Popular Destinations in Taiwan

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Taipei

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Taipei City is the capital of the Republic of China (ROC) (commonly known as Taiwan) and the central city of the largest metropolitan area of Taiwan island. Situated at the northern tip of the island, Taipei is located on the Tamsui River, and is about 25 km southwest of Keelung, its port on the Pacific Ocean. The city proper (Taipei City) is home to an estimated 2,618,772 people. Taipei, New Taipei, and Keelung together form the Taipei metropolitan area with a population of 6,900,273. “Taipei” sometimes refers to the whole metropolitan area, while “Taipei City” refers to the city proper. Taipei City proper is surrounded on all sides by New Taipei.
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Taipei has a subtropical climate. Summers are very hot, humid, and accompanied by occasional heavy rainstorms and typhoons, while winters are short, mild and generally very foggy. Due to Taiwan’s location in the Pacific Ocean, it is affected by the Pacific typhoon season, which occurs between June and October.

Taipei is the political, economic, and cultural center of Taiwan. The National Palace Museum which has one of the largest collections of Chinese artifacts and artworks in the world is located in Taipei. Considered to be a global city, Taipei is part of a major industrial area. Railways, high speed rail, highways, airports, and bus lines connect Taipei with all parts of the island. The city is served by two airports – Taipei Songshan and Taiwan Taoyuan.

Some of the popular tourist attractions of Taipei are as follows:

– Taipei 101
– National Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall
– The Temple of Confucius
– The Hsing Tien Temple
– Lung Shan Temple
– The Botanical Gardens
– Fulung Beach
– Jao Ho Street Night Market
– Shihlin Night Market
– National Palace Museum
– National Museum of History

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Kaohsiung

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Kaohsiung is a city located in southwestern Taiwan, facing the Taiwan Strait on the west. Kaohsiung is the second largest city in Taiwan, with a population around 2.9 million. It is a center for manufacturing, refining, shipbuilding, and other light and heavy industries.
Kaohsiung International Airport serving the city is the second largest airport in Taiwan. The Port of Kaohsiung is the largest harbor in Taiwan. Kaohsiung has Southern Taiwan region’s most comprehensive sports facilities, as well as the country’s largest stadium. If you take high speed train from Taipei, it will take you only 1.5 hours to get to this city.
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The climate is tropical, with average temperatures ranging from between 18.6 and 28.7°C. Some of local attractions of Kaohsiung are:

– Holy Rosary Cathedral
– Tuntex Sky Tower
– Liuhe Night Market
– Love River
– Tuntex Sky Tower
– World Games Stadium
– Liuhe Night Market
– Zuoying’s Lotus Lake
– Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts

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Taichung

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Taichung is a city located in west-central Taiwan, with a population of just over 2.6 million people, making it the third largest city on the island after New Taipei and Kaohsiung.
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Taichung is an important center for a number of key industries. The heart of Taichung’s economy has long been the small business. The small business sector still thrives in the city and is in most evidence in the downtown area with small eateries, traditional markets, and other various family businesses. Taichung’s Chun Shui Tang teahouse (春水堂) is where bubble tea was invented, by a teahouse owner, Liu Han Chie (劉漢介). Taichung is most famous for its suncakes (taiyang bing). Taichung International Airport is the third and newest international airport in Taiwan.
Taichung has a warm humid subtropical climate with an average annual temperature of 23.0 °C. Taichung has a milder climate than other major cities in Taiwan and is rarely severely affected by typhoons.

Popular local attractions to visit in Taichung:

– National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
– National Museum of Natural Science
– Taichung Municipal Cultural Center
– Taichung Folklore Park
– Taichung Winery
– Pao Hueh Temple
– ChengHuang Temple
– Wen Chang Temple
– Wenying Hall
– Fengjia Shopping Town
– Zhong Hua Night

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Tainan

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Tainan is a city in southern Taiwan. It is the fifth largest city in Taiwan. Tainan has been historically regarded as one of the oldest cities in Taiwan, and its former name, Tayouan (大員), has been claimed to be the source of the name Taiwan. It is also one of Taiwan’s cultural capitals, for its rich folk cultures including the famous local snack food, extensively preserved Taoist rites and other living local traditions covering child birth to funeral.

