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Taipei

Asia
25+

Rank in Taiwan ROC

1

Rank in Asia

160+

World Rank

Currency
Taiwan Dollar(TWD)
Weather
Clear 31.1℃
Time
00:33 AM (GMT +08:00)
Electric Socket
Type A (120 V 60 Hz.)... Read more


About Taipei

Taipei - the capital of Taiwan, offers tourists a fascinating travel experience with a mix of modern landscapes and rich cultural heritage. The contemporary buildings in this modern metropolis blend seamlessly with the ancient temples and architectural structures that date back to the dynastic era. The city streets are a hub of bustling activity - as both tourists and locals stroll along the shopping streets and Japanese colonial lanes lined by contemporary buildings. The 509 m-tall, bamboo-shaped Taipei 101 skyscraper crowns the Taipei skyline with upscale shops at its base and a high-speed elevator that can be used to reach the observatory at the top. Known for its delicious street-food cuisine and an array of night markets, which also includes the expansive Shilin market, Taipei has plenty of fun and excitement to offer visitors. The city enthralls people with its diverse assortment of tourist hotspots comprising of numerous scenic spots, hot springs, museums, historic sites, and temples. This political, economic, educational, and cultural center of the Republic of China is also a popular business destination in East Asia. With a charm of its own, Taipei offers a vibrant atmosphere and a great experience to tourists.

Continent Country
Asia Taiwan ROC
Airport Name / IATA Code
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport TPE
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
Taipei Songshan Airport TSA


Taipei
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
September, October, and November are the best times to visit Taipei. The temperature is at a comfortable level so visitors will enjoy their stay.
Moderate time to visit
December, January, February, and March.
Worst time to visit
The summer season in Taipei lasts around April, May, June, July, and August. At that time, it is very hot and humid with temperatures rising to 35°C resulting in high levels of sweating. Those planning a budget trip will enjoy this time as, during the heat, hotel prices are very low.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 14 14 15 19 21 24 26 26 24 22 19 15
Maximum temprature (℃) 18 18 20 24 26 30 33 32 30 26 23 20
Rain fall (mm) 70 100 120 130 160 160 190 230 270 90 80 60
Population
2.7 (Millions)
Official Language
Mandarin Chinese
Spoken Language
One can use the Engl... Read more
Other Language
Japanese, Vietnamese... Read more
Police
110
Ambulance
119
Taxi
Start Tariff: TWD 70... Read more

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Yes

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.41
Cup of Coffee USD 2.58
Milk Carton Pack USD 2.99
Rice/Kg USD 3.32
White Bread USD 1.73
Eggs (12) USD 2.21
Combo Meal USD 4.07
Fine Dining USD 23.75
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.92
Domestic Beer USD 1.49
Imported Beer USD 2.14
Bottle of Wine USD 16.96
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 3.39
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.85
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.68
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 678.47
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Pet a kitty at a Cat Café! This shop is a popular cat cafe that houses many cute kittens. Here you can enjoy the taste of different coffee, etc.
  • Enjoy karaoke with your dinner at pubs and restaurants.
  • Listen to a bird tell your fortune and you will be surprised to know that predictions come true.
  • Go mountain climbing in the city, this is something that should be enjoyed if you love mountaineering.
  • Shop at Wufenpu, you will get a variety of goods here. 
  • Eat phallic waffles, this is quite a popular dish and will be kind to your trip budget.
  • Go shrimp fishing, and if you really want to do fishing then it is the right spot.
Shopping
B.A.B Restore Vintage
Number - 8, Lane - 71, Section - 2, Anhe Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
Distance From City Center
1.9 Km
Souvenir Suggestions
  • One of the most popular things you can buy in Taipei only is the Pineapple cake with its butter pastry, which is delicious to eat. It generally comes in airtight packaging.
  • You might have heard of the Sky Lantern Festival, it is one of the most popular festivals. Here you can buy it as an ornamental gift for someone you love the most.
  • Taipei is known for its Jade, an ornamental mineral, known for its green shades. It is said to protect you from evil, bring love and good luck. 
  • If you are fond of tea, then you should have the Taiwanese Tea that is quite popular and with this, you can buy the Green tea.
  • Plum wine is an excellent alcohol gift produced in Taiwan. 
  • There are Taiwan styled postcards that can be gifted to someone special.

Tourist attractions in Taipei

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