New Taipei City, conveniently located about an hour away by train from the vibrant capital of Taiwan, is a special municipality overlooking the beautiful island’s stunning northern coastline. This populous city is popular with both locals and tourists, for it serves as the perfect place to unwind from the busy and stressful life in nearby Taipei.
Head over to Xinbeitou, a Japanese-influenced little town famous for the highest concentration of therapeutic hot springs in the world for a rejuvenating holiday. Or travel back in time to the scenic towns of Ruifang and Pingxi to tour the traditional tea houses and historical buildings lining the old streets. This tranquil city is also a haven for foodies who can rejoice over delectable local delicacies found in old towns like Jiufen, Keelung and Tamsui. With regular art, music and cultural festivals such as the Lantern Festival and Hohaiyan Rock Festival being held in New Taipei all year round, cultural buffs can also look forward to the interesting activities anytime you visit.
With a wide range of historical, natural and cultural attractions to offer, New Taipei City will surely leave you spellbound and look forward to explore the city further. Read on for inspirations to create your next fascinating holiday in Taiwan!