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The Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Taipei using the TAIPEI UNLIMITED FUN PASS

NEW UPDATED TAIWAN TRAVEL GUIDE 2019 TAIPEI FUN PASS

Dubbed as "the heart of Asia," Taiwan is definitely one of my favorite countries that is so near from Philippines. In fact, I've been to Taiwan 4 times already and 3 of those visits happened this year. There are really so much more to see and to experience in Taiwan, especially in its capital City of Taipei and surrounding areas. And there are still so much more I want to visit in Taiwan.

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Recently, we were invited to travel to Taiwan and join the Taipei Fun Pass Familiarization Tour organized by several agencies and companies in Taiwan. Together with bloggers, writers, influencers, and photographers from Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Thailand, we got to experience the convenience of using the Taipei Unlimited Fun Pass. For 3 days, we visited different destinations, tried several restaurants, and enjoyed the perks and discounts included in the Taipei Fun Pass.

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What is Taipei Fun Pass?


The Taipei Fun Pass is a special card that lets you enjoy and visit 12 top tourist attractions in Taipei and surrounding areas such as New Taipei City and Keelung. This pass also combines the attractions with transportation where you get unlimited rides on Taipei Metro, Taipei and New Taipei City Bus and Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Buses (except buses with 4-digit numbers and Taoyuan Airport Metro routes). It comes in three expiration options, such as 1-day pass, 2-days pass, and the 3-days pass.

What are the attractions and discounts included in the Taipei Fun Pass?


Taipei Fun Pass includes tickets to a range of tourist attractions and public transportation allowing you to save up to 60% on travel expenses. With the Taipei Fun Pass, you'll get to enjoy entry to 12 amazing tourist attractions in Taipei and surrounding areas, such as:
  1. Taipei 101 Observatory
  2. National Palace Museum and Southern Branch of National Palace Museum
  3. Main Building of Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence
  4. Miramar Entertainment Park Ferris Wheel
  5. Taipei Children’s Amusement Park
  6. Tamsui Historical Museum
  7. Tamsui to Fisherman’s Wharf roundtrip ticket
  8. Gold Museum
  9. Yehliu Geopark
  10. Juming Museum
  11. Sky Lantern Police Station Electric Sky Lantern ticket
  12. National Museum of Marine Science & Technology
Note: A one-time visit to each attraction is allowed during the validity period of the card.

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From now on to March 31, 2019, purchase of Taipei Fun Pass Unlimited or Classic Version and Taipei 101 e-ticket will be given a lucky grab bag by Taipei Fun Pass X Taipei 101 Crossover Edition. You will enjoy 3 big gifts, NT $700 voucher and great discounts of must-buy items from 8 well-known stores! (For more details, please visit www.101discount.welcometw.com) Offer is subject to availability.

You may check the map of authorized stores HERE.

Transportation:


Aside from the unlimited rides on Taipei MRT, the Taipei Fun Pass also gives you unlimited rides on 5 Taiwan Tourist Shuttle routes listed below, giving easy access to Yangming Mountain (Yangmingshan), Yeliu, Pingxi, Jiufen and other major attractions. Simply tap the Taipei Fun Pass card to avail of the free ride.
  • Beitou-Zhuzihu route
  • Muzha-Pingxi route
  • Crown North Coast
  • Gold Fulong route
  • Dragon Palace Treasure Hunt route

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How to avail and use the Taipei Fun Pass?


STEP 1:


Purchase a Taipei Fun Pass online. Please note that you have to purchase it 3-5 days in advance. So, be sure to buy it before your flight. You may CLICK HERE to buy the pass at their website. You can also purchase it thru their authorized distributor on the Klook App or you may also download the Taipei Fun Pass app to purchase the card.

STEP 2:


Pick-up the card. Upon arrival in Taipei, go to any of the designated pick-up locations (listed below) to get your Taipei Fun Pass. The package includes the card, a booklet that contains the information about the card, and a tourist map.

STEP 3:


Activate and start using your card. The Taipei Fun Pass is activated once you redeem an entry ticket for your first attraction or when you use it as transportation card. If you use it as an entry pass to an attraction, you just need to show the card at the entrance gate or show the card to to get a physical ticket at the ticket booth. Please refer to the booklet guide that comes with the card for more information.

