10 Things to Do in Taiwan That You Shouldn't Miss

You could spend months exploring Taiwan’s Buddhist temples, villages, cities, and mountains and still barely scratch the surface of all the island has to offer. Here Confucius meets C-pop in a cultural mash-up of a place where traditional festivals are as important as hip-hop and cell phones. Taipei, Taichung, and Kaohsiung each burst with opportunities to explore, learn, shop, and dine. Don’t miss breathtaking natural features like Sun Moon Lake, the hot springs of Tainan, and Taroko Gorge.

1. Fulong International Sand Sculpture Festival

No. 40 Fulong St, Gongliao District, Taipei 228, Taiwan Events, Cultural Events
Excellent
52%
Good
40%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 134 reviews

Fulong International Sand Sculpture Festival

Reviewed By LizaNugrohoWiranatha

Amazing

Amazing sand sculpture.So many people come around from many countries. Great view.. So Beautiful

2. Tiger City

No. 120, Section 3, Henan Road, Xitun District, Taichung 407, Taiwan Shopping, Shopping Malls, Department Stores
Excellent
20%
Good
60%
Satisfactory
20%
Poor
0%
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4 based on 5 reviews

Tiger City

Reviewed By dannyl231

Always good for wholesome fun

I love going to Tiger city. There is a cinema on the top floor which is very good. There’s a few restaurants which are very nice or if you want something quicker there is fast food such a Mcdonalds and a couple of other fast food places. Actually I love g

3. Guandimiao

No.1 Zhongyi Road, Xiaoping Road, Dashu District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Sights & Landmarks, Ancient Ruins, Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites More
Excellent
72%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
0%
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0%
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4.5 based on 7 reviews

Guandimiao

Reviewed By Tomonori A - Zama, JapanZama, Japan

ご利益のあるような寺院

どちらかといえばこの場所におきましては海に面しているところにこのような寺院があります。どちらかといえばご利益のあるような寺院でした。

4. Baishajia Lighthouse

No.16 Xinpoxia, Guanyin Township, Taoyuan, Taiwan Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Lighthouses
Excellent
33%
Good
43%
Satisfactory
16%
Poor
8%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 12 reviews

Baishajia Lighthouse

Reviewed By Eric C

Very beautiful lighthouse

Very beautiful lighthouseIt's a pretty lighthouse. it was built by Japanese. It still working and running. for family or couple is good for take a walk around there.

5. Nanyuan Garden Resort Farm

No.25 Nanhu, Guoyili, Liuying District, Tainan, Taiwan Sights & Landmarks, Farms
Excellent
41%
Good
49%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
5%
Terrible
0%
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4 based on 17 reviews

Nanyuan Garden Resort Farm

Reviewed By Sheue - Singapore, SingaporeSingapore, Singapore

Outdoor fun for kids

We went in a group of 12, 4 adults and 8 kids age 7 to 16. We stayed 3 nights in the chalet styled rooms which is quite old and beds were very hard but still clean. Even though weather is cool but there were still some mosquitoes. Have to be prepared but

6. Miniatures Museum of Taipei

B1 No.96, Section 1, Jianguo North Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei 104, Taiwan Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
40%
Good
46%
Satisfactory
12%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 306 reviews

Miniatures Museum of Taipei

The first miniature museum in Asia showing dollhouses and cut-away views of rooms from around the world. The delicate Rose Mansion is the crown jewel of the collection.

Reviewed By rain498 - Singapore, SingaporeSingapore, Singapore

An interesting place

Kind of stumbled upon this place, so we thought why not give it a try. The museum is at basement of an office building. Admission fee was NT$180 per person. We spent about 1.5 hours in there.The Buckingham Palace model was at one-twelfth scale. I liked th

7. Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail)

Lane 150, Songren Rd., Taipei, Taiwan Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
59%
Good
34%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
1%
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1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 3110 reviews

Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail)

Reviewed By henghown - Singapore, SingaporeSingapore, Singapore

Morning hike

The hiking trail starting points depending where you are. The most easy is to take the red line and alight on Xianshan station or Elephant Mountain station.You have to walk pass the park and follow the sign board to the entrance of the trail. The starting

8. Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

21 Chung-Shan S Rd, Taipei 1004, Taiwan Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
39%
Good
46%
Satisfactory
13%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 7235 reviews

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

Sixty-two landscaped acres of gardens and walkways surround this marble and tile landmark building.

Reviewed By Hoong Nan Y - Dallas, TexasDallas, Texas

Worth a visit if you've never been!

My partner and I have not visited Liberty Square since 2005. We went back to visit it in March 2019 because our friend Susan was traveling with us, and she had never been to Asia before. We took the MRT to CKS Memorial Hall Station, and upon exiting the s

9. Chungbuk Fall Pine

Guangfu Road, Taichung, Taiwan Nature & Parks, Gardens
Excellent
0%
Good
76%
Satisfactory
12%
Poor
12%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

3.5 based on 8 reviews

Chungbuk Fall Pine

Reviewed By MandC0218 - Riverside, CaliforniaRiverside, California

Scenic Little Place to Visit

Small public parking with a little wait to get a parking spot.Parking on the street is another option. Interesting to see the pines in the water in one area, and pines on regular soil in another. Perfect photo opportunity. Recommended.

10. Longtan Tourist Pond

No.100-1 Shanglin Village | Longtan Xiang, Taoyuan, Taiwan Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
25%
Good
55%
Satisfactory
20%
Poor
0%
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4 based on 24 reviews

Longtan Tourist Pond

Reviewed By James C - Melbourne, AustraliaMelbourne, Australia

Really need more history input

It was a badly managed parked in the 70s and 80s and nowadays is getting better, better managed, but I wished personally, they provide even more detail of the history of this park, the park, is built on a natural spring, the spring water flows strongly ,

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