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Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour
"After hotel pickup your guide will take your small group to the complex of Longshan Temple one of Taiwan’s most popular temples. Next tour the Presidential Office Building constructed during Taiwan’s Japanese colonization as a governor's mansion. After a few photo ops in front visit the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall a world-famous monument established in memory of the 20th-century President of the Republic of China. Walk up the 89 steps
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One Day Taipei City Highlights and Afternoon Shopping Tour
"At 9:00am your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in central Taipei. You will visit CKS Memorial Hall Longshen Temple and Taipei 101 Observatory in the morning. Lunch will be at Taipei 101 food court at your own expense. In the afternoon you will visit Sunny Hills Pineapple Cake store. At Sunny Hill you will be treated one pineapple cake and afternoon tea. After enjoy your time for a while at Sunny Hill. You will continue this tour to the famous Hankou Camera Street. This street is full of the highest density of photography stores in Taiwan. You can camera accessories and photography manuals within your budget. In the evening
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Ximending Walking Tour including Modern Toilet Restaurant Dinning Experience
"Join this interesting walking tour with your Taipei expert and get to know the various cultures of Ximending district. Your tour guide will meet you at Ximen MRT Station in the afternoon. Your first stop will be Tianhou Temple. Tianhou Temple has been a deity worshipped by many of southern Chinese heritage and sea-faring people. After visiting the temple you will walk along Japanese Street U.S.A. Street and Movie Street. You will realize that Ximen is a culturally diverse district. It embraces Japan United States and Ancient China's influences but still develops and remains its own beauty. Continue your tour you will then visit Ximen Red House
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228 Peace Memorial Park Tips (19)

PEOPLE AT PEACE ---- LIONS CLUB SCULPTURE

There is rather a simple sculpture near the 228 memorial Museum that was donated by the Lions Club. The white stone sculpture shows two people standing together. Again there was no information in...
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davidjo
Sep 27, 2016

REMEMBER THOSE WHO PERISHED

Outside the 228 Memorial Museum there is a wall with many photographs of those who perished during the 228 massacre. Next to it stands a wall with thousands of strips cloth or paper attached to it,...
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davidjo
Sep 27, 2016

2-28 PARK AND THE MASSACRE OF 20,000 CIVILIANS

in the center of Taipei you will find the 2-28 Peace Memorial Park which was established in 1908 and was the first European style park in Taipei. Today it contains the 2-28 monument, the 2-28 museum,...
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davidjo
Sep 27, 2016

WALK ALONG THE STONE FOOTPATH FOR HEALTH BENEFITS

Leading towards the 228 Peace Bell there is a stone footpath which is supposed to be beneficial if you walk along it while barefooted. It is maybe 30 m long with lots of black stones which massage...
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davidjo
Sep 27, 2016

228 MEMORIAL MUSEUM----A SOBERING EXPERIENCE

The 228 Memorial museum is at the south end of the park and if i remember correctly it was either free to enter or NT$80. It was very interesting as it told the story of the events of that day in...
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davidjo
Sep 27, 2016

THE PEACE BELL SYMBOLISES HOPE FOR THE FUTURE

At the south end of the park there is a peace bell and tower. The tower consists of four posts with a circular sculpture at the top and a red cross underneath which is attached to the four posts. The...
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davidjo
Sep 27, 2016

CATCH A FREE CONCERT AT THE AMPHITHEATER

One of the attractions in the park is the amphitheater where fee concerts are held regularly. Unfortunately there was not one when i was visiting Taiwan. The amphitheater has a white roof and is on...
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davidjo
Sep 27, 2016

THE 228 MASSACRE MONUMENT AND THE HISTORIC EVENT

The 228 Memorial is a very attractive sculpture that is located in the center of the park and was unveiled on 28th February 1997 to commemorate the 228 massacre. The memorial consists of a steeple in...
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davidjo
Sep 27, 2016

TAKE A LOOK AT THE ANIMALS AROUND THE DRAGON POND

I have no idea why this is called the Dragon pond unless there are some sculptures on the small island in the center, but i did not spot any. What is interesting are the stone sculptured animals that...
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davidjo
Sep 27, 2016

CUI HENG CHAMBER & THE FOUR PAVILIONS

One of the most attractive parts of the park is the pond with Cui Heng Chamber in the middle with four pavilions on the corners. All five were constructed in obvious classical Chinese style to try and...
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davidjo
Sep 27, 2016

KNOW YOUR WAY AROUND THE PARK

There are so many things to see in the 2-28 Peace Memorial Park it is worth taking a photo of the map with the points of interest numbered and named in English. In that way you can refer to it when...
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Sep 27, 2016

MEET CONFUCIUS IN THE PARK

At the north end of the park, very near the National Museum stands a statue of Confucius. The statue is now a grey color bur at one time it must have been red as i have seen photos from years gone by....
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Sep 27, 2016
 
 
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Things to Do Near 228 Peace Memorial Park

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Presidential Building

Uheiji Nagano designed the Presidential Office Building during the Japanese Colonial times and was opened in 1928 after 5 years of construction, when the Governor General of Taiwan took up his...
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Shin Kong Life Tower

The Shin-Kong Life Insurance Building (Shin-Kong Life Tower) (新光大樓) was the tallest building in Taipei before the construction of Taipei 101, but has now become the second tallest building in the city...
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Chiang Kai Shek - CKS Memorial

The last thing i observed at Chiang Kai Shek memorial hall were the huge wooden doors when i left. I have no idea what type of wood it was but the doors must have been 4-5 inches thick with bronze...
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National Concert Hall

The National Concert Hall was constructed in Liberty square at the same time as the National Theater and opened its doors in 1987 when the president and vice president attended. National Concert Hall...
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Ximending

Ximending is similar to Tokyo's Ginza as it is the heart of Taipei's mainstream youth culture. There is an 8 branched intersection that dates back to Japanese times and is full of stores that sell...
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Botanical Gardens

A beautiful oasis in Taipei's funky west side, this park has greenhouses featuring a vast variety of lush plants, literature- and Chinese-zodiac-themed gardens and a marvellous lotus pond. More than...
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Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan

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