Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan

Commencing the Taiwan series with Taipei! 

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Taipei is a thriving city, packed with so many activities you can choose from.. from parks, museums, temples, and if you're up for it, you can even do a little hike up on the mountains to see a stunning view of the city. 

On this blog, I'll list some of the fun activities you can do in the city! 

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PARKS

1. Huashan Creative Park



 

If you're looking for a place to relax and explore your creative side, Huashan Creative Park is the place to be. The park has a variety of shops selling from stationery to jewelry to bags and so much more. They also have a bunch of cafes for you to chill out and catch up with your friends. Lurking around the park are some artists showing off their skills through magic tricks, dancing, and more. 

Address: No. 1, Section 1, Bade Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
Entrance Fee: No fee, but some activities might require you to pay up

2.  Fine Arts Museum Park & Rose Garden




If you're looking for a mix of architecture and nature, you can definitely drop by the Taipei Fine Arts Museum park where there are a floral tunnel and solar bridge. Across the street, you will find the Rose Garden and Maze Garden to satisfy your hunger for plants and flowers.

Address: No. 181號, Section 3, Zhongshan N Rd, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 10461
Entrance Fee: None

3. 2/28 Peace Park

 



For historical junkies, another park to visit in Taipei is 2/28 Peace Park. This park serves a memorial for the February 28 massacre, where thousands of civilians were killed during an anti-government uprising in Taiwan. This incident is meaningful as it triggered the movement for Taiwan's independence.

Address: Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
Entrance Fee: None

HISTORICAL SITES


1. Liberty Square and Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall





Liberty Square and Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall are in the similar block and a popular destination for tourists. It is a few steps away from the 2/28 Peace Memorial Park. This monument is built for their deceased president, Chiang Kai Shek, who led the government of China in Taiwan after losing in the Chinese Civil War.

Address: No. 21號, Zhongshan South Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
Entrance Fee: None

2. Longshan Temple



Longshan Temple is one of the popular temples in Taipei and has been there since the 1700s. This serves as a place of worship from Chinese settlers back then and up to now. 

Address: No. 211, Guangzhou Street, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 10853
Entrance Fee: None

3. Bopiliao Old Street





Bopiliao Old Street was once a busy and thriving street during the 1800s. The red brick buildings in the block were previously used by various merchants. Currently, Bopiliao Old Street now houses several galleries of local artists and an educational center.

Address: Lane 173, Kangding Road, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108
Entrance fee: None

4. The Red House




Found just outside of the Ximen MRT Station, the Red House was originally built back in the early 1900s during the Japanese rule in Taipei. It was previously a market, but later on became a theater, and it still is in the present.

Address: No. 10, Chengdu Road, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108
Entrance Fee: None

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MARKETS

1. Ximending



Ximending Market is popular among the tourists as there are several shops selling from clothes, skincare, accessories, and souvenirs. It's also across the Red House so you can visit the market right after.

Address: No. 127號, Hanzhong Street, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108


2. Shilin Night Market



Shilin Night Market is another tourist destination for you to explore some of Taiwan's famous street food.

Address: Neighborhood of Dadong Rd, Danan Rd, Wenlin Rd, and Jihe Rd, Shilin District

3. Linjiang Night Market




Another night market located near Taipei 101 which caters to a variety of shops from clothes, toys, bags, and street food.

Address: Alley 1, Lane 40, Linjiang Street, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106

ELEPHANT MOUNTAIN & TAIPEI 101




Taipei 101 is a famous landmark as it used to be the world's tallest building.

To find the best view of the Taipei 101, take up a hike up to the Elephant Mountain. Aside from the stunning view of the tall building, you will be welcomed with the sight of the vibrant city of Taipei. 

Address: 110, Taiwan, Taipei City, Xinyi District
Entrance Fee: None

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And that wraps up the Taiwan blog series. I can't believe it's finally done!

Have you gone to Taiwan? Have you visited those places? Let me know what you think! And please don't forget to share the love on Pinterest by pinning the images below. See ya all! 

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15 Comments

  1. Taipei looks absolutely gorgeous, especially the way you've portrayed the place.

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    1. It is, indeed! Thank you for dropping by! :)

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  2. Wow! I've been to Taiwan last year and loved it so much. Can't wait to read more about your Taiwan adventures.

    Janja | seekingwonderful.wordpress.com

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    1. It was beautiful! Thanks for dropping by! :)

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  3. Wow, what a beautiful city, with so much history. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. You're welcome! Hope you can experience the city one day!

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  4. Taipei is an awesome city visit. I visited there in 2015. I wish to visit Taipei again in the future. Shopping is also fun in Taipei.

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    1. Yes, shopping is also fun! Thanks for dropping by! :)

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  6. Looks beautiful! I'd love to visit Taiwan, or anywhere in that part of the world!

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  7. Taipei looks beautiful! Definitely adding it to my bucket list!

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  8. It is definitely worth a visit! :)

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  9. Amazing! I'm from Taiwan as well! Don't you just love the old Taipei vibes of Dadaocheng and Wanhua?!

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