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Ximending .It grew from an entertainment area with a chessboard street pattern planned by colonists in the days of Japanese occupation. The word “Ding” refers to a business district. Since then, the interaction between historical significance and modern values has formed a cultural tapestry blended with youth culture and history. Despite the evolution, the beauty and despair in the history of Ximending has not been diminished – instead, more and more robust economic activities have been added. Ximending(ENGLISH):http://www.ximen.com.tw/english.html
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall situated west of Hangzhou S. Rd., east of Zhongshan S. Rd., north of Aiguo E. Rd., South of Xinyi Rd., has occupied 75000 ping of land. At the entrance is a arch with four Chinese characters “大中至正” (Da Zhong zhi zheng) on top, meaning impartial and righteous. What followed is a wide and long avenue for paying the tribute, with flowers and trees planted on both sides, reflecting the feeling of green sentiment. The old site of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall used to be military site during the Japanese ruling for Taiwan’s First Union Army Infantry and the mountain artillery team. Situated outside of the East Gate, the plan began in 1975, which has moved Linsen S. Rd. underground, in order to proceed with the entire project. History of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall Since the First President Chiang Kai-shek has passed away on April 5, 1975, our people domestically and oversea for the sake of paying highest tribute and eternal memorial of him, the Executive Yuan in accepting suggestion from all walks of life, together with the funeral committee has decided in Taipei, to build a memorial hall on his behave, and to finish this project by the end of March, 1980. On April 5 of the same year, the hall has formally opened up to the outsider. During the eleven years from 1990 to 2000, it has been the main sponsoring site for the lantern festival of Taiwan.
Taipei Fine Arts Museums situated in section 3 of Zhongshan N. Rd., has formally opened up in 1983, which has occupied about 6200 ping. It is the best charging paradise for lovers of arts and culture, which has fused the traditional Siheyuan style with the modern three-dimensional modeling; the museum itself can be considered as a gigantic 3D arts piece, on the plaza in front of the museum often displays sculptures made by famous artists. Taipei Fine Arts Museums mainly exhibiting modern arts work. It has six stories, which is the first museum domestically that promote and exhibit primary modern art works, it is also the largest scale of modern museum in Asia. The well-lighted and bright interior has exhibit room, visual and audio room, library, and fine arts classroom etc., other than often displaying domestic and foreign art pieces, it also sponsoring various theme exhibitions on regular basis, which has the function of academic research and social education. Its unique style can exemplified the spirit of Chinese culture and innovation. It is here to provide culture and arts information, visual and audio appreciation, leisure and social gathering, and to enhance the embedded literacy of the citizens in appreciating fine arts.
Meng Jia Long Shan Temple is situated at the intersection of Guangzhou St. and Xiyuan St. Neighboring Huashi street night market, which is a belief center of Wanhua, Meng Jia Long Shan Temple can also be called Wanhua Long Shan Temple, or for brief “Longshan Temple”, its long history talked about the ancient days of “yi fu er lu san meng jia” mainly talks about the past glamorous of the port cities Fucheng, Lugang and Manka. Meng Jia Long Shan Temple was built during the third years of Qianlong in Qing dynasty(1738) when a businessman immigrated from Sanyi of Quanzhou and brought Guan shi yin pusa’s Fenlin to Taiwan from Longshan Temple of An hai of Jinjiang City, Fujian Province, later on a earthquake took place and the temple was invaded by storm, after years of repair, its style was similar to Meng Jia Qing Shui Yan Zu Shi Miao, in 1945 it was completely destroyed during World War II, after repaired, it was listed as the national monument of grade II, together with Taipei 101, National Palace Museum, and Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, to become the main tourist attraction for the foreign visitors.
Rongxing Park is situated in Zhongshan District, in an area surrounded by Minquan E. Rd., Jianguo N. Rd., Longjiang Rd., and Wuchang St., near by Xingtian Temple, originally it is called Rongxing Garden, its area is as wide as 6.8 hectare, the main style of the park is designed after European garden style of landscape, built by Mr. Gu, Wei-fu in 1958, who then established Rongxing Company to run the park. In 1989, it has been taken over by the government and opened up to public to use for free, and to formally change the name to Rongxing Park. In 1990, to undergo remodeling, it is the first European style of landscaping park in Taiwan, and the best choice of Taipei’s citizens to go for their holidays.
