The Gate of Taipei (Chinese: 台北雙子星大樓; pinyin: Táiběi Shuāngzǐxīng Dàlóu) is a supertall skyscraper development in Taipei, Taiwan. It includes two skyscrapers, the taller is 322.2 metres (1,057 ft) with 76 floors and the shorter is 243.0 metres (797 ft) with 56 floors. It's near Taipei Station, Shin Kong Life Tower and Taipei Bus Station. When the complex is complete, it will be the 2nd tallest building in Taipei and 3rd tallest in Taiwan after Taipei 101 and Kaohsiung's Tuntex Sky Tower. It is estimated to cost NT$12 billion (US$414 million). The two buildings (C1 and D1) were initially expected to open in 2016 and 2017, respectively;however, the project was delayed in 2015 due to a series of complication in the bidding process, which is slated to restart at some point in 2017.
The National Education Radio (NER; Chinese: 國立教育廣播電台; pinyin: Guólì Jiàoyù Guǎngbō Diàntái) is a government owned radio station in the Taiwan (ROC) and is located in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei City, Taiwan next to the Taipei Botanical Garden and National Museum of History.
Shilin (Shihlin) Night Market (Chinese: 士林夜市; pinyin: Shìlín Yèshì) is a night market in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan, and is often considered to be the largest and most famous night market in the city.
The 2009 Summer Deaflympics, officially known as the 21st Summer Deaflympics, is an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from September 5 to 15 September 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.
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) is the court of last resort in the Republic of China 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.
The Chen Dexing Ancestral Hall (Chinese: 陳德星堂; pinyin: Chén Déxīng Táng) is an ancestral shrine in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan.
Maokong Station is the terminal station of the Maokong Gondola of the Taipei Rapid Transit System, located in Wenshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. It provides access to the town of Maokong, which the station is named after.
The State-owned Enterprises Commission (SEC; Chinese: 經濟部國營事業委員會; pinyin: Jīngjì Bù Guóyíng Shìyè Wěiyuánhuì) is the government agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Taiwan (ROC).
The Taiwan New Cultural Movement Memorial Hall (Chinese: 臺灣新文化運動紀念館; pinyin: Táiwān Xīn Wénhuà Yùndòng Jìniànguǎn) is a memorial hall in Dadaocheng, Datong District, 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 during the Kuomintang era.
The Aurora Art Museum (Chinese: 震旦藝術博物館; pinyin: Zhèndàn Yìshù Bówùguǎn) is a museum in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is located in the Aurora 21st Century Building.
Treasure Hill (Chinese: 寶藏巖; pinyin: Bǎozàng Yán; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pó-chōng-giâm) is a community in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally an illegal settlement, it was founded by the Kuomintang military veterans at the end of 1940's and served originally as an anti-aircraft position.
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 close to the north in the old village of 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 the nearby village of 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.
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 Taipei Language Institute (TLI; Chinese: 中華語文研習所; pinyin: zhōnghuá yǔwén yánxí suǒ) was founded in 1956 by a group of missionaries who wished to provide training in Mandarin Chinese for Taiwan-bound missionaries. Originally named Missionary Language Institute, its founders created the institute as a means of educating these foreigners in Mandarin and Taiwanese.
The Sunflower Student Movement is associated with a protest movement driven by a coalition of students and civic groups that came to a head on March 18 and 10 April 2014, in the Legislative Yuan and, later, also the Executive Yuan of Taiwan. The activists protested the passing of the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement (CSSTA) by the ruling party Kuomintang (KMT) at the legislature without clause-by-clause review.
Taipei Municipal Jianguo High School (Chinese: 臺北市立建國高級中學, JGHS; formerly Chien Kuo from the Wade-Giles transliteration) is a high school for boys located in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. The school was established in 1898 during the early years of Japanese rule. Originally named No. 1 Taihoku High School (臺北州立臺北第一中學校), it was the first public high school in Taiwanese history. JGHS is frequently cited as one of the most prestigious high schools in Taiwan, requiring the highest scores on the national senior high school entrance exams, only the top 2% boys can enter. Its female counterpart is the Taipei First Girls' High School.
The Taiwan–Hong Kong Economic and Cultural Co-operation Council (THEC; Chinese: 財團法人臺港經濟文化合作策進會; pinyin: Cáituán Fǎrén Táigǎng Jīngjì Wénhuà Hézuò Cèjìnhuì) represents the Government of Taiwan in talks with Hong Kong, through its counterpart the Hong Kong–Taiwan Economic and Cultural Co-operation and Promotion Council (ECCPC).
