Taipei city, Has tallest 101 story building and good sight seeing easy life good n polite people, and lot night market to walk and high mountain and good clean Sea surrounding whole Taiwan.
planning my visit during Chinese New Year period but I believe lots of places would be closed? where can I go then?
Taipei zoo - go! At $2 (USD) its a total bargain and we even got buy one get one free. Not sure why, might be cause some exhibits are closed. Still worth it just to see the Giant Panda and the zoo is nicely located with large areas for the animals to roam around. Take the shuttle train on way back to exit for ca. 20 cents (US). It's a long walk and there's nothing wrong with saving some energy lol When there take the glass gondola beyond the zoo to see temples and tea houses.
you can go to night market. it is a special market. under this market you can find the all kinds of taiwanese food. also you can have a visit of natural part and travel to this place by Gondolla or by Taxi. it is a nice place to have a fun day and it is so calm and cute
A few practical tips: - get a login info to use free Taipei internet in all MRT stations and many other places from the Tourist Information booths at the airport or marked MRT stations. - ask for the Taipei map at MRT ticket office. It is more accurate than those at the airport and has enlarged maps of various places of interest and clearly marked tourist attractions. - get a day pass for MRT. For 150 Taiwanese dollars its a bargain and is super convenient. - have change for the airport bus,...