Taiwan - Taipei (PDF Chapter)
This is the Taipei chapter from Lonely Planet’s Taiwan guidebook.
This unhurried but vibrant capital has taken centuries to become comfortable in its own skin. With Chinese, Japanese and Western influences in its food, culture, folk arts and architecture, Taipei has finally decided that it’s all the better for it.
- enjoy an art legacy spanning millennia at the National Palace Museum
- feel the spirituality at Xiahai City God Temple and pray to the matchmaker god
- see the unique architecture of Taipei’s Japanese heritage on Dihua St
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.
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