The Jingmei River (Chinese: 景美溪; pinyin: Jǐngměi Xī; Wade–Giles: Ching3-mei3 Hsi1) is a major tributary of the Xindian River, which itself is a major tributary of the Tamsui River, Taiwan. It is located between the Taipei Basin and Beishi River basin and flows through New Taipei City and the capital Taipei City for 28.1 kilometers, before joining the Xindian River at the border of Wenshan District, Taipei, and Yonghe District, New Taipei City, above the Fuhe Bridge.
The Nanhai Academy (Chinese: 南海學園; pinyin: Nánhǎi Xuéyuán) is a collection of cultural and educational facilities located on Nanhai Road in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei, Taiwan. After the Republic of China Government relocated to Taiwan following the Chinese Civil War, Chiang Kai-shek ordered its construction. The Ministry of Education and Chang Chi-yun planned the construction of five major social institutions located around the Taipei Botanical Garden. The majority of buildings were originally built during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan and were converted to a traditional Chinese architectural appearance during the 1950s and 1960s.
The Taipei Center for Popular Music (Chinese: 北部流行音樂中心) is a planned performing arts and cultural venue under construction in Nangang District, Taipei, Taiwan. Construction is overseen by the Ministry of Culture.
The Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (also known as the Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, abbreviated as ASIAA or IAA. Chinese: 中央研究院天文及天文物理研究所) is a research institute of the national academy of Taiwan, Academia Sinica.
China Evangelical Seminary (Chinese: 中華福音神學院; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Fúyīn Shénxué yuàn or Chinese: 華神; pinyin: Huá Shén) is a private non-denominational, evangelical seminary with its main campus based in Taipei, Taiwan.
The Neihu Refuse Incineration Plant (Chinese: 內湖垃圾焚化廠; pinyin: Nèihú Lèsè Fénhuà Chǎng) is an incinerator in Neihu District, Taipei, Taiwan.
Fudekeng Environmental Restoration Park (Chinese: 福德坑環保復育公園; pinyin: Fúdékēng Huánbǎo Fùyù Gōngyuán) is a park in Wenshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The park houses the first photovoltaic power station in Taipei and the first one to be built at a former landfill site.
As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 53,111 members in 11 stakes, one district, 100 congregations (83 wards and 17 branches), two missions, and one temple in Taiwan.
Ming Chuan University (MCU; Chinese: 銘傳大學) is a private university in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan, accredited in the United States of America and by AACSB. Ming Chuan University was ranked 301+ in QS Top 400 Asia Universities Ranking 2012/2013 and positioned 801+ in 2017 by Times Higher Education ranking. It was founded by Pao Teh-Ming (包德明) and her husband Lee Ying-Chao. The university was named after the progressive Qing Dynasty governor of Taiwan Liu Mingchuan.
Four Four South Village, or Forty-Four South Village (Chinese: 四四南村; pinyin: sì sì nán cūn) was previously a residential area in Taipei for the military personnel of the 44th Arsenal of the Combined Logistics Command (Chinese: 聯勤第四十四兵工廠; pinyin: lián qín dì sì shí sì bīng gōng chǎng) and their dependents. Today it has been partially renovated and is home to model homes from its original use, cultural and creative stores, a restaurant, and occasional arts and crafts markets.
The Guest House of Imperial Envoys Museum (Chinese: 欽差行臺; pinyin: ch'in ch'ai hsing t'ai) is the former site of the Qing dynasty government yamen that ruled Taiwan. The building is located at Taipei Botanical Garden in Zhongzheng District, Taipei. The building is the only office of the Qing dynasty remaining in Taiwan.
Tatun Volcanoes (Chinese: 大屯火山群; pinyin: Dàtún Huǒshān Qún), a volcanic group of volcanoes located in northern Taiwan, is located 15 km north of Taipei, and lies to the west of Keelung. It just adjoins the northern coast of the Taiwan island. The volcano group was a result of episodic volcanism between 2.8 and 0.2 Ma. As of 2005, some geothermal activity was occurring and gas fumaroles were active among these volcanoes. Observations on Tatun Volcano Group suggest that magma chambers probably still exist under the land surface of northern Taiwan.
The Taipei Metro Tucheng station is a station on the Tucheng Line located in Tucheng District, New Taipei, Taiwan.
