Taipei Travel Guide- TAIPEI 101 tower

Taipei 101 Tower: The landmark of Taipei City.

This article is for my friends from bangkok to know about how to easily travel in Taipei and some must-see sightseeing spots.

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You can get free Taiwan/Taipei Travel Guide book in Taoyuan International Airport(TPE).

Taiwan (Chinese is 台灣 or 臺灣)

Taipei (Chinese is 台北 or 臺北)

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You can get free Taipei Tourist Map in every Taipei MRT(Metro).

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Transportation in Taiwan:

Taoyuan International Airport(TPE):

Taipei MRT (The mass rapid transit system/Taipei Metro:

How to use MRT:

Taiwan Railways :


Download Map with chinese:Taipei Metro route map2017

Download MRT of Taipei Route only Map:metrotaipeimap.jpg

Taipei Travel Simple Guide Must-See spots,Easy-Go by MRT(S)

Download MRT Big Map:

Taipei MRT (mass rapid transit systemTaipei Metro_MapSS

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Taipei Metro All MRT lines

5 colors of Taipei MRT line:

Brown Line(Wenhu Line):Taipei Zoo - Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center。

Red Line(Tamsui-Xinyi Line): Tamsui - Xindian, Beitou - Xiangshan, Ximen - Taipower Building。

Green Line(Songshan-Xindan Line): Songshan-Xindan。

Yellow Line(Zhonghe-Xinlu Line): Nanshijiao – Huilong, Nanshijiao – Luzhou。

Blue Line(Bannan Line): Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center - Dingpu, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center - Far Eastern Hospital。

Know more of Taipei Rapid Transit :

Taipei Travel Guide-Taipei MRT

Taiwan,Taipei Tourism Information:

Attractions of Taipei:Hot spots list from Tourism Bureau

TripAdvisor - Taipei Tourism: Best of Taipei

VirtualTourist - Taipei Travel Guide


Taipei Travel Net(English)


Department of Information and Tourism,Taipei City Government (English)


Taiwan Tourism Bureau's Taiwan Tourism Information (English)

台北旅遊網 - Facebook (Chinese):

Find : Taipei Visitor Information Center


Must-See spots,Easy-Go by MRT in Taipei

Those Taipei-Must-See are my selects for my friends.

1.Longshan Temple

Longshan(Lungshan)Temple Wanhua District-Taipei Must-See

MRT Blue Line(Bannan Line): Longshan Temple Station.Exit 4.

I would love to recommend Longshan Temple and surrounding markets.It looks like tradtional and old style of Taiwan local living area.Lots street food here.

Longshan(Lungshan)Temple Wanhua District-Taipei Must-See2


Area:Wanhua District

Chinese Name:龍山寺

Ticket : Free.

Longshan Temple was founded in 1738 and dedicated to the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy (Kuan-in in Chinese, or Avalokitesvara in Sanskrit).

Guangzhou Night Market:Some tourists love to try the snake soup.

Taiwan Tourism Bureau:Longshan Temple

WIKI:Mengjia Longshan Temple


2.Taipei Zoo+Maokong Gondola

Taipei Zoo-Taipei Must-See

MRT Brown Line: Taipei Zoo Station.

See:Nature and Anmials.

Taipei Zoo+Maokong Gondola are close to each other.You can take Maokong Gondola and get into another entrance of Taipei Zoo.

Taipei Zoo is very big.You can spend full day time here.You can download The Map of Taipei Zoo to see how big it is and where the animals located.

Chinese Name:臺北市立動物園(zoo=動物園)

MRT Brown LineTaipei Zoo Station

Adults: NT$ 60 ~Entrance Fees of Taipei Zoo is cheap and worth it.

Discount Prices: NT$ 30

Shuttle Train Single Ride: NT$ 5 (exact change).

Official website:

Taiwan Tourism Bureau:Taipei Zoo

Transportation to Taipei Zoo Maokong Gondola MAP

Download original big map: Taipei Zoo & Maokong Gondola MAP

Maokong Gondola-Taipei Must-See

MRT Brown Line: Taipei Zoo Station + walk to Maokong Gondola Taipei Zoo Station

Maokong Gondola can see more nature on the mountain.You can see tea trees and flowers.

Chinese Name:貓空纜車

Official website:

Taiwan Tourism Bureau:Maokong Gondola

My review in chinese:


3.Taipei 101 Tower & Xinyi District(Shopping area)

Taipei 101 Tower & Xinyi District Four Four South Village

Photo:TAIPEI 101 & Four Four South Village

Chinese Name:台北101 & 四四南村

Ticket : Free.

MRT Red Line (Xin-Yi Line) : TAIPEI 101 Station, Exit No.4

(1.Taipei 101 Tower was officially classified as the world's tallest in 2004.

Address:No.7, Sec. 5, Xinyi Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei City 110, Taiwan


Official website:

Taiwan Tourism Bureau:Taipei 101

(2.Four Four South Village

This area is free to visit.It's part of old military dependents’ village conserved for cultural and creative exhibition.Some old style and restaurants are here.

