Art Galleries Tour, Taipei

Taipei, the largest city of Taiwan, lies in the northern part of the island, on the Danshui River. It is a city devoted to cultural history and the arts, which can be seen in the many galleries it is home to. If you wish to get acquainted with some of Taipei's contemporary art, don't miss the galleries featured in this walking tour.
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Art Galleries Tour Map

Guide Name: Art Galleries Tour
Guide Location: Taiwan » Taipei (See other walking tours in Taipei)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 km
Author: irenebo
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Asia Art Center

1) Asia Art Center

Since its opening in 1982, Asia Art Center has been a professional art gallery and consultancy company that presents high-quality exhibitions of historic significance. The exhibition hall covers 3 floors and is filled mainly with contemporary Taiwanese art, but has begun to incorporate a great deal of Asian contemporary art as well. A second gallery space was established in Beijing in 2007.
Hours: Tue - Sun: 10:00 am - 6:30...   view more
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Angel Art Gallery

2) Angel Art Gallery

Angel Art Gallery was established after a massive earthquake struck Taiwan in 1999. The objective of the gallery is simple - to bring art into the daily lives of people. It has become a multi-functional platform that exhibits top-quality art, allows visitors to design and create their own digital art, and provides a meeting place for artists and the general...   view more
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Chi-Wen Gallery

3) Chi-Wen Gallery

Founded as Taipei MOMA in 2004 by Joanne Huang Chi-Wen, this establishment became the Chi-Wen Gallery in 2006. It is considered the premiere gallery in all of Taiwan, having the best collection of contemporary Chinese art. While the spectrum of contemporary art is wide and varied, Chi-Wen Gallery focuses on artists who use digital media as their preferred choice of artistic expression.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 11:00 am – 7:00...   view more
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99 Degree Art Center

4) 99 Degree Art Center

99 Degree Art Center, established in 2003, is located in the circular Tienlin Building. It has gained a strong reputation in local art circles for presenting works of the highest integrity and representing artists committed to high standards and professionalism. The gallery also frequently holds educational seminars and a monthly "solo show," which exclusively features the works of one chosen artist.
Opening Hours: AM11:00-PM6:30(Closed on...   view more
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Eslite Gallery

5) Eslite Gallery

Upon its opening in 1989, Eslite Gallery was the first in Taiwan dedicated to promoting Chinese contemporary art. It currently presents the works of about twenty Chinese artists based in surrounding Asian countries and the United States. The gallery has recently focused mainly on artists of Southeast Asia, but has a future goal of representing artists from many more Asian countries.
Hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 11 AM - 7...   view more

Walking Tours in Taipei, Taiwan

Create Your Own Walk in Taipei

Create Your Own Walk in Taipei

Creating your own self-guided walk in Taipei is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museums Tour

Museums Tour

One of the world's leading international cities, Taipei is the educational, political, economic and cultural core of Taiwan. Within the city, you will see a number of great galleries, museums, shopping centers and so much more. If you want to become more familiar with the cultural life and history of Taipei, visit the fabulous museums highlighted in the next walking tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
City Orientation Walking Tour

City Orientation Walking Tour

Taipei City greets visitors with a great variety of tourist attractions. Being the commercial and cultural heart of Taiwan, it has a tons of sites with international significance. The following tour will take you to some of most important and well-known destinations in Taipei.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
Zhongshan District Walking Tour

Zhongshan District Walking Tour

Taipei is the business, commercial and cultural heart of Taiwan. It's Zhongshan District, situated in the western part of the city, takes it's name from Sun Yat-sen, also known as Sun Zhongshan. This area has a lot of interesting attractions to offer curious tourists. The following tour will provide you with a fascinating walk through Zhongshan District.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km
ZhongZheng District Walking Tour

ZhongZheng District Walking Tour

The city of Taipei is surrounded by mountains on three sides and is Taiwan's most-frequented city. With twelve distinct districts, Taipei has a lot to offer visitors in the way of entertainment, education, dining, etc. The Zhongzheng district has a great list of attractions, which you will find highlighted in this next tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 1

Souvenir Shopping Part 1

It would be a pity to leave Taipei without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Taipei, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Taipei without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Taipei, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.6 km

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