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This newly updated Insight Guide to Taipei has new full-colour photography illuminating not only the main tourist sights, but also the moods of the city and the lives of the people. Features on Taipei's history and culture, alongside religion, the arts and nightlife ensure that your city break is well informed. Each street atlas covers a different part of Taipei City, and is embedded within each narrative description for easy-reference, as well as being fully indexed. There is also a full street atlas for the entire city, along with street references, towards the back of the guide for ease of use. One of the back pages features a route map of the Taipei Metro system to help you navigate around public transport with ease. The Best Of section illustrates everything you can't afford to miss, including lesser-known sights, best architecture, best walks, best family activities, plus money-saving hints. The main Places section covers everywhere from Central Taipei to the Yangmingshan, the Old Walled City and Zhongzheng. A fascinating Features section explores Taipei's history and culture as a Modern Miracle, alongside religion, the arts, shopping and its vibrant nightlife scene, including the increasingly popular social pastime of karaoke. Each section of the city also has its own updated restaurants, bars and cafes listings, featuring the best eateries to suit all budgets, giving the address, phone number, opening times and price range, followed by a useful review. Practical information at the back of the guide also covers accommodation and its varying price ranges for each part of the city, cross-referenced with the street atlas. Travel tips cover transport, language, currency and more to ensure a hassle free holiday. Enjoy your city break in style with Insight Guides.