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Taipei Travel Information

The capital city of Taiwan, Taipei City is a densely populated city that provides a fascinating glimpse at a different culture. For European visitors the climate can be somewhat stifling in the Summer months, with the heat and humidity combining to create an atmosphere that is difficult to deal with. All the buildings are air conditioned of course, but it does make walking anywhere hard work.

As with many Asian cities the mix of traditional temples and modern architecture creates a stark contrast and one which is so indicative of the changing times here.

Taipei Sight Seeing Guide

Make time in Taipei to see the sights. Some of the main Taipei top attractions include the Taipei 101 is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Longshan Temple are definitely worth exploring! Taipei’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Taipei city tour before you travel and allow our expert Taipei based guides to show you some of Taipei’s hidden treasures.

Overview of Sport in Taipei

Taipei’s population are all followers of Baseball. The best-known team is Brother Elephants who play at Tienmu Stadium. The biggest event in the Taipei sporting calendar is undoubtedly All Star Baseball games, which you can see at the Tienmu Stadium and is quite a spectacle!

Taipei Sight Seeing Guide

Make time in Taipei to see the sights. Some of the main Taipei top attractions include the Taipei 101 is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Longshan Temple are definitely worth exploring! Taipei’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Taipei city tour before you travel and allow our expert Taipei based guides to show you some of Taipei’s hidden treasures.

Weather in Taipei

It is easy to find the perfect time to go to Taipei with our guide to the climate of Taipei. The table below shows the average temperatures in Taipei over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Taipei.

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Taipei Driving Guide

If you are planning to drive during your visit to Taipei, you will need an International Driving Permit, or IDP, for Taiwan. You can book them with the AA, before going to Taipei. In Taipei, as with the rest of Taiwan, drive on the right.

Although it is not possible to book car hire in Taipei online, there is still plenty to enjoy in Taipei, so take some time to explore!

Information About Taipei Airport

Chiang Kai Shek International Airport can be found 25 miles southwest of Taipei. The international IATA code for the airport is TPE is only about 15 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Taipei, and taxis are also available. Chiang Kai Shek International Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Taipei to help you remember your stay.

Taipei British Embassy Address

If you get into trouble in Taipei, or just need some advice, the Taipei British Consulate is the place to go.

British Trade and Cultural Office
8-10 Floor
Fu Key Building
99 Jen Ai Road
Section 2
Taipei

Telephone: (886) (2) 2192 7000

Taipei Overview

City Name: Taipei
Country: Taiwan
Language: Chinese
Currency: New Taiwan Dollar
Time Difference: GMT + 8
Electricity Supply: 110V AC 60Hz

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