Edited by Emma White
Taipei is a big city made up of a collection of different neighborhoods, each with its distinctive character and a unique selection of things to see and do. Most people will know about the city’s modern and attractive financial district of Xinyi, featuring the spectacular Taipei 101.
However, there are so many other places to discover which can sometimes be missed by visitors. Explore the city like a local with this guide to 5 of its best neighborhoods. I’ll let you in on the local secrets like which neighborhood is best for food or nightlife, and where to go for off the beaten path activities. I’ll also give you tips on finding the best areas to stay in Taipei to match what type of experience you’re looking for.