Taipei boasts famous attractions, bustling nightlife, excellent restaurants and extensive shopping opportunities, as well as a heady mix of history and culture with modern and progressive thinking. It has something for almost any interest and every kind of traveller, whether you are on a budget or looking for luxury.
With a name that literally translates as “North of Taiwan”, the city is the diplomatic, financial, governmental and cultural heart of the island. It is made up of 12 districts, ranging from ancient Wanhua to ultra-modern Xinyi, where you will find the marvel of design and engineering which was once the world’s tallest building – Taipei 101. It has many facets and is a city where you can discover a little more with every step, around every street corner and at every small roadside café.
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