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Taipei: Night Hike to Elephant Mountain

Taipei Skyline, viewed from Elephant Mountain view deck To experience the best, picturesque view of the city of Taipei, climb to the top of Elephant Mountain in Xiangshan (象山). It is 183 meters above sea level, and the hiking trail...

(Maokong 貓空, Wenshan, Taipei, Taiwan) 10

Taipei: Riding the Eyes of Maokong

If you’re looking for a different kind of excitement while watching the beautiful city of Taipei, riding in the Maokong Gondola can give you a unique experience. Riding in this cable car gives an extraordinary thrill going to the upper part of...

228 Peace Memorial Park 二二八和平公園 Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. 0

Taipei: 228 Peace Memorial Park

Located at the city downtown, the park is a great place to rest and to stroll on its grounds. The memorial park is dedicated to the victims of the February 28 incidents where dissidents seeking freedom from tyranny were persecuted...

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 11

Taipei: Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

The most prominent national monument and historical landmark, the National Chaing Kai-Shek Memorial Hall (國立中正紀念) was built in honor and as a memorial to the former military leader and the President of the Republic of China (aka Taiwan), Chiang Kai-Shek....

(Shifen Waterfall (十分大瀑布) Pingxi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan) 15

New Taipei: A Rainy Day Tour at Shifen Waterfall

One of Taiwan’s most famous waterfalls, and dubbed Little Niagara, this scenic waterfall is located in Pingxi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan. Having more than 20 meters (66ft) tall and 40 meters (130ft) wide, Shifen Waterfall (十分大瀑布) is the broadest...