Taipei, the high tech, cosmopolitan capital of Taiwan, is a potpourri of mystical temples, relaxing hot springs, spirited night markets, and more. With a diverse cultural background and an exceptionally friendly populace, this major Chinese-speaking city is an exciting place for any visitor. So hurry! Book your stay at one of the hotels in Taipei with Travelocity today.
Get swept away in the floods of historic Chinese art available for viewing at the National Palace Museum. With over 696,000 ancient relics on display, it is among the largest collections of Chinese art and artifacts in the world. Later, marvel at the gorgeous classical architecture of the Mengjia Longshan Temple, which houses shrines to both Buddhist and Chinese folk deities. Destroyed in numerous earthquakes, fires, and even a bombing during WWII, this temple has been rebuilt many times but still retains its unique and moving beauty. Looking for a bird's eye view? Ride the elevator up to the observation deck of Taipei 101, the one-time tallest building in the world, which stands at an astonishing 1,671 feet. With plenty of Taipei hotels spread throughout the city, you'll always be close to your next adventure.
Check out the hundreds of food stalls at Shilin Night Market for a broad range of Taiwanese gastronomical offerings. Some of the most popular dishes are beef noodle soup, ba wan (a kind of translucent dumpling filled with meat), and stinky tofu (don't let the odor deter you!). Aiyu jelly with shaved ice is a common dessert, and of course you'll find bubble tea a-plenty. Getting excited to travel to Taipei? Travelocity can help you find the perfect Taipei vacation packages to make your trip unforgettable. With Travelocity's price guarantee, you're sure to get the best Taipei hotel deals and Taipei flight deals available.