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Traveling to Taipei is a trend in recent years. You can come here to visit, shop, study nature or enjoy food… All of them are wonderful because Taipei owns the wonderful things that only this city has. The following attractions you definitely must visit to make your Taipei trip perfect and complete! So, where to go in Taipei (where to go in Taiwan Taipei) and best places to go in Taipei? Let’s check it out our suggested places to visit in Taipei Taiwan with 14 top places to visit in Taipei (Taipei top attractions) and best places to visit in Taipei including Taipei interesting places to visit, top ten places to visit in Taipei, Taipei places of interest… to find out the answer.

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Taipei 101 tower seen from Mount Elephant.
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The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall | top places to visit in taipei
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Bustling of Raohe St. Night Market, Taipei
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Ximending Night Market
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Pingxi railway
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Dropping lanterns in Shifen Village
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Jiufen, one of the most beautiful ancient village in Taiwan.

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National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

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The huge entry gate (Freedom Square Memorial Arch) seen from Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.

When traveling to Taipei, we should also know about the history of the cities we have visited. Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is one of the largest historic buildings in Taipei with great value, where almost any visitor must visit once. His life is closely linked to the destiny of traditional Chinese culture and forms a country rich in Chinese identity as we see it today.

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The large entrance gate in white and blue roofs

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Traveling to Taipei should not be missed the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, one of the best places to visit in Taipei.
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The National Theater

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The National Theater and National Concert Hall seen from The main Memorial Hall | best places to visit in taipei

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The National Concert Hall.

Chiang Kai-shek National Memorial Hall is divided into 5 main parts:

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial House (Main Hall)
Chiang Kai-shek Statue.
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall Park
The National Theater and National Concert Hall
The 1st floor of Memorial Hall

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National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Park.
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The peaceful scene at the park

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The National Theater and National Concert Hall are prominent architectural buildings located in the memorial complex.
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Lotus pond | best places to visit in taipei

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Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is a very large square with a huge entry gate, the inside area is divided into 5 sections as mentioned above. The two sides of the main Memorial Hall are The National Theater and National Concert Hall which were built in the bold traditional style of the Chinese architecture, sophisticated and unique. The giant statue of Chiang Kai-shek is placed in a building with blue-roof, white walls and surrounded by galleries with large document storage about Taiwan’s history and culture. When you come here, you also have the opportunity to admire the serious guards in military uniform and the change of the guard is very solemn.

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The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

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The huge statue of Chiang Kai-shek is guarded in solemnity.
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A serious guard
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Inside the Memorial Hall are galleries.

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One of the most important historic buildings in Taiwan.
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Impressive giant and spectacular entrance gate

Address: No.21, Zhongshan S.Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City 10048, Taiwan
Phone: +886-2-2343-1100
Hours: 9AM–6PM
Height: 76 m (249 ft)
Admission: Free
Url: https://en.cksmh.gov.tw/
Getting there: Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is located in the Freedom Square Taipei (Zhongzheng District) in central Taipei so you can easily get here by bus or MRT (take the Red Line or Green Line).

National Palace Museum

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The National Palace Museum in Taipei is one of the largest and most impressive museums in the world.

With more than 700.000 artifacts still preserved or restored, the National Palace Museum is a huge art collection that in this trip to Taipei, you must visit to admire. The National Palace Museum of Taipei is also one of the largest museums in the world displaying royal artifacts and works of art, so you must definitely see the beauty of this museum once, from architecture in general to artifacts in particular.

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The National Palace Museum will be a favorite place for art followers
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There are artifacts of more than 10.000 years of age, from the Stone Age to the end of the Qing Dynasty. Really, it can be said that the National Palace Museum is huge and magical. In which, the paintings, calligraphy, jade statues, ceramics, jewelry and religious artifacts are displayed in abundance, each artifact has a separate story and document. You can spend the whole day admire each item carefully. The average visit time is about 3 hours.

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Sophisticated artifacts | top places to visit in taipei

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Don’t forget to take some virtual live photos with the museum’s stunning architecture.
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Address: No. 221, Sec 2, Zhi Shan Rd, Shilin District, Taipei City, Taiwan 111
Hours: 8:30AM–6:30PM / Friday & Saturday: 8:30AM–9PM
Tickets: 250 TWD ($8.04)
Founded: October 10, 1925
Phone: +886 2 2881 2021
Url: https://www.npm.gov.tw/en/
Getting there: Take the bus number 18, 19, 30, 255, 304, 805. You can catch these buses at Taipei station.

Taipei 101

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Taipei 101 seen from Elephant mount

Almost every Taiwanese film has an image of this famous tower, a proud symbol of Taiwanese people, so no one visited Taipei but skipped the building. This is the second tallest tower in the world with 101 floors and is the busiest international commercial and financial center of Taipei. To visiting the entire of the building will takes 2 to 3 hours.

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Taipei 101 is also where take place the top fireworks displays for each new year.
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Stunning sunset over Taipei 101

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Sparkling Taipei at night

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You can see the building from afar.

Inside the Taipei 101 is luxurious and sophisticated, from the 1st to 5th floor are the shopping malls, which gathers many famous brands around the world and famous Chinese-style restaurants, especially the extremely famous dimsum restaurant of Din Tai Fung (Read more: Visit Din Tai Fung Taipei Original (Din Tai Fung Xinyi) — Tasting the best dimsum at the best dimsum restaurant in the world).

