An oasis in the city, this 8-hectare park has well-stocked greenhouses, literature- and Chinese-zodiac-themed gardens, a lotus pond and myriad lanes where you can lose yourself in quiet contemplation. The gardens were established by the Japanese in 1921 and are part of a larger neighbourhood that maintains an old Taipei feel. Taipei Botanical Garden, with an area of about eight hectares, was an important site for studying plants during the Japanese rule. Many different plant species were introduced into the site from Taiwan, Japan, China and Southeast Asia for the purposes of experimentation and research. So far, the buildings and…

What will come up first in your mind when you think of Taiwan? Heat? Sun? Humidity? or Cool? Mountainous ranges? and Drizzly weather? If you come to Taiwan in summer, between the months of June and Septembers, you'll find that Taiwan is a place where sunshine and humidity are at their maximum. Once you leave your house, the heat beats you all the time. Since the summer vacation is so long that you won't want to be cowed by the weather, ReadyGo found 12 places that you can beat the heat and have a lot of fun! ▸LONGDONG ReadyGo(@taiwantravelmap)分享的貼文 於…

Guandu Natural Park is located at the confluence of the Tamsui and Keelung rivers; this park consists mainly of wetlands, marshes, and hills. The facilities here include a nature center, trains, and bird watching areas. Various educational activities are also organized to introduce visitors to the ecology of wetlands. |Information |Origin The area is located to the north-west of Taipei and south-west of Guang-du plain , at the convergence of Keelung River and Danshui River , and is a typical river-mouth wetland. Local scenery has withstood tremendous changes in the last thirty years. Earlier vegetations found growing in mud beaches…

If there is a place can make you be cooped up all day long in an air-conditioned room, without leaving the city, and you can see a lot of interesting exhibitions at the same time. Isn't it attractive? | White blocks next to Zhong Shan N. Road Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM) was founded in 1983, as Taiwan’s first museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art, and the official art museum of the capital city.The architecture is infused with elements borrowed from traditional Chinese architecture, which are presented via the structure of piled brackets in the form of suspended corridors, that,…

One of the best-preserved historic sections of Wanhua, This area has preserved much of its Qing period roots, with arched brick arcades, carved pattern window lattices, and other traces of the city’s early elegance. Old-style shop-houses (with stores in front and living areas in back) also remain from that period, opening a window to the early development of the Bangka (Wanhua) area, lending a unique historical and architectural flavor to the area.Visitors can learn more about the history of the area at the Heritage and Culture Education Center. Bopiliao covers both Qing and early Japanese-era architecture. Moreover,Some of the buildings house…

Although Taiwan don't have an active space agency,there is a place provides a fun and comprehensive overview of humanity's race to the stars.The Taipei Astronomical Museum is the place to go in Taipei to learn more about the mysteries of the universe. The museum boasts Asia's biggest planetarium. Housed under a striking 35-meter diameter golden dome, the planetarium can seat 325 people and performs its wizardry over a 180-degree semicircular screen with the help of an IMAX projector and ZEISS planetarium system. Seats are inclined at 25~30 degrees to make you feel as if you are up with the stars.…

Science isn't boring.Boring lesson are!Kids always think science is boring.But don't worry!Here is the place that you can make your kids find something funny on Science. Established in 1956, the National Taiwan Science Education Center (NTSEC) is the only national center for science education in the country. Originally located in Nanhai District on Nanhai Road, the NTSEC moved to its current address at No. 189, Shishang Rd., Shilin District in 2003. The National Taiwan Science Education Center is a great place to learn about science, regardless of your age. The center in loaded with high-tech facilities, including a computer classroom…

If you want to experence the mini world like Alice in Wonderland,there is the place you must go-Miniatures Museum.To step inside the Miniatures Museum is to feel as if you have grown into a giant, though in fact the world has just shrunken around you. This museum was founded by Lin Wen-jen and Lin Chin-mei, a married couple with a passion for small things. The Lins traveled the world to build up their impressive collection of fine miniatures. Works from Europe and America join local creations to present a lilliputian world big in wonder. Whimsical, wondrous and fantastically detailed are the…

This handsome four-storey building, constructed in 1936 for the coronation of Emperor Hirohito, is where the Japanese surrender ceremony was held in October 1945, and later where Chiang Kai-shek delivered public speeches from the terrace following his four 'reelections'. The 3rd-floor tearoom contains the masterwork Water Buffalo by Huang Tu-shui (1895–1930), the first Taiwanese artist to study in Japan. Futhermore,Zhongshan Hall has long served as one of the formal reception venues for visiting foreign dignitaries, including several heads of state, such as US president Richard Nixon, president of South Korea Syngman Rhee,and the Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.In recognition of the distinctive…

If you like ruined series of attractions, then this place must be on your list, Remains of the 13 Levels. Gold has been a symbol of precious metals and wealth since ancient times. Since the discovery of a large amount of gold, sulfur, arsenic and copper ore in Shuiyudong, Jinguashi and Jiufen, it has continuously affected the development of the entire settlement and region. The bustling and ruined buildings that have been left behind by the times are covered by the silent growth of plants. Taking a trip in these places, you'll find that you are entering an unrealistic world. 台灣旅圖(@taiwantravelmap)分享的貼文…