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City Guide Taipei, Taiwan

Visiting Taipei

With a population of approximately 2.6 million people, Taipei is not just the capital of Taiwan but also one of China’s provincial capital cities. It is a peculiar mix of old and new. On one part of town you can visit ancient temples whereas other parts are gleaming with neon lights.

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Taipei City Reviews

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    A place that i will go over and over again and will never get tired of

    I've been to Taipei many times and I never get tired of it. There are loads of places to explore within Taipei city and even more to explore on the outskirts of Taipei. It is a place where traditional meets technology because in the heartlands you are able to find places where they still speak their local tongues. I love the night markets too and I can never get tired of it. Taipei is also a very friendly place and you will definitely feel at home when you are there.

    Insider Tip:Will be good to visit the tourist information office to find out more about where to explore when it is your first time there. If you are looking at getting mobile data, do make sure you bring your passport and identity card when you travel there.

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    Taiwan is beautiful

    I love Taiwan, transportation is convenient, perfect blend of old and new, Chinese and western culture and cuisine. People are so friendly and helpful. They all speak perfect English.

    Insider Tip:Visit Chin Jin farm up in the mountains.

  • 60%

    Anonymous

    center taipei has nothing special, but worth to have a day trip nearby

    NEVER MISS TO HAVE A LOOK AT THE WAITING ARE C OF TAOYUAN AIRPORT TERMINAL 2. YOU WILL BE DEEPLY TOUCHED.

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    I love Taipei!

    I don't have anything negative to say about Taipei. It is clean, safe, awesome weather, and the food is great. I have absolutely no negative comments I could come up with on this place.

    Insider Tip:Get the Easy Card for traveling around on the MRT. Also, save money and take a bus from the airport if you are on a tight budget.

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    A spring board for the rest of Taiwan.

    Taipei is wonderful, but don't neglect the rest of the island. Once you get your fill of night markets, temples, and museums head out of the city. You can get into the mountains relatively easily with bus service, but some spectacular locations can only be reached with a car or scooter. Hitchhiking works, but I recommend that one does so with a friend, a smile, and some decent conversational Chinese.

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