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Top things to do in Taipei

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Ranked #1 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Hiking Trails; Trails
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Ranked #2 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Trams; Transportation
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Ranked #3 of 242 attractions in Taipei
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Category: Hot Springs/ Geysers; Mountains; National Parks; Parks; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Embrace nature and flower gardens with a picnic or leisurely hike up the rolling hillsides of Yangmingshan. The park is... more » Owner description: Embrace nature and flower gardens with a picnic or leisurely hike up the rolling hillsides of Yangmingshan. The park is accessible by public bus. « less
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Ranked #4 of 242 attractions in Taipei
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Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Many festivals and celebrations are held in Lungshan, often called "meeting place of the gods" for the wealth of deities... more » Owner description: Many festivals and celebrations are held in Lungshan, often called "meeting place of the gods" for the wealth of deities worshipped here. Lungshan means "Dragon Mountain." « less
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Ranked #5 of 242 attractions in Taipei
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Category: Zoos
Owner description: The largest zoo in Asia, this was original a private zoological garden. The giant panda house, Formosan animal area, koala... more » Owner description: The largest zoo in Asia, this was original a private zoological garden. The giant panda house, Formosan animal area, koala house and Asian tropical rainforest area are of particular note. « less
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Ranked #6 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #7 of 242 attractions in Taipei
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Sixty-two landscaped acres of gardens and walkways surround this marble and tile landmark building.
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Ranked #8 of 242 attractions in Taipei
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Category: ; Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This extraordinary collection of historic art treasures, fascinating for its depth and breadth, has miraculously escaped... more » Owner description: This extraordinary collection of historic art treasures, fascinating for its depth and breadth, has miraculously escaped destruction over hundreds of years. Some pieces date back to the tenth century. « less
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Ranked #9 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
Owner description: Experience the ancient traditions of Chinese landscaping with the majestic home of the Lin family. A pond, square pavilion... more » Owner description: Experience the ancient traditions of Chinese landscaping with the majestic home of the Lin family. A pond, square pavilion and ornamental plants such as cypress, plum and bamboo adorn the majestic garden. Each Chinese New Year there is a chrysanthemum exhibit. « less
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Ranked #10 of 242 attractions in Taipei
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Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Performances
Owner description: This majestic shrine honors the Republic of China's war dead. Marvel at the soldiers' precision at the changing of the guard... more » Owner description: This majestic shrine honors the Republic of China's war dead. Marvel at the soldiers' precision at the changing of the guard ceremony that occurs every hour. « less
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Ranked #11 of 242 attractions in Taipei
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Owner description: At 509 meters high, this was the world's tallest building from 2004 to 2010, when the Burj Khalifa in Dubai surpassed it. The... more » Owner description: At 509 meters high, this was the world's tallest building from 2004 to 2010, when the Burj Khalifa in Dubai surpassed it. The tower is reminiscent of a pagoda or a stalk of bamboo and designed to withstand typhoons and earthquakes common in Taiwan. Floors one through five are a shopping center and both the indoor (89th floor) and outdoor (91st floor) observation decks offer a 360-degree panoramic view. « less
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Ranked #12 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Trams; Mountains
Owner description: The Maokong gondola stops at Taipei Zoo, Zhinan Temple and the Maokong station. The Maokong station stop at the top of the... more » Owner description: The Maokong gondola stops at Taipei Zoo, Zhinan Temple and the Maokong station. The Maokong station stop at the top of the mountain offers a panoramic view of the city and visitors can try delicacies like noodles with tea oil and glutinous rice with bamboo shoots. « less
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Ranked #13 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Hot Springs/ Geysers; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #14 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Health Clubs
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Ranked #16 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
dedicated to Paosheng Tati, the God of Medicine
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Ranked #17 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Shops; Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: For adventurous eaters, this is the premiere spot to buy dried delicacies like longyan fruits, scallops, mushrooms and... more » Owner description: For adventurous eaters, this is the premiere spot to buy dried delicacies like longyan fruits, scallops, mushrooms and abalone. Before Chinese New Year is when this street is at its busiest, when Taiwanese flock to the market to stock up for Lunar New Year's feasts. « less
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Ranked #18 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 242 attractions in Taipei
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Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
honoring the Goddess Matzu
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Ranked #21 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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Ranked #22 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The twentieth-century collection housed at this art museum nestles chronologically between the ancient works in the National... more » Owner description: The twentieth-century collection housed at this art museum nestles chronologically between the ancient works in the National Palace Museum and the new works in the Institute of Contemporary Arts. « less
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Ranked #23 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Health Clubs
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Ranked #24 of 242 attractions in Taipei
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Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Owner description: Full of tourists, but with street performances and shows to entertain kids and adults alike. A fun and affordable place to... more » Owner description: Full of tourists, but with street performances and shows to entertain kids and adults alike. A fun and affordable place to shop for souvenirs and eat street food. « less
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Ranked #25 of 242 attractions in Taipei
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #27 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Other
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Ranked #28 of 242 attractions in Taipei
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Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: This ornate government building was finished in 1919, when Taiwan was under Japanese rule. Daily admission weekdays from 9... more » Owner description: This ornate government building was finished in 1919, when Taiwan was under Japanese rule. Daily admission weekdays from 9 until Noon. Final admission at 11:30 am. On select weekends they are open until 4 pm. « less
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Ranked #29 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Museums
Owner description: The first miniature museum in Asia showing dollhouses and cut-away views of rooms from around the world. The delicate Rose... more » Owner description: The first miniature museum in Asia showing dollhouses and cut-away views of rooms from around the world. The delicate Rose Mansion is the crown jewel of the collection. « less
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Ranked #30 of 242 attractions in Taipei
Category: Nature and Parks
Owner description: Taipei's version of New York City's Central Park, this park is 26 hectares, the size of three major league baseball fields.... more » Owner description: Taipei's version of New York City's Central Park, this park is 26 hectares, the size of three major league baseball fields. Take a walk around the ecological pond, enjoy a meal « less
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