Tourism – Welcome to Taipei

Taipei is a vibrant blend of traditional culture and cosmopolitan life. Taipei is the political, economic, educational and recreational center of the country, offering an array of significant cultural sights.
With the wealth of interesting and fun activities available in Taipei, and its warm hospitality, visitors are certain to have an unforgettable experience in this remarkable city!!
 

Hot spots

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is located in the central of Taipei City. The architecture of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is inspired by Tientam in Beijing and the great building has become a landmark of Taipei City.

National Palace Museum

The National Palace Museum houses the world’s largest collection of priceless Chinese art treasures. Most of the museum’s 620,000 art objects were part of the Chinese imperial collection, which began over 1,000 years ago in the early Song dynasty.

Taipei 101

Taipei 101, an outstanding landmark and located in the finest district of Taipei City. This is also the largest engineering project ever in the history of the Taiwan Construction business.

The Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel was established in 1952. Supported by red columns and with golden roof tiling, the Grand Hotel stands midway up Yuanshan, much like a majestic 14-storey palace. Facing Keelung River, with Yangming Mountain to its, the hotel offers an amazing view of Songshan District to the East and Danshui to the West. The Grand Hotel, structured through western construction methods, is decorated with elegant classical Chinese details. This fusion of East and West makes the hotel a fine expression of Chinese art upon a foundation of modern western architecture.

National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

The majestic, solemn main structure, set against the Chung Shan Park flanked with green flaw and esthetical plumage, had not only risen to become a crown jewel in Taipei’s eastern district but also brought a brand-new facet to the local culture and arts.

Lungshan Temple

Longshan temple is for worshiping Guanshiyin Budda and other divine spirits, it is also a second degree historical site.

Shilin Night Market

Shilin Night Market is the one of the largest night markets in Taipei. Shilin Market was built as early as in 1899 and the market is famous for various snacks and eatery. Many visitors have come to Shilin Night Market to enjoy the delicious foods, such as large pancake enfolding small pancake, hot pot on stone or Shilin sausage.

Raohe Street Tourist Night Market

The Raohe Street Night Market covers various kinds of booths for general merchandises, accessories and yummy snacks, all at low and affordable prices. By looking at the booths with queues of people, it is not hard to find out the most popular snacks. You absolutely don’t want to miss snacks like: Stew Ribs in Chinese herbal Medicine, Crispy Pepper Pastry Cake, Steamed Bun, Oyster Noodles, and all kinds of cold drinks. You can’t forget the Spicy Stinky Tofu, Beef Noodle, and Tempura. In addition, Wufenpu is hte largest garment wholesale marketplace in Taipei.
Specialties:oyster vermicelli, spare ribs stewed in herbal soup, pepper meat buns, duck meat, stinky tofu.

Huaxi Street Tourist Night Market

Huaxi Street Night Market is located nearby Longshan Temple. A Chinese traditional post stands at the entrance of Huaxi Street Night Market. Chinese traditional lamps are hung along the street. There are old, historical shops along the street that provide great dishes. Various commodities are sold here and it is one of the favored sites of tourists.
Specialties:Thick squid soup, oyster omelets, goose meat, meats ball

Tamsui Old Street

The far end of Old Street opens onto the Fisherman’s Wharf, which is a perfect locale for viewing the sunset. Here also are the docks from whence travelers may ferry across the harbor to Bali.

 

Useful Links

Taipei Travel Net