The "Harajuku" of Taipei, this pedestrian shopping haven is one of the city's culture centres, hosting a massive variety of fashion clothing shops, eclectic restaurants, clubs, and bars.

Ximending

Open Time
24/7
Nearby MRT
板南線
西門町站
Taiwanese cuisine's mecca and YongKang Street is a must visit destination for all travelers to Taipei City. Housing restaurants and cafés that cater to all budgets, Yongkang Street and its neighboring lanes and alleys are home to more than 30 operations, not including night market carts and independent merchants that line the streets selling all types of food, including pan-Chinese cuisine, Korean, Japanese, Western, and unique fusion dishes unique to Yong Kang.

Yongkang Street

Open Time
24/7
Nearby MRT
淡水信義線
東門站
One of the oldest night markets in Taipei, the Raohe Street Night Market is a must visit destination! The epitome of a traditional Taiwanese night market, this 600 metre path along Raohe Street in Songshan District is packed with fun and interesting night foods and snacks, quaint shops and stalls, and carnival games with prizes.

Raohe Street Night Market

Open Time
16:00~00:00
Nearby MRT
松山新店線
松山站
Dongqu's most lively area is outside MRT Zhongxiao Dunhua station on the north side of Zhongxiao East road up to Civic Boulevard (市民大道). Within this tangle of streets and lanes are numerous restaurants, shops, cafés, stores, and small boutiques. Visitors from Singapore may identify Dongqu as a district similar to Orchard Road.

Dong Qu

Open Time
24/7
Nearby MRT
板南線
忠孝復興站
The most prominent historical landmark in Taiwan, the CKS Memorial Hall was erected in honor and memory of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, the former President of the Republic of China, and was opened in 1980 as part of a national park and gathering area.

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

Open Time
9:00~18:00
Nearby MRT
淡水信義線
中正紀念堂站
For the best view of Taipei City, make a hike to the top of Elephant Mountain! The best time to hike the mountain is during late afternoon, this way you can catch the sunset as well as a daytime view and stunning nighttime view of the city, however the trail can get relatively crowded during the weekend.

Elephant Mountain

Open Time
24/7
Nearby MRT
淡水信義線
象山站
The newest area of urban Taipei, the Xinyi shopping district is home to the famous Taipei 101, ATT4fun, the flagship Eslite bookstore, Neo19, Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Xinyi Place, Breeze Songgao as well as other entertainment, shopping, and dining complexes.

Xinyi District

Open Time
24/7
Nearby MRT
板南線
市政府站
Taipei 101 is an engineering marvel and the first building of its kind in the world. Spanning 101 stories above the ground at 508 metres, the building was designed as a symbol of technology's evolution fused with Asian tradition. The building features many pan-Chinese and Asian elements mixed with a postmodern style, and is designed to withstand typhoons and earthquakes common in Taiwan.

Taipei 101

Open Time
9:00~22:00
Nearby MRT
淡水信義線
台北101/世貿站
Originally a housing complex for soldiers in the Kuomintang army after the relocation to Taiwan, today Sisi Nancun is a tourist attraction home to a museum detailing the history and culture of the village as well as some cafés.

Sisi Nan Cun

Open Time
13:00~18:00 Sat
Nearby MRT
淡水信義線
台北101/世貿站
A memorial to the founder of modern China, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall was built in 1972 as a tribute to the founder of the Republic of China. The hall contains displays of Sun's accomplishments from the revolution during and after the fall of the Qing Dynasty, and today is a meeting ground for various social,educational, and cultural activities.

Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

Open Time
9:00~18:00
Nearby MRT
板南線
國父紀念館站
One of Taipei's largest creative arts spaces, this complex sits on the grounds of a former tobacco factory established by the Japanese. In 2011, the Taipei City government finished renovations of the area, changing the space into a large public park with exhibition halls, art shows, and conference spaces. An Eslite is located at the northern end of the complex, housing a large bookstore, creative works shopping mall, vinyl records store, and a large number of shops in which guests can participate in creative art workshops (known in Taiwan as DIY) or request custom pieces.

Songshan Cultural and Creative Park

Open Time
9 : 30 ~ 18 : 00
Nearby MRT
板南線
國父紀念館站
Originally built as a winery, the complex has been transformed into a multipurpose park and creative space for Taipei's youthful art scene, and is home to multiple exhibitions and shows.

Huashan 1914 Creative Park

Open Time
9 : 30 ~ 21 : 00
Nearby MRT
淡水信義線
忠孝新生站
On October 2, 2010, Treasure Hill Artist Village formally opened its doors under the management of the Taipei Culture Foundation. In June the following year, Treasure Hill was the first neighborhood to be officially designated a historical community of Taipei. In the following years, the neighborhood has grown into a place where nature, art and community co-exist and interactively converse, based on unique geographical environs and history.

Treasure Hill Artist Village

Nearby MRT
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