Things to Do in Taipei

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Taipei 101

Taipei 101 is a financial center in and the tallest skyscraper in Taiwan. It was the tallest building in the world before Burj Khalifa was constructed. The height of the building is 509.2 m. Outside it has blue-green glass walls and a flexible shape. The construction of this 101-story tower began in 1999.

National Palace Museum

National Palace is a large museum located in Taipei. It houses the the best delicately selected items from Chinese culture. The collection includes 700,000 pieces ancient imperial artifacts, notable items, ceramics, royal Antiquities, ceramics, paintings and books.

Longshan Temple

Lungshan is a Buddhist temple in Taipei. The temple was built in 1738 in honor of Guanyin spirit. The temple has been a point of gathering for the royals and the place of worship. By its construction and design it is a classical Buddhist building with all the traditional elements.

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is a monument in Taiwan, which was built in honour of Chiang Kai-shek, former president of China. It is a white building with blue roof, which is traditional in its shape, but modern in colour. Memorial hall is a beautiful landmark with parks and gardens around it.

Maokong Gondola

The Maokong Gondola is a transition system in Taipei, Taiwan. It’s a group of cabins, working on air, riding between Taipei Zoo and Maokong stations. Maokong was constructed in 2007. The line is 4.3 km and has 2 more stations in it. The 2 stations between the ride are Taipei Zoo South and Zhinan Temple.

Shilin Night Market Taipei

Shilin (Shihlin) Night Market is situated in the district of the same name. It is the largest and most famous night market in the city. Get the details here.

Taipei Zoo

Taipei Zoo is the zoological garden of the city. It is sometimes called Muzha Zoo. It was developed in 1914. Taipei zoo represents a large number of animals from Taiwan, Australia, Africa, the Asian tropical areas and deserts. The penguin habitat, koala habitat and the panda exhibition are the most popular.

Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail)

Elephant Mountain is a hiking trail in Taipei, Taiwan. The area is also well known as Nangang District Hiking Trail. Elephant mountain is 183 m high. It takes 30-40 minutes to complete the hike. There is a beautiful viewing platform in the end, from there the magnificent panorama can be catched.

Beitou Hot Spring

Taipei hot spring is a famous resort in Taipei. With its charming nature, green hills, bubbling waters and wild atmosphere, it became a must see point in Taiwan. There are many spas and rest houses, tea houses, parks, and baths in the area.


Ximending is the shopping district of Taipei. The pedestrian zone has a great influence on the country’s development. The district is the center of fashion and subcultures of different nations. Clubs, restaurants, cafes and pubs are also the part of Ximending district.

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