THE TECH UNDERGROUND OF TAIPEI

TAIPEI GEEK

This half-day tour is a route specifically designed for those who want to get to know the real geek side of Taipei. Taiwan is one of the major exporting countries of consumer electronics, computers and mobile phones, and numerous industry world leaders are Taiwanese companies. Taiwan is also greatly influenced by Japan, which can be seen in the otaku and geek culture that Taiwanese youth largely follow.

This tour offers a visit to the city’s key landmarks of otaku and geek culture, with time to explore and shop for the latest gadgets, video games and manga from Japan. We’ll start the tour at the MRT Ximen stop and finish at the electronics market.

The geek side of Taipei

INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE

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Main attractions

  • Popular anime and manga shop
  • Maid café
  • Taipei’s Camera Street
  • Underground video game market
  • Electronics market
  • Technological shopping center – Syntrend

Length: 4 hours

Starting point: MRT Ximen

Notes:

Any consumption at the Maid Cafe is not included in the price of this tour.

The tour ends in the electronics market area, near the MRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng stop.

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