The Miramar Entertainment Park is 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 the end of 2004, is a 95-meter-high, 70-meter-in-diameter Ferris wheel that lights up at night to add a strong touch of romance to the Taipei skyline.
Meiti Riverside Park is within walking distance to Grand Mayfull Hotel Taipei. Upon arriving at this extensive park, visitors are greeted with a pleasant, expansive patch of lawn commanding a view of the hotel. In addition to a gigantic fountain that imparts a rhythmic visual effect with aerated water jets of varying intensity and heights, the park is replete with sports facilities for basketball, tennis, badminton and croquet, as well as and an encircling bike path several kilometers long (bicycle rental services available). A popular weekend getaway known for its spaciousness, convenient parking and scenic beauty,
The butterfly path on Jiannan Road is near the MRT Jianna Road Station Exit 1, you may start from Beian Road, Lane 745, trekking past Zhengyuan Temple to get there. The pathway is abundant in wildlife. From the butterfly path, you can enjoy a great view overlooking the Taipei basin, as well as watching various kinds of butterflies, such as white, hairstreak and swallowtail butterflies fluttering in the trees.
This trail has become a popular venue for nearby residents doing their morning exercises. The night scenery of Jiantan Mountain Trail has always been popular, and not without reason. Located at a high altitude in the midst of a bustling city, coupled with airplanes flying low across the night sky above, the ambiance it generates always creates excitement and anticipation; the place has thus become a popular hangout for young couples and students. What adds to the allure, are the delicacies of Shilin Night Market, and it is no wonder that the trail has more hikers during the nighttime than daytime!
The Martyrs' Shrine, located on Beian Road was built in 1969 and covers a large area. More than 33, 000 square meters of grass fields surround the structure, and protected by the neighboring mountains it breathes a serene atmosphere which even more emphasizes its solemn and stately character.Worth mentioning is the military police officers who guard the main gate, and who have been rigidly trained to stand like expressionless statues. Tourists alike are amazed at this display of composure and flock to see the ceremonial changing of the guards.
A new cultural landmark of Taipei City – the Ching-kuo Qihai Cultural Park Located at the northern bank of the Keelung River along Beian Road, the Qihai Cultural Park takes up an area of approximately 3.98 hectares. The home of former president Chiang Ching-kuo and a city-designated historical building, the Qihai Residence is situated within the parameters of the park. In addition to the Qihai Residence, the park also boasts a display hall, a visitor’s center, and President Chiang Ching-kuo Library. The Qihai Cultural Park is also surrounded by the beautiful natural landscape of Jiantan Mountain and Qihai Lake.
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