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Taipei 101, Xinyi District

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An engineering wander constructed to defy cyclones and earthquakes, Taipei 101 held the honor as the tallest building in the world for six years until 2009. The architectural features and elements of the 509 m (1,700 ft) tall tower are fueled with symbolism. Notice how its design resembles an elongated pagoda or a bamboo stick--recalling growth. The number of levels (101) indicates striving for more than perfection, and the number of segments consisting of the same number of floors (eight) stands for good fortune and prosperity. However, its most popular element is the damper that defied the strongest typhoon in history (2015). The skyscraper houses a huge shopping mall on its first five floors, along with restaurants, clubs, and two observation decks on 89th and 91st floors. Use our Taipei online road trip planner to add Taipei 101 and other attractions to your Taipei vacation plans.
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  • For the first time, details, a one by one of the service members, was introduced, and when I wanted to buy some memorabilia, the waiter was also very sticky for me to find what I needed, would push recommended foreign friends must come here to take a trip!
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  • What everyone says basically! Get a ticket, go to the top, admite Beautiful Taipei, take a few pictures. Huge Jade and coral shop inside too if you’re into that type of stuff. I was in and out in 30 m...  more »
  • Was raining unfortunately had a full view of Taipei City. Nice view but still elevator speed which surprised me was made in japan
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