Taipei, Taiwan Travel Guide Last Updated: Mar 2022

Taipei is an enormous city with things in nearly every price range, but for most tourists it might appear to be on the expensive side, at least compared to mainland China, though certainly cheaper than Japan. It’s also quite a bit more expensive than the rest of Taiwan, so those touring the island can find reasonable bargains at their other stops.

Why Visit Taipei

Taipei Facts

Population 2,600,000
Area 7,000,000
Timezone UTC+8
Currency Taiwan New dollar
Airports Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Where to eat and drink in Taipei

Budget breakfastIf your room doesn't include breakfast then you'll have many budget options, including street food.$1.43 - $4.77
Budget lunchThere are many fast food and casual options, plus great and cheap street food.$1.75 - $4.77
Budget dinnerSit-down restaurants can be pricey, but Taipei is filled with casual options at low prices.$2.86 - $7.96
Beer (.5L)The local lager (Taiwan Beer) can be cheap in some places, but not everywhere. Imports will cost more.$1.75 - $4.77
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When to visit Taipei

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

Taipei Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar5:57am6:05pm
21 Jun5:04am6:46pm
21 Sep5:41am5:52pm
21 Dec6:34am5:09pm

Where to stay in Taipei

Taipei Hotel Seasons

Taipei Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar20.00 - 32.00
starstarstarstarstar36.00 - 56.00
starstarstarstarstar52.00 - 123.00
starstarstarstarstar71.00 - 155.00
starstarstarstarstar167.00 - 280.00
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Taipei Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed16.00 - 19.00

Where to go before and after