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[Travel Guide] [Taiwan] Taipei 101 [Copy link] 中文

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Taipei 101 is Asia’s tallest skyscraper with 509 meters tall. Situated in Xinyi District near Taipei City Hall, Taipei 101 was designed by Taiwanese renowned architect Zu-Yuan Li. Taipei 101 is the landmark in Taipei City and was designed based on the Chinese lucky number 8. Comprising 101 floors, Taipei 101 has the world’s fastest elevators that can travel 9 floors in just 37 seconds (nearly 64.4km per hour).

Taipei 101 has parking lots from B2 to B4, shopping centers from B1 to the 4th floor, banks and financial centers on the 5th floor, business offices from the 6th floor to the 80th floor, VIP Club on the 85th floor, restaurants from the 86th floor to the 88th floor, an indoor viewing area of Taipei City on the 89th floor, and an outdoor viewing area on the 91st floor.

Next to Taipei 101 is the Xinyi commercial district. As one of the most prosperous districts of Taipei City, Xinyi commercial district features a large number of worldwide well-known brand boutiques, such as Chanel, Gucci, and Coach. In addition, this is also a gathering place in Taipei City for exotic restaurants, night clubs, movie theaters, department stores, shopping malls and other entertainments. Why not take a look at Taipei 101 after participating in a business exhibition at the nearby Taipei World Trade Center.

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Directions :
Drive on your own:
No. 3 National Highway: Muzha Interchange -> Taipei City Outer ring road  -> Sec. 3 Xinhai Road -> Sec. 2 Keelung Road  -> Keelung Road -> Xinyi Road  -> Taipei 101

No. 3 National Highway : Muzha Interchange  -> Sec. 2 Xinkong Road -> Sec. 3 Xinhai Road  -> Sec. 2 Keelung Road (-> Keelung Road  -> Xinyi Road -> Taipei 101  

By Taipei MRT:
Take Taipei MRT-Bannan Line  to MRT Taipei City Hall Station. From there, walk towards Xinyi Road  from exit no. 2 to Taipei 101  

By Bus:
1. Taipei 101 is reachable by taking bus no. 207, 537, Xinyi Line or Blue 5  to Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) stop .

2. Taipei 101 is reachable by taking bus no. 1, 284, 292, 611, or 650 to Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) stop

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