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Built by the Spanish in 1629, Fort San Domingo, known to the locals as
"Hong Mao Cheng - Red Hair Fortress", is situated on the left bank of
the mouth of River Danshui. The Fort offers spectacular views of
Danshui Old Town and Mount Guanyin.
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Located in west of Taipei, this temple is dedicated to Guanyin (the Buddhist representation of compassion).
It is a very nice place!!
C.K.S Memorial Hall
photo by: T.R Cheng
This memorial hall is dedicated to the memory of Chiang Kai-shek, the former
president of the Republic of China.
The National Theater and Concert Hall (www.ntch.edu.tw) are also on the grounds of the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.
The National Theatre is one of two buildings (the other being The National Concert Hall), which compose the National Chiang Kai-shek Cultural Center. Demonstrating the artistic concepts of classical Chinese architecture, The National Theatre is modeled on the beautiful palace Ta-ho Hall. The dazzling theatre offers celebrated opera and theatre performances year-round.
photo by: Tim Snowden
Taipei 101 is, at the time of writing (2005), the tallest building in
the world. The building is home to company headquarters, restaurants and a shopping mall.