Taipei is the capital of Taiwan. It is located in the northern part of the island, in a basin between Yangming Mountain and Zhongshan. The Greater Taipei Metropolitan Area, which includes the central city of Taipei, the surrounding city of New Taipei and Keelung, is Taiwan's largest urban group with a population of nearly 7 million. Taipei is Taiwan's financial, cultural and government center.
Located in the best part of Taipei, Taipei 101 is the largest engineering project in the history of Taiwan's construction industry. Backed by more than a dozen domestic companies, TFC Corp. is fortunate to have local and international experts in charge of the program and world-class architect C.Y. Lee is responsible for the design of the project. The design goes beyond a single concept and is based on the Chinese number 8, which has long been considered a lucky number in Chinese culture. The eight-story structural units are connected to each other's tops to form a whole. This rhythmic aesthetic is new to skyscrapers.
Immerse yourself in Taiwanese tea culture! Take a Maokong Gondola and enjoy panoramic views of the mountains and other city attractions. Immerse yourself in the Yehliu Geopark, which is a special landscape consisting of seas, holes, candle-like rocks and potted rocks. The place is divided into three parts. The first part of the rock is like the head of the queen, the fairy's shoes and the candles. The second part has rocks like tofu, taps and so on. The third part has sea erosion caves, seal-shaped rocks.
Head to Jiufeng, quaint streets, teahouses and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. The town of Jiufeng is now a popular tourist destination. Jiufeng were once the center of gold mining. It is located in the hills of the northeast of Taiwan. The village is adjacent to the mountains and facing the sea. In 1890, someone hit gold near Jiufeng. The impoverished village of only nine families soon attracted 4,000 prospectors. The village was once the golden city of Asia and is known as Little Shanghai or Little Hong Kong. However, as gold mining activity declined, Jiufeng faded. It provides several movie settings.
Stroll through the historic neighborhoods of Bopiliao and Dihua Street and look back on a full-day historical tour to catch a glimpse of old Taipei. In the peeling, historical and cultural area, visitors can see well-preserved streets and traditional shops during the Qing Dynasty, as well as buildings during the Japanese occupation and early post-war period. These buildings witness the development of the Mengjia Area (Wanhua District) and form an important part of Taipei's historic urban landscape. It is also home to the Longshan Temple and the odd shape iconic Red House Theater. This is the busiest area in Taipei, especially at night, when shopping malls flash light and artisans on the streets, from painting to role-playing to dancing.
Ximending, also known as "Harajuku Taipei" is the center of youth fashion which is influenced by Japanese cultural. The Bopiliao Block neighborhood retains the remains of Japan's colonial period and contrasts with modern urbanization.
End your night by enjoying a variety of performances of classical Taiwanese operas, Peking Opera, Aboriginal dances and more.
Get a blessing from Taiwan's famous ancient temple, Longshan Temple. The temple was built in Qing Qianlong, and it is to worship the world-viewing Buddha and other gods. Its architecture is three-part design. Front hall, back hall and left and right dragon protection middle room. The layout is square and quiet.
The Martyrs' Shrine is located next to the Grand Hotel, on the slopes of The Mountain, overlooking the Keelung River. It was built in 1969 and covers a large area. Its magnificent architectural style is similar to that of the Palace Museum in Beijing, mainland China, and symbolizes the bravery of the martyrs. Enjoy changing of guards ceremony takes place daily every hour on the hour and the last ceremony for the day takes place at 4:45 pm.
Spend the night at the Shilin Night Market, one of Taipei's largest night markets. The market is centered on Yangming Theatre and Cicheng Temple. Founded in 1899, Shilin Market is famous for its variety of snacks and restaurants. Many visitors come to shilin night market to enjoy delicious dishes, such as pancakes, stone hot pot or Shilin sausage. Shilin Night Market has become a well-known food destination.