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Taipei Half-Day City Tour

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    Pass By: Presidential Office Building, No.122 Chungking South Road, Section 1, Taipei Taiwan

    This renaissance-style building has been the highest seat of government in Taiwan for over a century, first as the office of the governor general's office during the Japanese colonial period, and after 1949 as Taiwan's "White House."

    Stop At: Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, 21 Chung-Shan S Rd, Taipei 1004 Taiwan

    Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial is an impressive monument to a great Chinese leader.

    The majestic hall towers over 25 hectares of landscaped gardens, graceful pavilions, and ponds. A statue of late President Chiang looks out over the city from the main building.

    An elegant Ming-style arch at the main entrance is flanked by two classical-style buildings, the National Theater and the National Concert Hall. The square between the two buildings is a popular gathering place during festive occasions.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, No.139 Bei'an Road, Taipei 111 Taiwan

    Built to be in memory of the heroes who sacrificed their lives during the revolutions led by our National Father, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen. There will be hourly change ceremony of Honor Guards for you to see the parade and salutations toward the wooden seats resembling the spirits of our national heroes. The change ceremony of Honor Guards always attracts a lot of visitors and tourists.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Grand Hotel Taipei, No. 1號, Section 4, Zhongshan North Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 10461

    The Grand Hotel is a landmark on hill overlooking Taipei basin. The main building of the hotel is one of the world's tallest Chinese classical buildings. It was also the tallest building in Taiwan from 1973 to 1981.

    Stop At: National Palace Museum, No.221, Sec.2, Zhishan Rd, Shilin Dist, Taipei 11143 Taiwan

    The National Palace Museum houses the world's largest collection of priceless Chinese art treasures, one which spans China's nearly 5,000-year history. Most of the museum's over 600,000 art objects were part of the Chinese imperial collection, which began over 1,000 years ago in the early Song dynasty.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hsing Tian Kong, No.109 Er Section, Minquan East Road, Taipei Taiwan

    A popular temple dedicated to Guan Yu, patron saint of businessmen, and is relatively recent in origin. This temple is situated on a street corner near the center of the city. Sculptures of dragons feature prominently in this temple's design. It covers over 7,000 square meters.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from hotels in Taipei City Center. If the hotel lobby is located on an upper level, please meet the tour guide on the ground level of the hotel building. Exact pick-up time will be provided by local operator upon confirmation.
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional tour guide
    • Admission fee and entrance ticket included in the itinerary
    • Insurance
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (Taipei City downtown only)
    • Entry/Admission - National Palace Museum
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 15 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Times and sequences are subject to change according to the weather and traffic condition.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

    We were in the city for less a than 24hr layover and looking forward to making the most of our time. Tour guide was not great at managing a diverse group, he also kept disappearing for 10-20 minutes at a time. We’d ask questions and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    4  Thank Corey W
    Nicky_EdisonTour, Guest Relations Manager at Edison Travel Service, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

    Dear Corey, We are very sorry that your experience did not match your expectations. The tour guide should have paid more attention on the guests' needs and answered their questions whenever they asked. We will definitely speak to this tour guide and review his performances....More

    Reviewed 1 August 2019 via mobile

    This tour is a good choice to quickly take in the sights, but bring along your own water, packed lunch, and/or snacks because the tour guide we had was downright rude about allowing us a moment to buy anything. We were fainting in the heat...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    4  Thank mermaidsylvia
    Nicky_EdisonTour, Guest Relations Manager at Edison Travel Service, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

    HI mermaidsylvia, Please accept our sincere apologies for the poor service that you experienced. Our tour guide should have been more patient and pay more attention to the guests' requests, even within limited time. We will review this tour guide's performance to ensure this does...More

    Reviewed 2 June 2019 via mobile

    Great trip, great guide. Good explanations, in a small group. Really great arrangement. Will definitely try one of their other tours next time.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank ThomasJ74
    Nicky_EdisonTour, Guest Relations Manager at Edison Travel Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2019

    Hi ThomasJ74, Thank you for choosing Edison Travel Service! Glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour, we look forward to see you soon in the near future. :)

    Reviewed 22 May 2019

    This was a great tour especially when your time is limited. Very efficient tour with plenty of interesting information and lots of sights to see.Tour guides were very polite and friendly with plenty of information about the city and history of TaipeiMore

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank LBird_11
    Nicky_EdisonTour, Guest Relations Manager at Edison Travel Service, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2019

    Hi LBird_11, Thank you for taking your time to write us a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our services. There are a lot more to see and experience on this island, we look forward to see you again in the near...More

    Reviewed 21 May 2019

    We had a great guide and enjoyed our tour. Picked up at 1:30, and back by 5:15ish. Saw all the major sights, and that is what we wanted for a quick weekend visit. You could spend days in the museum. Did 101 in the morning...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank DonaldS54
    Nicky_EdisonTour, Guest Relations Manager at Edison Travel Service, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2019

    Dear Sir, Thank you for your kind feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip in Taipei. There are a lot more to see and experience in Taiwan all year around, we look forward to see you again in the near future.

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    You may be cutting it very close if you are landing at the International airport in Taoyuan also called the Chiang Kai Shek International airport. Taxi to and from Taipei from the airport is usually fast (about 30 minutes... More
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