It's true. Taipei 101 is no longer the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa in Dubai is. But just like every city out there, Taipei is definitely worth visiting, at least once for that matter.
As much as she is constantly being overshadowed by her East Asian metropolitan counterparts such as Hong Kong and Tokyo, Taipei is really not as mundane as it protrays itself to be. Check out some of the to-dos we have for you!
Where to Shop
Often known as the "Shibuya of Taipei", Ximending is one of the largest shopping district in the city. Trendsetters and style junkies alike, this is Taiwan's fashion mecca.
The main reason why there's approximately 3 million shoppers every month is simply because one day is not enough for you to do all your shopping!
Where to Visit
Being the cultural epicentre of Taiwan, Taipei is well-known for her countless historical landmarks and memorial halls. Should you have no time to check them all out, we'd suggest that you take just half a day and be immersed in the rich culture of Taipei that is National Palace Museum.
This national museum of Taipei has a current collection of 677,687 ancient Chinese artefacts and artworks, making it one of the largest in the world. If history has never interested you before, it will surely do so after.
National Palace Museum
Address: No. 221, Section 2, Zhishan Road, Shilin District, Taipei City 11143, Taiwan
Where to Eat
If there is one place to go for classy authentic Taiwanese cuisine, you will not go wrong with Shin Yeh. Expect a full-house at their busiest hours, so book early if you wish to secure a table. Some of their must-trys include braised tofu and spring roll.
And should you be feeling a little undaunted, head out to the Shilin Night Market and have a bite on everything you can get your hands on. Some local delicacies include their XXL fried chicken steak, stinky tofu, oyster vermicelli, bubble tea and fried buns.
Address: No. 112, Section 4, ZhongXiao East Road, 2nd Floor
Where to Party
If you are looking for one of the best party experience in Taipei and time is of the essence, look no further; LUXY is the place to be. Combining luxury and sexy, LUXY is currently the biggest club Taipei has to offer in terms of size as well as the operating scale.
You'd expect nothing less from this megaclub each week, from countless theme parties to celebrities and top-rated DJs performing at the club. Oh, and may I highlight their signature LUXY girls?
To avoid potential rejection at the door, be sure to RSVP to their online guestlist on their LUXY website at least 24 hours prior to your visit to ensure an entry (before 11:30pm).
Address: No. 201, Section 4, ZhongXiao East Road, Da-an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106