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About Taiwan

Taiwan is a great place to travel. There are dozens of outlying islands to explore including Green Island, Orchid Island, or the Penghu Islands. Taipei, the capital and largest city, offers great shopping and dining experiences. Hualien and Taitung are renowned for their beautiful coastlines. Kenting in the south has earned the reputation as the “Asian Hawaii.” Sun Moon Lake in the central mountain range boasts some of the most gorgeous bicycling in the world, while Qingjing Farm shows off Taiwan’s alpine pasturelands. A wealth of food and entertainment exists all throughout Taiwan including delicious snacks and wonderful music festivals.

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Popular Attractions in Taiwan

Taipei 101
4.5/5
4,763 Reviews
Observation Deck
Modern Architecture
The Taipei 101 Building, which integrates offices, an observation deck, and a shopping mall, is a landmark in Taipei and one of the must-see in Taipei. Every year, the New Year’s Eve party in Taipei is centered on the fireworks show of Taipei 101. The New Year's fireworks and the surrounding New Year's activities attract hundreds of thousands of people every year, making it a world famous New Year's event.
Taipei Palace Museum
4.7/5
7,361 Reviews
Museum
The National Palace Museum in Taipei is a must-see museum in Taiwan. It houses a collection of Chinese cultural relics, such as bronzes, paintings, ceramics, books, and handicrafts. It covers almost 5,000 years of Chinese history and is known as “the treasure house of Chinese culture”. The gift shop in the National Palace Museum in Taipei is also very popular where you can buy souvenirs.
Ximending
4.4/5
3,461 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
Ximending is known as the “Harajuku” in Taipei and is a paradise for the “Japanophiles” in Taipei. Ximending is Taipei's first pedestrian commercial street that sells various popular Japanese books, records, and costumes. It has become a representative of a youth subculture and a place for international tourists to visit. Ximending is also a famous movie street that is a good place for watching major movie premiers. Almost every weekend, there are small concerts, autograph signing events, albums release events, as well as various movie promotions and street performances.
Shilin Night Market
4.3/5
1,892 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
Shilin Night Market is comprised of two major blocks. One block is a commercial street centered on Yangming Theatre and Cicheng Palace that features boutiques, clothing stores, shoe stores, and sporting goods stores where the small and inexpensive items can be found. The other part is the food street, which brings together all kinds of gourmet snacks from all over.

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Where to Experience Chinese New Year
Festivals
Hong Kong
Taiwan
Sichuan
Yunnan
Gansu
Towards the end of January, a palpable excitement takes hold in places like China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations are a time of great joy and precipitate the world’s largest annual human migration. Hundreds of millions of Chinese people leave major cities to return home to smaller villages or provincial towns. The journey is joyous as people fill all manner of transport, eager to return home to see parents and children. Lunar New Year is central to Chinese cultural life, yet what are the holiday’s major characteristics? Where can you go to experience the festivities for yourself? This short primer will provide some answers to these questions and should, by the end, have you anxiously awaiting your own Red Packet!
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Taiwan's Most Famous Food You Cannot Miss
Delicacies
Dessert
Taiwan
Seasoned travelers know the best part of going somewhere new is the food. What better way to bond across time and culture than over a plate of delicious local cuisine?Few things bring people together like an elegant meal. Often the biggest challenge in expanding our horizons is not knowing where to start or what to try. Here is a quick guide on some foods you definitely want to sample on your next trip to Taiwan.
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