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Where to stay in Taipei City

There are 1,143 holiday homes available all over Taipei City, and we’re confident you’ll find a property that meets both your needs and your budget. Affordable short term rentals in Taipei City start at a nightly rate of $5, with 20% of homes, apartments, and hotels priced under $31 per night. Whether you’re seeking a spacious apartment near Yangmingshan National Park, a hotel room close to Taipei Fine Arts Museum, or a place that also gives you close access to Kaohsiung — our mission is to help you find exactly what you need. Our website offers a wide selection of vacation rentals from top travel companies like Airbnb, Vrbo, HomeAway, Booking.com, and many more. It doesn’t matter if you’re traveling solo, going on a romantic getaway to Taipei City, or planning a family vacation for 5, we can match you with the perfect holiday home that sleeps everyone comfortably. Before you know it, you’ll be packing your bags for your trip to Taipei City!

Where Is Taipei City Located?

Situated in northern Taiwan, the city of Taipei is located in its eponymous basin. An enclave of the municipality of New Taipei, Taipei sits about 25 kilometers southwest of the northern port city of Keelung and is bordered by the southern Xindian River and western Tamsui River.

What Is Taipei Known For?

The capital of Taiwan, Taipei is a bustling and buzzing metropolis that weaves a magical web of several international cultures throughout every square inch of the city. Wherever you go in Taipei, visitors can see the influence of Japanese, Chinese, Southeast Asian, and American customs, creating a city that still manages to radiate its own unique style. Urbane modernity and ancient traditions fuse together, where Japanese colonial lanes are lined with neck-craning skyscrapers, contemporary amenities, and cutting-edge architecture. Taking pride in its eclectic and odd background, Taipei is weird, wonderful, and knows that being the same as everyone else is boring!

Popular Attractions in Taipei

  • Taipei 101: One would have to almost break their neck to be able to see the Taipei 101 skyscraper in all its expansive magnificence. Once named the tallest building in the world before the introduction of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, Taipei 101 measures up to 1,441 feet and 508 meters in height. An iconic feature of Taiwan that is regularly featured on the world stage, Taipei 101 occupies an envy-inducing status amongst international architectural gems as the tallest and largest green building in the world. Boasting lightning fast elevators that can travel from the bottom to the top in 37 seconds, a fascinating amalgamation of pan-Asian architectural styles and innovative structural features that are able to withstand the region’s tropical storms, Taipei 101 is one of the most stylish locales in Taipei to observe the cityscape in all its glittering glory.
  • Yangmingshan National Park: One of the nine national parks in Taiwan, Yangmingshan National Park is an oasis of nature that is very much needed amongst the acres upon acres of Taipei’s concrete jungle. A kaleidoscope of color, Yangmingshan is all rolling emerald hills of flora, pretty pink cherry blossoms, and vibrantly hued fields of flowers that span as far as the eye can see. Hike along the winding trails and discover a haven of nature that features the sublime serenity of hot springs to the treacherously sneaky venomous snakes to the panoramic view atop Taiwan’s tallest dormant volcano, Seven Star Mountain.
  • National Palace Museum: Stumble across the wondrous and expansive collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient imperial Chinese artefacts and artworks that are permanently housed within the National Palace Museum. Home to one of the largest Oriental art collections in the world, the National Palace Museum collates treasures that date back to 8,000 years ago, from the Neolithic age to modern times. Hand-picked by the imperial emperors of China, the collections within the National Palace Museum are just as magnificent as one would imagine.

Popular Destinations Near Taipei

  • Beitou Hot Springs: Discover a world away from the bustle of the city when you visit the Beitou Hot Springs. Found within the suburbs of Taipei, Beitou Hot Springs is the perfect place to detach, unwind, and destress. Surrounded by a lush green oasis, Beitou Hot Springs is home to several indoor and outdoor bathing houses channeling water from natural hot springs. Cut away the stresses and strains of life and get ready for relaxation like never before.
  • Yilan: Situated on the southeastern coast of Taiwan, Yilan is a sanctuary of nature. From every vantage point in the little country corner, all you can see is the sublime presentation of nature’s bounty. Bordered by rugged mountains and miles of endless blue ocean, Yilan is the ideal day trip to get away from the urban commotion of Taipei. Whether you choose to trek the countryside, hike up the mountains or simply wander down the market streets of Yilan City, Yilan is a place where you can witness the majesty of coast, city, and countryside all in one place.

Best Neighborhoods in Taipei

  • Tianmu: One of the most affluent neighborhoods in the city, Tianmu is the home to the population who do not consider Taiwan to be home. Once the station of the United States Armed Forces personnel and now, the abode of the largest expatriate population in the region, Tianmu caters to an international audience with its melting pot of local and foreign cultures evident within its eateries, shops, and supermarkets. If you’re looking for a home away from home when in Taipei, there is no better place to be than Tianmu.
  • Ximending: Garish fashion and a never ending list of recreational amenities are only some of the treasures to be found when you frequent Ximending. The weekend haunt of the city’s young and the restless, the district of Ximending is home to a varied shopping scene catering to the chic cosmopolites to the cosplay groupies. Wander along the meandering maze of pedestrianized streets to discover a motley of restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas, hotels, karaoke clubs and much more!

Home-types in Taipei City

Taipei City has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Taipei City:

Points of interests in Taipei City

Taipei City has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Taipei City:
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