The National Palace Museum (故宮博物院) in Taipei is one of the museum owned most collections of Chinese art and historical artifacts in the world. You may know there is a The Forbidden City in Beijing, China also called The Palace Museum (故宮, Gu Gong), however, luckily you can addict to the insight of finest collections in Taipei as those legacy and imperial arts and crafts were moved to Taiwan in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek. It is never enough to take few hours to appreciate the artifacts as there are 690,000 pieces of collections displayed by rounds and themes in whole year. Won't be satisfied by the historical things, you may easily reach other scenic places like Shilin Official Residence, National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines, Lin An-tai Historical House (Fujian-style architecture) and have various food options in the biggest night market in Northern Taiwan-Shilin Night Market.