As easy as that! You can now enjoy the many attractions, unlimited transportation, freebies, discounts and special offers in Taiwan that are included in the Taipei Fun Pass!


Taipei Fun Pass Pick-up Locations:


Taipei Main Station Visitor Information Center
Location: No. 3 Beiping Road West, Taipei, Taiwan (southwest side of Taipei Main Hall 1F)
Contact Number: 02-2312-3256
Opening Hours: 08:00 ~ 20:00

Songshan Airport Visitor Information Center
Location: No.340-10, Dunhua N. Rd., Songshan Dist., Taipei City(Second terminal arrival hall)
Contact Number: 02-2546-4741
Opening Hours: 08:00 ~ 20:00

MRT Taipei 101/World Trade Center Station Visitor Information Center
Location: B1F., No.20, Sec. 5, Xinyi Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei City
Contact Number: 02-2758-6593
Opening Hours: 10:00 ~19:00

Banqiao Railway Station Visitor Information Center
Location: B1F., No.7, Sec. 2, Xianmin Blvd., Banqiao Dist., New Taipei City
Contact Number: 02-2965-7806
Opening Hours: 09:00 ~ 18:00

Tamsui Visitor Information Center
Location: No.1, Jhongjheng Rd., Tamsui Dist., New Taipei City
Contact Number: 02-2626-7613
Opening Hours: 09:00 ~ 18:00

Lion Travel - Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 2
Location: 1F in Arrival Hall of Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 2( Near the north meeting point)
Contact Number: 03-2756-168
Opening Hours: 07:00~22:00
Note: If you missed to buy online, Unlimited and Classic Version could be bought at this store.

Lion Travel - Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 1
Location: 1F in Arrival Hall of Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 1
Contact Number: 03-2756-169
Opening Hours: 07:00~22:00
Note: If you missed to buy online, Unlimited and Classic Version could be bought at this store.

For more information on the pick-up locations, please click HERE.

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3-day Taipei Itinerary Using the Taipei Fun Pass


Here are the destinations we visited, food we ate, and activities we did during the 3-day Taipei Fun Pass Familiarization Tour.

Day 1 - Gold Museum, Jiufen and Miramar Entertainment Park


On our first day, we visited the Gold Museum, Jiufen Old Street, and Miramar Entertainment Park. All entrance fees and transportation on the Metro Rail (MRT) and shuttle buses going to New Taipei City and back to Taipei are covered by the Taipei Unlimited Fun Pass.

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Breakfast at JSP

Time Spent: 30 minutes

First, we had breakfast at JSP which is just walking distance from City Inn Hotel Plus where we are staying near Ximen MRT Station. It is a popular breakfast joint in Ximen that sells an array of stuff from burgers, toasts, omelettes, to sandwiches, and many more. After having our breakfast, we walked to Ximen bus station and took bus number 965 to our next destination, which is the Gold Museum in Riufang. To avail of the unlimited free ride on shuttle buses, simply tap your Taipei Fun Pass card at the card reader upon entering the bus.

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Gold Museum

Time Spent: 1 hour and 40 minutes

Located in the mountainous town of Jinguashi in Ruifang District, the Gold Museum is a museum that features the gold mining industry of New Taipei City, Taiwan. It is a living museum composed of several buildings showcasing the local mining industry and how people lived during the glorious days of mining in the area. Visiting this museum will let you enter the four-joined Japanese style residence, the Environmental Building, Gold Refining Building, Jin-shui Special Exhibition Hall, and the Gold Building. I love that some of the displays here are interactive and will let you feel the life of the miners during those times.

The Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Taipei using the TAIPEI UNLIMITED FUN PASS

The Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Taipei using the TAIPEI UNLIMITED FUN PASS

The Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Taipei using the TAIPEI UNLIMITED FUN PASSThe Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Taipei using the TAIPEI UNLIMITED FUN PASS

The Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Taipei using the TAIPEI UNLIMITED FUN PASSThe Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Taipei using the TAIPEI UNLIMITED FUN PASS

The Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Taipei using the TAIPEI UNLIMITED FUN PASS

The Gold Museum is located at No. 8 Jinguang Road, Jinguashi, Ruifang District, New Taipei City. You can get here by taking bus number 965 from Ximen which will bring you directly to the Gold Museum. It is open daily from 09:30 am to 06:00 pm.

The Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Taipei using the TAIPEI UNLIMITED FUN PASS

The Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Taipei using the TAIPEI UNLIMITED FUN PASS

The Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for Taipei using the TAIPEI UNLIMITED FUN PASS

Lunch at Fun Farm Restaurant

Time Spent: 40 minutes

For lunch, we went to the Fun Farm Restaurant inside the Gold Museum. If you dine here, you can get free coffee or black tea when you buy their set of traditional bento meal.

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Jiufen Old Street

Time Spent: 1 hour and 30 minutes

After exploring the Gold Museum and having our lunch at the Fun Farm Restaurant, we took again the bus 965 to Jiufen Old Street. Upon entering the bus, just tap your Taipei Fun Pass on the card reader next to the driver to avail the free ride.

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Jiufen or Chiufen Village is an old mining town that is now a popular tourist destination near Taipei. Located in the mountain area of Ruifang District in New Taipei City, Taiwan, Jiufen Village is a quaint village with rich history and culture to tell. This is where you'll find alleys of shops selling a wide array of products and food items, as well as old tea houses that are surely a sight to behold. It's my most favorite place in Taiwan, and I'm so happy to be back here!

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Miramar Entertainment Park

Time Spent: 1 hour and 30 minutes

After exploring Jiufen Old Street, we went back to the bus station and took bus number 965 going to to Taipei. Again, just tap your Taipei Fun Pass at the card reader to get a free ride. We alighted at Beimen MRT Station in Taipei where to took the MRT Green line to Nanjing Fuxing station and then transferred to the Brown Line to Jiannan Rd. Station. We have now arrived to our next destination, which is Miramar Entertainment Park located just across Jiannan Rd. Station.

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Miramar Entertainment Park is one of Taipei's largest shopping malls. Located at Dazhi area in Zhongshan District, it is an awesome shopping and entertainment complex with a lot of shops, restaurants, IMAX movie theater, arcade games, and amusement center. One of the must-see here is the Ferries at the mall's rooftop standing at 70 meters tall. Using our Taipei Fun Pass, we got to experience one full ride on the Ferries wheel which gave us an amazing view of the city. Kids and "kids at heart" will surely love this.

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How to use Taipei Fun Pass Card

How to use Taipei Fun Pass Card

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The best time to visit is during late afternoon to early evening for you to enjoy the stunning sunset and the beautiful city lights at night. Unfortunately, it was too cloudy during our visit and we didn't catch the sunset. I'll definitely visit this again on my next trip to Taipei.

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Dinner at Dian Shui Lou

Time Spent: 1 hour and 30 minutes

After the Ferries wheel ride, we walked towards Dian Shui Lou where we had our dinner. When you dine here, you can get free original steamed dumplings when you order the colorful dumpling set by just showing your Taipei Fun Pass. Food were great! I loved the colorful dumplings, the stinky tofu, the pork buns, spring rolls, and the Taiwanese pancakes. Yummmmm!!!

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After that, we called it a day and went back to our hotel in Ximen via MRT. To get back to Ximen, just take the MRT Brown Line from Jiannan Rd. Station to Nanjing Fuxing Station then transfer to MRT Green Line and take the train to Ximen Station.

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Day 2 - National Palace Museum, Shilin Residence, Dadaocheng, and Taipei 101


On our 2nd day, we basically toured around Taipei City's top attractions. Again, all entrance fees and transportation were included in the Taipei Fun Pass.

Breakfast at Mr. Brown Cafe

Time Spent: 50 minutes

We woke up early and head to Mr. Brown Cafe for breakfast. From Ximen Station, we took the MRT to Shuanglian Station then walked towards Mr. Brown Café. As an authorized store or partner-restaurant of Taipei Fun Pass, when you buy a series of Latte Coffee at Mr. Brown Cafe, you can enjoy the second cup at 50% off. Food were also great. I enjoyed their Clubhouse Sandwich paired with my hot Coffee Latte.

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National Palace Museum

Time Spent: 1 hour and 40 minutes

We then walked back to Shuanglian Station and took the MRT to Shilin Station. From Shilin Station, we took Bus Red 30 (R30) which brought us directly to the National Palace Museum.

