Tainan, the ancient capital of Taiwan, is situated on the southern coastal plains of the island. The city is Taiwan’s oldest and fourth-largest city. Tainan is well-known for its many historical sites, with more than 50 of them being listed as national treasures. In addition, many native Taiwanese cuisines originate from Tainan.
Foreign nationals who intend to stay in Taiwan for less than six months for the purpose of transit, tourism or visiting relatives require:
Visa FAQ from the Bureau of Consular Affairs
currency of Taiwan is the New Taiwan Dollar (NTD), also known as the TWD and
sometimes written as NT$.
Here are the
most recent exchange rates for some common currencies:
Here are the most recent exchange rates for some common currencies.
value-added tax (VAT) of 5% is added to all purchase amounts. VAT is refundable for tourists making
purchases only at participating shops.
charge of 10% is usually added automatically to all hotel and restaurant bills.
If not, a 10% tip is appropriate for waiters.
3.30pm, Monday through Friday.
Office Hours8 / 9am - 5
/ 6pm, Monday through Friday.
stores are open from 11am to 9pm daily.
offers a full range of modern healthcare facilities and excellent
bottled or boiled water is recommended. Bottled drinking water is available in
your hotel room, with our compliments.
clothing is recommended for the summer months and a sweater for the cooler
months. Suits are appropriate for business occasions and meetings.
Tainan enjoys warm to hot temperatures throughout the year. Average summer temperatures range from 29°C to 32°C, and from 10°C to 20°C during the winter.
Mostly cloudy with showers
Cloudy, rain tapering off; not as warm
Time ZoneGMT + 8 hours
Mobile PhonesGSM 900 / 1800
89 Section West, University Road, Tainan, 70146, Taiwan
T:(886 6) 702 8888
F:(886 6) 702 7777
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