The Taiwan Design Museum (Chinese: 台灣設計館; pinyin: Táiwān Shèjì Guǎn) is a museum about design in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is located at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park.
National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU; Chinese: 國立臺灣師範大學; pinyin: Guólì Táiwān Shīfàn Dàxué), or Shīdà 師大, is an institution of higher education and normal school operating out of three campuses in Taipei, Taiwan. NTNU was ranked 6th overall in Taiwan in 2018, was internationally ranked in the 308th spot in 2018 QS World University Rankings, 501–600th in 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and ranked in 900–1000th in 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities, and NTNU is widely recognized as one of Taiwan's comprehensive and elite higher education institutions. NTNU is affiliated with National Taiwan University and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology as part of the National Taiwan University System. NTNU is an official member of AAPBS.
Jiangzicui (Chinese: 江子翠; pinyin: Jiāngzǐcuì) is a metro station in New Taipei, Taiwan served by Taipei Metro.
The China Women's Federation (Chinese: 婦聯總會; pinyin: Fùlián Zǒnghuì) building is a registered historic site in Taipei, Taiwan. It is located on Changsha Street in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei.
The Taipei Municipal Baseball Stadium (Chinese: 台北市立棒球場; pinyin: Táiběi Shìlì Bàngqiúchǎng) was a baseball park located in the Songshan District of Taipei, Taiwan. It was opened in 1959, and hosted numerous major baseball games over the years, including the CPBL's first game in 1990 between Uni-President Lions and Brother Elephants. During its professional years, the stadium was frequently taken as the home stadium of Brother Elephants, Wei Chuan Dragons, and Mercuries Tigers. It was closed and demolished in 2000. Its site is currently occupied by the Taipei Arena. Its role in professional baseball was filled by Tianmu Baseball Stadium across town and Xinzhuang Baseball Stadium in nearby Taipei County (now New Taipei City).
The Chinese Culture and Movie Center (Chinese: 中影文化城; pinyin: Zhōngyǐng Wénhuàchéng) is a former movie studio and tourist attraction located in the Shilin District of Taipei, Taiwan. It is owned by the Republic of China Central Motion Pictures Company. In its early period, it functioned as a film and TV drama filming location and studio. After the Republic of China government lifted martial law, many of the TV dramas and movies produced by the Center began filming in Hong Kong and mainland China. The Chinese Culture and Movie Center closed indefinitely in 2008.
Technology Building station is a station on Brown Line of the Taipei Metro, located in Daan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Beitou Refuse Incineration Plant (Chinese: 北投垃圾焚化廠; pinyin: Běitóu Lèsè Fénhuà Chǎng) is an incinerator in Zhoumei Borough, Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Shilin Shennong Temple (Chinese: 士林神農宮; pinyin: Shìlín Shénnóng Gōng) is a Chinese temple in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The National Security Bureau (NSB; Chinese: 國家安全局; pinyin: Guójiā Ānquánjú; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kok-ka An-choân-kio̍k) is the principal intelligence (including military intelligence) agency of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
The Taipei Dome (Chinese: 臺北大巨蛋; pinyin: Táiběi Dà jùdàn) is a multi-use stadium in Taipei, Taiwan, that was originally scheduled to start construction in 2007 and be completed in 2011, although the start date had been delayed until October 2011. In addition to the stadium, there will be a complex that will include commercial facilities such as a shopping mall, movie theater, hotel, and office space. Once completed, the stadium will be used mostly for baseball games, but it will also be used for other sporting events such as football and softball. It will be located at the corner of Zhongxiao East Rd. and Guangfu South Rd. Additionally, it was previously planned to be the main stadium of 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade.
The Chang Foundation Museum (Chinese: 鴻禧美術館; pinyin: Hóngxǐ Měishùguǎn) is an art museum in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Meiti Riverside Park (Chinese: 美堤河濱公園; pinyin: Měidī Hébīn Gōngyuán) is a waterfront park along the Keelung River in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
Shipai, Shihpai or Ziohbai (Chinese: 石牌; Hanyu Pinyin: Shípái; Tongyong Pinyin: Shíhpái; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chio̍h-pâi) is a region in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan, it includes seven villages (里): Shipai (石牌), Wenlin (文林), Ronghua (榮華), Zhenhua (振華), Yumin (裕民), Fuxing (福興), and Jianmin (建民).
