National Taiwan University, Taipei

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Take a stroll through the main campus of National Taiwan University, considered one of country's finest institutions of higher learning. Founded in 1928, during the Japanese colonial rule, the university boasts a pleasant garden-like main campus. Enjoy a relaxing walk along the palm-tree lined paths, admire the university buildings, or explore the grounds on a bike. An array of shops, cafes, and eateries surround the campus complex, so there's plenty of pleasant spots for grabbing refreshments and taking a break from sightseeing. Put National Taiwan University into our Taipei trip builder app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • October 5, 2017
    One of the best universities in Taipei and even if you don't study there lots of shopping exists nearby or just hang out around campus and relive your salad days in the sun with a good book  more »
  • October 1, 2017
    I went and visited the renowned Japanese architect Toyo Ito's architecture. A stately building on campus and light building was impressive.
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  • September 30, 2017
    My teenage life was greatly influenced by the hit Meteor Garden series starred by F4, the famous Taiwanese boy band. Visiting National Taiwan University, where some of the scenes of Meteor Garden was ...  more »
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  • July 10, 2017
    The most famous university in Taiwan, populated with talented students and hard working professors. Foods here are cheap and versatile. Surrounded by trees, bushes, and flowers displayed differently at four seasons, it is a excellent place for family or friends to spend time walking around.
  • June 4, 2017
    A great place to while away time. You can walk or bike around, admire the beautiful buildings, or find a quiet spot to sit and read a book.
  • January 14, 2017
    In the morning, many people get together, and do tai chi. The atmosphere of campus is so energetic. You can enjoy walkabout.
  • January 19, 2017
    Fun to walk about NTU... the best ranking uni in Taiwan. There's a good vibe here.
  • October 23, 2016
    Biggest and famous university in Taiwan (I think), lot of foreigner students who come to learn Chinese here Recommend for using U-bike if you want explore the whole area, a lot of students using bicycle in there so its ok to ride bicycle inside the university

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