Chiang Ching-kuo, Chiang Kai-shek's son and successor as the president, began to liberalize the political system in the mid-1980s. In 1984, the younger Chiang selected Lee Teng-hui, a Taiwanese-born, U.S.-educated technocrat, to be his vice president. In 1986, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was formed and inaugurated as the first opposition party in the ROC to counter the KMT. A year later, Chiang Ching-kuo lifted martial law on the main island of Taiwan (martial law was lifted on Penghu in 1979, Matsu island in 1992 and Kinmen island in 1993). With the advent of democratization, th...

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Taipei 101

"Take-out box Building"
Oct 5, 2016 by napakettu7
Fantastic views of the city and an overall cool thing to see. The mirrored floors give a sense of floating above the city and it really offers panoramic sweeps of the entire Taipei area. Fun pictures... Read More
"Taipei 101, must visit place!"
Oct 5, 2016 by Alvin E
Great place to visit to complete the holiday trip. I took the ticket to the viewing deck at level 89. It has great view of the Taipei..do plan ahead to ensure that it is a bright sunny day. If not... Read More
"Shopping Mall"
Oct 5, 2016 by yks007
We did not go up to the viewing deck, We walk around the mall, mostly are the luxury brand shops here like Armani, Coach etc, Can go and have an experience, To go up to the viewing deck, you need to... Read More
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National Palace Museum

"Excellent chinese history depicted"
Oct 1, 2016 by lifeelsewhere
This museum has charts to shown the long chinese history.Very informative and thousands of artifacts . It has interesting themes of display. Plan to spend at least 4 hours. Go early to beat the... Read More
"A Must Visit"
Oct 4, 2016 by lilacfields
We did a few attractions during our short stay in Taipei - Yehliu Geological Park, the former gold mining town Jiufen, and Shifen with its waterfall, but the National Palace Museum was surely the... Read More
"if you like the history of plates then this is for you"
Oct 2, 2016 by Nate B
if you are really into museums then this is for you. If you really don't care about the history of the fan or ceramic bowls then you can skip this attraction. If you don't take a guided tour be... Read More
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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

"HISTORY OF TAIWAN"
Oct 3, 2016 by kwok_m_ho
This is an interesting place to visit. First of all, it is easy to get there by train with the train station right next to it. The exhibits inside the memorial hall are personal artifacts of Chang... Read More
"Famous Chinese sumbolic president- Chian Kai-Shek Memorial Hall"
Oct 4, 2016 by Cho-Jung L
This is the place named : Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall which is to memorized our previous president from KMT had withdraw from China mainland to Taiwan. Right now it was renamed to be other name but... Read More
"Should be in your schedule...."
Oct 4, 2016 by ABossMTan
Easy to reach by Metro... National Chiang Kai-Shek (CKS) Memorial Hall is located in Liberty Square which is a massive complex that housed a large park, National Concert Hall, National Theater and... Read More
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Lungshan Temple

"Beautifully built and easy to find!"
Oct 3, 2016 by LIwen1987
I've been here for several times and each time i'll bring different group of friends to see the architectural and cultural building. I personally love the temple as how beautifully the roof has been... Read More
"Must see Taiwanese temple."
Oct 2, 2016 by lifeelsewhere
One of the oldest temple with quite a history. Walls and ceiling are decorated with beautiful carvings. Definitely a place of worship for locals and tourists. You can see people reading from a... Read More
"Great Place"
Oct 3, 2016 by teewaikay
Located just outside of an exit of the subway (Longshan Station), Longshan Temple is a place where many locals and tourists visit. Read More
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Maokong Gondola

"Best way to go to the mounain top"
Oct 3, 2016 by Cho-Jung L
Instead of driving or taking bus and taxi, I think MaoKong Gondola is the best way to go to the top of the Maokong top mountain. You can take it to the mountain , enjoy a tea break or dinner there... Read More
"Very nice views"
Oct 4, 2016 by Jzin2010
Take the one with the see-thru floors. u get great (and exciting) views! haave ur cameras ready!!! best time to go is probably in the day time going up, and go back down after dinner Read More
"Quite fun but can be a bit too long"
Oct 3, 2016 by dinosaurcomplex
It's pretty pricey for Taiwan, one way from end to end is 120 TWD. You can use your easycard to pay. Views are great, queue wasn't very long unless you request for the glass floor cabin. The whole... Read More
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Din Tai Fung (Xinyi)

