Pack in a half day of Taipei sightseeing at multiple must-see attractions in the capital, including an informative local guide.You’ll pass by the presidential building and stop at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall,Martyrs’ Shrine,National Palace Museum, Grand Hotel Taipei finish at Hsing Tian Kong
- Ideal Taipei sightseeing tour for short term visitor
- Drive through Presidential Building which is built duringthe Japanese colonial period
- Visit the Martyr’s Shrine for watching soldiers' precision at the changing of the guard ceremony
- Visit National Palace Museum and look impressive collection of Chinese art and artifacts
- The attractions must-see for first visitor
Hotel- Presidential Building (pass by) - Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall - Martyrs’ Shrine - National Palace Museum（1hour）- Grand Hotel Taipei (for taking picture)- Hsing Tian Kong - Return to Hotel
What to expect
- 【Presidential Office Building】(Pass by)
Originally built to serve as the Office of the Governor-General of Taiwan during the Japanese colonial period, the Presidential Office Building is one of the most recognizable buildings in Taiwan.
- 【Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall】
Located in the center of Taipei city, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, covered around 24.79 square hectare constructed to commemorate precious president, Chiang Kai-shek. Shaped like the top of Temple of Heaven in Beijing and pyramid in Egypt, it is open to public including Chiang's statue, screening room and exhibition room and displays the whole cultural relics showing Chiang Kai-shek `s epic achievement. Viewed as one of Must-visit spots in Taiwan by overseas tourists, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall becomes the place for reunion and wedding photography owing to its antique Chinese palace architecture and spacious scenic space.
- 【Martyrs’ Shrine】
The Martyrs' Shrine, resting on the slopes of the Qing Mountain and overseeing the Keelung River, is located right next to the Grand Hotel. It was built in 1969 and covers a large area. Its grand and magnificent architectural style is similar to that of the Taihe Dian Imperial Palace in Beijing, Mainland China, and symbolizes the martyrs' brave spirit. Plates of these brave and loyal martyrs have been inserted into the four walls of the main building in testimony of their heroic deeds. Each year in October, groups of overseas Chinese also come to visit the site. Worth mentioning is the military police officers who guard the main gate, and who have been rigidly trained to stand like expressionless statues. Tourists alike are amazed at this display of composure and flock to see the ceremonial changing of the guards.
- 【National Palace Museum】
National Palace Museum houses the world's largest collection of priceless Chinese art treasures, one which spans China's nearly 5,000-year history and widely regarded as the world`s leading centre collecting up to the emperor and down to civilians and viewed as unique antique. Display around 655,000 pieces in all regularly shuttled back from Song Dynasty around 1000 years ago. It holds diversified plans of「Digital archive」、「Digital Museum」、「E-Learning」without any limit becoming a must-visit for tourists.
- 【Grand Hotel Taipei】
The Grand Hotel has served multiple purposes from the past 63 years: developing tourism, supporting international diplomacy and promoting Chinese culture to the West.
- 【Hsing Tian Kong】
Hsing Tian Kong is one of the famous temple dedicated to the patron saint of businessmen.The temple is one of the very few and ban the burning of incense sticks and paper god money.