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Keelung is the port city where ships dock for Taipei, which is approximately a 20-minute drive from the port, and is easily accessible via mass transit (about a one-hour trip). Since Keelung is filled with many exciting things to see and do, you might consider spending some time in this city before heading to Taipei. When spending time in Keelung, there are a few great sights and attractions that you certainly don’t want to miss checking out. Keelung is filled with historic forts, street food vendors, parks, museums, and many scenic views! Plus, you can enjoy the mouthwatering flavors of authentic Taiwanese cuisine, which is certain to tickle your taste buds.

A great time of year to visit Keelung is between October and May, when you can typically enjoy its most pleasant weather for exploring.

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Destinations for Cruises from Keelung

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise from Keelung. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:

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Cruise Lines with Cruises from Keelung

The following cruise lines feature cruises leaving from Keelung. Select a cruise line to view upcoming cruises that they're offering from Keelung:

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Mainstream Cruise Lines

Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.

Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.

Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.

During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).

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Deluxe Cruise Lines

These cruise lines fit (quality and, usually, price-wise) somewhere in between Premium and Luxury cruise lines.

A country club casual atmosphere can be expected on these lines, as can be elegant accommodations and gourmet cuisine. These cruise lines are a great option for adults looking for a upscale, yet laid back, vacation.

Unique itineraries are often available on these cruise lines, as their small-to-mid-sized ships can visit ports of call that large ones can't get to.

The pricing on Azamara Club Cruises includes select beverages and pre-paid gratuities, while the pricing of Viking Ocean Cruises includes shore excursions and select beverages.

MSC Cruises
  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 23 (1,952 - 6,762 Guests)
  • Kids Sail Free
  • True Italian Hospitality
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Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 20 (1,936 - 4,266 Guests)
  • Freestyle Cruising
  • Award-Winning Entertainment
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Oceania Cruises
  • Deluxe Cruise Line
  • Ships: 8 (684 - 1,250 Guests)
  • Gourmet Cuisine
  • Country Club Casual
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Things to do near Keelung

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Keelung, along with a brief description:

♦ Keelung Miaokou Night Market

One of the most popular attractions in Keelung is none other than the Miaokou Night Market! This open-air market is a lively site where you can discover tons of street food, a culturally authentic ambiance (complete with many yellow lanterns that illuminate the space), and some of the country’s best sights, sounds, and smells! The majority of stalls specialize in food, so make you sure come hungry! Seafood is the most popular type of cuisine served here but you can also find sausage, dumplings, sandwiches, and many desserts!

♦ Chaojing Park

Chaojing Park is a must visit in Keelung no matter your interests! Originally a landfill, this park is now a beautiful place that’s perfect for the whole family. There is nothing better than the scenic beauty you’ll find here, which include unique rock formations, dramatic coastal landscapes, and even a sculpture museum. This is also a great beach to try out some snorkeling, hiking, or scuba diving. You might even run into some people flying kites. There are also bike trails, a few food vendors, and artistic sculptures.

♦ National Museum of Marine Science and Technology

While there are many museums in Keelung, one of the best is the National Museum of Marine Science and Technology. This museum is so appealing that it attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year! Housed in a former power plant, this museum features a few different galleries on topics such as marine life, naval architecture, ocean engineering, and deep-sea animals. There is also a 3D IMAX theater and a zone designed especially for kids. Plus, you can take in some of the most breathtaking views of the coastal landscape along one of their seaside walking trails!

Average Monthly Weather for Keelung


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