Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Taipei is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Taipei a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Taipei.
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No. 139, Beian Rd, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 104
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Located on the Chingshan Mountain in the Zhongshan District of Taipei, this shrine is an important destination in Taipei. Built in 1969 as a memorial to the victims of numerous wars and crises, there are over three hundred and ninety thousand spirit tablets housed in the shrine.
The architecture borrows heavily from the Hall of Supreme Harmony in t...
This art museum in Taipei also functions as the national museum for the entire country. With a collection of artifacts numbering in excess of seven hundred thousand separate pieces, this museum has the largest itinerary in the country and indeed in the world.
Documenting over eight thousand years of Chinese history, these artifacts span from callig...
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No. 211, Guangzhou St, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 10853
06:00 am - 10:00 pm
This iconic landmark temple located in the Wanhua District of Taipei is one of the most recognizable forms of typical Taiwanese architecture.
Constructed in 1738, this temple is dedicated to a mixture of Buddhist, Taoist and other local folk deities. The building has been destroyed and reconstructed on numerous occasions, the most notable among the...
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No. 45, Shifu Rd, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan 110
09:00 am - 10:00 pm
Holding the record for the tallest building in the world at the time of its completion, this one hundred and one storey skyscraper is a national landmark. Located in the Xinyi District of Taipei, this skyscraper functions primarily as an office complex and houses numerous organizations.
Largely considered to be an architectural masterpiece, the bui...
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Taipei, Taiwan (Neihu District)
This is one of the busiest and most important areas in Taipei and receives a huge amount of footfall on a regular basis. Essentially a central shopping area in the Wanhua District, this was also the first special pedestrian only zone in the city.
A major source for the culture and fashion, Ximending is also a trending center for Japanese culture. T...
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No21-1, Zhongshan S. Rd., (Chiang Kai Shek Memorial) | Chung Cheng District, Taipei, Taiwan
The National Theater and the National Concert Hall are located in the premises of the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall Complex. These twin performance centers are extremely important locations on the face of the city and they hold an area of importance in the local history.
Numerous national and international drama and performance groups have performe...
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No. 275, Dalong St, Datong District, Taipei City, Taiwan 103
08:30 am - 09:00 pm
All globe trotters will understand that a Confucian temple will be a staple sight in all countries and cities where the majority of the population is Chinese. The temple is uncommon because it is the only Confucian temple in Taipei that has decorations consisting namely ceramic statues and décor pertaining to the southern Fujian Style.
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Town of Wanli, New Taipei, Taiwan
A geologist’s playground, this cape located between Taipei and Keelung is one of the most famous natural attractions in and around the city. Situated in the town of Wanli on the northern coast of Taiwan, this cape has been known to attract a huge amount of tourists on a regular basis.
There are quite a few natural phenomenons that are on disp...
Literally translated to the National Father of the Nation Memorial Hall, this structure was established in 1972. Dedicated to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, this monument also acts a center for cultural gatherings and other educational and social purposes.
The interior of the building contains depictions of the life of Sun and also about the revolution that he l...
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No.218 Second Road of Fuyang Street, Taipei, Taiwan
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
One amongst numerous Qingshan Temples in Taipei, this particular temple is worth a special mention. The architecture of this temple adheres strictly to the architectural style that was prevalent around the time when it was built.
This temple dedicated to the deity King Qingshan is of great importance to the locals. It is said that when the temple w...
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Wulai District, New Taipei City, Taiwan 233
Located to the southern part of the New Taipei City, this region is very well known for its hot springs. This district is the largest and most rugged and mountainous in the New Taipei City region and attracts a lot of tourists on an annual basis. Tourists can get a truly fantastic experience in this area because they will be far away from the hustl...
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Lane 166, Dahu St, Neihu District, Taipei City, Taiwan 114
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Possibly one of the most iconic locations in the city, the Moon Bridge at Dahu Park looks like a scene right out of a fairy tale. The Jindai Bridge or Moon Bridge is designed atop the thirteen hectare lake in such a fashion that the light of the moon forms a perfect reflection of the semi circle shaped bridge in the water. The crystal clear water a...
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No. 97 149, Nanmen Street, East District, Hsinchu City
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Located at some distance from the City God Temple, this smaller temple is certainly worth the visit. Although it is not as majestic as some of the other places of worship in the city, this much smaller temple and its surrounding areas have drawn popular attention for certain other reasons.
There are numerous small stalls and hawkers present in the ...
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109, Sec. 2, Minquan E. Rd., Zhongshan District, Taipei City
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
Also known as the Xingtian Temple, this popular temple is a very common location on the list of places to see in Taipei. Dedicated to the Guan Yu, this temple is primarily devoted to commerce. The deity himself was a patron god for businessmen.
Built in 1967, this relatively young temple is famous for its modern architecture reminiscent of old worl...
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61, Hamì St, Datong District Taipei City, Taiwan 103
08:00 am - 09:00 pm
This temple is primarily dedicated to Taiwanese Folk religion. Situated in the Batong District, this temple was constructed by members of a clan from the Tong’an District. Construction on the temple completed sometime during the mid 1980s.
The beautiful temple however has been subject to a lot of disrepair and abuse to the Government of the R...