The Charming Port City Of Taiwan
Just a stone's throw away from Taipei, Keelung is the perfect place for anyone looking for a memorable getaway. The city's iconic harbour extends deep into the city center, creating a unique blend of land and water. Get lost on a relaxing stroll along endless rows of old school shophouses, or visit beautiful surrounding islands like Keelung Island, Penjia Island and Mianhua Island.
A Subtropical Climate
In Keelung, summers get very hot and winters are cool and windy. It is typically wet all year round, so it's always good to bring along an umbrella. Heavy rains often occur in autumn and winter, and the best time of year to visit Keelung City for warm-weather activities is from early October to late November.
Keelung is very accessible from Taipei. The journey takes about 30-40 minutes from Taipei, depending on the mode of transportation. The most common ways to reach Keeling from Taipei is either taking Bus 2088 from Taipei City Hall Bus Station, or Bus 1813 from Taipei Bus Station. Otherwise, visitors can also use the local train TRA train. The train ride takes about 40 minutes and departs from Taipei Central Station every 15-20 minutes.