NingXia Night Market’s origin can be mentioned start from Japanese ruling, which is inseparable when relating to building of Yuan Huan in Taipei. In 1908, Japanese were trying to implement the policy of westernization, according the “modification of the city area”, planning to build Yuan Huan, on the exterior to plant Common jasmine orange, in the middle to plant large banyan tree with lawn and chairs, which formed a circular park for people to relax and rest, as the result, it mobilized people to gather, soon vendors were coming in with the crowds, which mobilized the flourishing scene of Yuan Huan during its early days. Until 1914 when the World War I broke out, Japanese implemented the curfew during night time, not only it prohibited the night activities at Yuan Huan, a reservoir were dug at the park location to use for extinguishing fire during air defense, the activities of night market at Yuan Huan had come to a stop for the time being. Until after the restoration of Taiwan, the reservoir were filled up, dugout were removed, and the vendors started to gather again, which flourishing the night market of Yuan Huan once again, the scope had extended to Ningxia Road and the area around Chongqing North Road, which formed the early miniature size of NingXia Night Market.
Xinsheng Park is situated on Section 3 of Xinsheng N. Rd., of Zhongshan District, occupied land close to 20 hectares, which belongs to combinational type of park of large scale; it was finished building on 1978. The park takes up a vast area, currently ranking as the second largest park in Taipei. The park is surrounded by Xinsheng Expressway, Minzu E. Rd., Songjiang Rd., and four streets of Binjiang St. Because it is close to Yuanshan IC section of the freeway, also neighboring Songshan Airport, the vast sky above the park has become the lane for the plane to takeoff or landing, with the lane in the sky for the plane, you’ll see lesser of the flourished sights of high riser standing amidst the metropolitan area, for this reason, you gain the view of a picture of vast area surrounded by mountains at distance beyond, which has surpassed the Youth Park of Taipei that was considered the number one in area and its vast visual perspective. Usually the average park has flower bed all over with butterfly and fragrance flowers everywhere, of course Xinsheng Park has no exception, especially in the sky above the park, you can often hear the thundering of the plane taking off or landing, if you lie down on the lawn or under the shade of the tree, you are like watching a big bird soaring with wings spread out, though the sound thundered on your ear, but to be able to view such a sight at the park, it can be a very uplifting experience, to watch the plane above can be a very unique experience that has become the special feature of Xinsheng Park.
Grand Hotel is situated in the southwest direction of Jiantan Mountain, it was one of the landmarks that represent Taipei, and ranking as world’s top ten hotels. With fourteen stories of traditional Chinese palace style, Grand Hotel was inaugurated on 1973 during Double Ten National Day, and shine as the milestone for the development of international tourist business. With the feeling of antique sentiment, its magnificent momentum was well-known worldwide.
Miniatures Museum of Taiwan’s origin has to do with the visit of its Curator Mr. Lin, Wen-ren and his wife’s travel to Amsterdam, when one after one of miniatures carving of the art piece that is so life like attracted their attention. From then on, they started collecting miniature art piece, as the result, to establish the Miniatures Museum of Taiwan; the museum is the first in Asia, and the second in the world. It occupied land of over 200 pings, a private own museum that collects the modern miniatures art piece and dolls house. The miniature art piece origin since 16 century of the German’s palace nobles, currently it has spread all over Europe and America, the pieces within the museum can be categorized into the street scene of Medieval Europe, the architecture of the Baroque period, the architecture of the English Victoria period, and the mansion of the American Colonial period. Currently the ratio of the miniature art piece are mostly 1:12, also small to the ratio of 1:120, which is very delicate, the big piece can be a building, all the way small to piece such as a light bulb, all are made according the exact ratio as mention above.
LIN AN TAI GU CUO (Lin An-Tai Historical Home) is a traditional Chinese residence of siheyuan style built during 48 year of emperor Qianlong of Qing Dynasty (1783), until today, it has been over two hundred years of history. The historical home has adopted the folk geographical feng shui design of Taiwanese binary courtyard of single story; its stone material and wood are taken from the original building material. In front of the home is a Yamay pool which is laid with red cape stone that is usually used to lay the ship cabin, it has the function of anti-slip and anti-moss. The main building of the home has the design of a blue tailed tail ridge that is low in the front and high toward the back; warm in the winter and cools in the summer, well ventilated with sun beaming in; which signified the meaning of onward and upward. The pattern of the home is in strict order, clear line between master and servant, the main emphasis of the entire building is in the main hall, it has the delicate carving of the shrine, with pattern of carving on doors and windows, for a building that pay so much detail on selection of building material and handiwork, it fully displayed the arrangement of a rich Taiwanese business man’s family such as Lin An-Tai Historical Home during the era of Qing Dynasty.
