Why Taipei beats Tokyo and Seoul as one of the top tourists’ choice?
As Taipei beats Tokyo and Seoul ranking 14th tourist destination city in 2015, while Hong Kong regains world champion, according to the Top City Destinations Ranking 2017 released on Thursday, are you starting to wonder how the city looks like and what is the best way to explore her beauty?
The well-known Taipei 101 (Chinese: 臺北101 / 台北101) — stylized as TAIPEI 101 was officially classified as the world’s tallest in 2004, and remained such until the completion of Burj Khalifa in Dubai in 2009. “Taiwan is only just beginning to garner the attention it has always deserved. Cosmopolitan Taipei was named World Design Capital last year, highlighting its pioneering creative scene, new wave cafés and all-round sophisticated city life, while the country’s cuisine and night markets remain world renowned. China’s influence is obvious… Taiwan has a unique geography, mentality and identity,” Rough Guides says.
”High-speed trains will whizz you out of cities to steamy forests and jagged mountains. Non-stop nightlife is never far from bubbling hot springs and sunny sub-tropical shores. Cutting-edge modern architecture sits side-by-side with ancient temples,” the travel publisher says.
Below comes with the reasons you should visit the wonderful city right now!