Taipei Travel Guide

A nostalgic lounge with vintage furniture and laid-back ambience.

Architect: C.Y. Lee and Partners Architects

Avant-garde styles by Japanese designer Jun Takahashi. There’s also a café serving cocktails by Barcode.

Shida Night Market is less crowded and offers everything from Cantonese dim sum to Yunnanese lamb noodles.

An art house movie theater, café, and cinephile bookstore in the old U.S. ambassador’s residence.

The flagship store for a local book chain also sells gourmet chocolates, French fashion, music, funky stationery, electronic goods and Japanese knickknacks.

With jade-green tiled roofs and yellow walls that loom dramatically out of a mountain valley north of downtown Taipei, the museum holds one of the largest collections of Chinese artifacts and artwork in the world, including the famous Jade Cabbage—a piece of jade carved to resemble a head of cabb

Bird’s eye views, and inviting teahouses at the end of the line.

One of the more famous night markets, where snakes are sold as food.


A café/gallery/restaurant/design store, the Museum of Tomorrow stocks ingenious Japanese home wares and furniture.