The Things That You Must Be Done When Visiting Taiwan


I believe that the traveler like you are always looking for new places to visit. For Jay Chou or F4 fans, it must have crossed on your mind to visiting Taiwan, right? Especially Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan. If you have the plan to travel to Taipei, you have to pay attentionto what will you do in there. So, your holiday will be fun and memorable. To make your travel to Taiwan to be memorable, you must list the places that you will visit.

Shop At Ximending

If Tokyo has Harajuku or Shibuya, Seoul has Myeongdong. Taipei has Ximending. You can shop for trendy clothes or famous skin care in here. The price of a skincare product in this place is much more affordable. Then if you want to try the Taiwanese snacks, the street food is also scattered everywhere. Not only that, if you feel tired caused by traveling all day, you can also find a reflexology place in Ximending.

Khai Shek Memorial Hall

In this place, you can watch the guard changes. This memorial hall of the former president of the Republic of China, Chiang Kai-Shek is a landmark that located in downtown Taipei. In every 2 hours, start at 11 am until 5 pm, you may see the attraction of changing the palace guards. Adjacent to this field and monument, you can take a photo in front of the Freedom Square Gate and visiting The National Taiwan Library.

Taipei 101 Observatory

Can you imagine to stand at the height of 91 floors? If you never do this activity, you must try if you visiting Taiwan. You just need to pay NT dollars 600 for one ticket, then you can take the elevator to the 89th floor and walk through the stairs. This tower is the second tallest building in the world, so you must go to this place when you visiting Taiwan.

Cycling At The Pier

Have you ever imagine to cycling toward sunset in the Fisherman’s Wharf? You can also take a boat across Lover’s Bridge. Make sure that you take photos on the edge of the bridge while it’s still bright and also at night, so you can take photos in a different situation. If you need to eat, you can find the pineapple cake in this place.

Houtong Cat Village

The other interesting place in Taiwan is Houtong Cat Village. In this place, you can play with cats that located in the village that was once a former of coral mine. After many miners left the village, the surrounding communities who survived continued to feed wild cats until they grew up. In this place, you not only can meet the various types of cats, but you also can walk in the hills and learn about coal mines in the museum.

Lavender Cottage

You don’t need to go to France to see the lavender flower. Located one hour by road from Taipei, there is a lavender garden in Jianshi. If you visit this Lavender Cottage, you can also try culinary with lavender taste, such as lavender ice cream. The best time to visit this place is fromNovember to April.

Shilin Night Market

For you who those love towalk in the night, you must visit the Shilin Night Market. Because in this palace that located in the Shilin district of Taipei, that only 70 meters from Jiantan MRT Station, you will find the market that sells many kinds of foods and beverages. There are many typical Taiwanese street foods that you must be tasted. From stinky tofu, oyster omelet, Taiwanese snacks, bubble milk tea, and also many souvenir shops that you can explore.