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1. Yangmingshan National Park

Yangmingshan National Park, a popular destination for locals and visitors alike, offers a varied natural landscape about 45 minutes’ drive from Taipei City. Follow a hiking and bike trail winding past unique flora and fauna into grassy fields and through volcanic landscapes that offer panoramic views.
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Close to Taipei is a stunning and geologically diverse national park with hiking trails, ornamental silver grass, sub-tropical rainforest and volcanic landscapes.

2. Jiufen Old Street

Jiufen Old Street is just a daytrip away from central Taipei. Those who make the trip from downtown Taipei are rewarded with not only the sight of a picturesque mountain village and panoramic coastal views, but also with delicious treats.
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Visiting this “Dark Street” in a former gold mining town on a mountain is like stepping back in time and … into the movie set of the anime movie Spirited Away.

3. Sanxia Old Street

There are many sides to New Taipei City and Sanxia Old Street takes you back to the days of the Japanese occupation. Come to this historical treasure of a village to explore its little lanes and red-brick buildings from about a century ago.
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This beautiful, highly traditional street is every tourist’s dream. Bring your camera, because everywhere you look is something delightful to photograph.

4. Shifen Waterfall

Find the Shifen Waterfall in the Pingxi District of New Taipei City. It’s the perfect natural getaway after a few days of exploring the bustling streets, markets and malls of Taipei.
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Escape the city to see this “Little Niagara, ” a tiered waterfall in the Keelung River. It’s the widest in Taiwan and a wonderful sight.

5. Yehliu Geopark

Yehliu Geopark, also written as Yeh Liu Geopark, is the perfect getaway for those wanting to escape the busy streets of Taipei, if only for one day. Come as early as possible or stay until just before sunset to get the best light for your photos, with mother Earth's “Golden Hour” naturally enhancing the contrast and colors.
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Leave the city streets behind to admire the unique rock formations and lighthouse in this rugged coastal area of northeastern Taipei.

6. Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf

Take the ferry to Tamsui, locally also known as Danshui. This renovated port district close to Shalun Beach now has a range of elegant restaurants, cafés, shops and hotels to offer visitors. Listen to live music while having drinks or dinner and enjoy the view out over the harbor.
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Watch the sunset, have dinner with harbor views and stroll over the Lover’s Bridge by night in this scenic spot in Taipei’s Tamsui district.

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