A modern take on old traditions
Taipei City combines extremely modern technology with history: In this capital city of the Republic of China on Taiwan, you can find crowded malls filled with luxury and just next to them, 18th century temples color the landscape. The fast-growing city is home to Taipei 101, the world’s second tallest building which towers 509 meters above monuments such as the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Longshan Temple and the famous Ximending district.
Climb into gondolas at the exciting Taipei Zoo where you’ll get to see rare species such as koalas and pandas, and travel up the mountains to Zhinan temple and Maokong, where you’ll witness the thousand-year-old traditions of teamaking and praying.
Discover the city with Freetour.com’s walking tours where a knowledgeable and fun local guide will show you the best parts of the city! You’ll find out that the city never sleeps: The legendary Shilin Night Market will open up your senses with its traditional and crazy food palette, offering you snake soup, oyster omelette and the strange smelling but very tasty stinky tofu. Let it be day or night, Taipei offers you a piece of the past and the future, an experience unlike any other.