Taipei is a fusion of traditional Chinese culture with global influence.
From afar, Taipei 101 looks like a colossal stalk of bamboo soaring to the sky.
The building incorporates numerous Feng Shui elements, reflecting Chinese influence in its design.
Lungshan is an outstanding example of worship house in Taipei.
Completed in 1738, it features many traditional Chinese elements such as wood carvings, bronze dragon columns, and fine granite stones.
Dubbed as Harajuku of Taipei, this area is full of sharp energy and vibrant colors.
Ximending is highly popular among the younger population thanks to countless hipster stalls and quirky boutiques.
Amid this youthful atmosphere stands the Red House Theater – Taiwan’s first playhouse. It blends the Meiji era style with Western architectural patterns.
Since 1970s, this 240,000 m² plaza has served as a site of public gatherings.
The square is flanked by two identical buildings that resemble imperial palaces. At the eastern end stands the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.
The Libery Square is a symbol of democratic progress in Taiwan.
This museum boasts one of the world’s largest collections of Chinese artifacts.
The collection shares its root with the one in the Forbidden City. But they were separated when the Chinese Civil War got tense in 1948.
Though only 22% of the treasures managed to get to the island, the pieces represented the very best of the imperial collection.