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Taipei, one of the best destinations to visit in Taiwan and the world.

If you are planning to travel to Taiwan and want to spend just a few days in Taipei, you will have to be prepared for being able to visit most of the exotic destinations here, as well as tasting the best food. Fortunately, Taipei is an active city by night, so if you have enough energy, you can explore almost anywhere with Taipei’s 3-day travel schedule below.
The best way to make the most of the time you have is to just visit certain parts of the city each day. Hopefully, Taipei’s next three days of travel from Living Nomads will give you an overview of the highlights of Taipei’s culture, history and cuisine. Let’s discover what to do in Taipei for 3 days, top tourist attractions in Taipei, top things to do, best places to visit in Taipei and more through Taipei itinerary 3 days blog.

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Taipei is one of the most interesting places for you to visit when you come to Taiwan

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Some tips: The necessary note before starting your trip

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  • You should explore the historical sites and museums during the day, after that, you can go shopping or enjoy local cuisine at night.
  • The local eateries and restaurants are inclusive of service charges so you do not have to pay extra. As for Western restaurants, you might have to add a tip on that bill.
  • The MRT (Taipei subway) system is the cheapest and the easiest way to get around Taipei. All of the stations are fully booked, and there are also English signs attached.
  • If you are planning to stand on a scramble, you should stand on the right, leaving the left side for those who hurry to walk up.
  • If you are short on time you can take a taxi. All have kilometers and prices are cheap. You can catch a taxi on almost every street in the center.
  • If you visit Taipei during the summer months, you should consider buying a sun umbrella (UV lamp) sold in the streets.
  • You should buy EasyCard (can be recharged) to use MRT.
  • You can refer to iVenture Cards when you come to Taipei. This card offers many incentives, promotions as well as free entrance tickets for many popular venues in the city.
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Taipei 3 days itinerary: What to do in Taipei for 3 days in Day 1

National Palace Museum

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National Palace Museum, one of the best places for you to visit when traveling to Taipei

The National Palace Museum in Taipei has over 700,000 works of art as well as ancient Chinese sculpture. The museum has one of the largest collections of works in the world, including works from the most important years marking Chinese history.

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The National Palace Museum in Taipei has over 700,000 works of art as well as ancient Chinese sculpture.
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The National Palace Museum in Taipei has over 700,000 works of art as well as ancient Chinese sculpture.
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The National Palace Museum in Taipei has over 700,000 works of art as well as ancient Chinese sculpture.

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National Palace Museum

Address: No. 221, Section 2, Zhishan Road, Shilin District, Taipei City, Taiwan
Opening Hour: 08:30–21:00
Phone: +886 2 2881 2021
Ticket Price: 160 TWD

Yangmingshan National Park

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Yangmingshan National Park, one of the most famous places to visit in Taipei, Taiwan

The National Palace Museum is located on the land of Yangmingshan National Park. There are countless hiking trails in this area and some roads you can complete within a few hours. The mountain road here is well preserved which gives the visitors much impressive scenery.

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In Yangmingshan National Park, there are countless hiking trails in this area and some roads you can complete within a few hours.
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The mountain road here is well preserved which gives the visitors much impressive scenery.

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 Yangmingshan National Park

Address: No. 1-20, Zhuzihu Road, Beitou District, Yangmingshan, Taipei City 11292, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Phone: +886 2 2861 3601
Website: http://english.ymsnp.gov.tw/

Beitou Hot Spring

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Beitou Hot Spring, one of the most interesting places for you to visit when coming to Taipei

Beitou is an area famous for its hot springs. You will realize that as soon as you have arrived here by characteristic sulfur smell. This area is one of the world’s premier hot springs, with luxury resorts and spas. A few hours of relaxing in the hot spring is worth a try.

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Beitou Hot Spring is one of the world’s premier hot springs, with luxury resorts and spas.
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Beitou Hot Spring

Address: Wenquan Street, Beitou Dist, Tapei, Taiwan
Phone: +886 2 2895 5418
Price: 40 TWD

Shilin Night Market

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Shilin Night Market is the most famous night market in Taipei, one of the best places for you to visit. Photo by Taipei attractions blog blog.

It is no doubt that Shilin Night Market is the most famous night market in Taipei. Shilin is large and huge both in size and in the number of people who visit it. Although it is very messy on a few days of the week, you should still come here at least once. And thanks to its proximity to Beitou and Yangmingshan, this is a contrasting experience, completely different from resting and relaxing in the natural environment.