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Located along Zhi Shan Rd, Shilin District, Taipei City, the National Palace Museum is one of Taiwan's most popular museums. It has a permanent collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks, and is considered as one of the largest of its type in the world.

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Not to missed at the museum are their most popular collections such as the Jadeite Cabbage which is a piece of jadeite carved into the form of a bokchoy cabbage; the meat-shaped stone which really looks like a stewed pork; and the Cauldron which has a text cast inside consisting of 500 characters and arranged in 32 lines and is believed to be the longest bronze inscription in the world.

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The best thing about using your Taipei Fun Pass at the National Palace Museum, is that you don't need to fall in line at the ticket booths. Just show and tap the card on the card reader at the entrance gate and you can directly enter the museum. Also, you can get 10% discount on purchases at their souvenir shop. How cool is that?!

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Shilin Official Residence

Time Spent: 1 hour and 35 minutes

After exploring the National Palace Museum, we took again the Bus R30 and alighted at the Taipei High School bus stop and walked for about 5-10 minutes to Shilin Official Residence. Located along Zhongshan North Road, it features beautiful Chinese and Western gardens, as well as the home of the Taiwan's former President, the late Chiang Kai-shek and his wife Soong Mei-ling.

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Entering the complex is free, but if you want to enter the Main Building of Chiang Kai-shek Shilin Residence, there's an entrance fee of $100 NTD. But if you have a Taipei Fun Pass, you don't need to pay anything because it's already included in the pass.

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At the Main Building of Chiang Kai-shek Shilin Residence, you'll get to see how the late president and his wife lived their everyday lives, how he held family get-togethers, as well as how he received guests into his home. It is open everyday except Mondays, from 09:30 am to 12:00 nn and 01:30 pm to 05:00 pm. Picture taking is not allowed inside the house.

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After visiting the house, you may also explore the surrounding gardens with a wide array of colorful flowers.

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Lunch at Coffee Alley

Time Spent: 1 hour

We then walked towards Zhongzheng Road in Shilin District to Coffey Alley where we had our lunch. If you have a Taipei Fun Pass, you can get 10% discount on all purchases by just presenting your card.

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Dadaocheng District

Time Spent: 1 hour and 30 minutes

After our yummy lunch at Coffee Alley, we walked back to Shilin MRT Station and took the MRT to Daqiaotou Station. We took exit 1 and walked towards Dadaocheng District. It's an old street where visitors could discover the historic side of Taipei. It's a fascinating place to explore with streets lined up with old buildings, shops, and restaurants. Charming and unique, it’s also a good place for shopping and eating! Certainly, Taipei’s Dadaocheng neighborhood is well worth a visit.

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Freebies Lee Cake Main Store

Time Spent: 30 minutes

When in Dadaocheng District, don't miss visiting Lee Cake Main Store along Dihua Street. If you have a Taipei Fun Pass, you can get a box of complimentary match-making cakes. These cakes which are imprinted with words "The Gods will grant yo a perfect match," is so popular in Taipei and is said to bless you with a loving and lasting relationship. You can take it to the temple to pray the Old Man under the Moon (aka Chinese Cupid) to grant your wish for a loving life partner.

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Dinner at Mu Hills Restaurant

Time Spent: 1 hour

For dinner, we visited Muhills Restaurant which is a casual dining restaurant serveing great-tasting pasta, pizza, and cakes. Using your Taipei Fun Pass, you can get 10% discount on all your purchases. It is located at No. 173, Section 1, Dihua St, Datong District, Taipei City and is open daily from 12:00 nn to 09:00 pm.

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Freebies at Shou Shing Fang at Taipei 101 Store

Time Spent: 30 minutes

After dinner, we walked back to Daqiaotou Station, and took the train to Dongmen Station. We then transferred to the MRT red line and took the train to Taipei101 / World Trade Center Station. Upon arrival, we went to the ground floor where Shou Xin Fang is located. It is known locally for making one of the tastiest cakes. It's a great place to buy some Pineapple Cakes that you could bring back home to your family and friends.

If you have the Taipei Fun Pass, you can get 10% discount on your purchases. You can also take a photo of you at their store and upload it on your social media account, and you'll get a free gift from them. Just show them your uploaded photo.