"One of the famous restaurant in Taiwan, and deserves it"
Oct 1, 2016 by Kai-Xinxin
Ding Tai Fung is one of the most emblematic chain in Taiwan for its XiaoLongBao and they are truly among the best. But the other dishes are also delicious, and worth a try. The staff efficiency is... Read More
"Fantastic food and service at this HQ outlet"
Sep 29, 2016 by 197mhlim
Food and services were very good despite having to wait for available table to be seated. It's worth the wait. Long queue even at odd hours. The staff were efficient and manages the waiting time very... Read More
"Home of Din Tai Fung"
Sep 29, 2016 by Dave C
Honoured to have eaten at such an institution! Fantastic food, fast service making up for the long 90 minute queues that are all part of the DTF experience. Same style decor as every other store I... Read More
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Din Tai Fung (101 Branch)

"Great place for dumplings"
Sep 29, 2016 by Emayavaramban S
I happen to visit this place with my Chinese friend. This place is one of the best for customer service and you find all of the waiters speak English. Their treatment to customers is very nice right... Read More
"Great Dumplings, Potstickers and more!"
Oct 3, 2016 by Judy S
This place ROCKS!!! Our son suggested we go, and even told us what to order... and we somewhat followed his recommendations! Soup dumplings (officially known as Xiao lon bao, and potstickers were... Read More
"Must try in Taiwan!!"
Sep 29, 2016 by Anna S
As a Taiwanese fascinating of good foods, Din Tai Fung is absolutely the top restaurant for xiao lon bao and shrimp fried rice in Taiwan. We visit Din Tai Fung regularly and no matter which branch... Read More
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Taipei Zoo

"Worth to visit"
Oct 2, 2016 by layguatj
Easy access by train and the ticket for zoo is so cheap! (NTD 60 inclusive of seeing two Panda) and we didn't expect that the zoo is so big; we spent 5 hours there and we can't even finish all! There... Read More
"Currently too small and unhappy animals."
Oct 2, 2016 by Skimsa
I feel really bad writing this but I didn't enjoy the zoo. I felt all the enclosures were too small for the animals and saw a lot of distressing behaviour (pacing and rocking). There wasn't a lot of... Read More
"Very big zoo"
Oct 3, 2016 by dinosaurcomplex
It was extremely hot when I went there but I still managed to cover the entire zoo in 4 hours, but I was fast because I went alone. You may need the whole day to walk at a leisurely pace. Many... Read More
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Beitou Hot Spring

"I guess if you've never seen a nice hot spring before...it's ok..."
Oct 3, 2016 by Canmaninjapan
I went there expecting a place I could actually relax at. With the rather uncleanly changing (???) rooms, crowded pools, pissy "lifeguards" with their whistles blaring every time someone dipped... Read More
"Great relaxing time!"
Oct 4, 2016 by Jzin2010
Try to get a room at a hotel that is higher up. You get better views along with a relaxing hot dip. enjoy! Read More
"good place to visit"
Oct 1, 2016 by Kim C
This is a good place to visit. Do not go there on the hot summer season because the water on the hot spring is very very hot. Read More
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HoneyPig

"Great midnight run"
Sep 25, 2016 by Dangin D
I like the bbq here . Big Restaurant , great food, great ambience. Good staff . Hopefully They Will improve more customer service :) Read More
"Average - all hype."
Sep 3, 2016 by drdaz888
So much hype about this restaurant. It is ok overall, I do go back, but it is because it is in a convenient location and open 24 hours. More for the novelty of being able to go Korean bbq at like... Read More
"authentic Korean food, but waiters need to wake up"
Sep 1, 2016 by Shauna S
Over all good. Will want to go back again soon. feeling most staff overworked? most waiters look exhausted tat night. Read More
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Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail)

"Good Climb Rewarded with Amazing Views of Taipei City"
Oct 3, 2016 by teewaikay
The Elephant Mountain can be accessed via the subway (Elephant Mountain terminal station), it was quite a climb (~200 steps) and the views atop were splendid! Read More
"Get your sweat on"
Oct 2, 2016 by Addie A
I thought this was going to be a quick 20 minutes to the viewpoint and back but this trail was so much more. Too bad i cant read Chinese because then i would have known more about where some of the... Read More
"Worth the climb, awesome view!"
Oct 3, 2016 by Canmaninjapan
Sure, it is a little rundown, but the view is excellent. Get great shots of Taipei 101, then head down to the tower. There seem to be a lot of interesting people up there, too (guys walking on... Read More
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National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine

