Meet Taipei

Taipei city is situated in a basin in northern Taiwan that was inhabited by aboriginal peoples until settlers from China moved into the area about 300 years ago. Eastern Taipei was largely underused fields until the nineteen-seventies, when the city began to develop the area as a financial and commercial district. The National Palace Museum is one of Taiwan's greatest attractions, which is listed as one of the top five museums in the world and providing an eye-opening experience of Chinese culture. The once the world's tallest certified building in Taipei 101, 24/7 bookstores in eastern district of Taipei and convenience stores, bustling night markets such as Shilin Night Market, which is famous for various snacks and eatery. Miramar Entertainment Park, which the giant Ferris wheel and IMAX Theater are not to be missed. Longshan Temple is a famous old temple in Taiwan for worshiping Guanshiyin Budda and other divine spirits. Maokong Gondola, Sanhsia Old Street, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall are also places one can’t afford to miss.
 

Public Transportation

Bus:http://www.taipeibus.taipei.gov.tw/TPBUS.aspx?lang=eng Taipei Mass Rapid Transit System (MRT):http://english.trtc.com.tw/MP_122032.html

Taipei Free Internet Access

Taipei City offers each registered member free access to the internet. You can find one Taipei Free account and one password for each person on the last 2 columns of the control chart. The account is valid from 12:00 July 21st to 12:00July 30th. Please see the instruction below.

http://www.tpe-free.taipei.gov.tw/tpe/EN-TPE-Guide.html