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Taipei 101 Observatory

Time Spent: 1 hour and 30 minutes

A trip to Taiwan will not be complete without visiting the towering Taipei 101. It is one of Taiwan's most popular tourist attractions and most-photographed landmark. It is considered as one of the tallest buildings in the world. With a height of 509.2 meters, it held the record of being the "tallest building in the world" from 2004 to 2010.

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One of the top things to do in Taipei is climbing Taipei 101's Observatory. Using the Taipei Fun Pass, you just need to go to the ticket booths at the 5th floor. Show your Taipei Fun Pass card for them to scan it and then get your physical paper ticket to the observatory. You then go to the elevator and line up to get to the observatory at the 89th floor.

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This is my 2nd time to go up Taipei 101's Observatory, but this visit is totally different because it is during the night. I love the beautiful city lights of Taipei. I'm also happy that finally, I get to go to Taipei 101's outdoor observatory.

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After about 1.5 hours, we went down and proceeded to the MRT station and went back to our hotel.

Day 3 - Yehliu Geopark and Yuming Museum


For our 3rd day, we had a quick breakfast and left the hotel for a long travel to the northern coast of Taiwan. This day, we will explore and visit Yehliu Geopark and Yuming Museum.

Yehliu Geopark

Time Spent: 1 hour and 50 minutes

Located in Northern Taiwan, Yehliu Geopark is a natural landscape filled with peculiar rock formations, and sceneries that are truly amazing. This scenic attraction will bring you into a world that is like a scene from a movie. Here, you'll see different rock formations that are awesome works of nature. Some of the rock formations were given names representing their shapes, such as the "Mushroom Rocks," "Sea Candles," "Fairy Shoe," and the most-popular is the "Queen's Head."

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As one of the most popular tourist attractions in northern Taiwan, getting here is easy enough. If you're coming from Ximen, to get to Yehliu Geopark, you just need to take the MRT to Taipei Main Station then transfer the MRT Red Line to Tamsui Station. Upon arrival at Tamsui Station, take the Taiwan Tourist Shuttle service bus number 862 going to Yehliu Geopark. Just use your Taipei Fun Pass for the free rides on the Taipei Metro and on the shuttle bus. As easy as that!

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TOURIST SPOTS IN TAIWAN FOR FIRST TIMERS

TOURIST SPOTS IN TAIWAN FOR FIRST TIMERS

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The best thing about having a Taipei Fun Pass is that you don't need to fall in line to buy a ticket. You just need to show the card at the entrance gate and enter the Geopark hassle-free! As one of the most-popular destinations in Northern Taiwan, expect hordes of tourists at the park especially during weekends. So, it's really best if you have the Taipei Fun Pass so you could skip the long lines.

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Buffet Lunch at Fisherman's Kitchen

Time Spent: 1 hour

Located just a few meters away from Yehliu Geopark is Fisherman's Kitchen at In House Hotel. They offer affordable and tasty buffet lunch that you can enjoy after exploring Yehliu Geopark. If you have a Taipei Fun Pass, you can get 10% discount on your bill. Be sure to check them out!

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Juming Museum

Time Spent: 2 hours

After our sumptuous buffet lunch, we took again the shuttle bus number 862 to Juming Museum. You can find the bus stop just across In House Hotel. Travel time to Juming Museum is about 20-30 minutes.

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Juming Museum is a huge outdoor museum built by internationally-renowned master sculptor Ju Ming. Opened in 2009, it showcases thousands of Mr. Ju Ming's creations. It is so huge, and is actually dubbed as "Taiwan’s largest outdoor art museum." So, when visiting Juming Museum, be sure to allot at least 2 hours to fully enjoy the many artworks, attractions, and IG-worthy spots that you can find inside the museum.

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Set in a vast outdoor space with nature and the mountains as backdrops, visiting Juming Museum makes you feel to be part of the artworks. Some of the artworks here were Juming’s works that he exhibited in different parts of the world such as Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong, and Luxembourg. Don’t miss visiting Taichi Plaza, Human World Square and Sport Square and be amazed by his exemplary artworks. Although majority of the installations and artworks are outdoors, they also have indoor museums that showcase other Juming's artworks.

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The Juming Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 05:00 pm. The museum is closed every Monday except on National Holidays. Don't miss to include this in your Taiwan itinerary! You will surely enjoy your visit at Juming Museum!

