Taipei, Taiwan is a cosmopolitan metropolis with a lively mixture of both modern and traditional. Taipei features beautiful scenery, ancient temples, world class restaurants, and contemporary architecture.
- The Taipei 101 skyscraper – officially classified as the world’s tallest from 2004-2010.
- Yangmingshan National Park
- National Palace Museum
- Liberty Square
- Lungshan Temple of Manka
- Shilin Night Market
- Shifen Waterfall
- Xiangshan (aka known Elephant Mountain)
Taipei’s time zone is CST – China Standard Time which is UTC/GMT+8.
Autumn is a great time to travel to Taipei. The average highs and lows are around 26°C (79°F) and 23°C (74°F).
The currency in Taipei, Taiwan is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT$).
Taipei has an extensive and safe transportation network including a high-speed rail, MRT rapid transit system, buses, taxis, trains, marine transport, car rentals and bicycles. Please see the Taiwan Tourism Bureau for full information.