Solo Female Travel in Taipei

Located in the Northern part of Taiwan, Taipei is the vibrant capital city known for its eclectic blend of tradition and modernity. This pulsating metropolis is dotted with towering skyscrapers including Taipei 101, once the world's tallest building, which offers breathtaking views of the cityscape. The city is famous for its lively night markets, particularly Shilin market, where visitors can indulge in authentic Taiwanese street food. In contrast to the bustling city, Taipei is also home to serene spots such as Beitou, renowned for its hot springs and the impressive, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. With its rich history, phenomenal culinary scene, and unique culture, Taipei provides an enticing mix of experiences for every traveler.

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Is Taipei good for solo travel?

Safety:

Safety:Very safe

Taipei is generally considered to be one of the safest cities for solo female travelers. There is high regard for law, order and personal safety in Taiwan, especially in its capital Taipei. Street crimes like mugging and theft are relatively rare and strict laws against such offenses are enforceable and adhered to. Locals are typically friendly and helpful, including in providing directions, and there are tourist centers and police readily available. As with any location, it’s recommended nonetheless to stay alert and use common sense.
Transport:

Transport:Easy

Quite easy! The city is very pedestrian-friendly with well-organized streets and abundant signage making it easy to navigate. For further distances, there's an efficient, clean, and affordable public transportation system, including buses, taxis, and an excellent metro system. Language might be a challenge for some, but English signs are common and locals are often willing to help. The city is generally safe, even at night.
Things to do:

Things to do:Interesting

Taipei is truly a vibrant city packed with activities for everyone. Its unique amalgamation of influences creates a rich cultural scene, from the spellbinding architecture of Taipei 101, the historic beauty of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall to the bustling night markets offering street food. The city also boasts a dynamic art and music scene, and nature lovers will be thrilled by the ample green spaces and nearby hiking trails. The rich history and contemporary Taiwanese culture make Taipei an exotic place where tradition and innovation coexist magnificently.
Food:

Food:Excellent

Taipei is indeed a culinary heaven, offering an impressive diversity of food. From street food stalls to gourmet dining, there's a lot to explore. The city presents a mix of local Taiwanese food, influences from various regions of mainland China, and international cuisine. There are varieties of fruits, seafood, cooked food, pastries, and even vegan options. No matter your palate or dietary preferences, it's almost certain you'll find satisfactory, if not excellent, options.
Budget:

Budget:Moderate

Taipei can be considered moderately budget-friendly. Costs such as public transportation and local food are quite affordable. However, accommodation and tourist attractions prices can vary, with higher prices in tourist areas and cheaper options located further out. Therefore, budgeting and planning are key to make the most out of your stay in Taipei.

Is Taipei worth visiting?

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 6 experiences

Things to do

4.1/5

Safety

4.7/5

Food

4.1/5

Budget-friendly

4.1/5

Solo travel experience

It is safe and lively, it has well organized and highly developed public transportations and infrastructure. People are friendly, so many fun activities can do. Food are tasty, weather is nice during the spring.

Posted: April 23, 2024Experienced: March, 2024
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Group travel experience

I was in Taipei for 3 days. The weather was a bit gloomy during Chinese New Year. We move around with MRT, bus and local train. The service is top notch. On time, cheap and clean. Food is average for me. It's People are polite and helpful if you try to communicate effectively. Taipei is the most safest city especially for solo female traveller. You can walk the street without so much worries. Accept the scooters. They are a bit reckless. I went with a group but will do it solo next time.

Posted: March 31, 2024Experienced: January, 2024
Things to do: 4/5Food: 3/5Budget-friendly: 3/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

Very safe city, clean, easy to get around, people are very friendly. Amazing food (nightmarkets!), Elephant mountain for great views of Taipei 101, Yangmingshan sunset and night views. Beitou hot springs, Tamsui, and daytrip to Jiufen and Pingxi are worthwhile

Posted: December 29, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Family travel experience

Taipei is an amazing city which have convenient transportation and facilities. The people are friendly , helpful and welcoming. With beautiful city landscape, mountains for the tourists to discover. Happy to be local tour guide!

Posted: December 26, 2023Experienced: December, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Is Taipei safe for women?

Safety rating

4.2 /5

Based on 5 experiences

Crime rates rating

1 /5

Based on 5 experiences

Vivian

Vivian

Taipei is a safe city and I always like to walk around in the evening in summertime as the temperature is much cooler😌 you can also rent a bike it’s so pleasant to explore or commute the city by cycling!

Posted: April 27, 2024
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safest place to live! best city I’ve ever been to. I never ever need to worried about anything when I walk alone on the street even in the dark. I don’t need to worried about forgetting something because someone will send it to the police office. 台北超棒!我愛台北~最安全的城市沒有之一,晚上一個女生走路也不用擔心,東西放著也不會被偷,人都很好

Posted: April 19, 2024
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Meet locals in Taipei

Meet local women in Taipei who are open to meet up for a coffee or a drink, show you around, give local advice or practice a language with.
Ashley

Ashley

About Me

Hi!My name is Ashley,22,lives in Taipei Becoming a backpacker since I was 18y. If you come to Taiwan I can give you some tourist information and advice,if I have free time, I can guide for u☺️

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Local tips

Generally safe but stay cautious. Recommend Toasteria Restaurant, which is one of my favorites. Friendly people. Nice nature mountain and beach to visit within an hour public transportation. Welcome to visit here! 😺

Posted: May 15, 2024
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Taiwan is pretty safe to woman, I think. In Taipei, there’s plenty of street light, safe to walk on street in my opinion. If you want nice and cheap local food, I’d suggest you go to Tainan. You can try some real nice traditional food there, and the price will make you eat more than you expected. If you’re staying in Taipei, I might show you around. Night markets are great, but some of them become a little too touristy. But there’s still some gem in it! For the view, the natural environment, Please go to Hualien and Taidong Mountains and Rivers will heal your soul

Posted: February 5, 2024
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Nora

Nora

Indonesia

I live in Taipei for 3 years. The weather is nice, except the summer. Summer can be super humidly hot with temperature ranging from 34-40 degree celcius. Public transportation is super convenient with frequent schedules of buses and mrts. Google map is very accurate here. Check the weather before you go out to dress properly if you are traveling in winter as the weather could be cold, rainy, windy, or warm

Posted: December 26, 2023
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Stay with locals in Taipei

Stay with local women in Taipei who offer free accommodation as part of cultural exchange. Couch surfing is a great way to meet new people, learn more about new cultures and experience destinations like a local.
Aier

Aier

Taipei

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2 days

About me

Hi I’m Aier, very welcome to meet me in Taipei, I love traveling and I do CrossFit, must Thai, surfing, and I know a lot of delicious foods haha, let’s chat and have fun together!

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