Get a glimpse of Taipei on this half-day tour. You will visit top 3 highlights: National Palace Museum, Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall and Martyrs’ Shrine ... More info ›
Get a glimpse of Taipei on this half-day tour. You will visit top 3 highlights: National Palace Museum, Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall and Martyrs’ Shrine. Drive by historical Presidential Office Building and Grand Hotel Taipei to know Taiwan's history. Short stop at a Taiwanese temple to understand vibrant and profound Taiwanese religion and culture.
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Pass By: Presidential Office Building, Zhongzheng District, Taipei
This renaissance-style building has been the highest seat of government in Taiwan for over a century, first as the office of the governor general's office during the Japanese colonial period, and after 1949 as Taiwan's "White House."
Stop At: Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Zhongzheng District, Taipei
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial is an impressive monument to a great Chinese leader.
The majestic hall towers over 25 hectares of landscaped gardens, graceful pavilions, and ponds. A statue of late President Chiang looks out over the city from the main building.
An elegant Ming-style arch at the main entrance is flanked by two classical-style buildings, the National Theater and the National Concert Hall. The square between the two buildings is a popular gathering place during festive occasions.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, Zhongshan District, Taipei
Built to be in memory of the heroes who sacrificed their lives during the revolutions led by our National Father, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen. There will be hourly change ceremony of Honor Guards for you to see the parade and salutations toward the wooden seats resembling the spirits of our national heroes. The change ceremony of Honor Guards always attracts a lot of visitors and tourists.
Duration: 20 minutes
Pass By: Grand Hotel Taipei
The Grand Hotel is a landmark on hill overlooking Taipei basin. The main building of the hotel is one of the world's tallest Chinese classical buildings. It was also the tallest building in Taiwan from 1973 to 1981.
Stop At: National Palace Museum, Shilin, Taipei
The National Palace Museum houses the world's largest collection of priceless Chinese art treasures, one which spans China's nearly 5,000-year history. Most of the museum's over 600,000 art objects were part of the Chinese imperial collection, which began over 1,000 years ago in the early Song dynasty.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Hsing Tian Kong, Zhongshan District, Taipei
A popular temple dedicated to Guan Yu, patron saint of businessmen, and is relatively recent in origin. This temple is situated on a street corner near the center of the city. Sculptures of dragons feature prominently in this temple's design. It covers over 7,000 square meters.
Duration: 20 minutes