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How to Conquer Amazing Taiwan in 3 Days

Article: Tiziana Piatos

With the news of Taiwan providing visa-free travel for Filipino tourists, there are a lot more reasons to visit this lovely and amazing country.

It may be overwhelming to know what to do with tasty street food, clamoring city-scapes and nature’s magnificence converged into one country. Below are the best things that #AmazingTaiwan would bring to the table in three days.

Best time to visit  The best time to visit Taiwan is from November to April because of the lesser thunderstorm. Peak season is during the Chinese New Year which usually falls around last week of January or first week of February.

Where to go

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

It is a standout amongst the other buildings in Taipei because of its sheer size and authentic historical value. Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall is a national landmark and monument in memory of  Chiang Kai-Shek – the former ROC president and KMT general.

Taipei 101 can be seen on the nearby Xinyi Anhe metro station

 

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National Palace Museum

It houses plenty of great Chinese relics and fine arts, making it one of the biggest of its sort around the world.

National Palace Museum

Taipei 101

Taipei 101, one of the tallest structures with the fastest lift on the planet at 508 meters tall, offers the best panoramic view of the city. There are both indoor and outdoor observatories, as well.

A portion of Taipei from above Taipei101

Explore Northern Taiwan on a Day Tour

It is one of the famous day tours in Taiwan since it takes you to four various attractions in a single day. The first stop is Yehliu Geological Park, an ensured territory that is home to unique rock formations. The second stop is in Shifen to free sky lanterns at a former railroad town. The third stop will be at Little Niagara of Taiwan. The fourth stop ends in Jiufen, an old mining town that is home to beautiful structures and probably the tastiest street food in Taiwan.

Taipei101’s view from below

 

Shilin Night Market

Shilin Night Market has everything to make for a decent night:  delightful food and liquor. Regardless of what it is, you have to make the most of your night. A wonderful new pair of pants, mouth-watering wagyu cubes, or even caramel-covered strawberries, Shilin got your back.

Bought fried mushroom in Jiufen for our snacks

Transportation

It is recommended to avail the Hop On – Hop Off bus which covers the top attractions in Taipei or keep an eye on the bus and MRT schedule through Google Maps. Riding a bus or a train is much less expensive than riding a taxi in the city.

Accommodation

Pick a place that is near a bus stop or MRT station for easier access. Something that you ought to think about when picking a house to stay in Taipei is closeness to a bus stop or a MRT station.

Since you have the activities settled, you are totally prepared for an awesome Taipei getaway! Enjoy!

PHOTO CAPTIONS: (NOTE: The photos were personally taken during our family vacation last February 2018)

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