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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!