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Taipei for free

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Taipei for free
Even on a limited budget, you can explore national treasures like Chiang Kai-shek's Memorial and the Presidential Office Building. Or you can light incense at Longshan Temple and enjoy a beautiful sunset at historic Tamsui.
Good for: Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Lungshan Temple
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Lungshan Temple

Many festivals and celebrations are held in Lungshan, often called "meeting place of the gods" for the wealth of deities worshipped here. Lungshan means "Dragon Mountain."

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

Sixty-two landscaped acres of gardens and walkways surround this marble and tile landmark building.

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Danshuei
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Danshuei
Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine
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National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine

This majestic shrine honors the Republic of China's war dead. Marvel at the soldiers' precision at the changing of the guard ceremony that occurs every hour.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Presidential Office Building
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Presidential Office Building

This ornate government building was finished in 1919, when Taiwan was under Japanese rule. Daily admission weekdays from 9 until Noon. Final admission at 11:30 am. On select weekends they are open until 4 pm.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Sanhsia Old Street
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Sanhsia Old Street

Its length is about two hundred meters, and its architecture dates back to the early days when the Republic of China was newly established. Architecture buffs will enjoy this display of Japanese colonial architecture. Peruse historic relics and stores selling art and ceramics. Be sure to visit Zushi Temple, considered to be one of the most beautifully sculpted in Taiwan.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Lin Family Garden
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Lin Family Garden

Experience the ancient traditions of Chinese landscaping with the majestic home of the Lin family. A pond, square pavilion and ornamental plants such as cypress, plum and bamboo adorn the majestic garden. Each Chinese New Year there is a chrysanthemum exhibit.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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