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  • Where are the Taipei City visitor information centers located? What kind of services do they provide?

    There are 13 visitor information centers in Taipei. The centers offer a variety of information to help you make the most out of your visit, including brochures, books, maps, tour suggestions, web searches, and other resources on accommodations, events, scenic sites, shopping and dining. For more information on individual visitor information centers, check out the Taipei Visitor Information Center page under the Travel Service tab.

    I'm planning on visiting Taipei within the next few months. Where can I find out about upcoming festivals and other major events?

    Upcoming festivals and other major events sponsored by the Taipei City Government are introduced in the Events & Culture section of Taipei Travel Net to help you plan your trip to Taipei. Events are arranged by season and updated information is announced on the homepage banner links.

    Where should I go in Taipei for fun and food?

    There are nearly endless tourism and dining possibilities in Taipei. You can explore Taipei's cultural side at the many age-old temples, historic sites and world-class museums in the city. To enjoy the city's scenic charms, you can take a river tour, get back to nature along a forest trail, or head to a city park. Check out the Specialty Tours section for more information on city attractions arranged by tour type. You can also find out more about the amazing array of culinary choices in Taipei from the Dining section of this site.

    Where can I get information on bicycling trails in Taipei?

    The Bicycle Tour section of Taipei Travel Net provides information and downloadable maps for bicycle tours in Taipei. The Hydraulic Engineering Office (HEO) of the Taipei Public Works Department also provides an excellent brochure guide on city bicycle trails. You can pick one up at the HEO's River Administration Section (8F, Southeast Wing, No.1, City Hall Rd., Xinyi District) or request copies by mail (include a larger-than-normal return addressed envelope and postage: NT$7 for one copy, NT$10 for two to four copies, and NT$20 for five copies). We can help you with the mailing. For more information, call: 1999 (in Taipei City) or (02) 2720-8889 ext. 8186 (from outside Taipei City).

    How can I get to the National Palace Museum using public transportation?

    From the homepage type "Palace Museum" in the search box and select the first item on the search result.
  • Where can I see traditional dramatic or acrobatic performances in Taipei?

    Taipei Eye
    Location: No.113, Sec. 2, Zhongshan N. Rd., Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
    Information line: (02)2568-2677
    Where can I go bike riding in the greater Taipei area?
    Rental information: Please bring photo identification or a NT$2,000 deposit. Rental areas

    Dajia Park:
    Drive north up Jianguo North Road to Binjiang Street and enter Water Gate 9 water gate.

    Huachung Park:
    Go down Wanda Road towards Chunghe until arriving at Hwachong Bridge. Walk along the bridge and take the path to the bottom and enter the Hwachong water gate and immediately turn right.

    Guanshan Park:
    Drive to water gate 6 on Tayou Road. Enter the water gate and immediately turn left.

    Muzha Park (Holiday stop):
    Take the MRT Muzha line to Taipei Zoo Station. After getting off, walk across the street towards the large-vehicle parking area to the riverbank.

    Meiti Park(Holiday stop):
    Take Jingye Third Road to the end, enter the water gate and make an immediate left. Or, make a left at the end of Jingye Third Road and get on the highway. Then, after passing the dike, go into Meiti Riverside Park.

    Huajiang Park:
    Go to the Huajiang, Banciao Bridge and from the side road, turn right into Chiang Tzu Tsui water gate and turn left.

    Chenglin Station:
    Go by the Banciao river road towards Shicheng and cross Chenglin Bridge. After going up a little further, enter the riverside park.

    Erchong Waterfront Park:
    Take the Sanchong, Zhongshan Bridge and take the side road below the bridge, pass number 8 and go on until entering Shuhong Way.

    Left Bank of Bali Station :
    Go to the embarkation point for the Danshuei Ferry and board the ferry to Bali. Upon arrival, disembark and proceed to the meeting house then keep going for about 5 minutes.

    For more information:
    Cycling Life-Style Foundation Tel: (02)2719-2025 Web:

    Where can I find out about the dates, organizers and other information on exhibitions in Taipei?

    You can get information on conferences and exhibitions in Taipei from the Exhibitions section of the site.
  • Where can I stay in Taipei?

    You can search our extensive list of accommodations in Taipei from the Accommodation section under the Travel Query tab. Searches can be narrowed by location and key words.

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  • Is it easy to get around in Taipei? What are the public transportation options in the city?

    Taipei offers a dizzying range of transportation options for both in-city and inter-city travel. The city bus and MRT systems are fast, convenient and cheap ways to travel in town. Taipei is also a hub for rail (Taiwan Railway and Taiwan High Speed Rail) and air service to other destinations in Taiwan. For more information check out the Transportation section under the Travel Query tab.
  • How are the recommended attractions and businesses recommended ranked on this site?

    Anyone who visits Taipei Travel Net can vote for their favorite sites, shops and eateries by clicking on the "Recommend" button for the site/business (One recommendation per person per day). The rankings are for reference only.

    How can I sign up for the Taipei Travel Net Travel e-Newsletter?

    You can sign up to receive our monthly e-newsletter from the Interactive section of the site. Just fill in your email address and basic information.

    What is the RSS function on Taipei Travel Net and how do I use it?

    RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is an XML-based content delivery system. Just download an RSS reader and then you can subscribe to our RSS service to receive all of the latest visitor information.