What are the best things to do in Taiwan? Temples, festivals, beaches, mountains, night markets… , Taiwan has it all. There are too many interesting things to do in Taiwan! However you probably do not have long time to explore all things in Taiwan, let us recommend some fun and special things of Taiwan for you.
1.Enjoy hot spring
Beitou is located at Yangming Mountain in northern Taipei City and the only MRT-accessible hot spring in Taiwan. Several Japanese-built structures remain, including the Xinbeitou train station, Hot Spring Museum, Beitou Museum, and so on. If you want to enjoy spring spa of Taiwan, Beitou will be the best place to visit for hot spring.
2. Drink bubble tea
Night Market is Taiwan’s most popular attraction. Many people say that the best food in Taiwan is streets food. That is why you could not miss Night Markets. Especially you should try Bubble tea (tea mixed with fruit or milk, plus chewy tapioca balls) .Taiwan is famous for having invented bubble tea. Bubble tea is an iced tea, usually milky and sweet, served with tapioca pearls. You will feel interested and fun about the chewiness of tapioca pearls as you drink bubble tea. Hence, you should not miss to visit one of night markets and drink one cup of Bubble tea when you are in Taiwan.
3. Experience religious culture of Taiwan
Taiwan has thousands of temples. Temples in Taiwan are extremely beautiful and centers of prayer, worship, and gathering. Taiwanese temples include Taoist, Buddhist or Confucian beliefs, and folk religion and so on. It often own multiple faiths coexist peacefully under one roof and are open to all. Hence, you can often experience colorful religious culture in Taiwanese temples.
4. Have a one-day hiking
Whether you want to experience high peak, or simply take a short day-hike along easy trails in jungles or bamboo forests, you can find the good place is in Taiwan. Taroko National Park hiking may be one of the most famous and beautiful things to do in Taiwan. Hiking in Taroko Gorge is a top experience in Taiwan and can enjoy breathtaking scenery! This includes the colorful Changchun Shrine, where stairs also lead to Guanyin Cave and a suspension bridge takes you to Changuang Temple. It is easy and happy to have a one-day hiking in Taroko Gorge and suitable for everyone.