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The city houses the first Confucian school–temple, built in 1665, the remains of the Eastern and Southern gates of the old city, and countless other historical monuments. Tainan claims more Buddhist and Taoist temples than any other city in Taiwan.
Tainan has a humid subtropical climate. The city is characterized by year-round high relative humidity and temperatures (23-32.9oC), with a rainy season (April to September) and a dry season (October to March).
Tainan’s local attractions:
– Taiwan Confucian Temple
– National Museum of Taiwan History
– National Museum of Taiwan Literature
– Fort Provintia
– Taijiang National Park
– Siraya National Scenic Area
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Taoyuan

Taoyuan County is a county of the Republic of China (Taiwan), located in the northwestern part of the island, contiguous with New Taipei City, Hsinchu County, and Yilan County. “Taoyuan” means “garden of peach,” since the area used to have many peach blossoms. Taoyuan is the native home to the Pingpu tribe of Aborigines. It is now an important industrial region of Taiwan. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, which serves Taipei and northern Taiwan, is located in this county. Over 20 million travelers arrive and depart from Taoyuan International Airport every year, making Taoyuan County the gateway to Taiwan. The airport has also given Taoyuan its reputation of being a commercial county.
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The climate in Taoyuan is relatively warm. It ranges from as low as 140C in the winter until 330C in the summer. The multiple cultures of the different ethnic groups in the county, beautiful natural landscape, and its reputation as the kingdom of flowers and plants qualify Taoyuan as a 100% scenic spot.

The most famous attractions in the county:
– Chiang Ching-kuo Mausoleum in Cihu
– Chiang Ching-kuo Mausoleum in Touliao,
– Window on China Theme Park, Mt. Jiao-ban
– Sacred Tree Area in Mt. Daguan
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Hsinchu

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Hsinchu City is a city in northern Taiwan. It is is the base for high technology industry in Taiwan. Hsinchu Science and Technology Industrial Park is home to 360 high tech companies including TSMC, Philips, United Microelectronics Corporation, Holtek, AU Optronics and Epistar. As a result, the city has the highest income level in Taiwan.
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Hsinchu’s climate is humid sub-tropical. T is popularly nicknamed “the Windy City” for its windy climate. The city is located in a part of the island that has a rainy season that lasts from February to September. Hsinchu succumbs to hot humid weather from June until September, while October to December are arguably the most pleasant times of year. Natural hazards such as typhoons and earthquakes are common in the region.
– Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum
– Hsinchu Municipal Zoo
– Eighteen Peaks Mountain Park
– Hsinchu Eastern Gate
– Chenghuang Temple Night Market
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Taipei

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Kota Taipei (Taipei City) adalah ibukota Republik Cina (ROC) yang lebih dikenal sebagai Taiwan dan pusat dari area metropolitan di Taiwan. Terletak di ujung utara pulau Taiwan, Taipei berada di daerah sungai Tamsui, dan berjarak 25 km barat daya Keelung, kota pelabuhan yang terletak di Laut Pasifik. Taipei City memiliki populasi sekitar 2.618.772 penduduk. Taipei City, New Taipei, dan Keelung termasuk daerah metropolitan Taipei dengan total kepadatan penduduk sebanyak 6,9 juta. Istilah Taipei terkadang mengacu ke seluruh daerah metropolitan tersebut, sedangkan Taipei City mengacu pada kotanya saja. Taipei City dikelilingi oleh New Taipei.
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Taipei memiliki iklim subtropis. Musim panas bersuhu sangat tinggi, lembab, dan sesekali disertai dengan hujan badai maupun topan , sedangkan musim dingin durasinya pendek, tidak terlalu dingin, dan banyak kabut. Dikarenakan lokasi Taiwan yang terletak di Laut Pasifik, Taipei terkena dampak musim topan Pasifik, yang berlangsung sekitar bulan Juni dan Oktober.

Taipei adalah pusat budaya, politik, dan ekonomi Taiwan. National Palace Museum yang memiliki koleksi terbesar benda kuno dan seni peninggalan sejarah China terletak di Taipei. Taipei yang termasuk sebagai kota besar adalah bagian dari area industrial utama. Kereta api, kereta api cepat, jalan layang, bandara, dan jalur bus menghubungkan Taipei dengan seluruh bagian dari pulau Taiwan. Jalur transportasi udara Taipei dilayani oleh 2 bandara, yaitu Taipe Songshan dan Taiwan Taoyuan.

