Here are the top 12 tourist attractions to see in Taipei:

1. National Palace Museum

4.5 /5

8 km
from city center
1 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

Historic museum with an enormous collection of Chinese artefacts and artworks from more than 10,000 years ago.

2. Taipei 101

4.3 /5

0 km
from city center
2 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

Taipei 101 is a symbolic piece of architecture. It was the tallest building in the world when it was opened back in 2004 and is a major attraction in the city today.

3. Chaing Kai-shek Memorial Hall

4.2 /5

5 km
from city center
3 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

A national monument erected in the memory of Chiang Kai-shek, the first president of the People's Republic of China which was founded in 1949. It is one of Taiwan's most popular landmarks.

4. Ximending

3.8 /5

6 km
from city center
4 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

A bustling pedestrian neighbourhood in Taipei, full of options to shop, eat and party.

5. Longshan Temple

3.8 /5

7 km
from city center
5 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

One of the oldest temples in Taiwan, in the district of Wahua. The temple area is also very popular due to it's markets.

6. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

This memorial hall was dedicated to the 'Father of the Republic of China', Dr. Sun Yat-sen. It hosts a number of events and serves as an important landmark.

7. Shilin Night Market

3.7 /5

7 km
from city center
7 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

Shilin district's night market is the most popular and the largest night market in Taipei.

8. Xinbeitou Hot Springs

3.6 /5

13 km
from city center
8 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

Xinbeitou is the northernmost district of Taipei and is popular getaway from the rush of the city, most famous for it's hot springs.

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9. Dadaocheng Wharf

3.6 /5

6 km
from city center
9 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

Dadaocheng Wharf used to be Taipei's prime trade location and today has been converted into a beautiful park along the Tamsui river.

10. National Taiwan Museum

3.5 /5

5 km
from city center
10 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

The oldest museum in Taiwan, showcasing the natural and humanitarian history of the country.

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11. Taipei Zoo

3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
11 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

The Taipei Zoo has exhibits on animal and bird species all over the world and is the largest zoo in all of Asia.

12. National History Museum, Taipei

3.4 /5

5 km
from city center
12 out of 12
places to visit in Taipei

The museum was built back in 1955 and houses some important collections of Taiwanese history.

FAQs on Taipei

How can I commute within Taipei?

Local transport in Taipei is quite efficiently connected, much thanks to the MRT. This subway system connects the city very efficiently. The bus system is quite efficient too, though at first it might seem a bit complicated. Bus fares are consistent regardless of the distance. The best way to make your commute simple in Taipei is purchasing the EasyCard, which can be topped up and used in the MRT, the buses and even gives you discounts on a few stores. Taxis run throughout the city like anywhere else in the world. They can be hailed from the pavement and they are not very expensive.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Taipei?

The top sightseeing places in Taipei are National Palace Museum, Taipei 101, Chaing Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Ximending, Longshan Temple, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.

What are the top activities in Taipei?

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What are the top hotels in Taipei?

There are 935 Hotels in Taipei which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Taipei are JM inn, 3 Bedrooms+1 Study room (Near Taipei 101 and MRT), HaHaCat Apartment, LUXURY N HOUSE, Ba Yi, SongShan Luxury Baroque. You can see all the hotels in Taipei here
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