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Taipei is a friendly city whose allure lies in its blend of Chinese culture with a curious fusion of Japanese, Southeast Asian and American influences.

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Things to Know

Get the most of your visit to exciting Taipei with our tips on etiquette, dining, navigating politics and more.

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Best Neighborhoods

Venture beyond the center without getting lost with our guide to the best neighborhoods in Taipei. Pick your favorite and start exploring.

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Day Trips

Within the dense forests that encircle colorful, chaotic Taipei, the mysteries of rural Taiwan await. Make time for these rewarding day trips from Taipei.

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Money and Costs

Find out how to eat, shop and travel around Taipei on a budget without sacrificing a thing.

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Taipei is an exciting and hectic city with excellent public transport options. Here's everything you need to know about getting around it.

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Free Things to Do

Taipei can test your ability to tour cheaply if you don’t know where to look – here's how to explore the capital's best corners for free.

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