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Shilin is large and huge both in size and in the number of people who visit it.

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You will definitely have to drop by the Shilin Food Building and sample traditional food at this night market. There are all kinds of food, any kind of meat, whole heart and all oblique. You can also try Taiwanese sausages with a bit of sweet taste and do not skip tofu “rotten”. Then the omelet, the coffin, the aiyu, and the fruit with the candy are interesting things here. In general, it is really wonderful for you to try.

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Visiting Shilin Night Market, you will definitely have to drop by the Shilin Food Building and sample traditional food at this night market. Photo by Taipei 3 days blog.
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There are all kinds of food, any kind of meat, whole heart and all oblique in Shilin Night Market
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Shilin Night Market

Address: No. 101, Jihe Road, Shilin District, Taipei City, Taiwan 111
Opening Hour: 15:00–01:00
Phone: +886 2 2881 5557
Website: http://www.shilin-night-market.com/

Taipei 3 days itinerary: What to do in Taipei for 3 days in Day 2

National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine

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The National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine, one of the most famous temples in Taipei. Photo by Photo by what to do in Taipei for 3 days blog.

The National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine is a temple which overlooks the Keelung River from Chingshan Mountain, built for those who have died in the numerous battles that have taken place here. The temple was built in 1969, resembling the Hall of Supreme Harmony in the Forbidden City of Beijing. There is nearly 400,000 beer honors those who have been killed in countless battles such as the Civil War and much more.

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The temple was built in 1969, resembling the Hall of Supreme Harmony in the Forbidden City of Beijing. Photo by Taipei 3 days 2 nights blog.

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National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine

Address: No. 139, Beian Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 10491
Phone: +886 2 2885 4162
Opening Hours: 9:00am- 5:00Pm

Confucius Temple

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Confucius Temple is one of the most beautiful places for you to visit in Taipei. Photo by what to do in Taipei for 3 days blog.

Confucius Temple is more interesting than other temples in Taipei. It was built with the original temple model located in Khuc Phu, China. This is the only Confucius Temple in Taiwan with the style of southern Fujian. There is a black plate in the main hall with the words “no religion” (education non-distinction) engraved by Chiang Kai-shek.

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Confucius Temple is more interesting than other temples in Taipei, one of the best places to visit in Taipei
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Confucius Temple

Address: No. 275, Dalong Street, Datong District, Taipei City, Taiwan 103
Phone: +886 2 2592 3934
Opening Hours: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial

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If you are interested in learning more about Taiwan’s history, the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial is the next ideal stop. One of top 10 tourist attractions in Taiwan. Photo by what to do in Taipei for 3 days blog.

If you are interested in learning more about Taiwan’s history, the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial is the next ideal stop. The national monument was erected in memory of Chiang Kai-shek, the former president of the Republic of China. Situated between the National Theater and the National Concert Hall, the two buildings are quite interesting and impressive.

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The national monument was erected in memory of Chiang Kai-shek, the former president of the Republic of China
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The symbol at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial is very important: the roof is octagonal, reflecting on the importance of the 8th figure in Chinese culture. There are also 89 steps, representing the life of Chiang Kai-shek. You can see that his statue is in the main hall.

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You can see the statue of Chiang Kai-shek in the main hall, Taipei. Photo by what to do in Taipei for 3 days blog.

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial

Address: No. 21, Zhongshan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
Phone: +886 2 2343 1100
Opening Hours: Open daily from 09:00 to 18:00

2-28 Peace Memorial Park

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2-28 Peace Memorial Park is one of the best places for you to visit in Taipei. Photo by what to do in Taipei for 3 days blog.

2-28 Peace Memorial Park was dedicated to commemorating the political victims of the February 28, 1947 incident. A group of protesters angry at the police brutality against Taiwanese residents. They have dominated the radio station here which was hosted by the Chinese National Party. A series of catastrophic and tragic events were later linked to the names of the “February 28th massacre”. As well as Memorial Park 2-28, the Memorial Museum 2-28 is also located here.

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2-28 Peace Memorial Park was dedicated to commemorating the political victims of the February 28, 1947 incident.

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2-28 Peace Memorial Park:

Address: 100, Taiwan, Taipei
Phone: +886 2 2303 2451
Opening Hour: Tuesday – Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM (closed Monday)

Presidential Palace

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Presidential Palace, one of the most famous places for you to visit in Taipei, Taiwan. One of the best places to visit in Taipei. Photo by what to do in Taipei for 3 days blog.