"Not as crowded as other attractions"
Sep 18, 2016 by hizonfire
Went here as part of a tour. It's a shrine built to commemorate the soldiers who died defending the Republic of China. Its layout is similar to that of the traditional Chinese palaces found in the... Read More
"Changing of the Guards - Worth the Wait!"
Sep 11, 2016 by VikingJewel
We visited here expecting to take in the characteristic and grand architecture and hoping to catch the changing of the guard. We totally lucked out as when we arrived, the processional was just... Read More
"Unexpectedly moving experience"
Sep 13, 2016 by Monica D
Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall is my favourite place in Taipei, but this is pretty close. Unlike CKS Memorial Hall, this is a place that you would probably only want to visit once. It's much more... Read More
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La Rotisserie

"Great dinner"
Sep 21, 2016 by Hsuan-Hao C
The beef is great, and seafood is not so bad. I like the atmosphere, the live piano and violin performance impressed me. Read More
"Pleasure dining"
Sep 27, 2016 by _e945
They provide variety of food and all is tasty. Their service is great as well. I will visit there again. Read More
"great experience 美好經歷"
Sep 30, 2016 by 203paul
pretty good eat and the overall experience is great. The environment is quiet and the service is good. 吃的相當不錯和整體體驗是好的。環境安靜,服務也不錯。但沒什飲料可選擇 吃到後面會想喝東西. 朋友也覺得好吃. 滿値得一試 Read More
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Kitchen 12-Sheraton Grande Taipei Hotel

"needs more improvement"
Sep 25, 2016 by Cristina M
A comfortable environment but tables and seats are too near which is diffucult to walk in between. Their utensils are unclean and seafoods are not fresh. Read More
"Absolutely the Finest quaity Buffet Restaurant I have ever enjoyed."
Sep 19, 2016 by Dale C
Kitchen 12 restaurant at the Sheraton Grande Taipei Hotel is a fabulous Buffet restaurant. There is often a waiting list for a reservation so call weeks in advance. We ate on a weekday and it was... Read More
"A litter bit disappointed with it"
Sep 17, 2016 by Li B
This is the second time to having afternoon tea buffet in Kitchen 12. Environment (facilities) and service is good as usual, but the food really disappointed me. Chinese food in the buffet was not... Read More
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Silk Road Feast

"so-so"
Jul 7, 2016 by isabeloc2016
the food was not as good as expected at last not for this price nothing was particularly delicious steak was way too dry was told that it was a medium done one but how come it could be so... Read More
"Tasty food!"
May 29, 2016 by badten16
Silk Road Feast offers a lot of food to choose when you first come in, and it's really hard to tell which one is the best. I like the seafood section, and they are so fresh just like from the ocean... Read More
"Nice staff excellent service"
Jun 30, 2016 by sene651
Staff are helpful and offers some new dish in a cart which seldom happens in buffet settings. Fresh juice and homemade Ice-cream and sorbet are so genuine with original food taste. Crabs not so fresh Read More
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Hsing Tian Kong

"More modern 'normal' temple"
Sep 30, 2016 by Skimsa
A nice temple but overshadowed by Longshan. Lots of locals use it and it felt very authentic but if you're pushed for time just go Longshan. Read More
"Xing Tian Temple"
Aug 10, 2016 by melcheah
A unique temple with very intricate carvings. Can get quite crowded. If you stay at Golden China Hotel, it is only 5 minutes away! Read More
"Good example of a local temple."
Sep 17, 2016 by TheOExpress
This temple is clearly at the centre of the local community and is predictably busy, though still very peaceful. It's a beautiful building and has some incredible decorations. Read More
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Lawry's The Prime Rib

"很不錯的用餐體驗"
Oct 5, 2016 by ck881190
Nice restaurant with fancy decoration, good atmosphere, warm waiters and good food. Food wise, the bread is disappointed. the salad sauce is nice, a bit sweet and sour. the rib eye steak is great and... Read More
"Disappointing. "
Aug 21, 2016 by BillyTaha
I have frequented Lawry's in Vegas and Chicago. Each time a visit a city with a Lawry's location I have to go for my favourite prime rib. Sadly, Taipei's location didn't measure up. I found... Read More
"Delicous prime ribs"
Sep 23, 2016 by Ugur S
Service is good, especially prime rib with mashed patatoes and cream corn is very nice .Also you should try garlic mushrooms. They have a good but expensice wine selection.Overall it is expensive but... Read More
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101 Observatory

