Taiwan Travel Guide

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Taipei

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1406,3846,837

Kaohsiung

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192,518,50

Hualian

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107,317,8

T'ai-chung

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91,291,2

Chiayi

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28,87,9

Hsinchu

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29,61,29

K'en-ting

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50,137,2

A-li-shan

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57,152,1

Taroko Gorge

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55,119,0

Taiwan

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64,191,21

Taitung

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52,137,17

Tan-shui

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31,76,0

Changhua

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22,83,2

Miao-li

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38,87,4

Nan-t'ou

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134,513,3

T'ai-chung-hsien

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14,29,0

I-lan

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13,48,25

Chung-li

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5,26,0

Lu Tao

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19,25,0

T'ai-nan

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91,346,1

Makung

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26,37,1

Chilung

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45,138,0

Lu-kang

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18,47,0

Chin-men

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12,33,0

Lan Yu

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22,33,0

Yun-lin

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4,15,0

Jui-feng

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10,18,0

Hsi-k'ou

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11,25,0

Hsien-chu

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13,28,0

Nei-wan

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5,6,0

Lung-tung

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8,10,0

Jih-yueh T'an

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25,77,0

Yuan-lin

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0,2,0

P'ing-hsi

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9,14,0

Pei-pu

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4,11,0

Hsin-wu

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2,5,0

Chiu-fen

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8,22,0

Taipei

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  • Beitou Hot Springs

    Taipei Things to Do

    The Beitou hot springs are easily reached form central Taipei by the very efficient metro. Take a train to Beitou (on the Danshui line), change trains for a shuttle to Xinbeitou. First visit the Hot Springs Museum in the old Japanese Bathhouse (free, with complimentary slippers), with tatami rooms upstairs and the old bathhouse (like a roman bath)...

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  • Ambience Hotel Taipei

    Taipei Hotels

    We did not have very high expectations about the standards of accomodation in Taipei and, actually,...

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  • Din Tai Fung

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Taipei Restaurants

    This is one of the most well-known things that comes from Taiwan; however, this is typical Northern Chinese food. The place is not a really fancy place to go if you like quite and need a lot of time to enjoy your food since it locates in downtown where people care more about the time they spend in stead of money, and a typical Chinese restaurant...

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Kaohsiung

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Hualian

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  • Taroko Gorge

    Hualian Favorites

    Hualien is the closest large city to Taroko Gorge, Taiwan's premier natural attraction. Taroko Gorge was Taiwan's first national park founded in 1937. The gorge follows the path of the Leewoo Ho River as its winds down from the mountains to the sea.

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  • Grand Formosa Taroko Hotel

    Hualian Hotels

    I've known this hotel since I was a high school student, with its astonishing location, I made up my...

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  • Quingshui Cliffs

    Hualian Things to Do

    Just north of the entrance to Taroko Gorge, this is an area where the mountains come directly up against the sea. The limestone of the cliffs erodes into the sea making it brilliant blue,

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T'ai-chung

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  • Flower Everywhere

    T'ai-chung Things to Do

    In Taichung, our tour package includes a visit to Zhong Se Flowers Blooming Oasis. We were there in the early evening and the temperature is cold.This flowering oasis, as it is called, is a little out of the way and transportation can be inconvenient.

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  • Hotel National

    T'ai-chung Hotels

    No. 257, Sec. 1, Taichung Kang Road, Taichung, 403, Taiwan

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Homemade Beef Noodle

    T'ai-chung Restaurants

    The Beef Noodle is so tasty! Don't miss it when you are visiting the Confucius Temple, just across the street! We had lunch in this restaurant with basic service but the food is great especially the beef noodle soup.

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Chiayi

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  • Public Bus Station

    Chiayi Transportation

    This is the public Bus Station as known as Alishan Shuttle Bus Terminal where you can catch a bus to the Alishan National Park. It is located on the right side of the Chiayi Railway Station. The frequency of the bus schedule is quite efficient, and you can refer the photo of the schedule. You don't need to buy bus tickets in advance, there are...

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  • Nice Prince Hotel

    Chiayi Hotels

    No. 600, Chung-Hsiao Rd., Chiayi, Taiwan, 600, TW

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Chiayi THSR Station

    Chiayi Transportation

    The Chiayi THSR Station is one of the important high speed rail stations in Taiwan as it connects between the northwest and southwest of Taiwan. It is a modern station with shops, ticket counters, vending machines, lockers, toilet and etc.Good To Know: If you book a ticket one or two weeks in advance, you can save up to 20% of the actual ticket...

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Hsinchu

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  • Teppan yaki

    Hsinchu Restaurants

    Teppen yaki is a Japanese form of cuisine .Cooking is done on a large iron hotplate .All the customers sit around the table and watch and are served straight from the oven. There is no seperate table .For starters we had a cold drink/ loocha followed by a bowl of rice ,steamed sprouts, large quantities of fried cabbage and any meat /fish/ egg/...

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  • Lakeshore Hotel Metropolis I

    Hsinchu Hotels

    The hotel is nice and the location is very convenient. Near to attractive places and shopping malls....

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  • Cheng Huang temple

    Hsinchu Things to Do

    You will miss this temple for the shops all around. The only clue is the typical dragon roof of Chinese temple which is visible only from across the road. Then you go around searching for a door to get in, obscured again by the numerous shops selling food stuffs. Nobody speaks English. The best part of Taiwan is you can go anywhere no restrictions....

