Taipei, a multifaceted city is a capital of Taiwan situated at its northern tip is the center of politics, economics and technology is one of the East Asia’s economic “Tigers”. It is a worth visit cities in the world due to its natural sights, spiritual heritage, amazing food and exhilarating atmosphere where tradition and modern co-exist in great harmony. Originating from its humble beginning as a small trading port over two hundred years ago before becoming an administrative capital under the Qing dynasty, Taipei is now a sprawling metropolis and is an ideal place to visit for those who love the hustle and bustle of big city. So make a plan to visit one of the gorgeous cities of Asia by booking flight tickets for a trip to Taipei where you visit some of the amazing sites of a bustling city, eat some of the delicious food in the world, shop till you feel it is enough and meet the most friendly and hospitable people in the world.
Start your journey of this delightful city by picking the most awesome spots and attractions that will surely fascinate you. Among the various reasons to visit and explore the city include:-
Conquer your fear of heights and visit the most incredible buildings of metropolis. It is the skyscraper of city that put Taipei on the world map in 2004 by becoming the tallest building in the world for 6 years. Later on various tallest buildings are made in various famous cities in the world, but Taipei 101 has its own unique charm because of its innovative design and architectural splendor. Ride the world’s fastest elevator up to the observatory which is on 89th floor and enjoy unparalleled views of city.
The city is a home to world famous National Palace Museum , which is world’s biggest collection of ancient Chinese culture artifacts. The museum collection offers a glimpse of 5,000 years of Chinese heritage. Another famous landmark in Taipei is Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, which is a tribute to late leader Chiang Kai Shek which depicts the memorabilia related to former president’s life. Martyr’s Shrine which is located right next to Grand Hotel is also worth visit. The 330,000 men who sacrificed their lives during Sino-Japanese war and the Chinese Civil war are worshipped over here. The change-of-guard ceremony held by impeccable uniformed military police hourly beginning at 9.00am is surely impressive and attracts lots of visitors eager to take photographs of this ceremony.
The city of Taipei has a happening nightlife. The city is full of pubs and clubs that are scattered all over the city. The nightlife in Taipei makes it a sleepless city that rivals just about any international city, except it is cheaper than any other places. If you’re looking for an impressive upmarket club then look further than Luxy. Its impressive interiors, stage shows and strong drinks will be hard to forget even after a night out. So pack your bags and book flight tickets to Taipei from London for a memorable trip.
Taipei can probably rival Hong Kong and Singapore when it comes to shopping in electronic goods and luxury items. For bargain hunters the night markets of Taipei are best places to check their skills. The Shilin Night Market is the biggest and most famous among tourists where you can find clothes, shoes, accessories, grocery and souvenirs at very low prices. For book lovers the market to visit is Eslite’s flagship Xinyi Store which is the biggest 24 hour book store in Asia. If you are a gadget freak the head to Guanghua Digital Plaza, a six storey store selling various kinds of electronic goods and computer goods.
Of course food is also among the various reasons that compel you to visit Taiwan capital Taipei. Taiwanese food is one of the best in the world and Taipei is undoubtedly no less than a food capital. Its restaurants are renowned for sweet, mildly spicy and aromatic dishes which are quite popular among visitors. Silks Palace restaurant serve wide array of delectable dishes. No trip to Taipei is complete without having Din Tai Fung’s famous steamed dumplings and the restaurant has become synonymous with the best dumplings in the world. So visit various stalls at night markets to enjoy the local delicacies.