Taipei Things to Do

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  • 51. 101 Tower

    Taipei 101 tower was the world's tallest building from 2004 until 2010 when it was beat out by Dubai's impressive Burj Khalifa. But Taipei 101 is still considered the tallest green building in the...

  • 52. Fine Arts Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Most of the Museum is dedicated to temporary exhbits by Taiwanese artists but a small permanent collection is upstairs. Great way to spend an rainy morning or afternoon. Due to construction (2009) the...

  • 53. Jieshou Park

    3 out of 5 stars

    Jieshou Park is very near the 2-28 Peace Memorial Park and 300 m from the Presidential Office. It is a small, well landscaped park and the main feature is a statue of Lin Sen, who was the Chairman...

  • 54. National Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    When the Nationalist (Kuomintang) government fled the mainland in 1949, it brought to Taiwan many of China's greatest art treasures and most important antiquities. This is one of them: 'Chao Yu...

  • 55. Jade Market

    The Holiday Jade Market is open Saturday and Sunday 9 AM to 6PM. This is one of the largest jade markets in all of Asia. There are nearly 600 stands . It is a really fun place t go , with isles and...

  • 56. Hsingtien Temple

    This is the most spectacular temple I visited in Taipei. Full of worshipers, smoke, and fruit, this temple is amazing. The temple was constructed in 1967, and it was built in honor of God of War and...

  • 57. Aborginal Culural Center

    Also known for some unknown reason as the pavilion of Aroma, this building host displays of modern Taiwanese aboriginal art. Small little cultural centers like this are popping up throughout Taiwan as...

  • 58. Taoyuan Airport Art Exhibition

    At the departure lounge you should try and take a look at this beautiful sculpture of a butterfly that has landed and possibly searching for a drink of water. I am afraid that there was no...

  • 59. Astronomical Museum

    You should really come here - it's an interesting musuem which touches on weather observations, space telescopes, constellations and astronomy. The exhibits are interesting and interactive - I quite...

  • 60. Chiang Kai Shek Statue

    CKS Memorial Hall has become a landmark of Taipei City. On the first floor of the building, a sitting statue of Mr. Chiang Kai-shek is installed in the memorial hall for the public to pay their...

  • 61. The Red House

    The Red House was constructed in 1908 and was a government run public market which had an octagonal entrance and cross-shaped floor plan where merchants could showcase their goods. Today it is...

  • 62. College of Social Sciences

    We took a quick look at the grounds of the College of Social Sciences of the National University of Taiwan as the LP guidebook mentioned that the buildings are a good example of Japanese architecture...

  • 63. Bopiliao

    Bopiliao or Bo Pi Liao is an area which has been restored and is now one of the best preserved historic sections of Wanhau. Nearly all the buildings are empty but it is possible to enter some of them....

  • 64. Zhongshan Hall

    My next stop on my walk around Taipei was Zhongshan Hall, a four story building that was constructed in 1936 for the coronation of Emperor Hirohito. It was also the place where the Japanese Surrender...

  • 65. Post Office

    Normally i would not visit a post office but i happened to be looking at a building which turned out to be the Taipei Post office, and was even more interesting than the one i recently saw in Yangon....

  • 66. Shandao Temple

    I was lucky as i came across this temple while walking back from Huashan 1914 Creataive Park to my guest house. Shandao Temple was not mentioned in any of my guidebooks, nor was it marked on the...

  • 67. Street art

    Although i saw this in Guangzhou Street i could see this on all the streets of Taipei. Beautiful scenes were painted on the ugly electrical boxes which brightened up the streets. Most of the artists...

  • 68. Chess Pieces

    On the way from Taipei City hall to Taipei 101 i came across some huge sculptures of chess pieces on the corner before reaching the complex/ There were 5 or 6 pieces only and possibly made from marble...

  • 69. The Mayor's Residence Arts Salon

    The Mayor's residence was constructed in 1935 by the Japanese colonial administration and even continued to house the city mayors after the Japanese left. Kao Yu-shu, Chang Feng-hsu, Ling Yang-kang,...

  • 70. Yongle Market

    I wandered along to Yong;e Market but there was very little to see there as it was under renovation and the building was covered in blue tarpaulin. There seemed to be a few shops open at street level...

  • 71. Shaunglian MRT Station

    I happened to get off the train at Shuanglian MRT station after visiting Tamsui as i wanted to explore Dihua Street but i got a nice surprise at the station as the walls were covered in historical...

  • 72. Diligence Sculpture

    While i was walking from Taipei Main Station to my guest house i came across this sculpture of a horse just outside the Q Square shopping Mall. The sculpture of the horse trotting was called...

  • 73. Nishi Honganji Square

    I came across this lovely square while looking for Bao An Temple and Park, and was under the impression that i had found it, but after looking at some of the historical plaques i soon learned i was at...

  • 74. The Blossom of Cow Year

    Although i have already written a review about the Mayors Residence Art Salon i thought i would make a separate review about the funny looking sculpture on the premises. There is rather a strange...

  • 75. Visitor Information Center

    As i arrived at the airport and took the bus to Taipei Main Station i immediately headed for the Visitor Information Center on the ground floor. The center was quite busy, the staff spoke excellent...

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