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K'en-ting

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  • visitz eluanbi park and observatory

    K'en-ting Things to Do

    Located within Kenting National Park, Eluanbi Lighthouse is one of the most recognized attractions in the park. Built in 1983, the name of “Eluan” is derived from the Paiwan aboriginal tribe meaning “yacht”. Eluanbi Lighthouse is also the landmark of Eluanbi peninsula, the southernmost point of Taiwan with coast covered with coral reefs. The...

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  • Yoho Kids Hotel

    K'en-ting Hotels

    Nice resort hotel with numerous swimming pools, 3-4 restaurants and a nice beach. rooms are...

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  • visit nanwan beach

    K'en-ting Things to Do

    Located in Kenting National Park, Nanwan (South Bay) is one of the beaches of Kenting coast. It used to be a whaling area during the Japanese occupation, and is now a fishing village that has a soft white sand beach stretches 600 meters long. South Bay is the longest bay with a plain slop along the coast making it a perfect place for water...

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A-li-shan

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Taroko Gorge

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Taiwan

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  • Taiwan 5-day trip itinerary suggestion

    Taiwan Transportation

    Taiwan 5-day trip itinerary suggestionDay1 Taoyuan International Airport→Qingjing(1)Car hire:$5000-5800NTD (4-seater car), it takes about 4 hours(2) Taoyuan International Airport→(shuttle bus) →Taoyuan THSR Station→Taichung THSR Station→(take Nantou bus) →Puli Bus Station→(transfer at Puli Station...

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  • Ambassador Hsinchu

    Taiwan Hotels

    188 CHUNG HWA ROAD SECTION 2, HSINCHU 300, Taiwan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Go South!

    Taiwan Things to Do

    We rented a car in Kaohsiung and drove south right to the bottom tip of Taiwan Island.We had wanted to drive round to the East coast but with only a few days to spend we decided to take it easy and relax and find some nice places to chill out.The weather was superb so we were lucky to see the beaches and rocks of the south in all their beauty.We...

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Taitung

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Tan-shui

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  • Historical Places Dan-shui Taipei Taiwan

    Tan-shui Things to Do

    Is best to visit Danshui in the late afternoon before sunset, the best place to view the sunset is located at Danshui Boat wharf. You can visit the Danshui historical street, Hongmao Castle, Little White House, Red Castle, Long San Temple which is all around the vicinity.

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  • Bai-Sha Bay

    Tan-shui Sports & Outdoors

    One of the most beautiful beaches in Taiwan. The beach is around 1.3 km long. White sand and the water are clean. The North-East wind brings big waves and makes the place become the hot surfing spot. water, towel, pad, biscuits etc.

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  • Fishmen's Wharf

    Tan-shui Nightlife

    Fishermen's wharf is near Tam-Shui old street where one can take jet-boat to reach there (to and back ticket costs 160 NTD) Its land is big and some music concerts or activities are held there. There are also various restaurants and cafes. Fishermen's wharf is close to sea. The most attractive building is the bridge that is shining romantically at...

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Changhua

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  • Buddha

    Changhua Things to Do

    Changhua is best known for its landmark statue of the Buddha. At 26 metres tall, the statue sits atop Bagua Mountain overlooking the city.

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  • Grand View Hotel

    Changhua Hotels

    No.395, Sec.2, Chunshan Road, Yuanlin Town, Changhua, Taiwan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Taiwan Changhua Meat Ball

    Changhua Restaurants

    This paticulars local delicacy is very famous for more than 50 yrs. There are a few stores selling the same dish, but this store is the original. Selling TWD35.00 each. It is made of Sweet potatoes warp with meat, steam it then deep fried. This Meat Balls is the only dish they are selling.

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Miao-li

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  • Have A Cuppa At Lion-Head Mountain...

    Miao-li Things to Do

    The Visitor Center should be the first place to visit when touring Lion-Head Mountain, where the very friendly and helpful staff can give pointers where one can go. Next have a cup of coffee and a cake or ice-cream at the nearby cafe. Where the coffee itself isn't anything to cheer about, the mountain scenery and the quiet relaxing atmosphere is...

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  • King's Resort Spa

    Miao-li Hotels

    No.72 Longshan Tai-An Township, Miaoli, 360, Taiwan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Water Curtain (Shueilian) Cave,...

    Miao-li Things to Do

    This is a natural cave where water drips down like a curtain over the mouth of the cave, hence the name Shuei-lian cave ('Shueilian' means 'water curtain'). Inside this cave is a temple known as Fan-Ying Temple, worshiping Sukyamuni Buddha. The cave was discovered in 1946.This is a very quiet, serene, and secluded place, good for a leisurely...

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Nan-t'ou

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  • How to travel between Sun Moon Lake and...

    Nan-t'ou Transportation

    Sun Moon Lake and Alishan National Park are the two most famous tourist attractions in Taiwan. You want to visit both places within your time frame with public transportation. Yes, you can do that! I think Taiwan Tourism Board has done a great job to make it possible for backpackers like us to travel between these two attractions with fun and...

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  • Fleur De Chine Hotel

    Nan-t'ou Hotels

    This hotel is located beside the Sun Moon Lake and each room is equipped with a Hot Spring Bath Tub...

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  • Shuishe Visitor Center

    Nan-t'ou Transportation

    The Shuishe Visitor Center is supposedly an important tourist information center of the Sun Moon Lake. During our visit in July 2013, the entire building was closed for renovation. So, I can only write this place as a good public transportation hub for buses in and out of Sun Moon Lake. There is a window counter where you can inquire about bus...

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