Nightlife is also an important part of experiencing the true quality of a place. In Taiwan, many places of entertainment stay open till midnight or even around the clock.
Visiting bookstores, relaxing in a pub, watching a movie, bathing in a hot spring or singing in KTV will make your tour in Taiwan a vacation to remember.
Visiting Eslite Bookstore (诚品书店)
Eslite Bookstore is one of the largest bookstores chains in Taiwan, with 53 branches. Comfortable seats and coffee are available in the store. The bookstore is built in the style of a European library, at the same time elegant and cozy. It is a great place to go to after a day of sightseeing.
- Address: International Building, 11 Songgao Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City (台北市信义区松高路11号统一国际大厦)
- Tel: 02-87893388
- Hours: 11:00-02:00
Shopping or Relishing Local Snacks in Ximending (西门町)
Ximending has not only various shopping places and snack bars, but also places of interest and history, such as Ciyun Temple, Taipei Jinde Palace, and Matsu Temple.
Bathing in a Hot Spring
Bathing in a hot spring is always enjoyable for travelers, as it relaxes both body and mind.
Shimen Mount Hot Spring 石门山温泉会馆
- Address: 313 Minyou Yi Street, Longtan Town, Taoyuan County (桃园县龙潭乡民有一街313号)
- Tel: 00886-4115931
- Hours: 10:00-22:00
Beitou Hot Spring Museum 北投温泉博物馆
- Address: 2 Zhongshan Road, Beitou District, Taipei City (台北市北投区中山路2号)
- Tel: 02-28939981
Note: Open from Tuesday to Sunday
Birds-eye View of Taiwan from Taipei 101
Taipei 101, the tallest and largest environmentally green building in the world, is 508 meters (1,667 ft) high, and gives a great experience of viewing the night scene of Taipei from its viewing deck. Shopping and delicious food are also on offer.
- Address: 7 Fifth Section of Xinyi Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City
- Tel: 00886-281018898
- Hours: 10:00-22:00
Relaxing in a Café
Style Humanistic Café (风尚人文咖啡馆)
- Address: 225 Guangming Road, Zhubei City, Hsinchu County
- Tel: 00886-6585866
SPR Coffee (耶士咖啡)
- Address: 167 Siwei Si Road, Gaoxiong City (高雄市四维四路167号)
Visiting a Pub
Room 18 is the most famous pub in Taipei City, a popular place for young people. Wine is also available.
- Address: 88 Songren Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City
- Tel: 00886-0958111188
I updated this article on March 18, 2013
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