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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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  • It is what it is! Great views and the prices are what I expected for this type of attraction. There is a cinema showing what’s it like to be there for New Year’s Eve fireworks and at the ticket booth ...  more »
  • Visit to 101 is kinda nice experience. On a clear sky day, you can see the entire city which is neat. You can also go outside on 91st floor and can enjoy the fresh air. Some interesting fact is, they ...  more »
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