The Taipei Xia-Hai City God Temple (Chinese: 大稻埕霞海城隍廟; literally: 'Dadaocheng Xia-Hai God Temple') is a temple dedicated to the City God in Taipei, Taiwan.
The National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine (NRICM; Chinese: 國立中國醫藥研究所; pinyin: Guólì Zhōngguó Yīyào Yánjiū Suǒ) is a research center responsible for research, experimental and development issues of Chinese medicine. It is located in the Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan and run under the guidance of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China. It is Taiwan's largest Chinese herbal medicine research center.
The Chien-Cheng Circle (Chinese: 建成圓環; pinyin: Jiànchéng Yuánhuán; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kiàn-sêng Îⁿ-khoân) or Taipei Circle (Chinese: 臺北圓環; pinyin: Táiběi Yuánhuán; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tâi-pak Îⁿ-khoân), was once a bustling food market and a city landmark in the Datong district of Taipei. It existed 96 years from its opening during the Japanese colonial era, to its official closing on Sunday, 2 July 2006 after years of decline in resulting from two conflagrations in the 1990s and an unsuccessful project to revitalize the market in 2003. After numerous attempts at re-planning and reopening, the building at the site was eventually demolished in 2016 and a public plaza and park opened in 2017.
Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Chinese: 台北南港展覽館; pinyin: Táiběi Nángǎng Zhǎnlǎnguǎn), also known as TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall or TaipeiEx, is a superimposed purpose-built exhibition complex in Nangang District, Taipei, Taiwan. It consists of two exhibition halls and is located to the northeast of the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), about 15 minutes’ drive from the TWTC along the Huandong Expressway.
The 2009 Summer Deaflympics, officially known as the 21st Summer Deaflympics, is an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from September 5 to September 15, 2009 in Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China). It is the third Summer Deaflympics to be held in Asia/Pacific region. Judo, Karate, and Taekwondo have been recognized as new summer disciplines in the Deaflympics sports competition program.
Dalongdong (Chinese: 大龍峒; pinyin: dàlóngdòng), or Toalongpong (Chinese: 大龍泵; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tōa-lông-pōng; and variants 大浪泵/大隆同), is an old village in historical Taipei located nears the narrows of the intersection between the Keelung and Tamsui Rivers. The district has since been merged with the newer Twatutia district in the south during the Qing dynasty to form Datong District.
Ketagalan Boulevard (Chinese: 凱達格蘭大道; pinyin: Kǎidágélán Dàdào) is an arterial road in Zhongzheng District in Taipei, Taiwan, between the Presidential Building and the East Gate (東門). It is 400 metres (1,300 ft) long and has a total of ten lanes in each direction with no median.
The Lingnan Fine Arts Museum (Chinese: 嶺南美術館; pinyin: Lǐngnán Měishùguǎn) of the Academia Sinica is an art museum in Nangang District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Museum of Jade Art (MoJA; Chinese: 瑩瑋藝術翡翠文化博物館; pinyin: Yíngwěi Yìshù Fěicuì Wénhuà Bówùguǎn) is an art museum about jade art in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.It is the first museum in the world dedicated to jade art.
The Guanshan Riverside Park (Chinese: 觀山河濱公園; pinyin: Guānshān Hébīn Gōngyuán) is a park along the Keelung River in Songshan District of Taipei, Taiwan.</ref>
The Taipei City Government (TCG; Chinese: 臺北市政府; pinyin: Táiběi Shì Zhèngfǔ) is the government that governs Taipei City of Taiwan. The government building is located at Taipei City Hall in Xinyi District, Taipei.
The Legislative Yuan is the unicameral legislature of the Republic of China now based in Taiwan. It is one of the five branches (五院; wǔyuàn) of government stipulated by the Constitution of the Republic of China, which follows Sun Yat-sen's Three Principles of the People. Sometimes referred to as a "parliament", the Legislative Yuan, under Sun's political theory, is a branch of government. According to the Judicial Yuan's interpretation number 76 of the Constitution (1957), the parliament of the republic includes all three of the National Assembly (now abolished), the Legislative Yuan, and the Control Yuan. However, after constitutional amendments effectively transferring almost all of the National Assembly's powers to the Legislative Yuan in the late 1990s, it has become more common in Taiwanese newspapers to refer to the Legislative Yuan as “the parliament” (國會; guóhuì).
