Get to Know Taipei City Through Our Day Tour

  • Operation DayTuesday to Sunday
  • DepartureMorning
  • DurationHalf Day
  • Pick-up Time08:00
  • Vehicle Type20-seater mini bus or 9-seater mini van (according to the number of participants)
  • Meeting PointMRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station (BL14 /O07), Exit 2
  • Drop-off PointMRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station (BL14 /O07), Exit 2 / Ximending Shopping District

Highlights

  • An ideal Taipei City tour for the first-time visitors
  • Learn about the history and background of Taipei’s historical landmarks
  • Enjoy a guided tour at one of the world's largest museums—National Palace Museum
  • Watch guard mounting at Martyrs’ Shrine
  • Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 1 participant

Overview

If it’s your first time visiting Taiwan, you should spend time learning about its capital, Taipei. Find and visit the must-see sites in the city by taking the Taiwan National Palace Museum tour we offer at Edison Tours.

What to Expect

Turn to us for a half-day tour of Taipei and the National Palace Museum. We have multilingual tour guides who can accompany you as you explore the capital of Taiwan. They can also provide you with more information about every tourist spot that you visit.

Since the tour we offer only takes up half of your day, you still have extra time in the afternoon to yourself. This gives you more time to explore the city on your own.

Places You Will Visit on Your Taipei Day Tour

Let our tour guide bring you to various historical landmarks in Taipei. You can expect to see the following tourist spots once you choose our Taipei and National Palace Museum half-day tour.

Chang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

This building was built as a monument to honor the former president of the Republic of China, Chang Kai-Shek. To reach the hall, you need to climb up 89 steps, which represent Chang Kai-Shek’s age when he died. 

Upon entering the building, you can visit the artifact museum inside. This contains items that commemorate the life of Chang Kai-Shek.

The Grand Hotel Taipei

The Grand Hotel Taipei is an extravagant 5-star hotel built in the 1950s. This establishment served as the hotel of many foreign dignitaries who visited Taipei.

Presidential Office Building

This historical site built in the 1910s previously served as the office of the Governor-General of Taiwan. Nowadays, the building operates as the seat of political power in Taiwan.

Martyrs’ Shrine

Martyrs’ Shrine was constructed as a monument dedicated to the soldiers killed in service of Taiwan during the War of Resistance against Japan. It is also devoted to the soldiers who died during the civil war versus communist forces.

National Palace Museum

Learn about Taiwan’s history when you visit this museum. It features several ancient Chinese artifacts and artworks from multiple dynasties, which can tell you a lot about the island’s past and culture.

Fall in Love With Taiwan’s Capital

Discover why people love Taipei City so much. Learn about the place’s historical background with the help of Edison Tours.

  • Ready to Explore?

    Ensure Your Taipei City Tour Goes on Smoothly

    Prepare to explore the city of Taipei and the National Palace Museum with this itinerary. It contains the list of the tourist attractions you will visit and the schedule of the activities included in your tour package, so you know what to expect on the day itself.

  • 08:00

    Meet your tour guide at MRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station (BL14 /O07) Exit 2 to start your Taipei and National Palace Museum Tour.

  • 08:20-08:50

    Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

    The first stop on your Taiwan National Palace Museum day tour is Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, an impressive monument in memory of President Chiang Kai-shek. Surrounded by white walls with blue-tiled roof, the park contains an archway, a museum, a square and a garden.

  • 09:00

    Presidential Office Building (pass by)

    On the way to the Grand Hotel, our tour guide will provide a quick introduction when we pass by Presidential Office Building—a neo-Renaissance building built in the 1910s. It is also a symbolic landmark and historical site in Taipei City.

  • 09:15-09:35

    The Grand Hotel Taipei (photo stop)

    After that, we will depart to the Grand Hotel Taipei and have a photo stop. This 5-star hotel is another historical landmark built in the 1950s to cater to foreign guests and host state banquets. It also contains numerous art and decors, including wall panels, paintings, and carvings.

  • 09:40-10:05

    Martyrs’ Shrine

    After the photo stop, we will depart to the Martyrs’ Shrine. The shrine was built in the 1960s to honor the fallen soldiers in civil wars and armed conflicts. The guard changing ceremony is performed hourly from 09:00 to 17:00 every day.

  • 10:20-11:40

    National Palace Museum

    The last stop on your itinerary is the world-famous Taipei National Palace Museum, which has a collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese artifacts and artworks throughout 8,000 years of Chinese art over multiple dynasties.

     

  • 12:00

    Drop off at MRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station (BL14 /O07)

    At the end of the Taiwan National Palace Museum day tour, you can choose to disembark at MRT Zhongxiao Xinshen Station or Ximending Shopping District.

  • 12:10

    Drop off at Ximending Shopping District

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Professional licensed tour guide (Mandarin / English / Japanese)
  • Local transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance ticket (National Palace Museum)
  • Local General Liabilities Insurance
  • Food and beverage
  • Gratuities
Important Notice
  1. Tour commentary will be provided in Mandarin, English and Japanese.
  2. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  3. The sequence and time of stay at tour stops may be adjusted according to the traffic/weather condition.
  4. If the tour has to be cancelled due to bad weather, we will contact you no later than the evening before the excursion day by email or SMS.
  5. Please arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes earlier than the pick-up time.
  6. Each guest is allowed to bring one piece of carry-on baggage.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, you must cancel your booking at least 24 hours before the listings local pick-up time(GMT+8). Please contact us by email or phone. 

 

Email: edisonts@ms6.hinet.net 

Phone: +886 2 25635313

 

No-shows are defined as passengers who do not show up on time for the tours. In this event, the bookings will be cancelled and non-refundable.

 

Cancellations made 24 hours or more in advance of the listing’s pick-up time in the local time zone: full refund

Cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance of the listing’s pick-up time in the local time zone: non-refundable

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