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20 places to visit in Taiwan



Mountain town that is in Ruifang District, New Taipei City. It used to be a gold-mining town. They don't extract gold here any more, but you can walk along narrow streets and try local food.

#6Houtong Cat VillageHoutong Cat Village

The coal mining village that is known for abundance of cats is located in Ruifang District of New Taipei. You can get here by train from Taipei Main Station. One-way ticket costs NT$56.

#1Sun Moon LakeSun Moon Lake

The biggest natural lake in Taiwan occupying an area of 7,7 km² and having a 40-meter deep is separated into two parts: the northern one resembles the sun, the southern - the half moon. The lake is a one-hour drive from Taichung city.

#3Taipei 101 skyscraperTaipei 101 skyscraper

The main thing of 508-meter of Taipei 101 skyscraper is a huge pendulum ball between 87 and 91 floors that increases the seismic resistance of the construction. There is an observation deck atop the skyscraper. The fee - TWD600.

#7Modern Toilet restaurantModern Toilet restaurant

Theme restaurant stands in Wanhua District near Ximen metro station. The dishes are served in the form of excrement in bidet-shaped bowls, and drinks - in urinals. Average receipt amount is TWD400. Opening hours - from 11:30am till 10am.

#8Laomei Green ReefLaomei Green Reef

Volcanic rock that was cut through by waves covers with algal bloom in April and May. The spot is located 39 kilometers north of Taipei Main Station.

#4Taipei’s Elephant MountainTaipei’s Elephant Mountain

183-meter mountain in Taibei stands near the Xiangshan metro station - not far from Taipei 101 skyscraper. It consists of 6 giant stones that look like an elephant. A few trek routs lead to the mountain's top.

#9Formosan Aboriginal Culture VillageFormosan Aboriginal Culture Village

The village that now is rather an entertainment park in YuChin township. It is open daily from 9:30am till 5pm. Come here in the morning to see the local aborigines greet visitors.

#10Dajia Riverside ParkDajia Riverside Park

The park stretches along the Keelung river and occupies an area of 420 square kilometers. You can get here by bus №№ 33, 72, 222, 286. At the end of May dragon boat racing takes place here.

#11Rainbow VillageRainbow Village

The village is actually a street that once was painted by a war veteran. It is located in Nantun District of Taichung city. It'll take you 10-15 minutes to go around.

#12High-Heel Wedding ChurchHigh-Heel Wedding Church

16-meter construction stands in Budai Township. Besides regular services, the church serves for wedding ceremonies. It's open every day from 9am till 7:30pm, on weekends - till 8pm.

#5Formosa Boulevard Metro StationFormosa Boulevard Metro Station

The station is in Kaohsiung city in south-western Taiwan. It is a transfer station between Red and Orange metro lines and is known for a 30-meter-in-diameter colorful dome.

#13Eternal Spring ShrineEternal Spring Shrine

The temple stands in Taroko National Park in Hualien County near Xiulin town. It was built in tribute to 212 workers tragically died here during construction works. Opening hours - daily (except for 2nd Monday of every month) 8:30am - 5pm.

#14Wanli UFO VillageWanli UFO Village

The village is located on the north coastline of Taiwan, 20kilometers from Keelung city. Here you'll find more than 100 houses of two types - flying saucer Futuro and square capsules Venturo.

#15Tuntex Sky TowerTuntex Sky Tower

348-meter skyscraper stands in Kaohsiung downtown. It is one of the highest buildings in the world. Offices are placed on lower towers, observation deck is on 75th floor. High-speed elevators run through 85 builduing's floors.

#16Yehliu GeoparkYehliu Geopark

The geopark is situated in Wanli town on the north coastline between Keelung and Taibei cities. The place is known for its unusual rock formations.

#17Grand Matsu TempleGrand Matsu Temple

The temple is located in the Chikan Lou Cultural Zone, the West Central District of Tainan city. It is open daily from 6am till 8pm. The entrance is free.

#18Keelung Night MarketKeelung Night Market

The market is a 7-minute walk from he Keelung train station. It's know for its seafood - milk crab and stirred fried king crab are specialties here. The market is open daily from 7pm till 0:00 am. Come here on weekdays to avoid crowds.

#19Dragon and Tiger PagodaDragon and Tiger Pagoda

The pagodas stand in Zuoying District of Kaohsiung City on the bank of Lotus Lake. Two 7-level buildings are open daily from 8:30am till 6pm.

#20Golden FallsGolden Falls

The falls are in Jinguashi town that is about 60 kilometers northeastward from New Taipei City. Come here in a sunny day early in the morning to see the sparkling and avoid crowds of people.

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