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After about 2 hours of exploring and appreciating Juming Museum, we went back to the bus stop which is located just outside the museum and took bus number 862 to Tamsui MRT Station. Then we took the train to Ximen Station and walked towards Carrefour.

Shopping and Availing of Freebies at Carrefour

Time Spent: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Carrefour is a popular grocery store in Taipei. When you buy the Taipei Fun Pass on their website, you'll get a $100 NTD (170 PHP) voucher that you can use to shop at their store. Also if your purchase is over $888 NTD, you can get a classic Taiwanese souvenir from them. Or you can also take a photo of you at their store and upload it on your social media account, and you'll get a free gift from them. Just go to the customer service show them your uploaded photo to get your free gift.

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Taipei Fun Pass Sample 3 Days 2 Nights (3D2N) Itinerary


For convenience, here's a summary of our 3-days Itinerary using the Taipei Fun Pass. Please feel free to tweak it, adjust the time, or change the attractions you want to visit.

Day 1 - Gold Museum, Jiufen and Miramar Entertainment Park

  • 07:45 - Meet at the lobby of City Inn Hotel - Ximen
  • 08:00 - Have Breakfast at JSP Ximen
  • 08:10 - Eat breakfast at JSP Ximen
  • 08:40 - Walk to Ximen Bus Stop Station
  • 09:00 - Take the city bus number 965 to Gold Museum
  • 10:10 - Gold Museum Tour
  • 11:50 - Lunch at Fun Farm Restaurant inside Gold Museum
  • 12:30 - Gather and head to Jiufen by taking bus 965
  • 13:00 - Explore Jiufen Old Street
  • 14:30 - Gather and take bus 965 to Taipei
  • 15:30 - Arrive at Taipei's Beimen MRT Station
  • 15:45 - Take the MRT Green line and alight at Nanjing Fuxing
  • 16:00 - Transfer the MRT brown line and take the train to Jiannan Rd. Station
  • 16:30 - Go to Miramar Entertainment Park, ride the Ferries Wheel
  • 18:00 - Walk to Dian Shui Lou for dinner
  • 18:30 - Dinner at Dian Shui Lou
  • 20:00 - Head back to Ximen by taking the MRT Brown Line from Jiannan Rd. Station to Nanjing Fuxing
  • 20:30 - Transfer to MRT Green Line to Ximen Station
  • 21:00 - Back at City Inn Hotel - Ximen

Day 2 - National Palace Museum, Shilin Residence, Dadaocheng, and Taipei 101

  • 07:00 - Gather at the lobby and go to Mr. Brown Café
  • 07:10 - Take the MRT from Ximen to Shuanglian Station then walk to Mr. Brown Café
  • 07:40 - Breakfast at Mr. Brown Café
  • 08:30 - Walk back to Shuanglian Station, take the MRT to Shilin Station and transfer to the Bus Red 30 (R30) which will take you directly to the National Palace Museum.
  • 09:10 - Arrive at National Palace Museum, explore
  • 10:50 - Gather at the exit and take the bus Bus Red 30 (R30) and head to Main Building of Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence
  • 11:10 - Tour of Main Building of Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence
  • 12:45 - Walk to Coffee Alley for lunch
  • 13:00 - Lunch Coffee Alley
  • 14:00 - Walk back to Shilin Station
  • 14:15 - Take the MRT to Daqiaotou Station. Take exit 1 and walk towards Dadaocheng district
  • 15:00 - Arrive at Dadaocheng district
  • 15:15 - Drop by at Lee Cake Main Store
  • 15:45 - Explore the district of Dadaocheng
  • 18:00 - Dinner at Muhills Restaurant
  • 19:00 - Walk back to Daqiaotou Station
  • 19:30 - Take MRT from Daqiaotou Station to Dongmen Station and transfer to red line to Taipei101/World Trade Center Station.
  • 20:00 - Arrive at Taipei 101 and visit Shou Xing Fang
  • 20:30 - Go up to Taipei 101 Observatory
  • 22:00 - Take the MRT back to Ximen Station
  • 22:30 - Back at Ximen City Inn Hotel - Ximen

