Taipei Financial Centre Observatory 101
Offering spectacular 360-degree views, Taipei Financial Centre Observatory 101 is one of Taiwan’s popular tourist attractions.
Taipei Financial Centre became the tallest completed skyscraper in the world in 2003. The building won the Emporis Skyscraper Award in 2004. Today, it is recognised as one of the World’s seven new wonders and occupies an important position among the Seven Wonders of Engineering.
The unique attribute of the Taipei Financial Centre is its Observatory. The indoor observation area is located on the 89th floor while the outdoor observation deck is set on the 91st floor.
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Built in memory of the former President of the Republic of China, Taipei’s landmark boasts a giant blue glaze tile-roofed building housing a statue of Chiang Kai-Shek. Guests may see the honor guards rotate hourly.
Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall
The sight was built in memory of the “Father of the Nation” and is located in a park, which is just walking distance from Taipei 101. Guests may see the changing of the guard on the hour next to the hall.
* The hotel shuttle bus stations include Taipei 101 and Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.
For more transportation information to Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, please visit its official website.
Taiwan is a leaf-shaped island straddling the Tropic of Cancer about 200 kilometres (120 miles) off the eastern coast of mainland China. Named the "Beautiful Island" (Ilha Formosa) by Portuguese merchants, the island has a long history as a centre of trade in the region.
Taiwan's lively and colourful culture celebrates the interesting juxtaposition of the traditional and the modern. Outstanding examples of Chinese heritage co-exist with the recent innovations in technology.
Experience natural Yang Ming Shan National Park, located on the outskirts of Taipei. Waterfalls, lakes, hot springs, and hiking trails make a visit worthwhile.
Hikes are great on the cooler days from February to April, when cherry blossoms and azaleas add colour to the landscape.
* Please be reminded that the hotel shuttle bus does not stop at this sight. For transportation information, please visit the Yang Ming Shan National Park official website.
The hotel is located approximately 45 minutes from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), formerly known as Chiang Kai Shek International Airport.
Liuzhangli MRT Station (on the Wenhu Line) and Xinyi Anhe MRT Station (on the Xinyi Line) are two of the closest stations to the hotel and can be used for quick connections across the city and the greater Taipei region.
National Palace Museum
Known as “the pride of Taiwan”,the National Palace Museum is home to more than 650,000 ancient Chinese artefacts. It is one of the largest museums in the world, and is regarded as one of the world’s four best museums.
The all embracing collection at the museum includes artefacts created from porcelain, jade, enamel, bronze, embroidery, lacquerware and tapestry. There are also a large number of valuable documents and books featuring early Chinese calligraphy.
The National Palace Museum provides its visitors with special guided tours in various languages. There are also facilities for visitors with reduced mobility.
Songshan Cultural Park
A former Japanese tobacco factory converted into a design expo park, featuring local and international modern art exhibits and performances.
Huashan 1914 Creative Park
The buildings were converted from a winery to a center and now hosts a variety of culture activities, art and music festivals. Within the factory area, there is a café, bars and a mix of restaurants.
Xinyi Public Assembly Hall
Opened as a culture hall and park in 2003, 4 small traditional low-rise buildings host exhibitions, performances and community events, and also house a few shops and café.
* The hotel shuttle bus stations include the Huashan 1914 Creative Park. For the Xinyi Public Assembly Hall, guests may alight at Taipei 101 and walk to the destination.
* For transportation information to the Xinyi Public Assembly Hall, please visit its official website.
* For transportation information to the Songshan Cultural Park, please visit its official website.
Shilin Night Market
Having earned a reputation as being the big and renowned night market in Taipei,Shilin Night Market is immensely popular among both locals and foreign travellers.
For many years, Shilin Night Market has been a greatly visited attraction in Taiwan. It has been admired by locals of all ages for its unmatched entertainment opportunities. You can indulge in shopping, taste local food and enjoy lively carnivals.
Aside from food and shopping, this fascinating Night Market offers its visitors a bowling alley, movie theatres and video centres.
Linjiang Street Night Market
It is only 10 minutes walking distance from the hotel and one of the famous street markets in the city, with over 100 vendors, selling, local & international exotic delicacies, as well as clothes, accessories, interesting knickknacks.
Yong Kang Shopping Area
A charming street of eateries, tea houses and cafés, attracts locals and foreign visitors who can taste a diverse range of traditional Taiwanese delicacies, including ice dessert and beef noodles.
Zhongxiao Shopping Area
A popular, young and trendy shopping neighbourhood, selling everything from great brands to the latest in pop fashion. Guests may explore side streets for cafés, boutiques and bars here.
Ximending Shopping Area
As the first pedestrian zone in Taiwan, the neighbourhood is the source of Taiwan's fashion, subculture, and Japanese culture, including a street of movie theatres.
* The hotel shuttle bus stations include the Linjiang Street Night Market, the Yong Kang Shopping Area, the Zhongxiao Shopping Area and the Zhongxiao Shopping Area.
* For transportation information to the Shilin Night Market, please visit Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau website.