Beberapa daerah tujuan wisata di Taipei adalah sebagai berikut:

– Taipei 101
– National Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall
– The Temple of Confucius
– The Hsing Tien Temple
– Lung Shan Temple
– The Botanical Gardens
– Fulung Beach
– Jao Ho Street Night Market
– Shihlin Night Market
– National Palace Museum
– National Museum of History

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Kaohsiung

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Kaohsiung terletak di daerah barat daya Taiwan, dengan sisi barat menghadap ke Selat Taiwan. Kaohsiung adalah kota terbesar kedua di Taiwan, dengan populasi penduduk sekitar 2,9 juta. Kota ini merupakan pusat pabrik, industri pemurnian, perkapalan, dan industri berat maupun ringan lainnya.

Pelabuhan Kaohsiung adalah pelabuhan terbesar sedangkan Bandara Internasional Kaohsiung adalah yang terbesar kedua di Taiwan. Kaohsiung memiliki fasilitas olahraga paling lengkap dan stadion olahraga terbesar di Taiwan. Hanya dibutuhkan 1,5 jam dari Taipei ke Kaohsiung bila anda naik HSR.
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Iklim kota ini adalah tropis, dengan temperatur rata-rata berkisar dari 18.6 hingga 28.7 oC. Beberapa daerah wisata setempat yang patut dikunjungi adalah:

– Holy Rosary Cathedral
– Tuntex Sky Tower
– Liuhe Night Market
– Love River
– Tuntex Sky Tower
– World Games Stadium
– Liuhe Night Market
– Zuoying’s Lotus Lake
– Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts

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Taichung

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Taichung terletak di arah barat pusat Taiwan, dengan populasi sekitar 2,6 juta orang, sehingga termasuk kota terbesar ketiga setelah New Taipei dan Kaohsiung.
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Taichung adalah pusat penting bagi beberapa industri utama. Jantung ekonomi Taichung adalah usaha kecil menengah. Sektor usaha kecil menengah masih bertahan di kota ini dan banyak dijumpai di daerah pusat kota, yaitu depot, pasar tradisional, dan usaha-usaha lainnya. Rumah teh Chun Shui Tang (春水堂)
adalah tempat pertama kali minuman bubble tea diciptakan oleh pemiliknya, Liu Han Chie (劉漢介).
Taichung paling dikenal dengan kue matahari (taiyang bing). Bandara Internasional Taichung adalah bandara internasional ketiga dan terbaru di Taiwan. Iklim di Taichung adalah subtropis hangat dan lembab dengan temperatur sepanjang tahun rata-rata 23 °C. Iklim di Taichung lebih ramah dibandingkan kota-kota besar lainnya, dan jarang terkena serangan badai.

Daerah wisata setempat di Taichung yang layak dikunjungi:

– National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
– National Museum of Natural Science
– Taichung Municipal Cultural Center
– Taichung Folklore Park
– Taichung Winery
– Pao Hueh Temple
– ChengHuang Temple
– Wen Chang Temple
– Wenying Hall
– Fengjia Shopping Town
– Zhong Hua Night

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Tainan

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Tainan, sesuai dengan namanya merupakan kota yang terletak di bagian selatan Taiwan. Tainan merupakan kota terbesar kelima di Taiwan. Menurut sejarahnya, kota tersebut dianggap sebagai salah satu kota tertua di pulau Taiwan, dan nama terdahulunya (Taoyuan) dianggap sebagai asal mula nama Taiwan. Kota tersebut merupakan salah satu pusat budaya yang mengandung budaya setempat yang amat kaya, di antaranya jajanan setempat yang tersohor, tata cara sembahyang Tao yang dipertahankan turun-temurun dan tradisi setempat dalam memperingati kelahiran hingga kematian.

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Kota Tainan merupakan lokasi kuil-sekolah Konfusius pertama yang dibangun pada tahun 1665,sisa-sisa pintu gerbang Timur dan Selatan kota lama, dan banyak monument bersejarah lainnya. Di Tainan terdapat kuil Budha dan kelenteng dalam jumlah terbanyak di Taiwan.
Iklim di Taiwan adalah subtropis. Kota ini berciri khas suhu panas dan lembab sepanjang tahun (23-32.9oC), disertai musim hujan (April hingga September) dan kemarau (Oktober hingga Maret).

Daerah wisata terkenal di Tainan:
– Taiwan Confucian Temple
– National Museum of Taiwan History
– National Museum of Taiwan Literature
– Fort Provintia
– Taijiang National Park
– Siraya National Scenic Area
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Taoyuan

Taoyuan adalah salah satu kota di ROC, terletak di bagian barat laut kepulauan, berdekatan dengan New Taipei, Hsinchu, dan Yilan. Nama “Taoyuan” berarti kebun persik, dinamakan demikian karena dulunya di daerah ini banyak bermekaran bunga persik. Taoyuan yang merupakan tempat asal suku Pingpu dari penduduk asli Aborigin merupakan daerah perindustrian yang penting di Taiwan. Di Taoyuan juga terdapat Bandara Internasional Taoyuan yang melayani Taipei dan daerah utara Taiwan, dengan jumlah lebih dari 20 juta penumpang setiap tahunnya.

