Taiwan is a country that is extremely rich in diversity. You have beautiful scenic landscapes and mountainous regions, you have highly modern cities, that still maintain a traditional heritage charm of old China, and is also a holiday paradise with so many holiday resorts and hotels that provide ultimate relaxation to its visitors. Apart from all these great things that await you on your visit to Taiwan, there are also many amazing attractions and places to visit in Taiwan, that will definitely suit your every mood. Whether you’re in the mood to explore nature, see some historical sites or to learn more about the culture of Taiwan, everyone will definitely find something they love in Taiwan.
A bustling city, full of life and energy, Kaohsiung has something for everyone to enjoy and consequently it is a favorite tourist destination with foreigners and locals alike. Acting as both the maritime and industrial hub of the country, it is the third most populous city and commerce and trade have ensured that there is a wide mix of peoples, cultures and communities, which is reflected in the delicious cuisine on offer. With great weather all year round and beautiful scenery surrounding it, it is a fantastic place to do outdoor activities, and both hiking and cycling will take visitors to many of the best viewpoints.
Yushan National Park
For all you nature lovers searching for places to visit in Taiwan where you can experience the serenity and beauty of nature, enjoy trekking, hiking and other exciting sports activities, then Yushan National Park is one of the best places to visit in Taiwan. The park has a lot of tall peaks over 3,000 metres tall, and the park is also home to the tallest mountain in the country, the Jade mountain which stands tall at 3,952 metres and is also the fourth largest island mountain in the world!
The capital of Taiwan is a marvelous place to visit, with a plethora of things for visitors to see and do. It is not only the political and economic hub of the island, but also the cultural one, as there is a lively arts and culture scene. With an intoxicating mix of old and new to be found in the delicious food and stunning architecture, it is a captivating city to visit. Old temples are located amidst the skyscrapers, and the towering Taipei 101 actually used to be the tallest building in the world. Fantastic restaurants, shops and bars abound in this bustling city.
The Rainbow village is a unique street exhibit that is an important part of Taiwan tourism. The concept was originally started by a man named Huang Yung-Fu, a former soldier, with an affinity for art and painting. The project first started as a way to save the houses in his neighbourhood and restore them and has slowly started gaining attention due to the artsy, unique and colourful designs and patterns of birds, people and various animals as well. Whether you’re an art enthusiast or not, a visit to this region is recommended as it is an important part of Taiwan’s culture.