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The city’s modern Taipei Zoo is also the starting point for the MRT Maokong Gondola – your gateway to Zhinan Temple, Maokong Tea District, tea tasting, and refreshing meals with scenic views of the city. Head to the traditional Nanmen Market and Yongkong Street to experience Taipei daily life with wholesome and delicious foods. Taipei Zoo, Southeast Asia’s largest zoo, is home to over 400 different animal species organized into a variety of zones. Perennial stars of the Taipei Zoo include our koalas, emperor penguins, and pandas!

Muzha/Taipei Zoo

Muzha/Taipei Zoo

Taipei Zoo, Southeast Asia’s largest zoo, is home to over 400 different animal species organized into a variety of zones. Perennial stars of the Taipei Zoo include our koalas,emperor penguins, and pandas!

Muzha/ MRT Maokong Gondola

Muzha/ MRT Maokong Gondola

The MRT Maokong Gondola presents riders a bird’s-eye view of the city all the way up to the top, with stops at Zhinan Temple and Maokong. Catch one of the gondolas with a Plexiglass floor to watch the scenery roll by underfoot.

Maokong /Tea and Tea Cuisine

Maokong /Tea and Tea Cuisine

Maokong is the perfect destination for tea and tea cuisine. From MRT Maokong Station, choose the best route (blue, yellow, or red) to lead you on your tea-country adventure. The Camphor Trail is also a great choice for tourists to explore the area beyond its main streets.

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall/Nanmen Market

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall/Nanmen Market

Are you looking for buy traditional Taiwanese food gifts? Want to taste heritage dishes and Taiwanese home-cooked favorites, buy fresh fruits and vegetables, or maybe buy a serving of the wildly popular Jinfeng Braised Minced Pork? Head to Nanmen Market, located outside of MRT CKS Memorial Hall Station Exit 2.

Dongmen/ Yongkang St.

Dongmen/ Yongkang St.

Yongkang Street District extends to the Japanese colonial-era residences along Jinhua and Qingtian Streets and all the way to Xinsheng South Road. This longstanding center of gastronomy now features cafés, teashops, authentic Taiwanese eateries, and Din Tai Fung.

Taipei is also FUN ~~