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The heart of Asia

Taipei is the Capital of the Island of Taiwan, situated in the Taipei Basin, in the north of Taipei with the Xindian River on the south and the Tamsui River on the west.

There are many Airlines that fly from New Zealand to Taipei, such as Air China, China Eastern, Cathay Pacific, Korean Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways, EVA Airways, China Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, Asiana Airlines and Air New Zealand.

Please contact your nearest Global Travel Network Agent for current airfare specials.

Some interesting facts about Taipei:

  • Taiwan used to be a colony of Imperial Japan until Japan surrendered at the end of World War II, then the Island of Taiwan was taken over by the Republic of China in 1945.
  • Food is an essential part of Taiwanese culture, making it a great destination for foodies.  Its night markets are a perfect opportunity to experience Taiwanese cuisine. The Shilin Night Market is well known and boasts over 500 stores and vendors giving visitors so many delicious options to choose from.
  • Taipei 101 is a huge skyscraper and was classified as the world’s tallest in 2004 through to 2009 until Burj Khalifa was built in Dubai and then became the worlds tallest in 2009.
  • The official currency in Taiwan is the Taiwanese Dollar, which has a currency code of TWD
  • Taipei has a bookstore called the Eslite Durran Store that is open 24 hours and is very popular
  • Carry an umbrella as this city is infamous for its sudden downpours of rain
  • The Taiwanese airline EVA Air has Hello Kitty planes with amenities having up to 100 Hello Kitty themed items such as cups, toiletries and rice crackers
  • Xinsheng Road is a main arterial route in Taipei that links the Da’an District in the south with the Zongshan and the Shilin districts in the north, built along the sides of the Horikawa River and boasts temples, mosques, churches and shrines.
  • Taipei’s architecture is impressive, with the magnificent Grand Hotel as well as the famous and extraordinary Longsham Temple, which as stood the test of time surviving through natural disasters and through the bombing in World War II


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