From Mar 19, 2020, Taiwan has put travel restrictions on all foreign travelers and banned their entry to Taiwan, except local citizens, to avoid COVID-19 spreading. All travellers entry into Taiwan has to undergo a 14-day period of home quarantine upon arrival. Taiwan has banned travelers to make stopover in Taiwan airport to any other destinations.
*Latest update as of Apr 1, 2020
In 1949, Taipei City was named the Capital city for the Republic of China. Located in the northern part of the island of Taiwan, Taipei has the highest population density in the country and is the center of Taiwan's political, economic and cultural development.
As inclusive as the Taipei City, one is always being surprised by what she can offer to you. The existence of historical monuments, green conservation, arts and leisure form a unique and diverse charm of Taipei. Taipei City has different festivals throughout the year from New Year's Eve, the Lantern Festival, and Mid Autumn Festival to Christmas Celebration.
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Book your flight from Hong Kong Taipei from Hutchgo.com . There are a lot of carriers for you to choose: Cathay Pacific , Thai Airways International , Hong Kong Express , Hong Kong Airlines and Royal Jordanian offer direct flights. Vietnam Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Eva Air and China Airlines offer connecting flights.
From HK to Taipei, flight time is around 1 hour 40 minutes; International flight from hk taipei will arrive in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE).
Taipei has a semi-tropical climate. Although it is hot and with high humidity in summer and chilly in winter, you will not see four distinct seasons in Taipei. The best times to visit are during the fall, when the weather is a little cooler, and rainfall is at its lowest.
Taipei MRT Taipei City is currently the most convenient public transportation to travel inside the Taipei City which is not only loved by the Taipei citizens but also travelers. In addition, Sightseeing bus routes are well-planned and it provides convenient, comfortable and friendly sightseeing tour services to various sightseeing tours areas. The combined usage of these two services, tourists can easily get around the city during the stay in Taiwan.
There are numerous local gourmets to choose from ranging from oyster noodles, medicine stewed ribs, pepper cake to the most well-known Chinese dumplings in Shanghai style and you can find all these in the night markets in Shihlin Street. Considered by many to be the king of Taipei's night markets, the sprawling Shilin Night Market is a nightly carnival of snacking and shopping. As Taipei's oldest night market, Raohe Street is a single pedestrian lane stretching between two ornate gates. You will find a great assortment of Taiwanese treats arranging from pork ribs in herbal broth, vermicelli and oysters, spicy stinky tofu to steamed buns.
The famous Taipei 101 located in the Xinyi District is the best place to see the view of the Taipei city and to shop. Towering above the city like the gigantic bamboo stalk it was designed to resemble, Taipei 101 is impossible to miss. At 508m, Taipei 101 held the title of 'world's tallest building' for a number of years, though it now must be content with the world's tallest green building. Liberty Square, The Taipei Zoo (Muzha Zoo) and Taipei Fine Arts Museum are attractions for family travelers who are interested in the humanity history and arts in Taipei.