A gallery of Taipei travel photography. Includes temples, Japanese colonial architecture, monuments, museums, transit, parks, night markets and more.
Mengjia Longshan Temple (艋舺龍山寺) The most popular temple in Taipei. See it in the early morning.
Bopiliao Historical Block (剝皮寮歷史街區) A collection of Qing dynasty and imperial Japanese shophouses in Wanhua.
Bopiliao Historical Block Hallway (剝皮寮歷史街區) The Bopiliao Historical Block looks like a movie set and often is used as one.
National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (國立國父紀念館) Home of the world famous Shen Yun dance group and symphony orchestra.
National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (國立國父紀念館) An aerial view of the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall from Taipei 101.
National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (國立國父紀念館) - Ceiling The ceiling above Dr. Sun Yat-sen is decorated with a huge Taiwanese flag motif.
National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall - Guard Change (國立國父紀念館) Changing of the guard in front of the Dr. Sun Yat-sen statue.
Residential Buildings Overlooking Lake Tswei (翠湖) Lake Tswei means Green Lake in English.
Lake Tswei (翠湖) A walkway over Lake Tswei.
The Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (松山文創園區) The attractive courtyard at the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park.
The Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (松山文創園區) The Songshan Cultural and Creative Park is a repurposed 1937 tobacco factory.
The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) The shrine to Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石).
The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) The Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek statue (蔣介石).
The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) A reproduction of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's office.
The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) Gardens Don't miss the quiet gardens at the back of National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.
The National Concert Hall (國家音樂廳) Hosts a variety of performing arts events.
228 Peace Memorial Park (二二八和平紀念公園) Commemorates those who were killed on February 28, 1948.
228 Peace Memorial Park (二二八和平紀念公園) The 228 Massacre Monument was designed by Taiwanese architect Deh Tzu-tsai.
The National Taiwan Museum (國立臺灣博物館) Taipei's natural history museum in 228 Peace Memorial Park.
The National Palace Museum (國立故宮博物院) The largest collection of Chinese artifacts and art in the world.
National Palace Museum (國立故宮博物院) The Jadeite Cabbage (翠玉白菜) is perhaps the museum's most famous piece.
Taipei 101 View (台北101) The view from the Taipei 101 observation deck.
Taipei 101 Mall (台北101) Designer brands abound in the attractive Taipei 101 mall.
Chianti Avenue Plaza (香堤大道廣場) People wait to cross the street below the Skywalk in Xinyi (信義區).
Xinyi (信義區) - Manhole Cover Manhole covers in Taipei often are decorated attractively.
Xinyi (信義區) Many highrises in Xinyi have attractive light displays in the evening.
Chianti Avenue Plaza (香堤大道廣場) The attractive tree lined space for people on foot in Xinyi.
Chianti Avenue Plaza (香堤大道廣場) Taipei 101 as viewed from Chianti Avenue Plaza in Xinyi.
Pureland Buddhist Temple (淨土宗念佛會) A modest Buddhist temple at the base of the Xiangshan Hiking Trail.
Xiangshan Hiking Trail (象山登山步道) The attractive Elephant Mountain hiking trail has many stone stairs.
Taipei 101 (台北101) from Elephant Mountain (象山) For a beautiful sunset over Taipei 101, Xiangshan is the place.
Ximending (西門町) Taipei's first — and best — walking zone. An epicenter of youth culture (and tourists).
Ximending (西門町) The gateway to Ximending on Hanzhong Street in the afternoon.
Ximending (西門町) Wuchang Street, only for people on foot, is one of the nicest in Ximending.
Red House Theatre (西門紅樓) The famous former market and current events center in Ximending.
Ximending (西門町) - Bubble Tea Shop A popular bubble tea place in Ximending.
Ximending (西門町) - Theme Restaurant This theme restaurant is designed to look like a fish bowl.
Ximending (西門町) Signs tend to be vertically oriented in Ximending and other parts of Taipei.
Ximending (西門町) Hangzhong Street attracts revelers late into the night.
MRT Songshan Station (松山) Beautiful artwork on the ceiling of Songshan Station resembles a jellyfish.
Raohe Street Night Market (饒河街觀光夜市) The famous night market just outside Songshan MRT station.
Raohe Street Night Market (饒河街觀光夜市) Vendors prepare pepper meat buns (胡椒餅).
Shilin Night Market (士林夜市) A tofu vendor in Shilin Night Market.
Shilin Night Market (士林夜市) Stinky tofu being prepared in Shilin Night Market.
Stinky Tofu (臭豆腐) Taipei's infamously famous stinky tofu in Shilin market.
Mango Shaved Ice (芒果冰) Perhaps Taipei's most famous, and most delicious, dessert.
Daan Park MRT Station (大安森林公園站) Daan Park Station is integrated beautifully into the park.
Daan Forest Park (大安森林公園) A weekend festival in Daan Forest Park.
Shandao Temple (善導寺) The modern exterior of the Shandao Temple, the largest Buddhist temple in Taipei.
Shandao Temple (善導寺) The upper floor of Mahavira Hall in Shandao Temple on a quiet afternoon.
Shandao Temple (善導寺) A private ceremony in the lower floor of Shandao Temple.
Taipei Main Station (臺北車站) The sunlit central atrium portion of Taipei's regional rail station.
Q Square Mall (京站時尚廣場) Workers prepare an upscale version of Green Tea flavored obanyaki.
Zhongshan Metro Mall (中山地下街) Perhaps the world's best underground civic space.
Zhongshan Road (中山路) A lovely tree-lined, covered portion of Zhongshan North Road.
Zhongshan Market (中山市場) A local day market established during the Japanese occupation.
Zhongshan Hall (中山堂) The former city hall and current performing arts center.
Eslite Bookstore (誠品書店) The famous Taiwan book chain.
Ningxia Night Market (寧夏夜市) A smaller, but hardly undiscovered, night market.
Taipei Confucius Temple (台北市孔廟) The tourist friendly Confucius Temple in Taipei.
Dalong Market (大龍市場) A local day market near Yunshan MRT station and the Confucius Temple.
Gongguan (公館) The Gongguan neighborhood near NTU has a live music scene.
Gongguan (公館) Like elsewhere in Taipei, signs tend to be vertically aligned in Gongguan.
Gongguan (公館) A merchant prepares street food in Gongguan.
Gongguan (公館) Hungry students line up for street food in the early evening.
Nangang MRT Station (南港車站) Robot artwork outside Nangang MRT station.