After a rapid ascent of 46 floors in 30 seconds to the top of the 244.15 meter-high Mitsukoshi Tower, an astounding panoramic ... More
Shin Kong Observatory
After a rapid ascent of 46 floors in 30 seconds to the top of the 244.15 meter-high Mitsukoshi Tower, an astounding panoramic view of the Taipei Basin awaits you. In the enclosed top floor, you can pick out Taipei's downtown area and highway systems; you can probably even find the restaurant where you ate dinner the night before. To accompany the sight, black and white photos detailing the last hundred years of Taipei history are placed randomly about the room. Drinks, snacks and souvenirs are also available.
The building is located actually in Chung Cheng District. The observation deck on the top floor of the building is closed from March 1, 2006. Taipei 101 Building and the ferris wheel at Miramar Shopping Center are the latest choices for viewing the city.
Located across the street from the Confucius Temple, this Taoist temple is dedicated to the god of medicine. Built in
1830, it has quite a fascinating history. Early immigrants from Fujien Province brought the statue of the god to ...
This temple was originally built in 1738 in order to worship Kuanyin, the goddess of mercy. For more than two
centuries, it survived earthquakes and war. Now it is one of the most popular temples in Taipei, and it ...
Every two hours or so (the times never seem to be exact) visitors are treated to the changing of the
guards at the Martyr's Shrine. Two rifle carrying military police stand rigid at attention and then end their shift ...
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