Full of intriguing spots for visitors to explore, Taiwan is more than just a business centre. An ideal location and a unique promise of natural beauty, best in the world geological parks, outdoor adventure combined with exotic cuisines, great shopping, wellness treatments with hot-coldmud springs and buzzing urban life. Here are some great reasons to save up for a trip to Taiwan:
1. Take a ride up to the sky in the world’s fastest elevator – Taipei 101
World’s 2nd tallest building will give you a breathtaking view and experience. Find yourself taking a ride to the top – 89 floors in 36 secs.
2. Prepare yourself to be amazed at the sunset view in the Sun Moon lake
Nantou is Taiwan’s only inland county but is home to the famous, unrivalled Sun Moon Lake, the largest freshwater lake. Attracting visitors from abroad, it’s an essential tourist destination, and in addition to scenic beauty, the unique landscape has made it an excellent place for biking, marathons, and an annual swimming competition, which is the area’s biggest and longest-running event, since 1983.
3. Relive History at the National Palace Museum, Taipei
Located in Shilin County, Taipei, National Palace Museum has a permanent collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks. The collection includes artifacts from over 10,000 years of Chinese history starting from the Neolithic age to the late Qing Dynasty.
4. Marvel at the release of a sky lantern at Shi Fen Old Street!
Filled with groups of teenagers and lovers with high hopes and ambitious dreams, you will see constant release of sky lanterns in the clear blue sky.
5. Trek to a Volcano at Yang Ming Shan National Park
The mention of Yang Ming Shan brings about associations to relaxation, recuperation and adventure. Lined with hot springs along the mountain, city dwellers will take a day trip to soak their bodies in milky sulphuric baths and rest their eyes on miles of luscious green hills. You should also know, Taiwan is home to one of the world’s Top 15 Hotspring sites!
6. Kayaking at Carp Lake
Carp Lake is located a short drive from Taroko Gorge, and is a perfect spot for an introduction to kayaking. Sea kayaking off the coast of Hualien is also possible depending on the season.
7. Shop your heart out at the buzzing Night Markets
When the world is sleeping, Taipei – the capital city of Taiwan has an exciting night life to offer to tourists that is entertaining yet economical. Starting from shopping to satiating your belly with mouth watering Taiwanese cuisine, the night life of Taiwan will give you an unprecedented experience.
8. Spend a day with Taiwanese aboriginals at Formosan Aboriginal Culture village
Situated in Nantou County near The Sun Moon lake is home to 16 aboriginal tribes. Each tribe has different styles of tattoo making, weaving and making accessories. The villagers teach the tourists the art of making tattoo and accessories.
9. Visit the Santorini of Taiwan at Jiu Fen Old Street
One could spend their day experiencing a variety of tea sessions overlooking the mountains and seas, visit a few good eateries when exploring the smaller lanes and pick a few tit bits from the local market.
10. Real steel is not a fantasy in Taiwan!
In order to promote robotics industry and applications, Shayang Ye Industry Co Ltd not only illustrates the history of robots, but also has a set up of an interactive experience area and exhibited somatosensory fighting robot － True Real Steel ! It brings the real and depth robot technology experience to visitors.
We overwhelm you with a plethora of more reasons to visit Taiwan. Come visit Asia’s Best Kept Secret!