Taipei 101, the most famous landmark in Taipei, should be on every Taiwan itinerary. From 2004 to 2010, this massive skyscraper was the world’s largest, and today it is known to be the tallest ‘green building’ in the world. Designed to look like bamboo and a traditional Chinese pagoda, this 508-meter high building symbolizes the endless spirit of traditional Chinese culture and the development of technology.
With 101 floors above the floor and 5 floors down, Taipei 101 is a self-contained city. The Taipei 101’s Observatory is located on the 89th floor, the outdoor platform on the 91st and offers the best panoramic views of the city and the surrounding mountain chains.
With the high-speed elevator, it takes just 37 seconds to travel from the 5th to the 89th floor. At the Taipei 101, you can see the world’s largest wind damper.
Good to know:
Opening Hours: daily 9:00 – 22:00, last entrance 21:15
Entrance: 600 NT$
Website: www.taipei-101.com.tw (Chinese/English)