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City Information

Cities in Taiwan

TSI Holidays provides tours to the famous and lesser-known cities in Taiwan that can be customized as stand-alone destination tours as well as multi-city tours in Taiwan . Explore the history, culture, lifestyle, and tourist attractions of each destination in Taiwan with TSI Holidays outbound tours.

Top Destinations in Taiwan

Taipei

Taipei is the political, economic, educational, and cultural center of Taiwan, and one of the major hubs of the Chinese-speaking world. Considered to be a global city,[5] Taipei is part of a major high-tech industrial area.[6] Railways, high-speed rail, highways, airports, and bus lines connect Taipei with all parts of the island. The city is served by two airports – Taipei Songshan andTaiwan Taoyuan. Taipei is home to various world-famous architectural or cultural landmarks which include Taipei 101, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Dalongdong Baoan Temple, Hsing Tian Kong, Mengjia Longshan Temple, National Palace Museum,Presidential Office Building, Ximending, and several Night markets dispersing over the city. Its natural features such asMaokong, Yangmingshan, and hot springs are also well known to international visitors.

Tourist Attactions in Taiwan

Mangjia Longshan Temple , Taipei Zoo , Miniatures Museum of Taiwan , Fort San Domingo , Taipei Fine Arts Museum , Hobe Fort

Events

Taiwan Baloon Festival

Big, beautiful, colorful hot air balloons dreamily float through the air as tourists hasten to catch a glimpse of their splendor or ride them through the skies, taking in the beauty of the valley below. The hot air balloon trend has promoted local tourism, and is an attractive, rising new activitiy of the 21st century. The 2011 Taiwan International Balloon Festival was a new opportunity for aerial activities, and it 2012 it challenged the world record in terms of length of time and scale of event. The event was a success, proving the tourist charm and economic profitability of the balloons, and enhancing Taiwan’s diverse tourism environment. Taiwan International Balloon Festival includes flying shows, mooring activities, balloon rides, a night glow music concert, balloon wedding celebrations, and a summer camp, providing visitors with something to take home as well as great memories. Experience the feeling of flight as well as a feast for the senses.

Lukang Dragon Boat Festival

Lukang Dragon Boat Festival has been held for last 35 years and is one of Taiwan’s 12 major celebrations. It includes the rich, diverse, and unique Welcoming the Dragon King ceremony. Prior to the dragon boat races, people appeal to the Dragon King deity of Longshan Temple and Water Immortal Deity of Tianhou Temple for protection and sustenance as well as a smooth year for the races and other events.

Fulong Sand Sculpting Art Festival

Sand sculpture is an international contemporary art form combining sculpture, culture, painting, architecture, sports activities, and recreation into one. With its unique impact, its authenticity, participatory nature, and environmental consciousness, sand sculpture seems to have become a major tourist attraction.