Sights and Attractions in Taiwan

Don't miss these Taiwan attractions

National Palace Museum

The National Palace Museum's extraordinary collection was begun during the 10th century, when the Chinese Emperors began to take possession of art treasures. Later in the 20th century many artworks have been ferried from city to city and finally to Taiwan to escape invading armies. Phenomenally, most of the selection survived.

Taiwan Folk Village

The Taiwan Folk Village, still looks the same today as it did a thousand years ago, It preserves the traditional architecture, foods and arts of days gone by. At this village you will be able to find reproductions of grand structures, such as temples and halls as well as simple farmhouses made of bamboo and thatch.

Taroko Gorge

The Taroko Gorge has giant marble-walled canyons, a lush vegetation and cliffs so big they even block out the sky. The environment of the massive park is filled with high mountain peaks and the Liwu River, which cuts through the center of the gorge, forging many deep valleys, ravines and waterfalls in its course.

Shoushan Mountain

The Shoushan Mountain or Longevity Mountain Park as it is known to many locals, gives an beautiful overview of the city. Unfortunately, because of the smog and haze, a beautiful sight of the city can not be promised all year round. Nevertheless, on top of the mountain is a Martyrs' Shrine, together with a series of other temples, pavilions, historical monuments and terraces.

Window On China

The window on china is one of Taiwan's main attractions. Situated in the south of Taipei, this is a miniature site of mainland China and Taiwan. Lilliputian buildings and temples of both countries have been assembled here. There is in total 130 buildings on a 1:25 scale, and to make it realistic, 50,000 miniature individuals occupy this minute buildings. The Window on China is one of the best places to study Chinese architecture, as little travel is needed to make comparisons of different buildings. There are many restaurants available nearby.

 



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