Address: No. 54 Songqin Street, Xinyi District google map

Taipei Travel Guide-Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan

(3.Xinyi District, Taipei, Shopping area:over 7 department stores.

Chinese Name:信義(Xinyi)區(District)

Between MRT Blue Line(Bannan Line),Taipei City Hall  Station and MRT Red Line (Xin-Yi Line) TAIPEI 101 Station.


(1).Eslite Bookstore Xinyi  Lifestyle Mall

Chinese Name:誠品(Eslite)

Address:No. 11, Songgao Road, Xinyi Dist., Taipe

Official website:Eslite Bookstore Xinyi

(2).Breeze Center 

Chinese Name:微風(Breeze)

Address:No.68, Sec. 5, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei City 110, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

MRT Taipei City Hall Station, exit No.3

Official website:Breeze Center  Xin-yi

(3).Shin Kong Mitsukoshi(SKM) has 4 department stores in Xinyi District.

Chinese Name:新光三越(Shin Kong Mitsukoshi)

A4:No. 19, Sungkao Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City

A8:No. 12, Sungkao Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City

A9:No. 9, Sungshou Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City

A11:11 Sungshou Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City

Official website:Shin Kong Mitsukoshi department store(Xinyi Place)

(4).ATT 4 FUN Mall

Official website:

(4.Taipei World Trade Center(TWTC):Exhibitions

Official (no English)

4.Elephant Mountain (象山, Xiangshan) 

Taipei Travel Guide- Elephant Mountain (Xiangshan) Must-See spots

Elephant Mountain (Xiang Shan) Trail Hiking

Easy to climb and see the best view of Taipei City and Taipei 101 Tower.

Chinese name:象山

Ticket : Free.

MRT Red Line (Xin-Yi Line) :Xiangshan (象山) Station,Exit 2 to Xiangshan Hiking Trail (象山登山步道)

How to walk to the gate:google map

Elephant Mountain (Xiang Shan) Trail Hiking Taipei 101 Tower. MAP(S)

Download the origanl big MAP: Xiangshan hiking trail 

Xiangshan hiking trail is close to Xinyi Shopping Malls and Taipei 101 Tower.You can walk from Taipei 101,through Xinyi Road (信義路) to reach MRT Xiangshan Station.

Xiangshan Hiking Trail (象山登山步道) takes about 20 minutes to the top.

5.National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

Taipei Travel Guide- National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

AKA:CKS Memorial Hall

Chinese name:中正紀念堂

Ticket : Visiting is Free.

Opening Hours:9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

MRT Blue Line(Bannan Line): CKS Memorial Hall Station.Exit 5.

You will see National Library on the left side and Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall on the right side.

Taipei Travel Guide- National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall2

Spots:Liberty Square、National Theater Hall、National Concert Hall、Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall with Exhibitions and Restaurants.

Address:No.21, Zhongshan S.Rd., Zhongzheng Dist.,Taipei City 10048, Taiwan (R.O.C)  google地圖

Official website:

Official website:National Theater & Concert Hall

Facebook:Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

WIKI:Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

My review in Chinese:Paper-mache panda in National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

(Paper-mache panda sculptures by French artist Paulo Grangeon)

6.Songshan Cultural and Creative Park 

Taipei Travel Guide- Songshan Cultural and Creative Park

Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (TPESCCP)

Chinese name:松山文創園區

Spots:Exhibitions、department store、Eslite Bookstore、Restaurants、garden~

Some nice coffee shops are outdise of Songshan Cultural and Creative Park.

MRT Banqiao Line (Blue):Taipei City Hall Station Exit 1 (with stairs) or Exit 2 (with escalators) and walk for about 400m to Lane 553, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road.

MRT Banqiao Line (Blue):Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall Station Exit 5 and walk for about 550m to Yanchang Road (the intersection of Civic Boulevard and Guangfu South Road).

Official website:

My review in Chinese:松山文創園區+誠品松菸店


7.Ximending area

Taipei Travel Guide-Ximenting

Ximenting (Ximending)

Chinese name:西門町

Spots:Shopping、Street food、Eslite Bookstore、Restaurants and Movie Theaters

MRT Bannan Line (blue Line) :Ximen Station Exit 6.


Red House Theater 

Over 100 Years  historic Building with Exhibitions and coffee shop.

MRT Bannan Line (blue Line) :Ximen Station Exit 1.

Official website: Red House Theater

Ximenting (Ximending) tourist attractions Map3

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Ximenting (Ximending) tourist attractions Map

Download the origanl big MAP:

Ximenting (Ximending) tourist attractions Map2

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Download MRT of Taipei Route Map:

Map with chinese:

Read More:

Taipei City Government:10 must-see spots in Taipei City

Lonely Planet:Things to do in Taipei

VirtualTourist - Taipei Things to Do

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