Taipei Children’s Recreation Center is situated in Zhongshan N. Rd., the original site of Yuanshan Children’s Paradise and Zoo. It is the favor of the children in Taipei, which once has left with the footprint of the childhood laughter. The center has combined the sites that are for both active and quiet participants, they are “Yesterday’s World”, “Tomorrow’s World”, “Amusement World”, and “Plants of Yuanshan”, which is a recreational center that is specially tailored for children, that meet the needs of children in every respect.
Xingtian Temple or Xingtian Gong is situated in intersection of Minquan E. Rd., and Songjiang Rd, the temple is devoted to Guan Yu, the patron god of business, which also is a temple of the traditional folk religion of Taiwan. Other than the original temple of Taipei, in 1956, Huang Tsung has build the second temple in Beitou and the third in Sanxia, together called the Xingtian San Gong (Three temples of Xingtian); until today, other than being the folk religion of the local, it is the place where the believers from all over Taiwan would come to pay their tribute. It has become the center of folk religion in Taiwan.
Taipei Story House is situated next to Taipei Fine Arts Museum, which used to call “Yuanshan Villa” during its early days, because the entire building is built in English Tudor model, it displayed an unique and elegant style. It is often the choice of background for the business of wedding gown photographer. If you would often take a look at the blissful smile of the couple having their wedding photo taken there, you will also get the romantic feeling that is blissful and happy.
Martyr’s Shrine situated next to Grand Hotel, and its front is facing with Keelung Ho (Keelung River), built in 1969, its building simulated Taihe Palace in the National Palace Museum. It is magnificent and grand, one of the landmark in the Yuanshan region. During the spring and autumn of every year, president would lead the civil and military officials to come to pay tribute, with sound of drum and gong, thundering beyond the cloud. The four walls of the palace, has displayed the photo and the accomplishment of the martyrs. Especially every year during the October, Martyr’s Shrine would be filled with groups of oversea Chinese visitor. At the entrance of Martyr’s Shrine, you would see the guards standing guard, which has been highly respected by the visitor! Many people would try to tease the armed forces honor guard whose face is like that of statue to smile, but can never succeed, so you can see how strict the training is! Transfer exchange of the guard ceremony, has often been watched by the gather crowds, which is the special feature of Martyr’s Shrine.
Taipei 101 was inaugurated on December 31, 2004, situated next to the Taipei City Government in the Xinyi commercial district. At the same time, it is the newly rise commercial building of Taipei area, as well as a large BOT case invested by the civilian that has been encouraged by the government ever since the case with High Speed Rail of Taiwan. Taipei 101 is built together with the investment of twelve banks and the business industries, the cost is over 58 billions, which is designed and monitored by the famous architect C. Y. Lee. Taipei 101 other then using the lower floors for commercial purpose and shopping, it was also the main thrust of Taipei’s financial business industry. The center of stock market transaction has also moved here. The base area of Taipei 101 is about 9,159 pings, which is a major breakthrough in the history of architecture. During the construction, the Discovery Channel has come all the way to Taiwan to film their program “Discovery Architectural Wonders”. This number one high riser of Taiwan has displayed the economic strength of Taiwan, as well as leaping into ranking as one of the world highest building. Between the center of 88 floor to 92 floors (hanging from 92 floors to 87 floors), is a 5.5 meters in diameter, with weight of 660 mt of Passive Tuned Mass Damper, which is the only one mass damper that is open to public for viewing. It is the main anti-earthquake device that keeps the stability of the building and the comfort of the public in case of strong wind and earthquake. When you go to the Lookout on the 88 floor you can see the whole device, and to have a different experience if you decide to have a picture taken with it at the closest distance.
Taipei Bus Station is surrounded by transportation connections of different direction, which has the geographical advantage with regards to its traffic location in west of Taipei. Next to Taipei Bus Station is the Qsquare which is the first in Taiwan that combined five stars hotel, cinema, supermarket with fashionable shopping center, and to singly create services that usually would not be provided by other department store. Qsquare with its trendy attire, outdoor goods, and dinning as its biggest features. The whole department has about 400 brand name stationed in, the wide and spacious isle that has ceilinged design which constructed a leisure shopping space that is fashionable, nature and comfortable. Composed with five rails system along with MRT connection of different directions, Taipei Bus Station can take you west, to Ximending, the favor of the young people, to east, to the department stores and the commercial district in the Eastern area of Taipei and the Xinyi Commercial district, to the south to visit Taipei Zoo, Maokong Gondola, to the north, you can go to Shilin or Beitou area where you can go to Yangmingshan to breathe the fresh phytoncid of the mountain and visit the famous Beitou hot spring, to enjoy the Japanese style of bathing of exotic sentiment.