About Taipei City

Explore Taipei

Here are the most popular sights for you to explore and discover. Don’t forget to share your unique experience and memory with us when you visit these famous places.
  • Beitou Hot Spring

  • Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

  • Longshan Temple

  • Maokong Gondola

  • National Palace Museum

  • Shilin Nightmarket

  • Songshan Culture and Creative Park

  • Taipei 101

  • Yangmingshan National Park

  • Chiang Kai-shek Shilin Residence

  • National monument

  • Shida Night Market

General information

  • Language

    Mandarin Chinese is the official language in Taiwan.

    English is the official language in the scientific congress of APEC.

  • Time zone

    CST — China Standard Time.

    UTC/GMT +8 hours.

    Country Code +886.

  • Climate

    August has daytime temperatures ranging from moderate with 26.1°C (79°F) to very warm temperatures with 33.8°C (92.8°F) in Taiwan.

  • Currency

    New Taiwan Dollar (TWD).

  • Electricity

    110 Volts.

    60 cycles per second.

    A portable plug adaptor is recommended.

  • Airports

    Taipei Songshan Airport,TSA. (About 4 km ENE of Taipei).

    Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport,TPE. (About 29 km W of Taipei).

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