Monthly Archive: March 2019

The Red House (紅樓劇場), Ximendeng Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan 15

Taipei: The Red House of Ximen

Built in 1908 during Japanese rule and designed by Japanese architect Kondo Juro, it was originally a market building but was used as a theater from 1945 onward. It was renovated due to a fire in the 2000s. The Red...

228 Peace Memorial Park 二二八和平公園 Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. 0

Taipei: 228 Peace Memorial Park

Located at the city downtown, the park is a great place to rest and to stroll on its grounds. The memorial park is dedicated to the victims of the February 28 incidents where dissidents seeking freedom from tyranny were persecuted...

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 11

Taipei: Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

The most prominent national monument and historical landmark, the National Chaing Kai-Shek Memorial Hall (國立中正紀念) was built in honor and as a memorial to the former military leader and the President of the Republic of China (aka Taiwan), Chiang Kai-Shek....

(Shifen Waterfall (十分大瀑布) Pingxi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan) 15

New Taipei: A Rainy Day Tour at Shifen Waterfall

One of Taiwan’s most famous waterfalls, and dubbed Little Niagara, this scenic waterfall is located in Pingxi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan. Having more than 20 meters (66ft) tall and 40 meters (130ft) wide, Shifen Waterfall (十分大瀑布) is the broadest...

Yehliu Geopark (野柳地質公園), Wanli District, New Taipei City, Taiwan 3

New Taipei: Yehliu Geopark’s (Half) Day Tour

One of the premier natural landmarks of Northern Taiwan, the Yehliu Geopark (野柳地質公園) is home to different kinds of unique geological formations, including the famous “Queen’s Head”. It is located in a cape that stretches from the town of Wanli. While...