Taoyuan City

Travel Guide
Taoyuan County which includes a city
This northern Taiwanese county is home to ancient cypress forests, sweeping views, unique local delicacies and a breathtaking treetop walk.

Most visitors to Taiwan begin their stay in Taoyuan County, as this is where the island's major international airport is located. Those who spend longer than just a stopover in the county, however, will be rewarded with a colorful tapestry of cultures, a thriving metropolis and magnificent natural surroundings.

Explore Taoyuan City, the county’s capital, visit a theme park, or spend some time getting to know the historic district of Dasi. Between the coast and the cities you’ll find ancient cypress forests, enormous reservoirs and many hiking areas to explore.

Head to Taoyuan City’s spectacular Jungli Night Market,where you'll findhundreds of stands selling food, handmade goods and fresh produce. Try local delicacies, such as smoked chicken or calamari rolls. Visit Dasi, just to the south of Taoyuan City, to see an interesting mix of European, Japanese and Chinese architectural styles in the township's Old Streets. While in Dasi, visit the Cihu Mausoleum, dedicated to Chiang Kai-shek, the Chinese military leader.

From Dasi, take the children to the Window On China Theme Park in nearby Longtan. It has traditional rides, models of iconic buildings from around the world and a water park in summer.

Taoyuan County is rich in natural beauty and eco-tourism is on the rise. The Shihmen Reservoir is one of the most spectacular attractions in the area. Eat at the local seafood restaurants lining its banks. In the Xiao Wulai Scenic Area you’ll find dense forests and fertile valleys. Walk above the trees on the Xiao Wulai Sky Walk, a pedestrian bridge that is suspended high in the air and takes you across the valley. Hike through the Dongyan Shan National Forest with views over Taipei to the east.

Though the county has an excellent system of buses and trains, renting a car at the airport or in the city allows you to explore the region at your own pace. Taoyuan County enjoys cooler temperatures than Taipei and in summer hiking is a popular activity with visitors.

Where to stay in Taoyuan City

Hotel Kuva Chateau
Hotel Kuva Chateau
4 out of 5
No. 398, Minchuan Rd, Zhongli District, Taoyuan City, 32055
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The price is HK$431 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
HK$431
per night
20 Dec - 21 Dec
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Taoyuan City. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants and breakfast. Our guests praise the clean rooms in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,001 reviews)
"Its bit outdated but is very clean. The lights in the room can be brighter. The towels quality need to change to higher quality."

Reviewed on 15 Nov 2022

Hotel Kuva Chateau
Novotel Taipei Taoyuan International Airport
Novotel Taipei Taoyuan International Airport
4.5 out of 5
No. 1-1, Hangzhan South Road, Dayuan District, Taoyuan City, 33758
The price is HK$833 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
HK$833
per night
6 Dec - 7 Dec
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Taoyuan City. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the comfy rooms in their ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,006 reviews)
"Best Hotel to stay for a quick lay-over before the next flight on the next day... highly recommended... best of all, airport transfer is included with no extra charges."

Reviewed on 30 Nov 2022

Novotel Taipei Taoyuan International Airport
City Suites Gateway
City Suites Gateway
4 out of 5
No. 442, Zhongzheng East Road, Dayuan District, Taoyuan City, 337
The price is HK$572 per night from 27 Dec to 28 Dec
HK$572
per night
27 Dec - 28 Dec
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Taoyuan City. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,002 reviews)
"10-15 minute walk to the hotel from the metro station along the side of the road. Some travellers may be uncomfortable with the safety and might consider taking a cab. This hotel is great for if you have an early flight in Taoyuan Airport and prefer to travel from Taipei the night before. The concierge ..."

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2022

City Suites Gateway
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
THE TOP Modern
THE TOP Modern
3 out of 5
No. 201, Sec. 4, Zhong Xiao East Road, Taipei, 106
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Taipei. Enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities and a TV. Popular attractions Taipei 101 and Zhongxiao Road are located nearby. ...
3.5/5 Good! (2 reviews)
"Check in was really poorly organised and confusing. It took us 20 minutes to find the right place due to lack of branding and instructions. We were told to call the property and did so twice without getting a response. Instructions were not clearly given on how to access the room, we were told to ..."

Reviewed on 15 Nov 2022

THE TOP Modern
Leofoo Residences
Leofoo Residences
4 out of 5
No. 38, Sec. 1, Nangjing E. Rd., Taipei, 104
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Taipei. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,420 reviews)
"Not many amenities (no pool, gym, business center or restaurant/. But the rooms are large, and kitted out just like an apartment for comfortable long term stays."

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2022

Leofoo Residences
Gloria Residence
Gloria Residence
4 out of 5
No.359, LinSen North Road, Taipei, 104
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in Taipei. Enjoy free WiFi, room service and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (602 reviews)
Wonderful Stay
"Warm welcoming from FO Kevin, awesome room and very clean."

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2021

Gloria Residence
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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