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Taipei City, the capital of Taiwan, is the center of Taiwanese commerce and culture. As the financial and governmental center, Taipei is not only the most advanced city, but also the most prosperous city in Taiwan. Due to its political and economical significance, Taipei is one of the most popular cities for tourism in Taiwan.

Taipei is a modern city with newly planned business districts and impressive achievements, such as the construction of Taipei 101, the tallest building in Asia; Taipei World Trade Center, the exhibition halls to hold international exhibitions and important events; Eslite Xinyi Bookstore, a twenty four hour book palace. In addition, this city offers a wide range of entertainments, such as shopping malls, night markets, night clubs, and exotic restaurants.

tapei-1 Taipei City is also well known for having a wide variety of sightseeing locations. Tourists may enjoy appreciating natural sceneries at Zhuzihu Scenic Spot and Guandu Nature Park, visiting historical landmarks like Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence and Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, learning about Taiwanese culture and beliefs by visiting the Longshan Temple and National Palace Museum, relaxing in the great outdoors at Maokong and Yangmingshan National Park, enjoying a hot spring vacation at Beitou Hot Spring, or simply taking pleasure in some casual shopping at the Shilin Night Market and Ximending.

There are a large selection of Taipei hotels and resorts at different districts. Therefore, you may easily find a place to spend the night during your Taipei travel. Sinotour provides hotel online reservation services of nearby hotels for an array of sightseeing locations in Taipei. So start planning for an amazing trip to Taipei that will take your breath away!

Taipei Tourism offers information for your Taipei vacation, and introduces attractions for your Taipei holiday. It is your Taipei travel guide for selected Taipei hotels; you may enjoy your Taipei trip and make hotel bookings before your Taipei tour. 

Taipei travel Information

Taipei City is located at the northern part of Taiwan and is surrounded by Taipei County. Great Taipei refers to Taipei City and Taipei County.   

Having a subtropical climate, summers in Taipei are usually hot and humid with an average temperature of 29 degrees Celsius (84.2 degrees Fahrenheit). July is typically the hottest month, and it has a record of reaching 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit) in the past. The occurrences of typhoons are also more frequent during the summer. In Taipei, winter may consist of strong wind and rain with an average temperature of 15 (59 degrees Fahrenheit). Spring is the blooming season with an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius (68 degrees Fahrenheit), but it is also the raining season as well. Autumn is probably the best time for tourism with temperatures at around 23 degrees Celsius (73.4 degrees Fahrenheit).

Currency Exchange Rates
Taiwan uses the New Taiwan Dollar (NTD$).

Chinese (Mandarin) and Taiwanese are the main dialect in Taiwan. However, the majority of people speak Mandarin in Taipei City.

There are 2,612,605 people living in Taipei City.

There are a total of 12 urban districts in Taipei City (See the list below).

01. Beitou 02. Shilin 03. Datung 04. Zhongshan 05. Songshan 06. Neihu
07. Wanhua 08. Chongchen 09. Daan 10. Xinyi 11. Nangang 12. Wenshan

Taipei City List of Attractions

  • Beitou Hot Spring
  • Bellavita
  • Bopiliao Old Street
  • Breeze Center
  • Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
  • Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence
  • CPCity Living Mall
  • Daan Park
  • Dihua Street
  • Geothermal Valley
  • Gongguan Night Market
  • Guandu Bike Path
  • Guandu Nature Park
  • Guandu Temple
  • Guanghua Market
  • Huaxi St. Night Market
  • Longshan Temple
  • Maokong
  • Miniatures Museum of Taiwan
  • Miramar Entertainment Park
  • National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memori…
  • National Palace Museum
  • Pacific SOGO Dept Store
  • Presidential Office Building
  • Qingtiangang
  • Raohe Street Night Market
  • Shida Night Market
  • Shilin Night Market
  • Taipei 101
  • Taipei Arena
  • Taipei Bus Station
  • Taipei Children's Recreation Ce…
  • Taipei City Zoo
  • Taipei Confucius Temple
  • Taipei Fine Arts Museum
  • Taipei HSR Station
  • Taipei International Convention…
  • Taipei Water Park
  • Taipei Wedding Street
  • Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC)
  • Taipei World Trade Center Nanga…
  • The Martyr's Shrine
  • Tonghua Night Market (Linjiang …
  • Ximending
  • Xingtian Temple
  • Yangmingshan Hot Springs
  • Yangmingshan National Park
  • Yong Kang Street
  • Zhuzihu Scenic Spot

For more infomation about our jouney to Taipei, see our traveloque and our photos.