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 Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development (BAMID; Chinese: 文化部影視及流行音樂產業局; pinyin: Wénhuàbù Yǐngshìjí Liúxíng Yīnyuè Chǎnyèjú) is the bureau of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China responsible for supervising and promoting film, broadcasting, television and popular music sectors of Taiwan.
The Judicial Yuan (Chinese: 司法院; pinyin: Sīfǎ Yuàn; Wade–Giles: Szu1-fa3 Yüan4; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Su-hoat Īⁿ) is one of the five branches (五院; wǔyuàn) of the government of the Republic of China on Taiwan, and serves as the highest judicial organ.
Chinese Taipei Athletics Association (CTAA) is an IAAF recognised member officially representing Taiwan. The current President is Thomas Cheng-Wei 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: 台北世界貿易中心; 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.
In the 1950s, after the Nationalist government fled to Taiwan, land reform and community development was carried out by the Sino-American Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction.
The Chin Shan Yen Gate (Chinese: 芝山岩隘門; pinyin: Zhīshānshí Àimén) is a former gate in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Taipei Metro Minquan West Road station (formerly Minchuan West Road Station until 2003) is located in between the Zhongshan and Datong districts of Taipei, Taiwan. It is a transfer station for the Tamsui Line and the Xinzhuang Line.
The National Treasury Administration (NTA; Chinese: 財政部國庫署; pinyin: Cáizhèngbù Guókùshǔ) is the agency of the Ministry of Finance of Taiwan (ROC) in charge of relevant matters in the revenues, expenditures and management of the Treasury as well as responsible for the management of government debt, fiscal planning, public welfare lottery, and the management of public-owned enterprises.
The Civil Service Development Institute (CSDI; Chinese: 行政院人事行政總處公務人力發展中心; pinyin: Xíngzhèngyuàn Rénshì Xíngzhèng Zǒngchù Gōngwù Rénlì Fāzhǎn Zhōngxīn) is the agency of the Directorate-General of Personnel Administration of the Executive Yuan of the Taiwan (ROC) responsible to provide continuing learning opportunities that will develop civil servants with vision, a customer-oriented service attitude and a positive spirit of "expertise, responsibility and action" in Taiwan.
The Taipei Botanical Garden (Chinese: 台北植物園; 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 Taipei Hakka Culture Hall (Chinese: 臺北市客家文化會館; pinyin: Táiběi Shì Kèjiā Wénhuà Kuàiguǎn) is a cultural center in Da'an District, Taipei, Taiwan which acts as a center for cultural exchange between the Hakka community and Taipei residence.
Bailing Sport Park (Chinese: 百齡運動公園; pinyin: Bǎilíng Yùndòng Gōngyuán) is a multi-use sport venue located in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan. The park has been open since 1989. It resides along Shilin and Shezi shores of the Keelung River, with around 2,900 metres in length and 60 to 100 metres in width. Total surface area is around 280,000 m2.
The Guo Ziyi Memorial Hall (Chinese: 郭子儀紀念堂; pinyin: Guōziyí Jìniàn Táng) or Neihu Red House, formerly known as Neihu Guo Family Estate or Neihu Kuo Family Ancestral Home, is a historical building in Neihu District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Supreme Prosecutors Office (Chinese: 最高檢察署; pinyin: Zuìgāo Fǎyuàn Jiǎnchá Shǔ) is the highest prosecution authority in the Taiwan (ROC).
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.
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.
TransAsia Airways Flight 235 (GE235/TNA235) was a domestic flight that crashed into the Keelung River on 4 February 2015, shortly after takeoff from Taipei Songshan Airport, 5.4 km (3.4 mi) to the west of Songshan in Taiwan. The TransAsia Airways flight, operated with a ten-month-old ATR 72-600 aircraft, was flying from Taipei to Kinmen (Quemoy), a Taiwanese island off the coast of mainland Fujian, with 53 passengers and five crew on board. There were 15 survivors.
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 Chengmei Riverside Park (Chinese: 成美河濱公園; pinyin: Chéngměi Hébīn Gōngyuán) is a park along the Keelung River in Taipei, Taiwan. The park is divided into two parts by the river, the northern part which is located in Neihu District on the right side of the river bank and the southern part which is located in Nangang District on the left side of the river bank.
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 Grass Mountain Chateau (Chinese: 蔣公草山行館; pinyin: Jiǎng Gōng Cǎoshān Xíngguǎn) is a former residence of late President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek located in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan in Yangmingshan National Park.
Taipei Ricci Institute (TRI) in Taipei, Taiwan, is one of four Ricci Institutes.