"Must visit!"
Oct 4, 2016 by Jzin2010
The views of the city at night is fantastic. do be prepared to queue for a while to get up though...esp during dinner time Read More
"Good to visit"
Oct 5, 2016 by Su1d
If you want to try the fastest lift in the world, then this is the place. The view is depend on the weather, please don't go when it's rainy day Read More
"The best observation view in Taipei"
Oct 5, 2016 by ATphai
Firstly you shall check the actual weather in Taipei because this city is so very turbulence. When clearly sky you can see surrounding view from the observation desk on 89th floor. You can buy the... Read More
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Ay-Chung Flour-Rice Noodle(Ximending)

"Cheap and good mee sua. "
Sep 29, 2016 by shuping l
Mee Sua was flavourful and had a hint of wok hei. Good for quick snack and conveniently located in ximending. But didn't fancy the chewy pig intestines. Order and pay at the line on the right... Read More
"Yummy"
Sep 29, 2016 by Sudarat W
The rice noodle is tasty. The cost for meal is reasonable. It is worth to try if you want to taste other food in Ximending, should order small cup. Read More
"OK lah...."
Oct 4, 2016 by ABossMTan
This is a reputable joint and due to its popularity there's always a long queue for it's mee sua.... only one product nothing more. Price reasonable, taste not too bad, cleanliness good but why pig... Read More
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Yang Shin Vegetarian Restaurant

"Dining with family"
Sep 3, 2016 by A*Astasiya Kurl... E
Big choice of vegetarian dishes, good service. Suitable families with children. Overall good experience. Will visit it once again Read More
"Great service and excellent menu"
Sep 21, 2016 by Tan M
Make sure you book in advance to get a seat. Great selection, good food and excellent service. Waiter was very attentive despite the crowd. Tea was refilled before teapot was empty. Read More
"generally good"
Aug 16, 2016 by 221潘e
I find this good restaurant. Very delicious. However, the menu between dinner and afternoon tea is so different. and some of the portion is 3 and some is 4. It is somehow make me feel upset. Read More
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The Kitchen Table

"Reasonable for its price. Great service."
Sep 6, 2016 by may w
Just been there with my family. Five adults and one toddler. For a five star hotel, I would expect them to have a decent high chair for my eight months old. But their high chair was broken. And my... Read More
"If you like seafood buffet this is for you."
Sep 18, 2016 by David M
We wanted seafood and this has good reviews so we checked it out. We liked the ambience, white kitchen tables and chairs and the layout of the food was good with a good choice of cold and hot and... Read More
"Luxury Buffet!"
Sep 21, 2016 by Crystal X
We made a reservation so we were seated when we arrived. The place is quirky and fun, fit The W perfectly. The buffet was intricate, there was sushi, hot foods, seafood, carvery, noodles, pizza... Read More
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Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

"Interesting building but not much to see"
Sep 30, 2016 by HH15609
The hall is used for a variety of community activities, as well as the odd art gallery, but mostly you go just to see the building. it's a really interesting shape and has big grounds to wander... Read More
"Not to be missed"
Sep 30, 2016 by lifeelsewhere
Dr Sun is the father of Taiwan so this is a great place to know a bit more about him. The Best time to go is the changing of guards ceremony. It is every hour. I think the ceremony is about 15mins as... Read More
"A place you should not miss"
Oct 4, 2016 by Cho-Jung L
Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall is nearby many Taipei most famous places, such as XinYi District shopping area , 101 building and SongShan Tobacco factory park and so on. You can plan a round trip of... Read More
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Ximengding

"Almost all the good eats and good shops are here!!! (and places to stay)"
Oct 4, 2016 by Jzin2010
Almost all the good eats and good shops are here!!! (and places to stay) Staying here at Ximending was the best decision we made. it's really central and accessible to most touristy places... Read More
"Ximending Never Sleeps"
Oct 3, 2016 by teewaikay
Had a great time at Ximending, easily accessible by subway (Ximen station), shopping/food/karaoke was awesome! A must-visit when in Taipei. Read More
"Teenager fun place"
Oct 4, 2016 by Cho-Jung L
Xi-Men ding is the most popular place which Teenagers are always gathering there. The reason is not only because there are many small little shops which sell the small things that young people like... Read More
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Taipei Confucius Temple

