Top 5: Cities to Visit in Taiwan

by Jack Guy

Aug 9, 2018

Taipei, Taiwan © Sean Pavone | Dreamstime

Top 5 / Asia

The Taiwanese capital of Taipei is an obvious starting point for visitors, but there are other places worth the trip, too. Here are the top cities in Taiwan.

Taipei

Don’t miss out on the key tourist attractions of Taipei 101 and Shilin Night Market, but remember to soak up the atmosphere on the streets, too. The National Palace Museum is also a great daytime activity, with a museum that contains more than 650,000 artifacts.

Hualien City

The eastern city of Hualien City sits right on the coast and is known for its laid-back atmosphere. Visitors generally use it as a base to visit Taroko National Park and the 21-kilometer-long Qing Shui Cliff.

Taichung

This western city is home to the famous Feng Jia Night Market, with its countless food stalls. It’s also home to the Earthquake Museum of Taiwan and the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.

Tainan

The oldest city in Taiwan is home to historic sites such as Fort Provintia and the Tainan Confucian Temple great for visitors. It also boasts the Guanziling Hot Spring and the Tainan Flower Night Market.

Nantou

Sat in the center of the country, this city is near Yushan, the highest mountain in Taiwan, as well as Sun Moon Lake, the country’s largest

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