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    This page can now be found at Taiwanderful.

    A few photos and links remain below.

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    Taipei's Night Markets 台北的夜市

    entrance to raohe night market in songshan
    Entrance to the Raohe Street Night Market

    Here are details of a few recommended night markets.

    • Shilin Night Market 士林夜市
      walk from Jiantan (劍潭捷運站) or Shilin (士林捷運站) MRT stations
    • Snake Alley (aka Huaxi Street) 華西街夜市
      walk from Longshan Temple MRT station (龍山寺捷運站)
    • Raohe Street Night Market 饒河街夜市
      walk from Songshan Railway Station (松山火車站) or bus blue 7 or blue 12 from Taipei City Hall MRT station (市政府捷運站)

    Taipei Fine Arts Museum 台北市立美術館

    neon lightbox: artwork by Shy Gong
    artwork by Shy Gong (施工忠昊)

    Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art 台北當代藝術館

    Taipei 101

    the top part of Taipei 101

    view of taipei 101 from the street

    Elephant Mountain 象山

    Elephant Mountain is just a stone's throw from Taipei 101 and the Xinyi District. The short hike to the top affords some outstanding views of Taipei City and unlike going to the top of Taipei 101 it's free. To get there walk along Lane 150, Section 5 Xinyi Road (信義路五段150巷) at the end of the lane you will find the beginning of the hiking trail.

    Zhinan Temple 指南宮

    zhinan gong in muzha

    statue at zhinan temple

    Miramar Ferris Wheel 美麗華摩天輪

    miramar ferris wheel in taipei

    The Miramar Ferris Wheel is located in Neihu above a shopping mall.

    Sun Yatsen Memorial Hall 國父紀念館

    sun yat-sen memorial hall in taipei

    Museum of World Religions 世界宗教博物館

    Ximending 西門町

    ximending night panorama

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