Maokong (Chinese: 貓空; pinyin: Māokōng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Niau-khang; literally: 'cat hole') is located in Wenshan District of Taipei, Taiwan. The area used to be the biggest tea growing area of Taipei. There are many intertwining footpaths which have been used to transport tea. Now, it is a popular place for tea culture and viewing the night scenery of Taipei City.
Qidong Street Japanese Houses (Chinese: 齊東街日式宿舍; pinyin: Qídōng Jiē Rìshì Sùshè) is located in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei, Taiwan. During the Qing Dynasty, Qidong Street was a major lane for transporting rice from the Taipei basin to harbours along the river. Prior to the construction of the Taipei City Walls in 1884, one could travel from Bangkah (today's Wanhua District) past the East Gate area and along Qidong Street which joined Bade Road, leading to modern-day Songshan, Nangang, and eventually Keelung.
The Supreme Court of the Republic of China (Chinese: 中華民國最高法院; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó Zuìgāo Fǎyuàn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tiong-hôa Bîn-kok Chòe-ko Hoat-īⁿ) is the court of last resort in the Republic of China on Taiwan although matters regarding interpretation of the Constitution and unifying the interpretation of laws and orders are decided by the Constitutional Court of the Judicial Yuan.
The Children's Art Museum in Taipei (Chinese: 蘇荷兒童美術館; pinyin: Sūhé Értóng Měishùguǎn) is a museum in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum was established to promote art education for children, parents, teachers and the general public.
Linji Huguo Chan Temple (Chinese: 臨濟護國禪寺; pinyin: Línjí Hùguó Chán Sì) is a Buddhist temple located in Zhongshan District of Taipei, Taiwan.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB; Chinese: 中央氣象局; pinyin: Zhōngyāng Qìxiàng Jú) is the government meteorological research and forecasting institution of the Republic of China (Taiwan). In addition to meteorology, the Central Weather Bureau also makes astronomical observations, reports on sea conditions, and conducts research into seismology and provides earthquake reports. The Central Weather Bureau is headquartered in Taipei City and is administered under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.
The Tittot Glass Art Museum (Chinese: 琉園水晶博物館; pinyin: Liúyuán Shuǐjīng Bówùguǎn) is a museum about glass art in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is the first museum in Taiwan dedicated to glass art.
Twatutia (a transliteration of the Taiwanese Hokkien Tōa-tiū-tiâⁿ), is an area in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan. It was also known as Daitōtei during Japanese occupation, and Tataocheng or Dadaocheng (Mandarin) during the Kuomintang era.
The Aurora Art Museum (Chinese: 震旦藝術博物館; pinyin: Zhèndàn Yìshù Bówùguǎn) is an art museum in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is located in the Aurora 21st Century Building.
Dihua Street (Chinese: 迪化街; pinyin: Díhuà Jiē) is a street located in the Dadaocheng area of Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan, winding from the south of the district to the north near Dalongdong. The street, then known as Centre Street (中街), was constructed during the 1850s, when many commercial entities belonging to Quanzhou-originating owners moved in from Bangka. Since then and throughout the rest of the 19th century, Dihua Street has been an important centre for commerce in Taiwanese products and produce such as Chinese medicinal herbs, fabrics, incense materials, and for the post-processing of Taiwanese tea.
The Qingshui Temple (Chinese: 艋舺清水巖; pinyin: Měngxiá Qīngshuǐ Yán; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Báng-kah-chheng-chúi-giâm; Chingshui Temple) also known as Tsushih Temple or the "Divine Progenitors Temple" is a temple in dedicated to the god Qingshui Zushi, a Northern Song dynasty Buddhist monk who is said to have saved a town from a drought. The temple is located in the Wanhua District of Taipei City, Taiwan. The temple is often called "the most characteristic example of mid-Qing temple architecture."
The Milk Lake (Chinese: 牛奶湖; pinyin: Niúnǎi Hú) is a lake in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan. The lake is part of Yangmingshan National Park.
The Judicial Yuan (Chinese: 司法院; pinyin: Sīfǎ Yuàn; Wade–Giles: Szu1-fa3 Yüan4; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Su-hoat Īⁿ) is the judicial branch of the government of the Republic of China on Taiwan.
