Top areas in Taipei
Taipei has everything vacationers are after, from charming colonial districts and historic temples to magnificent green spaces and a hip, cosmopolitan edge. Tourists divide their time between marvelous attractions like the National Palace Museum, part of a collection that originated in Beijing, and soaring sites like Taipei 101, which once held the title of the tallest building in the world. In between are a wealth of temples, memorials, and traditional markets all worth exploring. The Japanese architecture and street markets of Datong district make it a great place for visitors.
The commercial capital of Taipei is the Da-an district. This is where the best street markets are found, including venues that specialize in jade, flowers, and electronics. The university and expatriate communities found here contribute to a fresh, international atmosphere. Ximending is another of Taipei’s commercial giants, and many of its boutiques, galleries, and art-house cinemas are kept in buildings dating back to the 1930s.
Accommodation in Taipei comes in all categories with budget hostels next to the kind of franchise giants seen around the world. Getting around will be convenient with a metro system near many of the city’s hotels. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is the city’s point of entry for the majority of travelers.
Find the most suitable accommodation for you by clicking on our interactive map and exploring Taipei for hotels and must-see destinations.