Taiwanese culture preserves the best of ancient traditions, while embracing the newest in high-tech modernity, and nowhere is this better exemplified than in the country's dynamic capital, Taipei.
Whether you want to admire Taipei 101's architecture, discover precious Chinese artefacts at the National Palace Museum or indulge in feast of street food at Shilin Nightmarket, Insight City Guide Taipei will ensure that you have the quintessential Taipei experience. This book features by local writers delve into topics including the arts scene, Taipei residents' love of sports and shopping, and traditional remedies, while evocative accounts of the city's districts bring Taipei to life, from Ximending's youth culture and Datong's Chinese heritage to the east's skyscrapers juxtaposed with hillside tea plantations.
Full-colour photography and maps help you navigate with ease and our detailed Travel Tips give you all the practical information you need to plan your trip.
Discover this fascinating city with Insight City Guide Taipei.