Chinese Taipei Athletics Association (CTAA; Chinese: 中華民國田徑協會) is an IAAF recognised member officially representing Taiwan. The current president is Thomas Tsai, and the general secretary is Wang Ching-cheng. The office is based in the building of Taiwan Sports Administration in Taipei City.
The Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC; Chinese: 臺北世界貿易中心; pinyin: Táiběi Shìjiè Màoyì Zhōngxīn) was started in January 1986 by Taiwan's foremost trade promotion organization, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), to provide a single, modern venue that would combine exhibition space, conference facilities, offices, and hotel accommodation for international business. TWTC combines every possible service that brings together a vast consulting service on trade-related issues, trading partners, suppliers, and markets.
The Taipei Guest House (Chinese: 臺北賓館; pinyin: Táiběi Bīnguǎn) is the historical building located at 1 Ketagalan Boulevard, Bo'ai Special Zone, Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. It’s owned by the Government of the Republic of China and used for receiving state guests or celebration activities.
The Land Reform Museum (LRM; Chinese: 土地改革紀念館; pinyin: Tǔdì Gǎigé Jìniànguǎn) is a museum located in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The purpose of the museum is to commemorate the land reform in Taiwan in the 1950s.
Minquan West Road (Chinese: 民權西路; pinyin: Mínquán Xīlù) is a metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taipei Metro. It is a transfer station between Tamsui–Xinyi line and Zhonghe–Xinlu line.
The Taipei Botanical Garden (Chinese: 臺北植物園; pinyin: Táiběi Zhíwùyuán) is located in the Nanhai Academy on Nanhai Road in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. The Botanical Garden covers an area of about 15 hectares and includes over 1,500 plant species.
The Control Yuan (CY), one of the five branches of the Government of the Republic of China, is an investigatory agency that monitors the other branches of government. It may be compared to the Court of Auditors of the European Union or the Government Accountability Office of the United States. However, the clearest anaologous position is the State Comptroller of Israel, who, like the CY, is a hybrid between a government performance auditor and a political ombudsman.
The Wistaria Tea House (Chinese: 紫藤廬; pinyin: Zǐténg Lú), the Wisteria House, or Wistaria House is a historical teahouse in Da'an District, Taipei, Taiwan. The establishment is situated in a Japanese-style wooden house built in the 1920s on Xinsheng South Road. The teahouse is named after the three wisteria vines planted in the front courtyard forming a shaded area leading to the entrance of the building. The teahouse, with its circa 1930s decor, was reopened to much fanfare after a long needed renovation in 2008.
The Wang Yun-wu Memorial Hall (Chinese: 王雲五紀念館; pinyin: Wáng Yúnwǔ Jìniànguǎn) is a memorial hall in Da'an District, Taipei, Taiwan, dedicated to Wang Yun-wu, the former Vice Premier of the Republic of China.
The Yangmingshan American Military Housing (Chinese: 陽明山美軍宿舍群), is a historical site located in Yangmingshan, Taipei, Taiwan. It is located on a 13.88 hectare plot of land near the Chinese Culture University in Shanzihou (山仔后) with around 150 old American buildings—for U.S. Military officers, Advisors and their dependents in Taiwan—in various states of preservation.
The Land Reform Museum (LRM; Chinese: 土地改革紀念館; pinyin: Tǔdì Gǎigé Jìniànguǎn) is a museum located in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The purpose of the museum is to commemorate the land reform in Taiwan in the 1950s.
The Sanmin Park (Chinese: 三民公園; pinyin: Sānmín Gōngyuán) is a park in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Taipei Metro Qilian station is located in the Beitou District of Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on the Tamsui Line (Red Line). In the past, the station belonged to the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line.
The Taipei Railway Workshop (Chinese: 臺北機廠) was the largest workshop of Taiwan Railways Administration. For decades it manufactured and maintained thousands of railway vehicles. The Workshop was established in 1935 replacing the original workshop, which had become became inadequate. It was the largest railway workshop ever built in Taiwan. The Governor-General of Taiwan recognized its establishment as celebrating the Empire of Japan ruling Taiwan for 40 years.
Longshan Temple (Chinese: 龍山寺; pinyin: Lóngshān Sì) is a metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taipei Metro. The station is named for the nearby Longshan Temple.