"Stunning temple and gardens."
Sep 17, 2016 by TheOExpress
We had the pleasure of wandering through the gardens here before seeing the temple and, though incredibly kitsch, they are delightful, with dragons shooting water, cranes hiding near caves and holy... Read More
"Beautiful"
Sep 12, 2016 by jjknyc
Along with the nearby Bao An temple, this was one of my favorite things to see in Taipei. Nicely restored, peaceful, interesting - well worth a visit. Read More
"Serene site"
Sep 30, 2016 by Jarko2015
Taiwan's Confuciun Temples aren't nearly as decorative or as impressive as the other temples you'll find almost on every street. The main Confucius Temple in Taipei is well worth seeing, but if you... Read More
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National Taiwan University

"Very Nice Campus"
Aug 18, 2016 by tky009
If you know someone who can show you around the campus (a student or someone from a faculty) then go ahead and ask them to give you a tour in the campus! It's one of the more beautiful university... Read More
"Touring a university? Yes please!"
Aug 17, 2016 by ylfoo2016
Unlike modern university campuses that look like commercial buildings, this one gives a feel of the university in the old days. Old buildings (you can even enter the buildings without problem... Read More
"Free walk and basket ball court"
Oct 3, 2016 by Cho-Jung L
National Taiwan University is the best university in Taiwan and being named in WW list. This place is free and good for both walking and cycling. In the university has a famous Moon Lake which is a... Read More
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Songshan Cultural and Creative Park

"Great place to experience the arts"
Sep 13, 2016 by Monica D
An old factory is rejuvenated as an art space - features many different types of artworks, live music, restaurants, shops with handmade crafts and great gift ideas, sculptures, performances, cafes... Read More
"More Shopping Than Culture"
Sep 28, 2016 by Naomi D
Beautifully designed area with tons of interesting arts and crafts to buy. There is even a shopping mall. There are often cartoon themed art shows, if you can call it that. Great for souvenir... Read More
"Cultural Park hidden in Taipei city"
Sep 6, 2016 by tan h
This is park must visit in Taipei city ! Green eco park, historical building, creative products to see how much potential from the new generation in Taiwan. Plus, there are lots of great restaurants... Read More
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2-28 Peace Park

"A historic park you should visit."
Sep 25, 2016 by Cho-Jung L
The 228 Peace Memorial Park is a historic site and municipal park located at Ketagalan Boulevard, , Taipei, Taiwan. It is nearby Taiwan President Office Building. The park contains memorials to... Read More
"Relaxing park visited at night "
Sep 22, 2016 by Serfun
I visited it at night. It is nice and relaxing. Some nice monument are place within the gardens. The area is just behind the national museum. It's a good stop to relax. Only bad is that monuments... Read More
"Chill out here"
Oct 1, 2016 by StephenW90C
Peaceful park. Did not attempt the foot massage walk! Popular place if you have children. Easy to access Read More
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Taipei City Mall

"Not worth visitng"
Sep 14, 2016 by Karrie T
Very not trendy clothing etc. And there is nth to buy over there ... Do not recommend to visit. It's better to visit any other night market Read More
"Large area with cheap stuff"
Sep 21, 2016 by Titus1984
Went there during one of the days where there was a typhoon alert. The place is pretty big with 4 different sectors for underground shopping. The stuff are not branded and consist mainly of things... Read More
"A market..."
Aug 15, 2016 by Yunting L
Just a market, it doesn't worth your time to visit. Very big and sad location with nothing special. I was passing by to take the metro and after 23.00 it's completly empty... very creepy... Read More
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Paoan Temple

"Amazing temple"
Sep 17, 2016 by Jarko2015
Known locally as the Baoan Temple, this is a must see if you're coming to Taipei. Even if you are not that bothered about temples, religion or Buddhism, this will surely knock your socks off. Every... Read More
"I'm not an expert, but I feel this is the best temple in Taipei"
Jul 15, 2016 by Yohan L
Longshan Temple may be more famous and attract more tourists, I personally feel that Paoan (Baoan) Temple is a better experience primarily due the peacefulness. Located within a 10 minute walk... Read More
"Beautiful and quiet temple"
Jul 27, 2016 by Livontop
A small and beautiful temple. Quiet and peaceful atmosphere. When I visit no other people. Well worth a visit! Read More
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Beitou Hot Spring Museum

"Not much to see but always good to understand the history of the place"
Aug 8, 2016 by AnchAO
This museum was the original Japanese bath house in Beitou. You can see some pretty stained glass window decorating the main bath area. i wish the pool is still operational and i can try a colonial... Read More
"Interesting Place"
Oct 4, 2016 by MayWorawat
Take a little walk from MRT beitou then you can smell the hot spring and touch the nature around the museum. Read More
"It was recommended but I don't know why"
Oct 1, 2016 by artybeee
This is truly a mystery tour place. I couldn't understand why I'd be taken to a hot spring museum without a hot spring in action. Several rooms showed where small groups might bathe in hot spring... Read More
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Fine Arts Museum

