Taipei is the national capital of the Republic of China, otherwise known as . Sitting in the northern part of the island in a basin between the Yangming Mountains and the Central Mountains, Taipei serves as the island's financial, cultural, and governmental center.
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Popular Destinations

is an international airport serving Taipei and northern . Photo: Wing1990hk, CC BY 3.0.

District is an administrative district of Taipei City, named after Sun Yat-sen, better known in Chinese as "Sun Zhongshan". Photo: Cynehelm, Public domain.

Xinyi District is the seat of the Taipei City Government and . Photo: Chensiyuan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Yangmingshan National Park; Yáng Míng Shān Guójiā Gōngyuán) is a collection of peaks in , located to the northeast of Taipei. Photo: TianyinLee, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The National is a famous national monument, landmark and tourist attraction erected in memory of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, former President of the Republic of China. is situated 2½ km east of Taipei. Photo: AngMoKio, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , established in 1908, is the oldest museum in . is situated 2½ km northeast of Taipei. Photo: 台灣少年, CC BY 3.0.

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is a historical building which originally functioned as the Taipei City Public Auditorium. is situated 2 km northeast of Taipei. Photo: Cccefalon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is located in the in , Taipei, and exhibits Taiwanese historical items. is situated 1½ km east of Taipei. Photo: Encyclopedist, CC BY-SA 3.0.


District is a district in Taipei. It is home to most of the national government… Photo: Yuriy kosygin, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Shihlin is a northern district of Taipei, home to many museums and one of Taipei's largest night markets. Photo: Latinboy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

District is a district of Taipei City, . Photo: 玄史生, Public domain.

If you want to feel the real heartbeat of Taipei, one that is far removed from the skyscrapers and shopping malls of East Taipei, then Datong and Wanhua in West Taipei are the places to go. Photo: 玄史生, CC0.

District is a district in Taipei, . It is the southernmost district of the twelve districts in Taipei. Photo: 玄史生, CC0.

District is the northernmost of the twelve districts of Taipei City, Taiwan. Photo: あばさー, CC0.

Localities in the Area

, also spelled Yungho, is a district of famous for its breakfast foods, notably soy milk. Photo: Nicemanpower, Public domain.

or Jhonghe is a district in . It is a wide district that spans between on the west side and on the north side. Photo: lienyuan lee, CC BY-SA 4.0.

District is an inner city district in the western part of , . Photo: Taiwannumber1, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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