Taipei, Taiwan (台北)
Taipei in Taiwan [Photo by zechariah/bbs.fengniao]
Located in the northern part of Taiwan Island in a basin between the Yangming Mountains and the Central Mountains, Taipei is the political, economic, and cultural center of Taiwan. Considered an international city, Taipei is connected with all parts of the island through regular and high speed railways, highways, airlines and convenient bus lines. Covering an area of 271.8 square kilometers, Taipei is a wonderful place for tourists. Travelers can enjoy beautiful natural scenery in Yangmingshan National Park and Taipei New Park; have fun in Taipei Zoo and Taipei World Financial Center; visit Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall and Taipei Palace Museum, and go shopping at Xinyi Store, Taipei 101 Mall and the Ximending area.
Yangmingshan National Park: free
Taipei New Park (228 Peace Memorial Park): free
Taipei Zoo: 13 yuan
Taipei World Financial Center (Taipei 101): 85 yuan
Taipei Palace Museum: 34 yuan
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