"Best museum in Taipei "
Oct 7, 2016 by docemmettbrown
If you like Chinese plate, vases, jugs etc. (and crowds) then by all means go to the world-renowned Palace Museum. However, we weren't massively interested in that, so instead went to the TFAM in the... Read More
"A must see!"
Sep 21, 2016 by Monica D
When living in Taipei, I visited the TFAM every 6-8 weeks. The building itself is a stunning example of modern architecture, and I recommend having a coffee in the cafe if nothing else. The regular... Read More
"Decent depending on what's on"
Oct 9, 2016 by occhiolist
I visited here a few years ago and couldn't remember much about it other than that I preferred MOCA Taipei. I basically felt the same this time round. Pros: it's big, it's cheap (and free the day I... Read More
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Guandu Temple (Kuantu Temple)

"Amazing architecture"
Jul 9, 2016 by 918teresah
The buildings are beautiful and very ornate.All the buildings are different. Do climb up to the gardens for a great view.We were lucky to hear a local group of women chanting which added to the... Read More
"Magnificent!"
Aug 28, 2016 by PCSim
I had decided to visit the Kuantu Temple after seeing some of the reviews online. Previously I had visited other temples in Taiwan and realised their scale can be pretty impressive, thus has included... Read More
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National Taiwan Museum

"Boring"
Sep 6, 2016 by Jake W
The outside architecture of the museum is the most interesting part of the visit. The exhibits are ver basic, with lots of reproduction photo's instead of artifacts. For a national museum there... Read More
"Small but nice - limited English"
Sep 30, 2016 by Skimsa
A nice museum for a quick stopped. 3 varied displays but 2 with limited English. The Dinosaur exhibit is much better and very impressive. Read More
"Prefer others"
Oct 1, 2016 by StephenW90C
Big building. Not much on display. I found the aboriginal section the best. Other environmental displays were average and below museum standard Read More
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2-28 Memorial Museum

"understanding taiwan"
Aug 28, 2016 by J Radley B
before anyone could say to a taiwanese, "i know where you're coming from", one should come here to visit this place. Read More
"Interesting historically"
Oct 1, 2016 by StephenW90C
Even though there is very little signage in English I found this interesting. maybe the translation was with the headset Read More
"No English Translations"
Sep 5, 2016 by jackmoore93
Unfortunately the majority of this museum is not translated in English so it is hard to get the full experience and knowledge that is on offer. However, there is no entrance fee so cannot... Read More
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Shuanglian Market

"Very Vigorous Market"
Sep 19, 2016 by MINORU T
Shuanglian Market is located just in front of Shuanglian station of MRT. Taiwan night-market is famous and it opens around 17:00~ but Shuanglian Market opens in the morning. There are many kinds of... Read More
"Great Market"
Apr 10, 2016 by anuraj M
Great little market across the road from our hotel, I went their a few times but mostly found food, but today (Sunday), we went there as my flight is late tonight and we wanted to kill some time and... Read More
"Local Market"
Nov 12, 2015 by NewYork5555
Next to MRT Shuanglian Station, I went to this market at 10 o'clock.There were variety of shops as raw fish, textile, processed food, meat, daily items, souvenir, fruits and so on.Surprised to know... Read More
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Xiahai Chenghuang Temple

"Not spectacular"
Apr 15, 2016 by JMGeneva
As far as I understand this is a quite important temple for Taiwanese, however it really is a small one (you can easily miss it while strolling through Dihua street). Worth a quick look though as it... Read More
"Famous for Yue Lao (God of Marriage)"
Apr 18, 2016 by Rowena_asxyl
It is famous temple pray for finding your soul mate and have a good marriage. I heard that the Yue Lao (god of marriage) only guide you to the right one and end the wrong relationship. I was quite... Read More
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National Museum of History

"Charming Museum with Beautiful Lotus Pond"
Oct 1, 2016 by LJenniferL
My parents and I enjoyed our visit to this museum. We were very impressed with the docent we happened upon. Her knowledge of the featured exhibit was impressive, and she was quite animated. The lotus... Read More
"Beautiful"
Aug 23, 2016 by Jcook92
We sort of stumbled across this place while wandering the area from Chang Kai Shek Memorial Hall. What a hidden gem. The outside was really impressive. We wandered the gardens for a while, but the... Read More
"comprehensive"
Aug 21, 2016 by Saskia T
The history museum of Taiwan is comprehensive, but not particularly interseting. You need to brush up on Taiwanese history in order to find it good. Read More
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Ximen Station Shopping Mall

