Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Taiwan, Asia

Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Taiwan, Asia

Taiwan is an island governed by the Republic of China and officially called as Republic of China. Taiwan covers an area about 36,000 Sq Kms is bounded by China, Japan, Philippines and South Korea. Government properties are situated in Taipei, capital of Taiwan and there are several industries in Taiwan and major industrial cities are Taichung, Chiayi, Taitung, Taipei and Changhua cities. Taiwan is home for several Universities and health care facilities in the Islands. Coordinates of Taiwan are 23.6978° N, 120.9605° E.


History of Taiwan:

Taiwan was inhabited around 20,000 to 30,000 years ago and farmers from mainland China, settled in Taiwan islands about 4,000 years ago. Han Chinese settled in Penghu islands for fishing in the 13th century, but in 17th century, Dutch East India Company tried to capture the Penghu Islands but was defeated by the Ming authorities. Qing Dynasty was established from the year 1683 in Taiwan later it was occupied by Chinese and later they were defeated by French in French war but later Qing captured the islands. In the First Sino Japanese War from the year 1894 to 1895, the Qing Dynasty was defeated by Japanese and they ruled the island till the Second World War, after Second World War Taiwan Islands was governed by Republic of China.


Tourism in Taiwan:

Taiwan is a charming hilly island owing much of its natural loveliness to the appeasing “Rim of Fire” and tectonic actions have shaped royal mountains, plunging valleys, spectacular coastlines and other speculates attraction discovering. Taiwan is home to tallest mountain, Yushan (Jade Mountain), stunning waterfalls, and number of elegant nature reserves and widespread birds thrive throughout the island. Taiwan is one of the Asia’s must visit places and tourists from all over the world visit this islands throughout the year.


Food and Culture in Taiwan:

Populace of Taiwan follows Chinese Confucianism, Taiwanese and Japanese culture and follows various tradition and culture. Cuisines of Taiwan is influenced from the mainland China and some of the must taste local cuisines of Taiwan are Beef noodles, Oyster omelet, Aiyu jelly, Taiwanese Orange and Taiwanese Porridge. Taiwan is well-known for its night market and there are number of shopping malls in the city where from tourists can buy traditional handicrafts and artifacts.


Places to visit in Taiwan:

Some of the renowned and most visited sites in Taiwan are listed here below:

  • Lungshan Temple
  • Lantern Festival
  • Formosa Wonder World
  • Formosa Aboriginal Culture Village
  • Taipei 101
  • Tuntex Sky Tower
  • Fort Santo Domingo
  • Fort Zeelandia
  • Taipei Confucius Temple
  • Taroko National Park
  • Chaotian Temple
  • Dragon and Tiger Pagodas
  • Chingshui Cliff
  • Little Taiwan
  • Yehliu
  • National Museum of History
  • Yangmingshan National Park
  • National Palace Museum
  • Dalukung Land
  • Taipei Water Park
  • Love River


Climate of Taiwan:

Summer season is expected from June to September, rainy season from January to March and best time to visit Taiwan is between the months of June to September and from April to June.


How to Reach Taiwan?

By Air:

Taiwan is served by Kaohsiung International Airport, Taichung Airport, Taipei Songshan Airport and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, these airports connects to major cities in the world and there are 14 domestic airports in Taiwan.


By Sea:

Taiwan is well connected through sea routes as well, there are 4 international sea ports in Taiwan by named Port of Keelung, the Port of Kaohsiung, the Port of Taichung, and the Port of Hualien, and these ports are connected to China and Japan and also used for import and export purpose as well.



Railway networks are managed by the Taiwan Railway Administration, these rail networks are connected to all the cities and towns in Taiwan and high speed rail line is undertaken by Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation which connects to major cities in Taiwan. Metro is served in Taipei metropolitan area and Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit is serves Kaohsiung County.


By Road:

There are well developed road networks in Taiwan which are divided into national highways, provincial highways, county routes, township routes, and special routes which connect to all the major cities in Taiwan and major public transportation in Taiwan are bus, taxis, car, motorcycle, bicycle and thumb.


Where to Stay in Taiwan?

Taiwan is one of the must visit sites in Asia and tourists can find plenty of accommodation facilities and tourists can choose from budget, standard and luxury hotels and motels in the Taiwan Islands and hotels in Taiwan cost from $ 30 to $ 500 and above per night and luxury hotels provide all the major facilities to customers. Some of the prominent hotels in Taiwan are listed below:

  • Alishan House Chiayi
  • Jungli Chinatrust Hotel
  • Chu Yu Hotel
  • Delight Hotel
  • Dolamanco Hotel
  • Dong Hwa Hotel
  • Ambassador Hotel Kaohsiung
  • Galerie Hotel
  • Cosmos Hotel Taipei
  • Leader Hotel Chi Tou
  • Fushin Hotel
  • The Landis Taipei Hotel
  • Royal Seasons Hotel Taipei
  • Hotel Ever Spring
  • Raid Garden Boutique Hotel

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