Taipei MRT Guide
Travel around Taipei by subway (metro)!
The Taipei MRT is the most convenient way to get around Taiwan's
capital city. The Taipei metro is both cheap and easy to use.
Taipei MRT system has been one of the distinctive characteristics of
Taipei's development. Be sure to pick up an MRT and tourist map as soon
as you can.
Taipei's subway system has alleviated
traffic jams and made navigating the city much easier for non-Chinese
speaking foreigners. You can get a free map of Taipei's MRT at the both
airports in Taipei (Taoyuan International Airport and Songshan).
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Taipei MRT - English please!
MRT stations are clearly labeled in English, and will take you to the
majority of the important tourist stops. All the exits at MRT stations
have big English maps on their walls where you can see Taipei
attractions such as museums, temples, and parks.
Taipei MRT Price
on the metro system are not free, but they're cheap. If you plan on
doing a lot of traveling on the Taipei MRT, you'll want to get an
EasyCard. The card is the size of a credit card and will cost NT$500 to
set up -$100 for a deposit and the other $400 that you will be able to
use to travel. You can use the card to get a 20% discount on rides in
the Taipei MRT.
The MRT's fares are
distance-based, so the further you travel, the more you pay. A fare for
a single-trip in Taipei's subway will be between $15 and $65, but we
doubt you'll be spanning the full distance of the MRT.
Taipei Main Station
Main Station in the old town center is the most important MRT station
of the entire system. Some of the best attractions in Taipei are
scattered around Taipei MRT Main Station.
reason why it's the most important MRT station is because it's also
where you'll find the Taipei Train Station, Taipei HSR Station, and
Taipei Bus Station.
Taipei MRT Stations Near Important Attractions
is a list of some of the most "important" MRT stations in Taipei. They
are within walking distance of the most popular attractions in the
Taipei Main Station
228 Peace Park
National Taiwan Museum
ZhongShan MRT Station
Taipei Contemporary Art Museum
SPOT Taipei Film House
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall MRT Station
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
CKS Memorial Hall Plaza
Longshan MRT Station
Taipei's Presidential Palace
Ximen MRT Station
Ximending Shopping District
Yuanshan MRT Station
Taipei's Confucius Temple
Taipei Fine Arts Museum
Lin An Tai Homestead
Zhongshan Junior High School MRT Station
Zhongxiao Xinsheng MRT Station
Taipei Holiday Jade Market
Zhongxiao Fuxing MRT Station
Shopping on Zhongxiao East Rd
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall MRT Station
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
Puppetry Art Center of Taipei
Taipei City Hall MRT Station
Taipei 101 Tower
Taipei 101 Shopping Mall
Xinyi shopping area
Houshan Pi MRT Station
Raohe Night Market
Taipower Building MRT Station
Taipei Grand Mosque
Shida Night Market
National Taiwan University
Museum of Water
Muzha MRT Station
Taipei Zhinan Temple
Muzha Tea Plantations
Jiantan MRT Station
Taipei Grand Hotel
Xinbeitou MRT Station
Beitou hot springs
Taipei Metro System - Confusing?
Taipei MRT might seem confusing at first, but if you take the time to
look at your MRT map, look at the English signs, you'll see that its
very intuitive and straightforward.
Taipei MRT Tourist Information
you ever have any problem finding your way around the MRT in Taipei,
you can always head for a tourist information desk. There are travel
information kiosks at pretty much every Taipei MRT station.
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