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What to do in Taipei
Taipei, officially Taipei City, is the capital of Taiwan. It’s quickly turning into a favourite destination among travellers and tourists because it has plenty to offer. Waiting for you in the city are world-famous landmarks, museums, palaces, hot springs, fantastic cultures and cuisines.
Hail a taxi and check off the city’s landmarks from your travel bucket list. There’s the stunning Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Bao'an Temple, and the popular Longshan Temple.
To add glitz to your photos, don’t forget to visit Taipei 101 too. You shouldn’t miss the 360-degree views from its indoor and outdoor observation decks. It’s the best way for you to see Taipei.
If you want to see other masterpieces made by the city’s locals, check out Taipei Fine Arts Museum and Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art. And to satisfy the culture vulture in you, spend the rest of your arvo at the National Palace Museum and National Museum of History.
Have a break from the city and enjoy a relaxing stroll through Daan Park, which locals fondly call Taipei Central Park. Walk among pandas, bears, and other animals next at Taipei Zoo. After getting to know the animals, ride the Maokong Gondola to Maokong and have a cuppa in the hilltop teahouses.
Feel like conquering the city’s beasts? Go hike the Four Beasts Mountain, the Elephant Mountain, and the mighty Qixingshan for breathtaking views of Taipei.
Reward yourself too and unwind in the hot springs of Beitou, Wulai, and Yangmingshan National Park. Or you can take the metro and get your fill of the local cuisine at the Shilin Night Market.
Make the most of your time in the city and find out what other things you can do in Taipei.
When to visit Taipei
The best time to visit Taipei is from October to February when you can enjoy perfect weather.
Although the locals speak English, bringing a good Mandarin phrasebook can help you during your trip.
Once you’re done packing, fly to Taiwan and visit Taipei whenever you want. Australians can tour Taiwan visa-free for 30 days as long as your passport is valid for at least six months when you enter the country and have an onward or return plane ticket.
Travelling to and around Taipei
After your touchdown in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, you can take the express airport bus, high-speed rail trains (HSR), and taxi to reach the city. Then start wandering Taipei by metro, bus, or taxi.
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