Day 2 TAIPEI
After breakfast, your tour guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the most wellknown spots in Taipei City.
The first stop is one of the most-visited museums in the world – National Palace Museum. This museum houses nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese artworks over multiple dynasties. Beside the permanent
exhibits, there are temporary exhibits from time to time. After lunch (own your own account), continue with a visit to Longshan Temple dedicated to the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy (Kuan-in in Chinese), and it survived the bombing during the air raid in 1945. Continue with a walk along Wanhua Herb Alley, a small alley with shops that sell all types of herbs for more than 100 years. Do not miss the opportunity to try some
Chinese herbal drinks! Drive past the Presidential Office, a baroque-style building built in the 1910s. It is also a symbolic landmark and historical site in Taipei City. The next stop is Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, an
impressive monument in memory of President Chiang Kai-shek. Surrounded by white walls with a blue-tiled roof, the park contains an archway, a museum, a square, and a garden. The last stop before dinner is Taipei 101. This skyscraper was once the tallest building in the world, about 508m tall, with an observatory deck on the 88th, 89th and 91st floor. Before dinner, enjoy panoramic night views of the city.
After dinner (own your own account), your tour guide and driver will escort you to your hotel. (B)