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    17 Hidden Gems To Find On Your Next Visit To Taipei

    Find out why Taipei makes a great laid-back vacation on a budget.

    1. Closing Hour At Shida Cafés

    2. Omakase Meals At Tiny Sushi Bars

    3. The Alleys Near Zhongshan MRT Station

    4. Beitou’s Hot Springs

    5. The Live Music Scene

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    Last year, Deserts Xuan’s “To Ebb” concert proved the epic reach local musicians are capable of. Check out GigGuide.tw to see why Taipei is considered the music capital of the Chinese-speaking world. On top of homegrown talent, so many festivals and international big-name artists now pass through town that it’s hard to keep up.

    6. Nightmarkets Other Than Shilin

    7. East Taipei’s Speakeasy-style Cocktail Bars

    8. Taiwanese Theater and Peking Opera At TaipeiEYE

    9. Jiufen

    10. Addict Aquatic Development

    11. Sunset at Treasure Hill

    12. Old-School Tea Houses

    13. HuaShan 1914 Creative Park

    14. Palatial 24/7 Karaoke Lounges

    15. Ximending’s Red House Square

    16. Yangmingshan National Park

    17. New Years' Eve Near Taipei 101