Holiday in the city of surprises, Taipei
The capital city of Taiwan, Taipei is the fantastic place to spend your holidays. Taipei is one of the most dynamic, sparkling, and the beautiful cities of Asia.
Best time to travel Taipei: -
Monsoon is considered as the ideal time to visit Taipei, since the temperature is low and cool. However, if you are planning the trip for summer, drop the idea, as the weather is terribly hot and humid. In addition, it is risky to visit the island from June to October, as the island is prone to flooding during these seasons. For those who do not like traveling in rains, must visit during December and January.
Culture of Taipei:
The island is hit among tourists for its rich culture and heritage. It organizes plenty of festivals and interesting events each year. The global recognized ‘Lantern Festival’ is the center of attraction for tourists across the globe. The festival involves an intriguing ceremony of lighting sky lanterns. The view with any doubt, is phenomenal.
Another incredible event is the Ghost Festival, which are celebrated releasing small boats and lanterns in the water to guide mislaid ghosts. Apart from these festivals, the island holds other exciting festivals like Tomb-Sweeping Day, Mid Autumn Festival, and Dragon Boat Festival.
The city has plenty of captivating places that grab individual’s attention. Some of the most known places include Maokong Gondola, which is one of the cheapest gondolas. Another is National Palace Museum, Long Shan Temple, and Ping His Branch Railway Line. The Long Shan Temple is often regarded as the holiest place in the city, referring it as the ‘meeting place of the Gods.’