Taipei: Best Things to Do

Taipei is the capital city of Taiwan

The city is famous for the Taipei 101 tower and historical temple named Longshan

Ximending Youth Shopping District and Shilin Night Market are the best place for shopaholic

National Palace Museum and Huashan 1914 Creative Park as the interesting places

Must-try local food such as Ding Tai Fung, Fu Hang Dou Jiang, and Tamed Fox Cafe

Enjoy your night staying at Grand Hotel Taipei or Via Ximen Hotel

Capture every moment by taking picture at 228 Peace Memorial Park



Elephant mountain is the perfect place for enjoying the city skyline from the top of the hill. It takes only 15-20 minutes to reach the top to see the sunset and stunning landscape here. Another destination is Beitou Hot Springs area, where you can experience amazing adventure in the public hot spring, museums, and parks.

Elephant Mountain

hiking hill for enjoying sunset

Beitou Hot Springs

a natural hot spring area


Experience an unforgettable trip by visiting Longshan Temple. It's the most popular religious temple in Taipei built around 1738. It is easy to find the temple since it is located near the Ximending shopping district. You should also come to Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, a famous national monument and landmark. It has become tourist attraction since 1980 because of its unique monument and park.

Longshan Temple

Chinese folk religious temple

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

a famous national monument


Ximending Youth Shopping District is a paradise for shopaholic. It is a pedestrian shopping center that sells a variety of clothing stores, restaurants, and bars. If you want to experience night shopping, Shilin Night Market can be the best option. This is one of the largest night markets in Taipei filled with many local, traditional, and international merchandise.

Ximending Youth Shopping District

largest shopping centre

Shilin Night Market

most popular night market in Taipei


Niu rou mien is a must-taste local cuisine in town. It is a beef noodle soup combined with vegetable and Tiongkok noodles. Complete your adventure in Taipei by drinking Pearl milk tea. It is white tea that is served in traditional way.


Taipei culture is influenced by traditional Japanese and Korean culture. Taiwanese people are well-known for their hospitality towards tourists. Shaking hands is the usual manner of greeting practiced by Taiwanese people.


Perfect time to visit Taipei is between March to May when the average temperature is around 22 celsius.


Grand Hotel Taipei has become the favorite hotel of tourists. This 5-stars hotel offers beautiful view facing the Keelung River. If you want to book a room near Ximending, the Via Hotel Ximen is the best option. This modern hotel is surrounded by shops. You can also find local food easily in this area.

Grand hotel Taipei

a 5 stars hotel with palace-like building

Via Hotel Ximen

a hotel in donwtown of Ximending


Ding Tai Fung ia a paradise for soup dumpling lovers. You can enjoy the original xiao long bao (soup dumpling) which is famous worldwide. Ding Tai Fung is located in Xinyi Road. Don't forget to have breakfast at Fu Hang Dou Jiang. It is an extremely popular restaurant with its traditional dishes such as soy milk bean and bread.

Ding Tai Fung Xinyi

the original Din Tai Fung restaurant

Fu Hang Dou Jiang

a Taiwanese dishes restaurant


Take a short break exploring Taipei by going to Tamed Fox Cafe. Here, you will not only find tea or coffee but also donuts, cakes, salads, and other light meals. For cappuccino lovers, it is a must for you to go to Rufous Coffee. The rustic feel and less crowd atmosphere of the cafe will make your day better.

Tamed Fox Cafe

healthy food cafe

Rufous Coffe

the small cafe with only 30 seats


Frank Taipei is a mix of rooftop lounge and bar which plays music at late night. It is a perfect place for enjoying cocktails while seeing the view from above building. Another way to enjoy the nightlife in Taipei is at 1001 Night Taipei. Located in the strategic bar area, it is one of the most popular places to dance.

Frank Taipei

roof top lounge and bar

1001 Night Taipei

one of the most popular place to dance

Address : 105, Taiwan, Taipei City, Songshan District, Section 5, Nanjing East Road, 8號


Taipei has many interesting places to visit, one of them is National Palace Museum. This museum is considered as the world's largest collection of Chinese art including ancient artifacts from 19th centuries. Once you travel to Taipei, don't forget to visit Huashan 1914 Creative Park. This multi function park was originally a factory building, but now rebuilt into a place for holding important events.

National Palace Museum.

a museum with largest Chinese ancient art

Huashan 1914 Creative Park

Cultural Centre in Zhongzheng


228 Peace Memorial Park offers you many good spots for taking pictures for your Instagram feed. Located in downtown Taipei, this park is famous for photography because of its historical site. Also, get your amazing pictures at Taipei Old North Gate and the iconic Taipei 101 Building.

228 Peace Memorial Park

a historical site

Taipei Old North Gate

a landmark