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Taipei Double-Decker Bus--All-in-One Taipei Touring

Taipei Double-Decker Bus--All-in-One Taipei Touring

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.

Red Routem

National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial HallXinyi & 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.

Yongkang Commercial AreaXinyi & 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.

Daan Forest ParkMRT 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.

Taipei 101Songlian & 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.

Sun Yat-sen Memorial HallMRT 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.

Songshan Cultural and Creative ParkMRT 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.

Huashan 1914 Creative ParkMinistry 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 artistic dynamism.

Blue Route

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 shops, etc.

Taipei Expo ParkTaipei Fine 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 ResidenceShilin 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 MuseumNational 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.

Information Tickets
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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  • Updated: 2017/3/13 17:19
  • Reviewed: 2017/3/13 17:18

  • Source: Taipei City Government