Taiwan Travel Guide

Taiwan Travel Guide

Taiwan Map

Taiwan Facts

 Location: Taiwan lies like a spindle in the southeast of Asia. Geographically separated from Mainland China, this precious island is known as Typhoon Island from whence its name.
 Physical Features:  It is a rare tropical mountain-island in the world, two thirds of which is covered with high mountain ranges. The most famous of the mountains, Ali Mountain, is the symbol of this charming island.

 Area: 13,973 square miles (36,192 square kilometers)
 Population: 23,492,074
 Nationalities: Han, Gaoshan
 Religion: Buddhism, Taoism, Protestantism, Catholicism
 Administrative Division: six municipalities (Taipei, New Taipei, Taoyuan, Taichung, Tainan, Kaohsiung); 3 cities (Keelung, Hsinchu, Chiayi);
11 counties (Hsinchu, Miaoli, Changhua, Nantou, Yunlin, Chiayi, Pingtung, Yilan, Hualien, Taitung, Penghu, Kinmen, Lienchiang)

Cities in Taiwan

The island has another Portuguese name, Formosa, which means 'beautiful island'. In addition, it has many wonderful man-made tourist recourses, such as the famed Matsu Temple.

Located in the subtropical ocean, Taiwan offers visitors comfortable weather and has no winter all the year round. With the pleasant climate, it can sustain vast biology resources. It is a place worth visiting for its natural sights, such as the high and steep mountains and the dense atmosphere of seashore holidays.

How to Get to Taiwan

Overlooked from Fujian Province, this island is neighbored by Japan in the north and Philippines in the south. Unsurprisingly, the island has become a hub for travel between places in Asia and is one of the tourist destinations with the most convenient transportation in the world.


 Taiwan Train        Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport        Taipei Metro (MRT)

Taipei 101
Taipei 101

During the past decades, Taiwan's economy emerged as a miracle. As of today, it is the primary source of foreign capital for South-East Asian countries, thus allowing them to provide complete and high-quality tourist services and facilities.

If you have an opportunity to visit the southeast of Asia, make sure to include Formosa in your itinerary. The beautiful island will offer you an appealing trip that you will find it hard to tear yourself away from.

 Local Highlights: Concurrently home to different groups mainly from the southern Fujian Province, Hakka and the local people, Taiwan also features various colorful human cultures. You will detect the harmonious and prosperous atmosphere in its religions, architectures, languages and dining.

 Food: Visitors should take special care not to miss the dainty dishes here - in fact, the island is dubbed the 'Kingdom of Delicacies' by gourmets.

 See also Dragon Boat Festival in Taiwan

- Last modified on Jun. 06, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Taiwan Travel
Asked by Karine from SINGAPORE | Aug. 17, 2019 05:50Reply
Any typhoon in Oct kn taipei?
Hi this there typhoon during 22Oct to 27 Oct 2019 in taiypei?
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Answered by Carlson from AUSTRALIA | Aug. 18, 2019 20:32

Generally speaking, typhoon weather is in August and September. Thus don't worry. Although there may have several rainy days in October, it won't influence the sightseeing a lot.
Hope you enjoy your holiday!
Asked by Kay from FRANCE | Aug. 16, 2019 03:40Reply
We are travelling to Taipei on Oct 11-13. Touring around Taipei and Shifen.
How will the weather be like? I’ve been reading that its the end of the typhoon season by September and the best time to visit Taipei is October and November.
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Answered by Carmel from USA | Aug. 18, 2019 20:50

The temperature will be 20-30 during that time. Yes, October and November are the best months to visit Taipei. Have a nice journey!
Asked by Gee Clemente from PHILIPPINES | Aug. 15, 2019 01:50Reply
Will it be okay to go to Taipei in on September 27 to October 2?
Planning to go back to Taipei just kinda worried about the weather.
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Answered by Anthony from AUSTRALIA | Aug. 15, 2019 19:39

It is hard to say. You need to keep an eye on weather forecast. Generally speaking, the rainy day won't influence the sightseeing a lot.
Asked by Jody from SINGAPORE | Aug. 13, 2019 22:03Reply
Im going to cing jing nantou on 11 sept to 12 sept how the weather like?
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Answered by Priya from THAILAND | Aug. 14, 2019 20:24

The weather will be hot and wet during that period of time. You need to take thin clothes and protect your skin from ultraviolet.
Asked by SAAS from USA | Aug. 02, 2019 07:21Reply
Zip code for 10F, No. 141, Sec.2, Minsheng E. Rd., Taipei City, Taiwan
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Answered by Mingnon from USA | Aug. 05, 2019 19:18

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