The National Palace Museum houses the world's largest collection of priceless Chinese art treasures, one which spans China's nearly 5,000-year history. Most of the museum's over 600,000 art objects were part of the Chinese imperial collection, which began over 1,000 years ago in the early Song dynasty.
Yangmingshan National Park is located in the north of Beitou. The magnificent mountainous scenery and comfortable weather have made Yangmingshan National Park a perfect summer resort. Total area of the park is 125 hectares, designed in traditional Chinese style. The natural beauty of the part has won it the reputation as urban forest and the Taipei garden.
Shilin Night Market is the one of the largest night markets in Taipei. The night market is formed by many prosperous shops on Wenlin Road, Dadong Road and Danan Road, etc. Shilin Night Market covers a large area. When one walks in the turning lanes and alleys, he (she) would often find something unexpected. The night market is packed with many people during holidays. We can often see families carrying many things from shopping and enjoying good meals. Their satisfaction is fully shown from their happy expressions.
Taipei Fine Art Museum is the first museum of modern art in Taiwan. The main tasks of the museum are to organize exhibitions and to collect valuable works at home and abroad. The museum also makes efforts to exchange art views and works with international art museums. The museum has special designs and the scenery near the museum is also very beautiful.
The 2010 Taipei International Flora Exposition (Taipei Flora Expo) was the first world-class exposition The expo registered an impressive 8,963, 666 visits during a total period of 171 days. To keep the expo’s “power of beauty” alive after the closing ceremony, Taipei City Government unveiled a memorial Flora Expo Park consisting of Yuanshan Park, Fine Arts Park and Xinsheng Park Areas, with several exhibition halls: EXPO Dome, EXPO Hall, Pavilion of Dreams, Pavilion of Future and Pavilion of Angel Life, in continued operation alongside the relocated Taipei Pavilion from World Expo 2010 Shanghai. The park will surely become an excellent recreational spot with breathtaking scenery!
Located on Zhongshan North Road, the Shilin Official Residence was the former home of the late President Chiang Kai-shek. The expansive and elegant garden has a romantic European feel, with rose beds and tree-lined paths, making it a popular place for taking wedding photographs.
Taiwan’s premier international shopping destination, featuring luxury goods, fashions, and fine dining. Taipei 101 Mall has gathered together the finest in fashion and refined dining from around the world. Taipei 101 Mall joins the ranks of world-class shopping districts such as New York’s Fifth Avenue, Paris’ Champs-Elysees, and Rome’s Via Condotti, with flagship stores and all-new design concepts to offer consumers the richest array of shopping choices. Whether from the perspective of its high-end goods, design flair, trend-setting lifestyles, or sumptuous cuisine, Taipei 101 offers consumers 101% fresh choices in fashion and dining from around the world.
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