Taipei Attractions

National Palace Museum
        In 1965, a new museum is built to keep the items transferred from Mainland to Taiwan during the exile of KMT, and it is the National Palace Museum nowadays. The National Palace Museum houses the world’s largest collection of Chinese art treasures from the palaces of the Sung, Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties. 


Taipei 101
        Taipei 101 is 508 meters tall and was the highest building in the world  until the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. There is an observation platform where you can enjoy the views of Taipei, and you can also satisfy your shopping urges in the first five floors where locate stores such as Armani, Louis Vuitton… etc.


Shilin Night Market
        The night market is one of the most special feature of Taiwan. Shilin Night Market is the largest night markets in Taipei. You can find clothes and every kind of accessory at very reasonable prices, and the various snacks and food are also worth trying.


Xintian Temple
        The busy Xintian Temple is devoted to Guan, a famous defied general (A.D. 162-219). Under the simple and dignified appearance, it’s always crowded with worshippers who seek for help and divine guidance.


Danshui
        Danshui is located in northwest of Taipei basin. It’s featured with the beautiful scenery of rivers and mountains. It also has the Dutch Hongmao Castle, and the old street around the riverbank is famous for its unique and special dishes, such as fish dumpings, hard eggs.. etc.
       

Shida Night Market
Shida Night Market stretches along an alley off Shida Road next to National Taiwan Normal University. Different from the Shilin market, there are more foreigners in this area due to the Chinese programs offered in National Taiwan Normal University. Around the area, there are also exotic restaurants and some little bars where you can sit down and have a drink.  


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