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Iklim di Taoyuan relatif hangat, dengan kisaran temperatur antara 140C di musim dingin hingga 330C di musim panas. Keanekaragaman udaya dari berbagai etnis yang berbeda, pemandangan alam yang indah, serta reputasi Taoyuan sebagai area yang kaya akan bebungaan dan tumbuh-tumbuhan menjadikan Taoyuan sebagai daerah yang harus dikunjungi.

Tempat wisata paling terkenal di Taoyuan:
– Chiang Ching-kuo Mausoleum in Cihu
– Chiang Ching-kuo Mausoleum in Touliao,
– Window on China Theme Park, Mt. Jiao-ban
– Sacred Tree Area in Mt. Daguan
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Hsinchu

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Kota Hsinchu terletak di sebelah utara Taiwan. Hsinchu adalah pusat bagi industry berteknologi tinggi di Taiwan. Hsinchu Science and Technology Industrial Park menanungi 360 perusahaan teknologi ternama termasuk di dalamnya TSMC, Philips, United Microelectronics Corporation, Holtek, AU Optronics and Epistar. Maka dari itu, pendapatan per kapita Hsinchu adalah yang tertinggi di Taiwan.
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Iklim Hsinchu adalah sub-tropis. Kota ini dijuluki sebagai “Windy City” karena iklimnya yang berangin. Musim hujan mulai dari Februari hingga September, sedangkan cuaca panas dari Juni hungga September, sedangkan Oktober hingga Desember adalah bulan-bulan yang paling menyenangkan. Topan maupun gempa bumi umum terjadi di daerah ini.
– Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum
– Hsinchu Municipal Zoo
– Eighteen Peaks Mountain Park
– Hsinchu Eastern Gate
– Chenghuang Temple Night Market
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Taipei

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Taipei City is the capital of the Republic of China (ROC) (commonly known as Taiwan) and the central city of the largest metropolitan area of Taiwan island. Situated at the northern tip of the island, Taipei is located on the Tamsui River, and is about 25 km southwest of Keelung, its port on the Pacific Ocean. The city proper (Taipei City) is home to an estimated 2,618,772 people. Taipei, New Taipei, and Keelung together form the Taipei metropolitan area with a population of 6,900,273. “Taipei” sometimes refers to the whole metropolitan area, while “Taipei City” refers to the city proper. Taipei City proper is surrounded on all sides by New Taipei.
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Taipei has a subtropical climate. Summers are very hot, humid, and accompanied by occasional heavy rainstorms and typhoons, while winters are short, mild and generally very foggy. Due to Taiwan’s location in the Pacific Ocean, it is affected by the Pacific typhoon season, which occurs between June and October.

Taipei is the political, economic, and cultural center of Taiwan. The National Palace Museum which has one of the largest collections of Chinese artifacts and artworks in the world is located in Taipei. Considered to be a global city, Taipei is part of a major industrial area. Railways, high speed rail, highways, airports, and bus lines connect Taipei with all parts of the island. The city is served by two airports – Taipei Songshan and Taiwan Taoyuan.

Some of the popular tourist attractions of Taipei are as follows:

– Taipei 101
– National Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall
– The Temple of Confucius
– The Hsing Tien Temple
– Lung Shan Temple
– The Botanical Gardens
– Fulung Beach
– Jao Ho Street Night Market
– Shihlin Night Market
– National Palace Museum
– National Museum of History

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Kaohsiung

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Kaohsiung is a city located in southwestern Taiwan, facing the Taiwan Strait on the west. Kaohsiung is the second largest city in Taiwan, with a population around 2.9 million. It is a center for manufacturing, refining, shipbuilding, and other light and heavy industries.
Kaohsiung International Airport serving the city is the second largest airport in Taiwan. The Port of Kaohsiung is the largest harbor in Taiwan. Kaohsiung has Southern Taiwan region’s most comprehensive sports facilities, as well as the country’s largest stadium. If you take high speed train from Taipei, it will take you only 1.5 hours to get to this city.
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The climate is tropical, with average temperatures ranging from between 18.6 and 28.7°C. Some of local attractions of Kaohsiung are:

