For many people traveling around Southeast Asia, layovers land them in Taipei, and thanks to Taiwan’s friendly immigration policies for travelers, more and more people are taking this opportunity to check out The Heart of Asia. It’s not surprising - there are many secret things to do in Taipei and you’ll find helpful locals, simple public transport and cheap eats in this capital city. Once you’re in this beautiful city, it can be tricky figuring out all the unique things to do in Taipei. You’ll want to check out the obvious attractions but if you only stick to those, you’ll be missing out on all the underrated things to do in Taipei! So I have compiled a list of the 5 hidden gems in Taipei to give you the ultimate local experience.