Best Places in Taiwan

by gretch on June 9, 2011

Taiwan is home to various temples, museums, and memorial parks. It is not so blessed with beautiful beaches but it is still a place worth visiting. Its culture is a blend of Japanese, Chinese, and Western influences. Its fine arts and traditions show Asian and Western influences.

Taipei is the center of government and culture in Taiwan and its major industries are electrical and electronic equipment, metals, textiles, motorcycles, and shipbuilding. Its climate is subtropical. Winters are short and summers are hot and humid.

The people there are hospitable particularly to foreigners. There are actually good destinations for you to experience Chinese traditions. To name some, take a look at the following random list.

National Palace Museum in Taipei Taiwan

National Palace Museum in Taipei

National Palace Museum: The museum houses more than 650, 000 pieces of Chinese bronze, jade, painting, calligraphy, and porcelain.

Taipei Fine Arts Museum of Taiwan

Taipei Fine Arts Museum

Taipei Fine Arts Museum of Taiwan: It is the first modern art in Taiwan. It holds different art exhibitions and it stores art works of Taiwan.

Lungshan Temple

Lungshan Temple

Lungshan Temple: It is a famous old temple which is devoted to worshipping Guanyin and other divine spirits. Its architecture is a three-section design in shape. This temple is very appealing to Buddhist, Taoist and Matsu.

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall: This is very popular to tourists. Your vacation is not complete without seeing this attraction. The surroundings of the hall are really colorful because of the red flowers planted in Chinese Gardens.

Taipei 101 in Taiwan

Taipei 101: The tower used to be the world’s tallest building from 2004 to 2010. It was surpassed by Burj Khalifa in Dubai. It has served as the icon of modern Taiwan.

    The city of Taichung has some of the best hotels in Taiwan. If you want to make your reservations, just search for their websites online. Enjoy your holiday tour to Taiwan! Have a safe trip!

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