Taipei is the heart of Taiwan, a lively metropolis that has grown from an isolated river valley into one of Asia's most vibrant cities.

Taipei World Trade Center Taipei World Trade Center

This sprawling city is Taiwan!|s most populous area, with well over 2.9 million people calling the city home. Taipei is a business hub and a thriving economic powerhouse that has drives the Nation.

But this is also the cultural heart of the island. Far from being a soul-less place of concrete and steel, Taipei also values its past and the traditions that built this city.

Alongside its skyscrapers and highways, you will still find places of peace and contemplation, temples, shrines and museums dedicated to preserving the unique history of the country.

Taipei Street Scene (Dihua street) Taipei Street Scene (Dihua street)

But Taipei is also a place for enjoyment, where hard working residents also find time to work hard at having fun. With an endless choice of restaurants serving a whole world of cuisine, including a showcase of the best that China has to offer, nightclubs, live music, theatre and much much more- Taipei is a city with something for everyone.


Things to Do -- Click here for various activities available in Taipei.

Getting Around Taipei -- Click here to know about how to get around in Taipei.

Temples in Taipei -- Taipei has plenty of Buddhist, Taoist and Confucian Temples scattered throughout the city and its environs. Click here to read about them.

Museums in Taipei -- There are various art and culture museums in Taipei. Click here for more information about them.

Dining in Taipei -- Dining out is a way of life in Taipei, click here to learn about the choice of cuisine.

Nightlife in Taipei -- Click here to learn about the vibrant nightlife of Taipei

Shopping in Taipei -- All you need to know about Shopping in Taipei.