Show the following Chinese to the taxi driver to take you to the closest MRT station.

Website of Taipei MRT (Municipal Rapid Transit)

Route Map

NTU (National Taiwan University)

The campus is just next to the MRT Gongguan station.

Note: If you get on MRT train from Danshui Line (red line), make sure that the train is going to Xindian, rather than Nanshijiao.

The physics department is the tallest building on campus. You can get a good view of Taipei city on the 13th floor. The Chinese characters above describes the locations of the physics department in detail.

National Palace Museum    Brief introduction

Address: 221 Chihshan Rd., Sec.2, Taipei

This the world's largest museum about the Chinese Art. There are many  precious pieces collection of Chinese art.

Public Transportation: MRT/ Tamshui Line, get off at Shilin Station; head to the Zhongzheng Road Exit; then take a taxi or bus No. 304, 255, mini bus 18, mini bus 19 (15 minutes ride to the museum). It costs a little more than 300 NTD if you take a taxi from the campus.

C.K.S. Memorial Hall

A big place including a concert hall, a theater and gardens. The guards-exchange every hour (on the hour from 9AM to 5PM) is worth watching.

Take MRT Danshui Line to CKS Memorial Hall station.

Longshan Temple    Brief introduction

Address: 211 kuangchou Street, Taipei
Tel: 2302-5162

A historical heritage, first built in 1738.


Public Transportation: MRT/ Nankang Line, Lungshan Temple station

Hwahsi St. Night Market    Brief introduction

This is a traditional and famous night market near Lungshan temple.

Gong-Guan Night Market    Brief introduction

Map of Kungkuan area, including NTU campus

This night market is the area around Gongguan MRT station. There are many food stands and small shops. 

Shihta Night Market    Brief introduction

This night market is near ShiDa Rd.

There are many cheap food stands. For the students of NTU and NTNU, it is one of the best love places to take a night snack.

National Museum of History    Brief introduction

Address: 49 Nanhai Road, Taipei
Tel: 2361-0270
Fax: 2331-1086

There is no convenient bus line from NTU. Taxi costs about 100 NTD.

Taipei 101

This is the tallest building in the world. The first few floors constitute a big shopping mall. A food court is in the basement. A visit to the observatory costs 350 NTD. Show the Chinese characters here to a taxi driver to get there.

Living Mall

One of the biggest shopping center in the world. Show the Chinese characters here to a taxi driver to get there.

Other shopping malls:

One of the most popular shopping area for local people is the department store SOGO (close to the Zhongxiao-Fuxing MRT station). A very long underground shopping mall is near the Taipei train station/Taipei Main station.