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Elephant Mountain

Elephant Mountain (hike) – this is Taipei’s most popular hike, especially for tourists. It’s short, well paved, and easily accessible from Taipei’s most popular district (around Taipei 101) and most importantly it offers postcard views of the Taipei Cityscape. A local train station is not far from Elephant Mountain (Xiangshan station – the terminus of […]

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Dadaocheng Theater

Dadaocheng Theater (8th and 9th floors, No. 21 Sec. 1 Dihua Street, Taipei) — Located on the 8th and 9th floors of Yongle Market, Dadaocheng Theater is one of the most notable branches of Taipei Cultural Center. Originally a garden before 1908, it was renovated into a market during the Japanese colonial era. In the […]

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Confucius Temple

Confucius Temple (2 Nanmen Road, West Central District, Tainan) – this temple was built in 1666, making this one of the oldest and most historically significant buildings in Taiwan. Before the end of Manchu Dynasty, it was the location of the highest official institute of higher learning in Taiwan. The present-day temple was renovated during […]

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Baby Boss Job Experience Center

Baby Boss Job Experience Center (children’s activities)(7th Floor, Living Mall, No. 138, Sec. 4, Bade Road, Taipei) — the Baby Boss Job Experience Center offers opportunities for children aged 3-15 to experience the assignments of various occupations. Launched in early 2008 on the 7th floor of LIVING MALL, this 7,600 m2 facility is the epitome […]

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Taipei 101 Mall

  Taipei 101 Mall (No. 7, Xinyi Road, Section 5, Taipei) – this six-level mall (located within Taipei’s tallest building) offers the finest in fashion and refined dining from around the world. Customers’ wishes are thoughtfully catered to in a world-class space that brings together sensory delights, a wonderful atmosphere, and architectural aesthetics, giving form […]

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Shilin Night Market

Shilin Night Market (Jihe Road, near Lane 179, Section 4, Chengde Road, Taipei) — this is Taipei’s largest and most famous “night market” (a shopping center that’s open at night and found throughout Taipei and other parts of the country). It’s located just opposite the red line Jian Tan MRT stop. The street has gone […]

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Q Square Mall

Q Square Mall (No. 1, Section 1, Chengde Rd, Datong District, Taipei) — is a six-level shopping mall, consisting of several boutiques and restaurants (located close to the Taipei Main MRT Station). The sprawling mall also has a movie theater for Hollywood film buff. In addition, the mall also has many shops selling local products […]

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Miramar Entertainment Park

Miramar Entertainment Park (No. 20, Jingye 3rd Rd, Zhongshan District, Taipei) – despite the name, this is actually a new-age shopping and entertainment complex built with the idea of offering enough consumption and entertainment options to keep visitors occupied for a full-day stay. The most striking feature of this park, which was opened only at […]

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Living Mall

Living Mall (No. 138, Section 4, Bade Road, Taipei) — this is a brand new international-class tourism and recreation mall. It blends a distinctive architectural design with premier facilities and services that have made it a market leader in innovation and a center of Taiwan’s consumer culture in the new era. With 26 million visitors […]

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Breeze Center

Breeze Center (No. 39, Section 1, Fu-Xing South Road, Taipei) — Breeze Center is up there with Bellavita as one of Taipei’s swankiest malls. The mall is nine levels and includes most of the high fashion name brands usually found in Taipei (from Calvin Klein, to DKNY, Ed Hardy, Marc Jacobs, Skechers, etc). In terms […]