"We arrived on weekdays so that the streets were not filled by tourists. Pleasant walk to the top of the hill gave me stunning panoramic lookout of the bay. A visit to traditional teahouse will bring you back to the old..."
"You will have plenty of things to see and do at Taroko Gorge. Stunning mountainous views, beautiful Liwu river, and sacred temples will definitely make you feel like stepping into another world. I really enjoyed the time..."
"The beauty of this national park was spectacular. Walking beneath the giant limestone cliffs made me more appreciate the masterpieces of Mother Nature. With an experienced and informative tour guide, our excursion to..."
"A bit touristy but still able to enjoy to beauty of this ancient town. We really felt into the awe-inspiring sunset when standing on top of the hill. No need to rush for the last bus back to Taipei since we had our..."
"This trip to Taroko gorge was outstandingly alluring. I have learnt about the stories of those workers who sacrificed their lives for the construction of the gorge. I was really attracted to the beauty of nature and..."
"Sang was really nice and informative. We learned a lot about history of every place we visit. He took good pictures of us with beautiful natural backgrounds."
"This trip to Taroko Gorge was the trip to heaven. Spectacular views and memorable experience."
"This is a must-go destination if you get to Taiwan. The transportation fees are all included. So convenient and economical. Walking along the highways is a memorable experience. I am also impressed by how the place is..."
Looking for a way to escape the tourist traps and figure out the best things to do in Taipei? Here’s your ultimate guide! First, let’s understand what this city is about from a local perspective.
If you are looking for a culturally-rich yet non-touristy place to visit, you are at the right place. The capital of Taiwan is a modern metropolis, with a curious blend of Chinese, Japanese, and American culture. In Xinyi, you will be overwhelmed by the skyscrapers, financial towers, urban shopping malls, and entertainment venues. Wandering the streets of Wanhua, you will find religious temples, little houses, and small alleys that take you back in time to experience the oldest district of Taipei. Another thing that you cannot miss is Taiwanese street food! There are only few places on earth that you can find the combination of cheap, clean, delicious food, as well as friendly service!
Talking about friendliness, probably the one thing that almost all Taipei travelers will remember is Taiwanese people. They are friendly, sincere, and polite. People are also highly mindful of keeping their streets clean, so as a traveler, remember to respect and follow the local culture.
This lovely city has a lot to offer even the most curious ones, including historical landmarks, shopping malls, trekking trails, etc. So make sure that you make the most out of your stay here and uncover the best of Taipei!