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No matter which corner of Taoyuan you’re headed to, finding something fun to do is easy with how sprawled out the attractions are. Those heading to the east side closer to Taipei should make time to walk across the scenic lawns of The Lin Family Mansion and Garden while those sticking close to the Dayuan District just west of the airport have the unique shops and eateries at Gloria Outlets to discover. Central city-goers as well as those hanging out on the south side of town have The Republic of Chocolate at arm’s reach, home to three stories of choco-history as well as confectionary classes at their disposal.
Find your shuttle at an instant by keeping track of all the information given to you at the time of reservation. Do so with a print out version of your confirmation email, or ask one of the many guest help services ready on the third floor of Terminal 2. Due to the heavy influx of shuttles constantly circulating Ground Transportation area, another good thing to keep track of is the description of the vehicle, something that can easily be found out with a quick call to the provider as well as basic knowledge of where the pick-up location is.
About Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is just 7 miles to downtown Tayuan City as well as 22 miles from New Taipei City, placing you at the epicenter of one of the world’s most relaxing lookouts as soon as you land. Both popular destinations due to their many resorts that rest along the Tamsui River as well as the East China Sea, you’ll want to find the right room before you land, whether it’s the on-site convenience of Novotel Taipei/Taoyuan or the continuing stretch of stays along the connecting Hengnan Road just south of the airport.
With a ton of eateries, shops, and convenience kiosks throughout the facility, you’ll also be taken care of with the in-terminal perks of TPE Airport. Home Burger King, Subway, McDonald’s, and Starbucks you’ll have the convenience of classic American chains hit with a Taiwanese twist, not to mention countless other local restaurants showcased across the food courts in Terminal 2 (Level B2) and Terminal 1. Find a slew of gift shops on the second floor as well, some of the most popular being Taiwan Good Gift Store, Indigenous Creativity, and Shu Shin Bou.
Even better times await what’s immediately outside the airport, so if you happen to keep lose to the facility for the duration of your trip, you’ll have a lot to look forward to. Business travelers staying on the east side of the airport should indulge in the many golf courses past the vibrant Luzhu District, while outdoor lovers south of the same region have the gorgeous scenery of Five Cask Mountain Trail to enjoy. Take the trail east toward the Wu Jiu Tong Shan Scenic Area afterward, winding through mountainous terrain formed by the nearby volcano while looking forward to rural temples nestled in the foothills.
Taoyuan City Destinations
With so much to do in Taoyuan City, the hardest part about relaxing is deciding how you’ll do it. Choose between family-friendly adventures at a variety of theme parks that include the international landmarks at Window On China as well as the Asian-themed adventures within Leofoo Village. Find a stronger connection with the city by also taking a tour of the historic side, one of the most popular regions to do so being Sankeng Old Street, home to Hakka-style architecture as well as a slew of local vendors.
Compliment the buzz of the city with the charm of the outskirts by making a mission to see both. Look forward to the historic shops, cafes, and restaurants along Daxi Old Street to experience the heart & soul of the Daxi District, afterward following the river north toward Li Ten Fang Mansion to take in the quaint solitude of the countryside. Find even more solace at the Cihu Mausoleum on the south end of the district, looking out at majestic skylines surrounded by the sway of towering trees.
Lounges at Taiwan International Airport
There are three lounges in Terminal 1 as well as three in Terminal 2. Terminal 1 offers prepaid passes and membership access to two Plaza Premium Lounges as well as a TransAsia VIP Lounge, both of which offer relaxed seating in addition to Wifi, beverages, and a television. The options in Terminal 2 include two replica Plaza Premium Lounges and a More International Business Center & Premium Lounge, the latter offering large conference tables, fax machines, Wi-Fi and showers.
Taipei has a bus system that makes it easy to travel around the city. Local buses have a number and their fares are relatively cheap. You can also take a taxi but please note that most taxi drivers do not speak English. You will need to have your location written on paper to make sure you get to your destination. The meter starts at a low rate for every kilometer. You won’t need to tip your taxi driver.
About Taoyuan International Airport
The airport sees over 30 million passengers each year and is the world’s 13th busiest international airport. Taipei itself is the capital of Taiwan. The summers here are hot and humid with heavy rain and typhoons. Winter here is warm and foggy. From June to October the Pacific Typhoon affects Taipei.
In Taipei almost on every street or alley you’ll find something to eat. Like many populous cities you’ll find a good mix of international delicacies. In East Taipei, you’ll pay a hefty price tag but you’ll also dine with the rich and maybe even the famous. In West Taipei you’ll find great food that packs a smaller price tag. Among all the restaurants you’ll also find several night markets; some are even open during the day. A night market will have stores and restaurants set up in a sort of flea market style. There you’ll find a huge variety of food. A tourist favorite is Shilin Night Market. While you’re there you can try the oyster omelets, tianbula, stinky tofu, mango ice, and pearl milk. Don’t worry if all of this sounds too taboo, you’ll also find a mix of things you’re used to like spare ribs, fried fish fillets, sweet and sour chicken, and fried rice.
Hotels near TPE
If you are on a budget you’ll find a number of hostels in Taipei. There’s the Homey Hostel I in Downtown, Taipei Backpackers Hostel, which is near an area famous for its shopping. If money is not an object in East Taipei you’ll find many luxurious hotels like the Grand Hyatt, Sheraton Grande, and the Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza.
Things to do in Taipei
There is so much to see and do in Taipei. First on the list are the Hot Springs. Another popular destination is to hike Elephant Mountain. There are also many festivals, events, temples, museums, and even a few theme parks like the Taipei Zoo.
TPE Contact Information
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
No. 9, Hangzhan S Rd, Dayuan District
Taoyuan City, Taiwan 33758