Day 3 - Yehliu Geopark and Juming Museum

  • 06:30 - Breakfast
  • 07:00 - Take the MRT from Ximen to Taipei Main Station then transfer the MRT Red Line to Tamsui Station
  • 08:30 - Arrive at Tamsui Station. Take the Taiwan Tourist Shuttle service 862 to Yehliu Geopark
  • 10:00 - Arrive at Yehliu Geopark, explore
  • 11:50 - Walk to the Fisherman Kitchen at In House Hotel
  • 12:00 - Buffet Lunch at Fisherman Kitchen
  • 13:00 - Depart for Juming Museum by taking Bus 862
  • 13:30 - Tour Juming Museum
  • 15:30 - Gather at the entrance of Juming Museum
  • 15:45 - Take the Bus 862 back to Tamsui Station
  • 17:00 - Arrive at Tamsui Station. Take the MRT Red Line to Taipei Main Station then transfer to Ximen Station via the Blue Line.
  • 17:40 - Arrive at Ximen Station and walk to Carrefour
  • 18:00 - Carrefour - Xi-men Kwei-Lin Store
  • 19:30 - End of tour

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Here are some of the frequently asked questions about the Taipei Fun Pass. If you have other questions, please feel free to leave a comment below.

Q: How much is the Taipei Fun Pass
A: If you buy it on their website or app, the 3-day pass is $1,900 NTD. If you buy it on the Klook App, it's ₱ 3,243 PHP.

Q: Is there a card for children or senior citizens?
A: Unfortunately, there's no card available for children or senior citizens. But I hope they'll have them in the future.

Q: When should I buy the card?
A: I recommend that you buy the card before you leave for Taipei at least 3-5 days in advance. You can buy the card at their website, app, or at the Klook App.

Q: How to compute the validity of the card?
A: The card is valid on 3 consecutive days and not computed based on 24 hours period. For example, the first use of the card is January 01, it will expire on January 03 at 11:59 PM regardless of the time you first used it on the first day. Note that the use of the card should be in consecutive days.

Q: What if I lost the card?
A: The pass cannot be reimbursed or reissued if lost or damaged.

Q: Can I reload the card after the validity period?
A: Reloading is not possible.

Q: What are the Authorized Stores where I could get discounts and freebies?
A: You may check the map of authorized stores HERE.

Q: What is the return/refund policy?
A: The purchased card cannot be returned or refunded once used or damaged. It can only be returned and refunded if not used or opened from its original packaging. A processing fee of 10% will be charged.

Q: Is there a Taipei Fun Pass app?
A: Yes. You can download it for free on Google Play or Apple App Store.

Q: How do I contact customer support?
A: You may email them at service@fontrip.com.tw or call 03-5910052. Service hours are from 09:00 am - 12:00 nn and 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm from Monday to Saturday.

Q: Is the Taipei Fun Pass worth it?
A: Definitely yes! Here's a sample computation on how much you could save when you buy a Taipei Fun Pass.

Attraction / Transportation Market Value
  • Gold Museum - $80 NTD
  • Miramar Entertainment Park Ferris Wheel - $200 NTD
  • National Palace Museum - $350 NTD
  • Main Building of Chiang Kai-Shek Shiline Residence - $100 NTD
  • Taipei 101 Observatory - $600 NTD
  • Yehliu Geopark - $80 NTD
  • Juming Museum - $280 NTD
  • MRT 3-Day Pass - $380 NTD
  • Taiwan Tourist Shuttle-Crown Northern Coast Day Pass - $160 NTD
Total - NT $ 2,230
Cost of the card - NT $ 1,900
SAVINGS - $330 NTD or ₱ 564.00 PHP

Aside from that, you get more discounts and savings by dining in their authorized stores, using the vouchers included in the pass, and by availing the freebies included in the Taipei Fun Pass. And that's a lot of savings!


Overall, I enjoyed our time in Taipei using the Taipei Unlimited Fun Pass. The convenience of visiting an array of attractions plus the unlimited rides and the many discounts I get by using the card is really worth it. Get a Taipei Unlimited Fun Pass now for a hassle-free and budget-friendly trip to Taipei!


For more information about the Taipei Fun Pass, please visit their official website at www.funpass.travel.taipei.

This Taipei Fun Pass Fam Tour was organized by the Tourism Bureau, MOTC, and Taipei Department of Information and Tourism. Co-organized by Fontrip. Thank you very much for inviting us!


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