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3 days in Taipei

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3 days in Taipei
If you only have a few days in Taipei, you can't miss Taipei 101, the National Palace Museum or xiaolongbao. After a hike at the majestic Yangmingshan National Park, soak in Beitou's famous hot springs.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Day 1
Taipei 101
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Taipei 101

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... More

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

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Eslite BookstoreTunnan
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Eslite BookstoreTunnan

Bookworms need to make a pilgrimage here. Eslite is the largest bookstore in Taiwan and the Dunhua Rd location is open 24 hours a day, selling books in a multitude of languages from all around the world. After a long day, jet lagged travelers can rest their tired feet and curl up with a good book.

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Din Tai Fung(Xinyi)
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Din Tai Fung(Xinyi)
Cost: $10 - $25
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Day 2
National Palace Museum
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National Palace Museum

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.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Maokong mountain
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Maokong mountain

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.

Fee: Yes
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Day 3
Yangmingshan National Park
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Yangmingshan National Park

Embrace nature and flower gardens with a picnic or leisurely hike up the rolling hillsides of Yangmingshan. The park is accessible by public bus.

     Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Beitou Hot Spring
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Beitou Hot Spring
Fee: Yes
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