– Holy Rosary Cathedral
– Tuntex Sky Tower
– Liuhe Night Market
– Love River
– Tuntex Sky Tower
– World Games Stadium
– Liuhe Night Market
– Zuoying’s Lotus Lake
– Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts

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Taichung

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Taichung is a city located in west-central Taiwan, with a population of just over 2.6 million people, making it the third largest city on the island after New Taipei and Kaohsiung.
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Taichung is an important center for a number of key industries. The heart of Taichung’s economy has long been the small business. The small business sector still thrives in the city and is in most evidence in the downtown area with small eateries, traditional markets, and other various family businesses. Taichung’s Chun Shui Tang teahouse (春水堂) is where bubble tea was invented, by a teahouse owner, Liu Han Chie (劉漢介). Taichung is most famous for its suncakes (taiyang bing). Taichung International Airport is the third and newest international airport in Taiwan.
Taichung has a warm humid subtropical climate with an average annual temperature of 23.0 °C. Taichung has a milder climate than other major cities in Taiwan and is rarely severely affected by typhoons.

Popular local attractions to visit in Taichung:

– National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
– National Museum of Natural Science
– Taichung Municipal Cultural Center
– Taichung Folklore Park
– Taichung Winery
– Pao Hueh Temple
– ChengHuang Temple
– Wen Chang Temple
– Wenying Hall
– Fengjia Shopping Town
– Zhong Hua Night

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Tainan

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Tainan is a city in southern Taiwan. It is the fifth largest city in Taiwan. Tainan has been historically regarded as one of the oldest cities in Taiwan, and its former name, Tayouan (大員), has been claimed to be the source of the name Taiwan. It is also one of Taiwan’s cultural capitals, for its rich folk cultures including the famous local snack food, extensively preserved Taoist rites and other living local traditions covering child birth to funeral.

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The city houses the first Confucian school–temple, built in 1665, the remains of the Eastern and Southern gates of the old city, and countless other historical monuments. Tainan claims more Buddhist and Taoist temples than any other city in Taiwan.
Tainan has a humid subtropical climate. The city is characterized by year-round high relative humidity and temperatures (23-32.9oC), with a rainy season (April to September) and a dry season (October to March).
Tainan’s local attractions:
– Taiwan Confucian Temple
– National Museum of Taiwan History
– National Museum of Taiwan Literature
– Fort Provintia
– Taijiang National Park
– Siraya National Scenic Area
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Taoyuan

Taoyuan County is a county of the Republic of China (Taiwan), located in the northwestern part of the island, contiguous with New Taipei City, Hsinchu County, and Yilan County. “Taoyuan” means “garden of peach,” since the area used to have many peach blossoms. Taoyuan is the native home to the Pingpu tribe of Aborigines. It is now an important industrial region of Taiwan. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, which serves Taipei and northern Taiwan, is located in this county. Over 20 million travelers arrive and depart from Taoyuan International Airport every year, making Taoyuan County the gateway to Taiwan. The airport has also given Taoyuan its reputation of being a commercial county.
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The climate in Taoyuan is relatively warm. It ranges from as low as 140C in the winter until 330C in the summer. The multiple cultures of the different ethnic groups in the county, beautiful natural landscape, and its reputation as the kingdom of flowers and plants qualify Taoyuan as a 100% scenic spot.

The most famous attractions in the county:
– Chiang Ching-kuo Mausoleum in Cihu
– Chiang Ching-kuo Mausoleum in Touliao,
– Window on China Theme Park, Mt. Jiao-ban
– Sacred Tree Area in Mt. Daguan
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Hsinchu

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Hsinchu City is a city in northern Taiwan. It is is the base for high technology industry in Taiwan. Hsinchu Science and Technology Industrial Park is home to 360 high tech companies including TSMC, Philips, United Microelectronics Corporation, Holtek, AU Optronics and Epistar. As a result, the city has the highest income level in Taiwan.
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Hsinchu’s climate is humid sub-tropical. T is popularly nicknamed “the Windy City” for its windy climate. The city is located in a part of the island that has a rainy season that lasts from February to September. Hsinchu succumbs to hot humid weather from June until September, while October to December are arguably the most pleasant times of year. Natural hazards such as typhoons and earthquakes are common in the region.
– Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum
– Hsinchu Municipal Zoo
– Eighteen Peaks Mountain Park
– Hsinchu Eastern Gate
– Chenghuang Temple Night Market
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