33 Places You Must Visit When You Are In Taipei City

Wondering where to go in Taipei city? Check out the 33 places you must visit when you are in Taipei

  1. Taipei 101 (台北101)

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The Taipei 101 / TAIPEI 101, formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Center – is a landmark supertall skyscraper in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan.

webpage https://www.taipei-101.com.tw/en/index.aspx

Location https://goo.gl/maps/sR468C7qZd92

2. Ximending 西門町

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Ximending is a neighborhood and shopping district in the Wanhua District of Taipei, Taiwan. It was the first pedestrian zone in Taiwan.

Location https://goo.gl/maps/XRryDKPWCiH2

3. Shilin Night Market 士林夜市

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Shilin Night Market is a night market in the Shilin District of Taipei, Taiwan, and is often considered to be the largest and most famous night market in the city.

Location https://goo.gl/maps/6P1tN4z2Tas

4. Taipei Zoo 台北動物園

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The Taipei Zoo sometimes referred to as the “Muzha Zoo”, is a public zoological garden in Wenshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is the most famous zoological garden in Taiwan and a leader in conservation, research and education, and recreation.

Website http://english.zoo.gov.taipei/

Location https://goo.gl/maps/XHT5HnSCNeo

5. Taipei Maokong Gondola

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The Maokong Gondola is a gondola lift transportation system in Taipei, Taiwan. Opened on 4 July 2007, the Maokong Gondola operates between Taipei Zoo and Maokong. The 4.3 km line has four stations.

Website http://english.gondola.taipei/

Map https://goo.gl/maps/s3Ed9kU9eUx

6. Taipei Children’s Amusement Park

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The Taipei Children’s Amusement Park is a theme park in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.

Website http://english.tcap.taipei/

Map https://goo.gl/maps/229zt32RdGA2

7. Tamsui Old Street

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The Tamsui Old Street is a street in Tamsui District, New Taipei, Taiwan.

Map https://goo.gl/maps/LyHrkFDr4Xt

8. Raohe Street Night Market

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The Raohe Street Night Market is one of the oldest night markets in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.

Map https://goo.gl/maps/J6JwxArXqGL2

9. Lungshan Temple of Manka

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Website http://www.lungshan.org.tw/

Map https://goo.gl/maps/PffgigFwwe52 

10. Xinbeitou Hot Springs

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Website http://bit.ly/2Bv2QEl

Map https://goo.gl/maps/mabPhTa65pD2

11. Bitan scenic area new Taipei

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Bitan, historically called Shi-Bitan, is a tourist spot in Xindian District, New Taipei City, Republic of China. “Bitan” literally means “green lake”, referring to where the Xindian River widens to form the lake.

Website http://bit.ly/2AkKjNz

Map https://goo.gl/maps/ga2sTawvgEp

12. Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

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Website http://www.cksmh.gov.tw/eng/

Map https://goo.gl/maps/76gHKGgdHZR2

13. Eslite Xinyi Store

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Website http://bit.ly/2i8bscm

Map https://goo.gl/maps/aEdqJ4jpa5y

14. Eslite Dunnan Bookstore

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Open 24 hours a day and offering a complete range of newly-published books, Eslite Bookstore Dunnan Branch is a unique part of Taipei’s cultural landscape and attracts throngs of tourists.

Website http://bit.ly/2AQ2YC7

Map https://goo.gl/maps/Kz6dL7xumcK2

15. Vieshow Square Taipei Hsin Yi

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Website http://web.vscinemas.com.tw/

Map https://goo.gl/maps/w5ESPQortQ62

16. Elephant Mountain (Xiangshan)

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Xiangshan, also known as Elephant Mountain, is a mountain in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is close to the Taipei Metro Xiangshan Station. It is 183 m high. It has a hiking trail. The Six Giant Rocks are a tourist attraction in Xiangshan.

Map https://goo.gl/maps/EZXTuRpe3pS2

17. ATT 4 Fun Shopping Centre

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Webpage http://www.att4fun.com.tw/

Map https://goo.gl/maps/Jod4gF9FCwz

18. Chaojing Park

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Website http://bit.ly/2zIdUxy

Map https://goo.gl/maps/Jaawea6hfxs

19. Jiufen Old Street

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The bustling district is known for its narrow streets, food stalls & sweeping views of the mountains & sea.

Map https://goo.gl/maps/9GMeknvZRyM2

20. Taipei Metropolitan Park

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Map https://goo.gl/maps/WLSBPeeHWi72

21. Kengkou Community Painted Village(坑口彩繪村)

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Kengkou Community Painted Village is located next to the century-old “Chengsheng Temple” in Luzhu. From the streets of rustic farmhouses with red roof tiles, you can see the childlike style of paintings depicting the lifestyle of farmers.

Website https://travel.tycg.gov.tw/en-us/Travel/Attraction/1033

Map https://goo.gl/maps/BLpaYsqmgSS2

22. Mitsui Outlet Park 林口, Linkou

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Great place to go if u visit Taipei. Just 3 stations away from the airport. Suggested to do the check-in at Taipei station drop off the bags then do the last min shopping here. Also with a great selection of food ~ Troy Foo

Website https://www.mop.com.tw/linkou/en/index.html

Map https://goo.gl/maps/wJerScb7yXk

23. GLORIA OUTLETS華泰名品城

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Beautiful place to shop and have lunch, dinner or dessert with family or friends. Not too crowded ~ Helena Marques

Webpage https://www.gloriaoutlets.com/eng/

Map https://goo.gl/maps/hHcTZLfX3122

24. Global Mall Linkou A9

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Image Credit https://www.walkerland.com.tw/

Webpage https://www.twglobalmall.com/Store/Index/11

Map https://goo.gl/maps/pxb9NWNnc582

25. Breeze Song Gao Department Store

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Webpage http://www.breezecenter.com/floor_guide.htm?storeID=5

Map https://goo.gl/maps/fJt31UvEXsu

26. Songshan Cultural and Creative Park

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The Songshan Cultural and Creative Park is a multifunctional park in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan.

Webpage http://www.songshanculturalpark.org.tw/en/

Map https://goo.gl/maps/nrhrwSRXvMA2

27. Huashan 1914 Creative Park

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he Huashan 1914 Creative Park is a multi-purpose park in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan.

Webpage https://www.huashan1914.com/en/

Map https://goo.gl/maps/nhpymNkwqtv

28. Ximen Red House Theater 西門紅樓

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Built in 1908, this landmark 8-sided structure features exhibits, a teahouse, markets & theaters.

Webpage http://www.redhouse.taipei/index_en.aspx

Map https://goo.gl/maps/kRqnbba1zWK2

29. Far Eastern Sogo Zhongli Store

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Department store in Taoyuan City

Webpage http://www.sogo.com.tw/www/lang/en/index.aspx

Map https://goo.gl/maps/zLBMWhzDE5n

30. Zhongli Xinming Night Market

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Image Taoyuan Metropolis

Map https://goo.gl/maps/SzfWdbVhtXw

31. Ningxia Night Market

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Bustling nighttime market featuring traditional food options in covered, outdoor surrounds.

Map https://goo.gl/maps/bANKen3SQQ92

32. Linjiang Street (Tonghua) Night Market

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Map https://goo.gl/maps/xPHBkAJHsRw

33. Fuda Garden Night Market

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Map https://goo.gl/maps/F3iWiLJGw6S2

Most of these places are easily accessible through Taipei MRT and you may use this handy webpage to find the nearest EXIT of the subway station to these must-visit places. 

Have you visited any cool places which I missed on the list? Feel free to put it in the comments below