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  2. Taipei - Wikipedia

    Taipei is the economic, political, educational and cultural center of Taiwan and one of the major hubs in East Asia. Considered to be a global city and rated as an Alpha − City by GaWC, [12] Taipei is part of a major high-tech industrial area. [13] Railways, highways, airports and bus lines connect Taipei with all parts of the island.

  3. Taipei was made an administrative entity of the Chinese government in 1875, and, when Taiwan was proclaimed a province of China in 1886, the city was made the provincial capital. The Japanese acquired Taiwan in 1895 as part of the peace agreement after the first Sino-Japanese War and retained Taipei as the capital. During that time the city acquired the characteristics of an administrative centre, including many new public buildings and housing for civil servants.

  4. Taipei travel - Lonely Planet | Taiwan, Asia

    Taipei Awarded Best in Travel 2022 Taipei is a friendly city whose allure lies in its blend of Chinese culture with a curious fusion of Japanese, Southeast Asian and American influences. Historical Journey In many ways this 300-year-old city is like a living museum.

  5. Taipei Travel

    Wherever you go, the cultural kaleidoscope of Taipei showcases exhilarating diversity. Incense-veiled temples with exquisite carvings and paintings dating back to dynastic times blend seamlessly in streets of the modern city. Taipei has dozens of world-class restaurants where gourmets can sample the most authentic Chinese cuisines.

  6. Taipei things to do | Taipei Travel

    Taipei City is a fusion of multiple immigrant cultures. Various religions coexist peacefully, offering comfort and counseling to the souls that seek peace and shelter. The religious center in Wanhua District “Longshan Temple” is also referred to as “the most well known temple in Taipei”.

  7. Taipei, Taiwan 2023: Best Places to Visit - Tripadvisor

    A city where gleaming modernity and ancient culture meet. The bustling metropolis of Taipei is where you’ll find shiny skyscrapers and ancient temples hazy with incense standing side by side. Spend your day taking in the view from up above at the Taipei 101 before shopping your way down the streets of Ximending (with a bubble tea in hand, of course).

  8. Taipei Facts — Top Things to Know for Tourists - China Highlights

    As the capital city, Taipei is a cultural and economic hub. With years of interesting and contested history, this island city has so much to offer. From the finest in shopping and design, to traditional markets and ancient museums, Taipei is the heart of Taiwan and a must-see for travelers of all ages. 1. Taipei is Asia's 2nd richest city per capita.

  9. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Taipei, Taiwan - Tripadvisor

    Full-Day Private Northern Taiwan Tour from Taipei with Pickup 103 Full-day Tours from $100.00 per adult (price varies by group size) 5-Day Best of Taiwan: Sun Moon Lake, Tarako Gorge, Kaohsiung, Taitung 138 Bus Tours from $624.00 per adult LIKELY TO SELL OUT* The 10 Tastings of Taipei With Locals: Private Street Food Tour 81 City Tours from $69.61

  10. Taipei - Wikitravel

    Taipei (臺北; Táiběi) is the national capital of Taiwan. It is in the northern part of the island in a basin between the Yangming Mountains and the Central Mountains. It is, with 2.6 million inhabitants, the fourth largest administrative area of Taiwan, after New Taipei, Kaohsiung and Taichung.

  11. Taipei is easy to get around, has a computer-savvy population and a unique and interesting culture. 6 million people visit Taipei each year. Many head straight to the city’s landmark skyscraper,Taipei 101, theNational Palace Museum, and the gloriousChiang Kai-shek Memorial Halldowntown.To the southeast, the Maokong tea-growing area is another favorite destination.