Taipei's convenient new double-decker sightseeing bus service is going to be launched. There will
be two routes. The Red Route takes in Taipei 101, Huashan 1914 Creative Park, etc. The Blue Route
takes in the Shilin Official Residence, National Palace Museum, etc. There is onboard Chinese, English,
Japanese, and Korean audio-guide information.
Xinyi & Linsen Intersection
National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
The memorial hall is well known for its blue and
white exterior. It hosts regular cultural-arts exhibits
and a popular hourly changing-of-the-guard
ceremony. On its two sides are the National Theater
and National Concert Hall.
Xinyi & Yongkang Intersection Yongkang Commercial Area
Near MRT Dongmen Station, this area is renowned
for its unique shops and diverse dining, such as Din
Tai Fung's xiaolongbao , noodle dishes at Yong Kang
Beef Noodles, and shaved ice with mango. The
neighborhood also has many cafés of character.
MRT Daan Park Station Daan Forest Park
This family-fun park, often called the "lungs
of Taipei," has a large-attractive natural
pond and lush tree cover, with a rich natural
environment. There are also basketball
courts, an amphitheater, and other facilities.
Songlian & Songzhi Intersection Taipei 101
This skyscraper is Taiwan's most
iconic landmark. In the mall at its
base are global-brand boutiques
and premium restaurants. The
entire city can be taken in at a glance from the 89th floor Observatory.
MRT Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Station Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
A dazzling work of Tang Dynasty palace-style
architecture, this multifunctional complex has a
national-caliber performing-arts auditorium, art gallery,
exhibition rooms, and lecture halls. The hall has a rich
program of shows and exhibitions.
MRT Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Station Songshan Cultural and Creative Park
This old tobacco-factory complex has been
transformed into a thriving cross-domain
creative experimentation space blending
cultural-creative, performance, and commercial
functions. Culture vultures love the constant
cultural-arts performances and exhibits and onsite
Eslite Spectrum Songyan Store.
Ministry of Audit Huashan 1914 Creative Park
This is a key development base for
Taipei's cultural-creative industry,
with facilities for meetings, exhibits,
and performances. There is also
a creative weekend market and
irregular outdoor concerts. It is a
splendid showcase of local culturalcreative
The Ambassador Hotel Sec. 2, Zhongshan N. Rd.
In the area around MRT Zhongshan and Shuanglian
stations are many pleasant spots providing patrons
with many surprises, including SPOT-Taipei Film
House, quality hotels, and restaurants. Down
the side alleys are countless specialty clothing
boutiques, daily-necessity shops, cafés, dessert
Arts Museum Taipei Expo Park
This park encompasses grassy areas, wide
concourses, and exhibit spaces, where visitors
can enjoy cultural-arts performances plus
quality eating and shopping. There's also a
lively farmers' market each weekend with firstrate
local produce on sale.
Shilin Official Residence
Featuring exquisite Chinese garden-style
landscaping, with Western-style flower gardens
blended in, there is a wonderful spring rose
bloom here each year, plus chrysanthemum,
orchid, and other exhibitions when in season.
National Palace Museum
The NPM has approximately 690,000 cultural treasures
in its collection, most from the Song, Yuan, Ming, and
Qing dynasties, including paintings, sculptures, books,
and other precious artifacts. This is a must-visit spot
when in Taipei.
Tel: (02) 8791-6557 ext. 6006 Website: www.taipeisightseeing.com.tw/en/router Headway: One bus every 30~40 min. (For departure and arrival times of buses on each route, please visit the official website.) Payment: cash, Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, JCB), EasyCard, iPASS Card, China UnionPay,
Alipay and WeChat Pay
4 hrs: NT$300 (unlimited rides for 4 hrs; limited to use before 6pm) Day: NT$500 (unlimited rides on Red Line 9am to 6pm, on Blue Line 9:10am to 5pm) Night: NT$400 (unlimited rides on Red Line 6pm to 10pm) One day: NT$700
(to be used during hours of operation on same day) Two days: NT$1,200 (to be used during hours of operation on two consecutive days)
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