The National Palace Museum, which contains an extensive collection of 700,000 items that illustrate the culture and tradition of China.
The Snake Alley, a vibrant and fascinating night market.
Shin Kong Life Tower, the second tallest building in Taipei with an observatory on the 46th floor, offers an incredible view of the city and is a real must for everyone who visits the city.
Many are the beautiful temples deserving a visit in Taipei, ... More like the Taipei Chingshan Temple, the Taipei Chingshui Temple (also known as the Divine Progenitors Temple), the Taipei Confucius Temple, the Taipei Xingtian Temple and the Taipei Tzuyu Temple.
The Presidential Building where, on National Day, large crowds gather to admire the military parades and view the unforgettable display of fireworks and lights leading up during this time.
On the city's outskirts, the Yangmingshan National Park has unique volcanic terrain, a rich variety of forest vegetation, and an extensive network of hiking trails.
Taipei has over 2,5 million inhabitants with a density of 9,736 inhabitants per square kilometre,
and including the suburbs and metro cities, the city is home to almost 5 million people.
The capital is surrounded by hills and through the city three rivers run: in the north Keelung River, in the west Tamsui River, and in the east Hsintien River.
Taipei became the administrative, cultural and economic centre of Taiwan ... More at the end of 19th century when it gained economic importance due to the trade of tea.
Today, Taipei is a very busy, modern city and is now home to the world's tallest skyscraper, TAIPEI 101 (total height 509 metres-1,671 feet).
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