Baoan Temple

Other religious sites get more tourists, but this temple is a work of art, packed with intricate carvings and exceptional craftsmanship.

National Palace Museum

One of the world’s greatest museums with an extraordinary collection of Chinese art and historical artefacts.

Taipei 101

Take the world’s fastest lift to the top of East Asia’s tallest building for spectacular views of the city.

Maokong

Ride the cable car over the hills to the tea plantations of Maokong, home to alluring teahouses open long into the night.

Shilin Night Market

Taipei’s largest and most popular night market, with a vast array of cheap Taiwanese food, clothes stalls and foot massage parlours.

Wistaria Teahouse

Sip oolong tea and absorb the historical ambience at Taipei’s oldest teahouse.

Beitou

Soak up the hot-spring baths in one of Taiwan’s oldest Japanese spas.

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