Art and museums

Treasure Hill Artist Village Wall

Treasure Hill Artist Village

The Treasure Hill Artist Village (寶藏巖國際藝術村) was the first historical village designated by the Taipei government. It’s well known for its old-fashioned houses scattered ...

Huashan 1914 Creative Park

Huashan 1914 Creative Park

The Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914文化創意産業園区) is the hippest spot to hang out in Taipei. Located at and using the old buildings of the former Taihoku Winery, it’s host...

National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) is Taipei’s most famous monument and tourist spot. Built in memory of Chiang Kai-shek, the former President of the Rep...

Miaoli Hakka Round House

Miaoli Hakka Round House

The Miaoli Hakka Round House (苗栗客家圓樓) is a grand recreation of a ‘Hakka Talou’, an old Chinese rural dwelling that used to exist among the Hakka people in Fujian. ...

Taipei National Palace

National Palace Museum

Taipei’s National Palace Museum (國立故宮博物院) is one of Taiwan’s most renowned museums and a must see for almost any visitor. It hosts an extravagant collection of Chi...

Walking around Taichung Cultural Heritage Park

Taichung Cultural Heritage Park

The Taichung Cultural Heritage Park (臺中文化創意產業園區) is located on a site once containing the largest brewery in Taiwan during the Japanese colonial era. It continued as a brewery...

Inside the Rainbow Village

Rainbow Village

Rainbow Village (彩虹村) has got to be one of the most Instagrammable places in the whole of Taiwan, with its brightly colored walls and paths. It was founded by Huang Yung-Fu, a...

Checking out Painted Animation Lane

Painted Animation Lane

Taichung’s Painted Animation Lane (動漫彩繪巷) is a small, easily missed street in central Taichung lined with scenes based on nostalgic cartoon and anime characters, drawn b...