After passing 228 Peace Park, you will see the Presidential Palace. Its appearance is worth a look. It occupies an entire block of the city, in the middle of Chongqing South Road and Bo’ai Road. It was built during the Japanese Imperial years and used as the government’s own mansion.

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Presidential Palace

Address: No. 122, Section 1, Chongqing South Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
Phone: +886 2 2311 3731
Opening hours: Monday-Friday (except holidays): 09:00 am – 12:00 pm (Visitors should enter the building before 11:30 a.m.)

Noodle soup in Taoyuan Road

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Noodle soup on Taoyuan Road is one of the most delicious foods for you to enjoy when visiting Taipei. Photo by Taipei attractions blog.

Located very close to the Presidential Palace is Taoyuan Road. Here you will be
able to find countless shops selling one of Taiwan’s most distinctive dishes, the beef noodle soup. Most people agree that the eateries are not what they used to be, which is often referred to as the noodle soup, the best place to eat. Most taxi drivers know this place. Or you can find it yourself by scanned and compared to the pictures found online. It looks a bit shabby but you do not have to be fooled, here sell the best beef noodle soup in this city. You will be able to choose between two broths, one red and one simple. In general, choose one because both are delicious.

Noodle soup in on Taoyuan Road

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Longshan Temple

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Taipei’s Longshan Temple (also known as Lungshan, Longshan self) is one of the most famous places in Tapei. Photo by what to do in Taipei for 3 days blog.

Taipei’s Longshan Temple (also known as Lungshan, Longshan self) is one of the most famous places in Tapei. Originally built during the Qing Dynasty, but due to the catastrophe caused by both nature and people, this temple has had to be remodeled a few times already. However, the architecture of this place is still impressive with impressive wood carving and decoration. The area around Longshan Temple is also of historical importance, giving you a different perspective on the older part of Taipei, with many folk and antique shops, interspersed with drugstores.

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The architecture of this place is still impressive with impressive wood carving and decoration. Image by fun things to do in Taipei blog.
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he area around Longshan Temple is also of historical importance, giving you a different perspective on the older part of Taipei
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Longshan Temple

Address: No. 211, Guangzhou Street, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 10853
Phone: +886 2 2302 5162
Opening Hour: 18:00–22:00
Price: Entrance free

Huahsi Night Market

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Huahsi Night Market is one of the most exciting night markets in Taipei, one of the best places for you to visit in Taipei. Photo by what to do in Taipei for 3 days blog.

Right on the corner from Longshan Temple, Huahsi Night Market is one of the most exciting night markets in Taipei. Known as the Snake, the Huahsi (or Huaxi) night market is where you should go once, even if you do not want to buy anything. You will be able to find typical food only in the night market, plus a shopping mall that will take you to the past of this land.

As well as its suggested name, Snake Alley has been home to countless restaurants and shops selling objects and products made from snakes. You will still be able to find some such shops here today, Chinese herbal traders from solid.

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Huahsi Night Market is one of the most exciting night markets in Taipei, one of the best places for you to visit in Taipei

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Huahsi Night Market

Address: Huashi Street, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108
Phone: +886 2 2388 1818
Opening Hours: 16:00- 00:00

Ximen Red House – Ximending

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The Ximen symbol building, also known as the Red House Theater, is one of Taipei’s most vibrant nightlife areas, Ximending. Image by top 10 best things to do in Taipei blog.

The Ximen symbol building, also known as the Red House Theater, is one of Taipei’s most vibrant nightlife areas, Ximending. It was built in 1908 and was Taiwan’s first public market. A lot of interesting events are held here. There are shops with many trendy, even exotic things. It is similar to Harajuku County in Tokyo. You can also see groups of cosplayers on weekends.

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The Ximen symbol building, also known as the Red House Theater, is one of Taipei’s most vibrant nightlife areas, Ximending.

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Ximen Red House – Ximending:

Address: No. 10, Chengdu Road, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108
Phone: +886 2 2311 9380
Opening Hours: 11:00–22:00

Taipei itinerary 3 days: What to do in Taipei for 3 days in Day 3

Taipei Zoo

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Taipei Zoo is one of the best places for you to visit when you come to Taipei. Photo by what to do in Taipei for 3 days blog.

