Beautiful heritage sites and breathtaking landscapes await as well as serene cityscapes.
Treasure Hill Artist Village
An inspirational and internationally known artist’s village that provides an open space to Taiwanese artists, writers, critics and other individuals interested in art and culture.
Bopiliao Ancient Street
A historic street like no other that has been beautifully renovated in recent years. One of the most visited sites in Taipei that hosts exhibitions, concerts and various activities. It was also the star of acclaimed film Monga, a 2010 Taiwanese gangster film set in 1980s Taipei.
What could be funnier than a trip to a karaoke bar? Or as they are known in Taiwan, KTV boxes. Grab some friends and belt out your favourite power ballads at one of Taiwan's many hotspots. Compared to their UK counterparts, these karaoke venues are extremely opulent.
This temple was built by Master Hsuan Kung between 1956 and 1967. He used huge amounts of his own money to build the structure in downtown Taipei, and two other temples - one in Sanxia, New Taipei City, and the other in Beitou, Taipei City. Visit to witness a true example of stunning vision, generosity and philanthropy.
Eslite Book Store
A bookstore business with over 40 stores in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Mainland China which attracts 144 million visitors from around the world. Its busiest times are between 10pm and 2am, thanks to the attractive perk of being able to use the store as a late night library.
It is one of the largest retail bookstores in Taiwan, that prides itself on offering not just a reading experience but an entrepreneurial venue where ‘books, visual and performing arts, design, coffee, and people come together’.
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