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Taiwan Travel Guide: Inescapable Places and Must-Visit Cities

Akshay Kulkarni Aug 2, 2019
Visiting Taiwan for the first time? Here's an ultimate compilation of its must-see attractions and cities to make your Taiwan trip wholesome.

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Taipei

This ultramodern metropolis is the capital of Taiwan. Its skyline is adorned with the 508-meter tall skyscraper, Taipei 101.

National Palace Museum

Showcasing over 8,000 years of Chinese history and art, this museum has the world's largest collection of ancient Chinese artifacts.

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Kaohsiung

A thriving and bustling city equipped with attractive coastline, it is also Taiwan's largest port city.

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National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

Built in the memory of Chiang Kai-shek, it is one of the most visited places in Taiwan.

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Jiufen Town

This small and charming town near Taipei, is quite famous for its extravagantly beautiful tea houses.

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Sun Moon Lake

The largest water body in Taiwan, this picturesque lake offers astounding views of the surrounding mountains.

Taichung

The second largest city in Taiwan, it is known for locals' incredible hospitality and amazing nightlife.

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Dragon and Tiger Pagodas

Erected amidst the peaceful Lotus Pond, this temple offers extraordinary views of the scenery around.

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Shilin Night Market

The largest and most famous market of Taiwan, this vibrant place is youngsters' favorite night hot spot.

Tainan

Former capital of Taiwan for a span of over 200 years, this historic laidback city is the oldest city in Taiwan.

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Longshan Temple (Longshang)

A majestic temple housing many deities, this architectural marvel was built in 1738.

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Taroko National Park

The most famous natural getaway in Taiwan, this massive park is spread across 92,000 hectares of area.