Also known as Muzha, Taipei Zoo was built in 1914 with all kinds of animals in the world here, but perhaps the most famous is the Big Panda House. 2 panda friends were given to Taiwan and they have another baby, which was first launched in December 2014. You also visit other wildlife here such as the koala, bird Penguins, and African animals.

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Taipei Zoo was built in 1914 with all kinds of animals in the world here, but perhaps the most famous is the Big Panda House. Image by 3 days in Taipei blog.
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. You also visit other wildlife here such as the koala, bird Penguins, and African animals.

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Taipei Zoo

Address: No. 30, Section 2, Xinguang Road, Wenshan District, Taipei City Taiwan 116
Phone: +886 2 2938 2300#630
Opening Hours: 09:00–17:00
Price: Adults: NT$ 60; Discount Prices: NT$ 30. School students with student ID.
Website: http://english.zoo.taipei.gov.tw/content.asp?Cuitem=1126771&mp=104032

Maokong Gondola

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Maokong Gondola, one of the most interesting places for you to visit in Taipei

Located right next to the Taipei Zoo is the Maokong Gondola. After you have explored the zoo, jump to the gondola to go up to the top of Mt. Maokong, where you will find many tea gardens, shops, restaurants and even a tea museum. If the weather is good then you can watch the scenery of Taipei City from above.

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Maokong Gondola

Address: No.8, Sec. 2, Xinguang Rd., Wenshan Dist., Taipei City 116, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Phone: 886-2-218-12345
Opening hours: 9:00-22:00
Website: http://english.gondola.taipei/

Din Tai Fung (101 Brand)

The location of the original Din Tai Fung is the iconic attraction in Taipei, but you can eat the same quality in Taipei 101 without having to wait too long. The typical menu is where the soup curtain. Inside the core is filled with pork (or possibly other ingredients) and hot water. Other dishes you can try are wonton, spicy noodles, spicy cucumber, bamboo shoots, red bean dumplings for dessert.

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The location of the original Din Tai Fung is the iconic attraction in Taipei
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The dishes you can try are wonton, spicy noodles, spicy cucumber, bamboo shoots, red bean dumplings for dessert.

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Din Tai Fung (101 Brand)

Address:110, Taiwan, Taipei City, Xinyi District, City Hall Rd
Phone: +886 2 8101 7799
Opening Hours:11:00–22:00

Taipei 101

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Taipei 101 is the best place to defeat other famous venues in Taipei. Image by Taipei itinerary 3 days blog.

Taipei 101 is the best place to beat other famous venues in Taipei. The Taipei 101 floor has many high-end department stores. Go to the 5th floor and buy a ticket to enter the observatory at the top of the building, which was once the tallest building in the world.
You will get a high-speed lift to reach level 89, then walk around the observatory. When the weather is good you can go up a few floors, reaching the 91st floor with an outdoor observatory. On the way out you will pass a jade museum, along with a shop where you can buy souvenirs or just watch the Taiwanese-style pearls.

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You will get a high-speed lift to reach level 89, then walk around the observatory. Image by Taipei itinerary 3 days blog.

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Taipei 101

Address: No.45, Shifu Rd., Xinyi Dist., Tapei city, Taiwan
Phone: 862-81017777
Opening Hours: 9 AM to 10 PM

Raohe Road Night Market

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The Raohe Street Night Market is one of the oldest and most traditional places in Taipei. Image by Taipei itinerary 3 days blog.

The Raohe Street Night Market is one of the oldest and most traditional places in Taipei. This market has a myriad of specialties, making it an indispensable place for visitors. Some of the most delicious dishes here can be described as pork dumplings with black pepper, herbs, pork ribs, live oysters and more. People are long queues to buy dumplings. It is on the edge of this market. Also, visit the shops and stopping to try traditional Taiwanese ice cream on the way home.

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Some of the most delicious dishes here can be described as pork dumplings with black pepper, herbs, pork ribs, live oysters and more. Image best places to visit in Taipei in 3 days.
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Raohe Road Night Market

Address: Raohe Street, Songshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 105
Phone:+886 2 2763 5733
Opening Hours: 17:00–23:00

With a 3 day trip to Taipei, you can choose to visit other parts of Taiwan such as Mount Alishan. In this place, you can see flowers peach in the spring. You can also visit tea plantations and enjoy genuine Taiwanese milk tea. Surely this will be an unforgettable experience for you when you come to this land.

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