"Where the locals shop"
Feb 10, 2016 by Daniel A
I thought this would be more of a touristy area but in fact it is a place for locals to get there daily needs basically. I liked it because I was in need of some socks and we happened to be in the... Read More
"Endless mini malls"
Mar 14, 2016 by retiredhaha
The area is slowly transformed into clothes retail stores that caters to younger crowd; Japanese or Korean designer store occupied the main intersection of the area. Read More
"Don't waste your time."
Jul 9, 2016 by ITravel0ne
No worth the visit to this station shopping mall. Not much choice. You better shop in so many other areas in Taipei. Read More
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Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple)

"Beautiful setting"
Jul 9, 2016 by 918teresah
Set in the hillside it is a beautiful temple. Very photographic best views from the walkway across to the lower temple. Easy to get to from the Gondola.There is another way up but there are lots of... Read More
"Visiting"
Jun 22, 2016 by Alvin N
Is quite tiring climbing the stairs as the temple had many stairs especially under the hot Sun but is worth trying cos we still can see the nice scenery. Read More
"A lovely temple on the mountain."
Jun 18, 2016 by TheShis
This is a lovely temple, located on the Maokong mountain. The temple is easily accessible using the Gondola cable car. The temple offers a great view of the area and lovely interiors to match. Read More
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Ningxia Night Market

"must visit for taro lover!"
Sep 16, 2016 by luvlytraveler
I am a huge taro lover and learning that this night market has the best sweet taro cake I came without hesitation. Master Lau's taro cake is nothing like what I've had anywhere and it was amazing... Read More
"Everything is here!"
Sep 13, 2016 by Karrie T
Generally, all night market sells the same food and jus visit Ning Xia here as it has all and it is more local.... And they operate up to 1 am and even later on weekends! Read More
"quite small but good"
Oct 5, 2016 by J W
this is a small night market full of local food. the street is a little narrow so you will bump into people all the time Read More
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Songshan Ciyou Temple

"Beautiful temple"
May 11, 2016 by MonkeysandWine
Beautiful temple, magically lit at night. Wonderful craftsmanship. Located just besides the entry to the Raohe night market, it is a nice temple to stop by before entering the market. Read More
"Stunning Temple"
Sep 12, 2016 by BDVR
I think could be my favorite temple. To be fair, I went at night and the lighting is beautiful. In addition, there were people chanting in ceremony while I was there, as well. However, the temple... Read More
"beautiful at night 🌃 "
Jul 13, 2016 by Hendry T
located just beside the entrance of raohe night market. and just outside of MRT Songshan exit 5. worth to visit and beautiful at night because of the lighting from the exterior and interior of the... Read More
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Shuangcheng Street Night Market

"Small mini market"
Aug 20, 2016 by ProfAllison
This is a small market. It is not bad or anything..It is just small. This is a great place to go if you want a less crowded option to the bigger markets. It is not as overwhelming since it is... Read More
"Enjoyable "
Aug 27, 2015 by Asiadream
A good experience. Food, atmosphere, some shopping. Teppanyaki was great! Stinky tofu was better than expected. Fun with friends. Read More
"Stinky, Unorganized, Authentic Market"
Aug 11, 2016 by Larry F
I drop by here on visits to Taipei because there is a really excellent massage shop here. The market has lots of foods that I don't recognize and would hesitate to enjoy. One lady has a crepe type... Read More
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Evergreen Maritime Museum

"There are lots more to see in Taipei. Save your time."
Oct 19, 2015 by Yc H
Maybe it is because I am not a maritime fan. But there are so many interesting places outside, why waste your time here? Read More
"It's huge, but worth it. "
Nov 22, 2015 by Tom W
It's 200ntd, but we'll worth it. 5 floors of shipping history ranging from the first boats to the aircraft carriers of today. Featuring mostly European countries and America, but with a reasonable... Read More
"Very good traditional maritime museum."
Aug 23, 2015 by Mark S
If you like ship models, maritime art and full scale working simulations of the bridge of a ship then this is the place for you. Right in the heart of Taipei the Evergreen Maritime Museum has been... Read More
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North Gate

