual shopping at Banciao Shopping Area, Danshui Old Street, Jinshan Old Street, Sanxia Old Street, and Yingge Old Street.
New Taipei City (Taipei County) Attractions:
- Baishawan (White Sand Beach)
- Bali Bike Trail
- Believe It or Not Curiosity Mus…
- Bitan Scenic Area
- Danshui Fisherman’s Wharf
- Danshui Martyr’s Shrine
- Danshui Old Street
- Danshui Red Castle
- Danshui Town
- Formosa Fun Coast
- Fort Huwei Danshui
- Fort San Domingo
- Fuda Garden Tourist Night Market
- Fukui Cape Park (Laomei Park)
- Fulong Beach
- HSR Banciao Station
- Jinshan Hot Spring
- Jinshan Old Street (Jinbaoli Ol…
- Jiufen(Chiufen) Old Street
- Lehua Night Market
- Lin Family Garden
- Little White House Danshui(The …
- Manyueyuan (Full moon) National…
- Museum of Gold Jiufen
- Pingxi Old Street
- Sanxia Old Street
- Shenkeng Old Street
- Shiding Old Street
- Shifen Old Street
- Shihfen Waterfall
- Shihsanhang Museum of Archaeolo…
- Taipei MRT-Danshui Line
- Wulai Hot Spring
- Xindian River Dahan River Bike …
- Yeliou Scenic Area (Yeliou Geop…
- Yingge Ceramic Museum