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  • Mitsui Japanese Cuisine
    I would say, the Mitsui Japanese Restaurant serves the best Japanese food you can get in any of the Taipei restaurants. They have several branches in 6 locations, all of them designed in modern, elegant style and serving excellent food. [...]
    D: 4mi00
  • Five Dime Restaurat
    Though mostly famous for its architecture, the Five Dime Restaurant has excellent food to provide, not just an exquisite, interesting environment. The design of the place is unique, eclectic and really something to see. Their dishes, [...]
    D: 4.2mi00
  • Din Tai Fung Restaurant
    Their dishes don't just look delicious, they taste excellent too. The Tienmu Branch of the Din Tai Fung Restaurant in Taipei is much less crowded, but just as efficient as any of their other restaurants. They have the most delicious [...]
    D: 1.9mi00
  • Museum of Jade Art
    Beauty, detail and a passion for art is what encompasses the exhibits in the Museum of Jade Art, established by artist Soofeen Hu. His concept of beauty and cultural essence that can be brought out from a simple stone and showing it to the [...]
    D: 5.9mi00
  • Flavors Swedish Restaurant
    In all Taipei, I have to say, the Flavors Swedish Restaurant is THE best! They serve excellent Western food in a friendly, relaxing atmosphere. The owners of the restaurant is a Swiss couple, the husband being the cook and the wife taking [...]
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  • National Taiwan Memorial Hall
    Picturesque and worthwhile, the National Taiwan Memorial Hall is an imposing building surrounded by gardens and parkways along a 62-acres land. There are several live performances, Chinese, Japanese, and other nationals. The whole place is [...]
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  • Dihua Street
    Combination of Eastern and Western style architecture is what decorates the buildings along Dihua Street. During the Japanese occupancy, many rich Japanese tradesmen have moved and built their homes there. Many of these homes have been [...]
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  • National Palace Museum
    You can't get enough of this museum, it is so amazing. We spent almost a half day inside the National Palace Museum and we still felt we could have stayed a longer. The museum has an outside garden and the three exhibition buildings. [...]
    D: n/a10
  • Taipei Red House
    Formerly an old Theater building, the Taipei Red House is now home to various kinds of shops and artists. On the first floor you can find jewelry, designer clothes stores, handcrafted toys and paintings. It is fun to stroll around and look [...]
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  • Chiufen
    Originally a mining town, Chiufen is a like a little gem on a hill. Thanks to its location, you get a beautiful view of the surroundings, with a small glimpse of the sea in the far horizon. The only thing we felt was a shame was that the [...]
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  • Maokong Mountain
    In south Taipei, just at the end of the Musha Line MTR, a cable car way brings you up the Maokong Mountain. The view from the cart is breathtaking and magical. Up the hill is a Zoo, where you can watch Panda couples with their babies and [...]
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  • Shin Yeh Restaurant
    Grown into a well-known and popular amongst locals and visitors as well, Shin Yeh Restaurant serves excellent Taiwanese food that takes your breath away. Their dishes are rich in flavor and spices and while eating any of their food you feel [...]
    D: 5.6mi00
  • Yeh Liu
    Not far from Keelung, on a small peninsula, you can find interesting and bizarre stone formations that have been shaped by water and wind for thousands of years. This park, called Yeh Liu, though not very popular, is a sight to be visited. [...]
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  • Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall
    Dedicated in the memory of the great Dr. Sun for its part in shaping the Republic of China, the Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall is open to the public, holding lectures and exhibiting (free of charge) some of his works and personal belongings. [...]
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  • Yangmingshan National Park
    At the northern part of the Taipei basin, Yangmingshan National Park is one of the most beautiful and enchanting places in whole Taipei. Issued to become a national park area, the place has become one only two decades ago. Now it a place of [...]
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Taipei History

Japan’s defeat in World War II brought the end of their colonial rule over Taiwan in August 1945. The Chinese Nationalist troops took over and Taipei City became a provisional capital of the Kuomintang or KMT government under Chiang Kai-shek after they fled from mainland China in December 1949. The promising reign of a new administration seemed short-lived as corruption spread rapidly resulting in anti-Chinese riot protests. With the involvement of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) with the Korean War, the predictable overtake of the Republic of China (ROC) in Taiwan didn’t materialize.  Although having lesser popularity among the [...]
 
 
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  • $943China Air flight China Air 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Los Angeles, CA (LAX)Taipei, TW (TPE)05/20/201504:00 pm
    Taipei, TW (TPE)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)06/18/201511:50 pm
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  • $948United Airlines flight United Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    New York, NY (LGA)Taipei, TW (TPE)09/15/201409:00 am
    Taipei, TW (TPE)New York, NY (LGA)09/30/201411:10 am
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  • $948United Airlines flight United Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Newark, NJ (EWR)Taipei, TW (TPE)09/15/201408:26 pm
    Taipei, TW (TPE)Newark, NJ (EWR)09/30/201408:45 am
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