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Inside the main hall of Taipei 101
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Exterior view of Taipei 101
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The famous dimsum restaurant, Din Tai Fung
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The world's largest balancing sphere.
The world’s largest balancing sphere.

At the 88th floor of the tower, you can view the whole of Taipei, a modern and magnificent picture, especially when the sunset gradually descends. Tickets to the 88th floor cost about 600 TWD ($19.30) and will be cheaper if you buy online in advance. In addition, you also have the world’s fastest elevator experience and see the world’s largest balancing sphere in the building. Besides, don’t forget to watch the documentary about the building process, very interesting.

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The Taipei city seen from Taipei 101 Observatory

On clear days, the weather is nice, many people line up to see the scenery at the 88th floor of Taipei 101. So you can go early, or go in the noon, to avoid have to queue too long.

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Seen Taipei 101 from bottom.

Location: Xinyi Special District, Xinyi District; Taipei, Taiwan
Address: No. 45 Shifu Road, Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan.
Hours: 9 am – 10 pm
Admission: Free. Tickets to the 88th floor are 600 TWD ($19.30)/person.
Top floor: 439.2 m (1,441 ft)
Cost: NT$ 58 billion; (US$1.934 billion)
Url: https://www.taipei-101.com.tw
Getting there: Take the MRT to World Trade Center station, EXIT 1. From here, you can take pictures of the building. After that, walk 200 meters to enter inside.

Zhongxiao Dunhua shopping street

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Surrounding Zhongxiao shopping area

If Taipei City Hall has luxury goods for the elite, Zhongxiao Dunhua has items with prices for everyone, especially budget or mid-range price fashion items like H&M, Zara, F21, Uniqlo, … Almost all Taipei tourists and even locals love shopping at stores in this area.

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Young people love to shopping in Zhongxiao Dunhua Street.
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The style of fashion display here is equally cool.
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Zhongxiao Dunhua area is also a popular place for fashionista.

In addition, Zhongxiao Dunhua is also the place where all of delicious and “eye-catching” Taiwanese restaurants are gathered. The “popular” eateries has, luxury restaurants also. After freely shopping, then find a eatery to stop by for a break, recharge energy.

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From luxurious foods …
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… To the extremely beautiful desserts, all in Zhongxiao Dunhua area.
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Grilled squid

Street food in Zhongxiao Dunhua

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Many delicious foods
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Rilakkuma cafe in Zhongxiao Dunhua
The cute coffee shop in Zhongxiao Dunhua
Another cute coffee shop.
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Taipei young people enjoyed shopping at Zhongxiao Dunhua area.

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Zhongxiao_Dunhua at night

Location: Da’an District, Taipei, Taiwan.
Opening hours: 24 hours
Admission: Free
Getting there: This neighborhood stretches from MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing to MRT Zhongxiao Dunhua, so you get off at MRT Zhongxiao Dunhua as the most convenient.

New Taipei City Hall

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Taipei City Hall is very close to Taipei 101 so in your Taipei travel itinerary, when you visited Taipei 101, it is only a 5 – 10 minute walk to Taipei City Hall. The area is considered to be the most bustling and busiest place in Taipei when companies, shopping centers, restaurants and the most beautiful cafes concentrate here to raise the modernity and dynamism of city.

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Taipei City Hall is brilliant on Christmas Eve, changing every year.

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The world-class fashion brands, famous restaurants and even the most sophisticated craft shops are present on the streets. When night falls, Taipei City Hall lights up, everything will be spectacular. All your needs about travel and shopping in Taipei will be met in this area.

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Ximending Night Market

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Bustling at Ximending Night Market

If you want to enjoy delicious, nutritious, cheap food, stop by the Ximending night market. Tourist cities that have night markets almost always bring a more youthful and bustling feel than cities that don’t. Any night market also attracts visitors by popular goods, diverse street food. Even without shopping, you can still take a walk, admiring the bustling scene of the night market. Cheap fashion items such as clothes, jewelry, shoes and bags, even handicrafts can also be found at this Ximending night market.

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California Fitness at Ximending night market, Taipei
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Clothes store at Ximending Night Market
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Tenren’s Ximending buble tea
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Ximending area at every night when lights up, tourists come more and more to walk, watch, shop and eat Taiwanese snacks.
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Grilled beef
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Can not help but eating the extremely attractive foods at Ximending night market.

In addition, Taipei also has other famous and crowded night markets such as Raohe Night Market, Shilin Night Market, Fuhe Flea Market …

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Grilled squid at Raohe Night Market

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Crowded and bustling at Shilin Night Market

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Address: No. 177 Xining South Street, Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan.
Opening hours: 11AM–11PM
Admission: Free entrance

Huashan 1914 Creative Park

Huashan 1914 Creative Park

The source of energy, enthusiasm and creativity of Taiwanese youth are mostly concentrated in this park. From a wine factory, the government has turned this place into an innovative park for young people, art lovers and street entertainment activities.

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The outside area of Huashan 1914 Creative Park
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An artistic virtual living space right at Huashan “creative park” 1914.
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