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Taipei 101 in Taiwan

Taipei 101 (台北101), formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Centre, is the tallest landmark in Taiwan. Situated in Xinyi District, Taipei, the skyscraper stands at 509.2 m (1,671 ft) and was the world’s tallest building in 2004 before the completion of Burj Khalifa in 2009. Nevertheless, it is still

Taipei Zoo in Taiwan

Taipei Zoo (台北市立動物園) is the largest zoo in Asia and is one of the top 10 city zoos in the world. The zoo has over 400 species of animals and houses more than 2,500 individual animals and 12,000 birds. Most visitors, including us, are here to visit the zoo resident

Beitou Hot Springs in Taipei, Taiwan

Beitou (北投) has been known for its hot springs, historical significance and wonderful scenery in the mountainous suburb. About half an hour away by MRT from Central Taipei, Beitou is just a short distance away from the hustle and bustle of Taipei City. Both locals and visitors enjoy a stop

Shilin Night Market in Taipei, Taiwan

Shilin Night Market (士林夜市) is the largest and most famous night market in Taiwan. Not only it is popular among the locals, Shilin Night Market is also a must-visit Taipei attraction for oversea travellers during their visit to Taipei. The Night Market showcases Taiwan’s culture through its vivid colours and

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan

The Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) is the most prominent national monument, landmark and tourist attraction erected in memory of Chiang Kai-Shek, former President of the Republic of China. Chiang Kai-Shek was the commander-in-chief of China when it was one of the Allied Nations during World War II. Thereafter, he

Raohe Street Night Market in Taipei, Taiwan

A must-visit destination in Taipei is the Raohe Street Night Market (饒河街觀光夜市), one of the oldest and most popular night markets in the capital city. Raohe Night Market has a homely, friendly and welcoming atmosphere to it, but compared to Shilin Night Market which is bigger and more famous, this

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