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[Half-Day Tour] Taipei City Highlights (Group)

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Taipei

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall | National Palace Museum | National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine

This half-day tour takes you to some of the main highlights of Taiwan's dynamic capital of Taipei. Visit the distinctive blue and white-colored Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and cast your eyes over 8,000 years of Chinese history in the National Palace Museum, one of the best collections of ancient Chinese arts and artifacts in the world. Watch the changing of the guard at the National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, a tribute to around 390,000 of Taiwan's war dead, head to a local temple and shop to your heart's content at the Taipei Handicraft Center.

Details

8:30-9:30 a.m. or 12:30-1:30 p.m. Taipei downtown hotel pickup

9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. Taipei City Tour (about 3 hours)

First, visit the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正纪念堂), the symbol of the city, where you can take some snaps of the impressive white walls and blue octagonal roof. You'll also be able to peruse the museum on the ground floor and check out the huge bronze statue of the eponymous former president in the main hall.

Wander the National Palace Museum (台北故宫博物院) for a taste of over 8,000 years of Chinese history. The museum's permanent collection of ancient Chinese arts and artifacts is one of the largest—and best—in the world.

Then pay a visit to the National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine (忠烈祠) dedicated to Taiwan's war dead, which houses 390,000 spirit tablets of soldiers killed in various conflicts. You'll also watch the popular spectacle of the changing of the guard.

Apart from this, check out a local Taiwanese temple and the Taipei handicraft center where you can pick up a souvenir or two if you wish.

12:30 p.m. or 17:30 p.m. Transfer to hotel

Price Includes and Excludes

What is included?

1) English-speaking guide service

2) Admission fees and transportation as listed in details

What is excluded?

1) Personal expenses, optional items or anything else not specifically mentioned

Important Notes

1.Please call or email Ctrip if you need to cancel your booking. Free cancellation for bookings cancelled at least 4 days in advance. If you cancel 3 days or less before your visit, a 100% cancellation fee will be charged per booking.

2.On departure date we will pick you up from downtown hotel. You will be contacted before 11:00 p.m. the day before your scheduled activity to confirm pickup information regarding your driver and/or tour guide.

3.Currently payment is only accepted by credit card. Once payment clears, Ctrip will send you a confirmation email with your booking details. If payment fails, your booking will automatically be canceled. To ensure a smooth payment process, we recommend you contact your credit card provider in advance.

4.Time arrangements described in itineraries are subject to change. Guides reserve the right to change arrangements according to weather, transportation and other variable conditions.

5.If you opt to join only part of this activity, you forfeit the right to join subsequent parts, as well as the right to receive a refund for any part of the activity that you miss.

6.All listed meals are Chinese food unless otherwise noted. Please notify us ahead of time for any dietary restrictions (allergies, vegetarian, kosher, etc.).

7.Children (2-11 years old and less than 1.4m tall) are entitled to a discount. Children under 12 years old but over 1.4 m in height may be required to pay an additional fee on site.

8.Please ensure personal and travel information is entered correctly. Ctrip will not refund any losses that result from incorrect and missing information.

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- Children: 2-12 years old and shorter than 1.2m (3 ft 11 in)

- Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.

- Prices for group products are fixed. For private products, the bigger the group the lower the price per person.