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About Taiwan

Taiwan is a great place to travel. There are dozens of outlying islands to explore including Green Island, Orchid Island, or the Penghu Islands. Taipei, the capital and largest city, offers great shopping and dining experiences. Hualien and Taitung are renowned for their beautiful coastlines. Kenting in the south has earned the reputation as the “Asian Hawaii.” Sun Moon Lake in the central mountain range boasts some of the most gorgeous bicycling in the world, while Qingjing Farm shows off Taiwan’s alpine pasturelands. A wealth of food and entertainment exists all throughout Taiwan including delicious snacks and wonderful music festivals.

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Taipei 101
4.5/5
5,164 Reviews
Modern Architecture
Observation Deck
The Taipei 101 Building, which integrates offices, an observation deck, and a shopping mall, is a landmark in Taipei and one of the must-see in Taipei. Every year, the New Year’s Eve party in Taipei is centered on the fireworks show of Taipei 101. The New Year's fireworks and the surrounding New Year's activities attract hundreds of thousands of people every year, making it a world famous New Year's event.
Taipei Palace Museum
4.7/5
7,806 Reviews
Museum
The National Palace Museum in Taipei is a must-see museum in Taiwan. It houses a collection of Chinese cultural relics, such as bronzes, paintings, ceramics, books, and handicrafts. It covers almost 5,000 years of Chinese history and is known as “the treasure house of Chinese culture”. The gift shop in the National Palace Museum in Taipei is also very popular where you can buy souvenirs.
Ximending
4.5/5
3,562 Reviews
Featured Neighborhood
Parent-child tour
Ximending is known as the “Harajuku” in Taipei and is a paradise for the “Japanophiles” in Taipei. Ximending is Taipei's first pedestrian commercial street that sells various popular Japanese books, records, and costumes. It has become a representative of a youth subculture and a place for international tourists to visit. Ximending is also a famous movie street that is a good place for watching major movie premiers. Almost every weekend, there are small concerts, autograph signing events, albums release events, as well as various movie promotions and street performances.
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
4.6/5
2,249 Reviews
Memorial Hall
Located in the center of Taipei, the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is designed mainly with Chinese gardens. The windows are classical and elegant, and the buildings are decorated with blue and white, which symbolizes freedom and equality. The ground floor is mainly an exhibition room and a screening room, displaying Chiang Kai-shek's life story and clothing, and a bronze statue of Chiang Kai-shek. The changing of the guards at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall every hour has become a center of attraction for tourists. The guards are steady and solemn, as is those watching the ceremony.

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Where to Experience Chinese New Year
Festivals
Hong Kong
Taiwan
Sichuan
Yunnan
Gansu
Towards the end of January, a palpable excitement takes hold in places like China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations are a time of great joy and precipitate the world’s largest annual human migration. Hundreds of millions of Chinese people leave major cities to return home to smaller villages or provincial towns. The journey is joyous as people fill all manner of transport, eager to return home to see parents and children. Lunar New Year is central to Chinese cultural life, yet what are the holiday’s major characteristics? Where can you go to experience the festivities for yourself? This short primer will provide some answers to these questions and should, by the end, have you anxiously awaiting your own Red Packet!
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Taiwan's Most Famous Food You Cannot Miss
Delicacies
Dessert
Taiwan
Seasoned travelers know the best part of going somewhere new is the food. What better way to bond across time and culture than over a plate of delicious local cuisine?Few things bring people together like an elegant meal. Often the biggest challenge in expanding our horizons is not knowing where to start or what to try. Here is a quick guide on some foods you definitely want to sample on your next trip to Taiwan.
Dannyboi   Apr 29, 2019
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Taipei Xiaozhong Wenqing Attractions: Jiufen, Ten, Pingxi Deep Tour! is different from the bustling and bustling city of Taipei. Jiufen, Ten, and Pingxi present an ancient Taiwanese flavor with a strong literary atmosphere. This is always an inexplicable attraction for people who live in the downtown area every day. It is like a treasure that can't be dug. After many times, it still feels unfinished. I want to travel freely in the depths of Jiufen, Ten, Pingxi. It is a transportation problem. I am always waiting for the train and it is not enough time to force me to delete one or two spots. regret. But after reading this guide, you can set off. / 1Yinyanghai Amazing blue sea and bay layer intertwined to form a unique natural landscape, is a perfect location for photography. Come here, stop for a moment, breathe in the fresh air from the sea breeze, and enjoy the wonders of the coastline. Transportation: Train: 1.TaipeiSantuning Station and get off 2. At Ruifang and Houyi Railway Station, change to Pingxi Line Train 3 Get off at Kuling Station 2Golden Falls Compared to the well-known waterfall, the unique golden waterfall scenery is even more charming! Because the water flows through the mining area and is in contact with pyrite and sulfur-arsenic copper ore, it produces an oxidation reaction and turns into a yellow-orange color, forming a natural wonder like gold. It is one of the must-see attractions of Jinguashi. Traffic mode: 1. Taitung Railway: Take the Taitung Railway to Ruifang Railway Station and get off at the railway station Transfer to Keelung Passenger Transport (to Jiufen, Jinguashi) Get off at Jinguashi Station Follow Jinshui Road to Changren Community WalkingGolden Waterfall 2. Passenger: Take Keelung Passenger Transport (to Jiufen, Jinguashi)Get off at Jinguashi Station Walk along Jinshui Road to Changren CommunityGold Falls 3 Jiufen, like the thousands of Chihiro scenes, the souvenir shops and postcard shops in the old streets are all people who can't help but stop and appreciate. Not to be missed is a variety of old street snacks, the well-known Lai Apo round, fish balls are necessary for punching cards. While taking photos and shopping here, I ate all the way to the street early morning snacks, adding strength to the rich journey in the afternoon. Transportation: 1.Taipei Railway Station-Train-Ruifang Railway Station-Kelong Passenger Transport 825-Jiufen Old Street 2. MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing Station-Kelong Passenger Transport 10629 The old street 4 very came to the lively old street, put a full of wishing sky lanterns, this journey is complete. Standing on the rails and watching their own skylights rise slowly, happiness is born. After finishing the sky lanterns, stroll around the bustling old street, eat a bowl of ancient early-flavored bean flowers, and enjoy the slogan very old street, very happy. Transportation: Ruifang Railway Station Take the Pingxi Line and get off at the station. 5 Phthalocyanine copper phthalocyanine copper railway as the shooting place of "The girls we chased together in those years", recreating the movie on the station rails is a must for many people coming here. action. Take a quiet stroll in this space full of Japanese literary atmosphere, watch the fascinating sunset scenery, and draw a perfect ending for your journey. Transportation: Take the Pingxi Line train and get off at Jingtong Railway Station.
Posted: Sep 19, 2019