Must-see attractions in Xinyi

  • Taipei 101 Tower

    Taipei 101


    Towering above the city like the gigantic bamboo stalk it was designed to resemble, Taipei 101 is impossible to miss. At 508m, Taipei 101 held the title…

  • Songshan Cultural & Creative Park


    Set in a former tobacco factory (or more accurately an industrial village) from the 1930s, this lovely park is part lush gardens, part frog-filled lake,…

  • Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall

    National Dr Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall


    The hall and its surrounding gardens occupy an entire city block. The latter are well used by picnickers, kite flyers, breakdancers and the early morning…

  • Village 44


    When the Nationalist army decamped to Taiwan in 1949, one million soldiers (and in time their families) had to be rehoused. Thus arose military-dependents…

  • Jimmy's Moon Bus


    A magical art installation based on Taiwan's celebrated author of illustrated books, Jimmy Liao's When the Moon Forgot. You can clamber inside and pose…

  • Discovery Center of Taipei


    This is a great place to get your bearings on the city and its history. Maps and models show Taipei's evolution from a walled, gated city in 1882 to the…

  • Taiwan Design Museum


    Housed in one wing of an atmospheric former tobacco factory, this exhibition space showcases modern designs by local and international artists.

  • Taipei World Trade Center


    This squat Lego-like building, in pink stone, stands next to the much more impressive Taipei 101 and is the capital's main venue for international trade…

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