Taoyuan is a mostly industrial city in northern Taiwan, on the outskirts of the capital city of Taipei which can be reached by car in about an hour. The township is a popular layover for flights running through Taoyuan International Airport.
Express airport buses transfer passengers from outside the Arrivals Hall to Taipei city center, and travel time takes about an hour. Other buses also stop in Taoyuan on the way to Taipei, making them viable for visitors who have booked hotels locally. Otherwise, the most convenient way to get around the area is by taxi.
In most cases, travelers who stay a night in Taoyuan are expecting to fly out the following morning. However, those sticking around for sightseeing often head to the city’s many unique attractions, including the cultural spectacles found on Daxi Old Street
and the natural beauty of Dongyanshan National Forest
Facilities around Taoyuan include excellent shopping centers that attract weekenders from Taipei. Accommodations in Taoyuan are centered around these shopping malls and includes a few top-end business hotels that host conferences and business travelers who need to be close to the industrial sector.
Find out where the hotels, attractions, and must-see destinations of Taoyuan are located by exploring the interactive map on this page.