"Not much here"
Sep 18, 2016 by Jarko2015
One of the few surviving gates that used to guard entrance to Taipei, this is the only one you can actually reach out and touch. There's not much here though. Just a big brick and stone structure and... Read More
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Taipei Zhongshan Hall

"Nothing really to see"
Aug 12, 2014 by HelenaGuerra
This is a dirty/dusty big building with nothing inside really to see. We went to the third floor to admire the "water buffalo" wall. It is a metal (bronze?) relief. I would say it is not worth coming... Read More
"A historical building"
May 13, 2015 by new88
Built during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan as the City Hall, this building was renamed after Dr Sun Yatsen (also known as Sun Chung san) after the Japanese surrender. Currently this building is... Read More
"Worth a short stop"
Feb 11, 2016 by LindsayMann
Another interesting building in Taipei, worth stopping to see if you are in the area. Built during the Japanese occupation, it has an interesting history. There is another statue of Dr Sun Yat Sen... Read More
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Qingshan Temple

"Very worthwhile"
Sep 18, 2016 by Jarko2015
Not far north of Longshan, this is a much smaller, but nonetheless equally interesting temple. Tourists don't seem to have fully discovered it yet, so it's much easier to move around and there's a... Read More
"Good place to view the inside of a temple"
Feb 19, 2016 by primerstar6
Away from the crowds of Longshan, this is a nice place to stop by if you're in the neighborhood. It's a great place to admire the statues and carvings of the inside of a temple without feeling like... Read More
"A nice temple"
May 18, 2016 by MonkeysandWine
Not as mesmerizing as the Longshan temple, but a nice temple nevertheless. Since Qingshan temple is close to the Longshan temple, both visit are easy to combine (after the Longshan temple, head... Read More
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National Theatre

"next to chiang kai shek memorial"
Apr 23, 2016 by MarcMich
The impressive area around Chiang Kai Shek memorial also contains the building of the National Theatre. At the moment we were there there wasn't a performance so it wasn't possible to enter the... Read More
"Worth paying a visit 值得購票進入欣賞演出的劇院"
Aug 13, 2016 by JianCChen
This is definitely a world-class theater and concert hall. If there is any programme you are interested in, it is highly recommended to give it a try. Most of the performance, if of local performers... Read More
"Good"
Aug 16, 2016 by Vanessa L
It's near the metro station. The tickets of the concerts here are always cheap. Inside is clean and the decorations are beautiful. The staffs guidance is clear. There's an Elite bookstore and some... Read More
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Tianhou Temple

"Tianhou temple"
Jan 30, 2016 by Victoria P
An unassuming temple from the outside. Beautifully done inside. The koi pond was a nice touch. Inside hung thousand of red lanterns. Incense smells drifted throughout the temple. If you visit... Read More
"Syncretic"
Oct 27, 2015 by StewieTokyo
This temple is much more than it looks from the street - I thought it was the usual store front local temple until I entered and saw that it expands into a courtyard and roof area between / at the... Read More
"The best temple in Taipei"
Apr 15, 2016 by JMGeneva
You almost hesitate to enter when you see it from the street, but this is the nicest temple I've visited. beautiful throughout altough unpretentious and discrete. Don't forget to climb all the... Read More
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Taipei Story House

"Not a must-see in Taipei"
Jun 17, 2016 by Lara H
This house is nice to take a photo and leave again. Inside is a museum but it is quite expensive. Especially for low budget travellers. Read More
"A small charming property!"
Sep 10, 2016 by Ingeborg56
An old house With a small beautiful garden. When we visited the house, there was a fantastic Exhibition of sculptures made by Lego toys, - really great pieces of art! So that was what I enjoyed most... Read More
"Worth it if you're in the area"
Jun 21, 2016 by JoeySmithRocks
I think this was a well taken care of exhibit of porcelain, but I wouldn't go out of my way for it. However, if you're at the Fine Arts Museum or Expo Park, you should give it a go. It doesn't take... Read More
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Shi Lin Ci Cheng Gong

"One of the oldest MaTzu Temples in northern Taiwan"
May 18, 2016 by Pineconefish_Yan
This temple is dedicated to the sea goddess, The MaTzu, way back more than 200+ years ago. The temple is located in the old town of Shinlin, within the walking distance from MRT Jantan Station and is... Read More
"In the market"
Nov 12, 2015 by NewYork5555
Walking along the road of the market, I ran across the temple, being in the evening, already, shops already opened. Site is small and little speciality was found, therefore, no need to visit only for... Read More
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