The Insect Science Museum (Chinese: 昆蟲科學博物館; pinyin: Kūnchóng Kēxué Bówùguǎn) is a museum of insects in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is located at Cheng Kung Senior High School and it is one of the largest insect science museums in Asia.
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.
Seven Seas Residence (Chinese: 七海寓所; pinyin: Qīhǎi Yùsuǒ), also called Chihai, located in Taipei, Taiwan on Beian Street within the grounds of the Republic of China Navy headquarters, was the official residence of Republic of China President Chiang Ching-kuo.
The Bureau of Mines (BOM; Chinese: 經濟部礦務局; pinyin: Jīngjì Bù Kuàng Wù Jú) is the government agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
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.
The Museum of Archives (Chinese: 檔案展示室; pinyin: Dǎng'àn Zhǎnshìshì) is a museum in Da'an District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is part of National Taiwan University.
The Taipei Metro Longshan Temple station is a station on the Banqiao Line in Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan. The station is named for the nearby Longshan Temple.
The Small and Medium Enterprise Administration (SMEA; Chinese: 經濟部中小企業處; pinyin: Jīngjì Bù Zhōngxiǎo Qǐyè Chù) is the administrative agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Taiwan (ROC) responsible for small and medium-sized enterprises-related affairs.
The Ketagalan Culture Center (KCC; Chinese: 凱達格蘭文化館; pinyin: Kǎidágélán Wénhuàguǎn) is a cultural center in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. The cultural center is dedicated to introduce the various Taiwanese Plains Aborigines cultures, including the Ketagalan tribes cultures.
A Red Envelope Club (Chinese: 紅包場; pinyin: hóngbāocháng) is a form of Cabaret in Taiwan that originated in Taipei in the 1960s as an imitation of Shanghai Cabaret. In these cabarets, female singers sing old Chinese songs from the 1920s to 1950s to mostly older men, many of whom were soldiers in General Chiang Kai-shek's Kuomintang army that fled Mainland China after the Chinese Civil War. The cabarets get their name from the fact that the audience gives the singers, who they appreciate, money in red envelopes. The remaining clubs are mostly located in the Ximending District of Taipei on Hankou Street, Emei Street, and Xining South Road.
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.
The Industrial Development Bureau (IDB; Chinese: 經濟部工業局; pinyin: Jīngjìbù Gōngyèjú) is the administrative agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Taiwan (ROC).
The Singapore Trade Office in Taipei (Chinese: 新加坡駐臺北商務辦事處; pinyin: Xīnjiāpō Zhù Táiběi Shāngwù Bànshì Chù; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Sin-ka-pho chù Tâi-pak Siong-bū Pān-sū-chhù) is the representative office of Singapore in Taiwan, functioning as a de facto embassy in the absence of diplomatic relations.
Ming Chuan University (MCU; Chinese: 銘傳大學) is a selective, 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.
The Political Warfare Bureau (GPWB; Chinese: 國防部政治作戰局; pinyin: Guófángbù Zhèngzhì Zuòzhànjú) is the affiliated authority of the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the Republic of China (Taiwan) that is responsible for all the political warfare affairs of the Republic of China Armed Forces.
The National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH; Chinese: 國立台灣大學醫學院附設醫院; pinyin: Guólì Táiwān Dàxué Yīxuéyuàn Fùshè Yīyuàn) started operations under Japanese rule in Daitōtei (today's Dadaocheng) on 18 June 1895, and moved to its present location in 1898. The Hospital was later annexed to the Medical School of Taihoku Imperial University and renamed Taihoku Imperial University Medical School Affiliated Hospital in 1937. The present name was adopted after the Republic of China took over the hospital upon Taiwan's retrocession in 1945.
The Taipei Expo Park (Chinese: 花博公園; pinyin: Huābó Gōngyuán) is a multifunctional park in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
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 Forestry Bureau (Chinese: 行政院農業委員會林務局; pinyin: Xíngzhèngyuàn Nóngyè Wěiyuánhuì Línwùjú) is the agency of the Council of Agriculture of the Taiwan (ROC).
The Taipei City Council (TCC; Chinese: 台北市議會; pinyin: Táiběishì Yìhuì) is the elected municipal council of Taipei City, Taiwan. The council composes of 63 councilors lastly elected through the 2014 Republic of China local election on 29 November 2014.
The Hwa Kang Museum (Chinese: 華岡博物館; pinyin: Huágāng Bówùguǎn) is a museum in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is located at the Chinese Culture University.
