Day 2-Taipei


Chung Cheng Memorial Hall - a monument built in memory of the former President of the Republic of China - Chiang Kai-shek.



Discovery Center of Taipei - a museum that chronicles Taipei's development. The museum features exhibitions on Taipei's natural history and cultural heritage, as well as interactive installations that invite visitors to explore Taipei's future development.




Taipei 101 Center - a 101-floor landmark skyscraper that claimed the title of world's tallest building when it opened in 2004.


Chiufen- Asia Golden Capital/Mini Hong Kong/Mini Shanghai - Located in Taipei County, Chiufen village used to be the center of gold mining. This small village is located within hills, next to the mountains, and facing the ocean.

Chiufen village


Yilan - a county in Northeastern Taiwan.



Toucheng Leisure Farm - The farm encompasses about 110 hectares half planted with Makino bamboos in addition to camellia, maple, etc. The various vegetables and fruits grown such as peaches and kumquat are used to prepare meals served.

Comments

  1. Wow..Everything looks fantastic, wenn! Thanks for the info also!

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  2. Discovery centre = nice & salute to Chiang Kai Shek

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  3. Great photos and beautiful sites.

    Darryl and Ruth : )

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  4. I thought that the Chiufen village is gorgeous. :D

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  5. Wow Taipei 101 center. Chiufen looks congested to me. Lots of greens in Toucheng. Happy holidays. tQ

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  6. wah..u can still post up pics while touring?? hahaha.. so geng.. normally if follow tour, no time to relax, always on the move and by the time reach hotel, dead tired! that is me la..of course!

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  7. What handsome buildings and I am astonished by the height of the skyscraper! Thanks for "including me" in your travels.

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  8. I am enjoying your trip to Taipei. I watched the TV show of Anthony Bourdain when he visited Taiwan. He showed us that Taiwan has a great cuisine with many flavorful dishes.

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  9. From where you took the picture of Taipei 101?

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  10. Taipei 101! Used to be #1. You are blogging all the way from Taiwan? Cool..

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  11. Really enjoyed too know the 'outside world' form you.. keep it up!!

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  12. Nice view.Gosh needs a lot of walking:)

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  13. oh, you've been to taipei!! the city i have been putting in my list for so many years~~

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  14. Chiufen is very nice....the food is so differently presented...

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  15. honestly i not familiar all building... i know only the 101 building

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