48 Hours in Taipei

In Taipei, Anthony Bourdain visits the second-tallest building in the world. There he discovers pork carved out of jade, learns he can't have a plan in a bar scuffle and sees why scantily-clad women attend ...

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Tong Hua Night Market

Tong Hua Night Market is a great alternative to Keelung’s more popular night market. This market has a lot more clothing stalls then Keelung, but still boasts great food.

Línjiāng Street, Daan District
Taipei City, Taiwan 106

 
Sleep
Villa 32

Taipei is surrounded by volcanic mountains with naturally occurring hot springs that are easily reached by public transit. With only 4 rooms, Villa 32 is the place to go to get pampered.

No. 32 Zhōngshān Rd
Beitou District Taipei City, Taiwan 112

 
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W Taipei

No.10 Fifth Section, Zhongxiao East Rd, Xinyi District
Taipei 110, Taiwan‬‬‬

 
See & Do
Xinglong Park

Tony meets up with professor and linguist Gabriel at Xinglong Park. He watches people practice “push hands,” a type of martial art that’s rooted in tai chi. The training is aimed at self-defense and focusing the mind.

Wenshan District
Taipei City, Taiwan 116

 
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Yong Kang Beef Noodle

Beef noodle is a dish that's famous in Taipei, and this place is considered by many to be the best. Yong Kang Beef Noodle is near Yong Kang Street, a famous food street in Daan, near Din Tai Fung.

No. 17, Lane 31, Section 2, Jīnshān South Rd, Daan District
Taipei City, Taiwan 106

 

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