Zhinan Temple Station (Chinese: 指南宮站; pinyin: Zhǐnán Gōng Zhàn) is a station on the Maokong Gondola of the Taipei Rapid Transit System, located in Wenshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is named for the nearby Chi Nan Temple.
The Coast Guard Administration of the Executive Yuan (CGA; Chinese: 行政院海岸巡防署; pinyin: Xíngzhèngyuàn Hǎi'àn Xúnfáng Shǔ) is charged with maintaining law and order, protecting the resources of the territorial waters of the Republic of China (Taiwan), which surrounds Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu Islands, Green Island, Orchid Island, Dongsha Islands, and Nansha Islands as well as providing a first line of defense along coastal areas against smugglers and illegal immigrants. The CGA is considered a civilian law enforcement agency under the administration of the Executive Yuan, though during emergencies it may be incorporated as part of the Republic of China Armed Forces.
The European Economic and Trade Office (EETO; Chinese: 歐洲經貿辦事處; pinyin: Ōuzhōu Jīngmào Bànshì Chù) is the representative office of European Union (EU) in the Republic of China. Its counterpart body in the EU is the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium. The European Union does not recognise the Republic of China and only maintains informal relations with it.
The Discovery Center of Taipei (Chinese: 台北探索館; pinyin: Táiběi Tànsuǒguǎn) is an educational center in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. The center is located at Taipei City Hall.
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.
Taipei Songshan Airport (IATA: TSA, ICAO: RCSS) (Chinese: 臺北松山機場; pinyin: Táiběi Sōngshān Jīchǎng) is a mid-size commercial airport and military airbase located in Songshan, Taipei, Taiwan (the Republic of China). The airport covers an area of 182 hectares (1.82 km2).
The Taipei City University of Science and Technology (TPCU; Chinese: 臺北城市科技大學) is a technological university located in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Museum of Zoology (Chinese: 動物博物館; pinyin: Dòngwù Bówùguǎn) is a museum about zoology in Da'an District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is located at the National Taiwan University.
The 2014 Taipei Metro attack was a mass stabbing spree that took place on 21 May 2014, directed at random civilians on a Taipei Metro (aka Taipei MRT) train near Jiangzicui Station, resulting in four deaths and 24 injuries. It was the first fatal attack on the city's subway system since operations began in 1996. The suspected attacker, Cheng Chieh (鄭捷), then 21, was arrested after the attack. He was sentenced to 144 years in prison and four death sentences, and was executed on 10 May 2016.
The Fanglan Mansion (Chinese: 芳蘭大厝; pinyin: Fānglán Dàcuò) is a historical house in Da'an District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Cheng Nan-jung Liberty Museum (Chinese: 鄭南榕自由紀念館) is a museum in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is dedicated to the pro-democracy activist Cheng Nan-jung.
The Shilin Official Residence (Chinese: 士林官邸; pinyin: Shìlín Guāndǐ) is the former residence of late Republic of China President Chiang Kai-shek located on Zhongshan North Road in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Fiscal Information Agency (FIA; Chinese: 財政部財政資訊中心; pinyin: Cáizhèngbù Cáizhèng Zīxùn Zhōngxīn) is the agency of the Ministry of Finance of the Taiwan (ROC).
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Taipei (Latin: Archidioecesis Taipehensis) is a diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Taiwan. Pope Pius XII erected it as the Apostolic Prefecture of Taipei on 30 December 1949. On 7 August 1952, it was elevated to an archdiocese, with the suffragan sees of Chiayi, Hsinchu, Hualien, Kaohsiung, Taichung, and Tainan.
The Taipei Metro Jiangzicui station is a station on the Banqiao Line located in Banqiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan.
The Nanhu Riverside Park (Chinese: 南湖河濱公園; pinyin: Nánhú Hébīn Gōngyuán) is a park along the Keelung River in Taipei, Taiwan. The park is divided into two parts by the river, the northern part which is located in Neihu District on the right side of the river bank and the southern part which is located in Nangang District on the left side of the river bank.
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 Remains of Taipei Prison Wall (臺北監獄圍牆遺蹟) are located in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan at the end of Aiguo East Road and Jinshan South Road adjacent to the Southern Taipei operations center for Chunghwa Telecom. Approximately 100 meters of wall exist on both sides of the Chunghwa Telecom property. The walls were built during Japanese rule.
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 Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI; Chinese: 經濟部標準檢驗局; pinyin: Jīngjìbù Biāozhǔn Jiǎnyànjú) is the administrative agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Taiwan (ROC) responsible for standardization, metrology and product inspection in Taiwan.
The Securities and Futures Bureau (SFB; Chinese: 金融監督管理委員會證券期貨局; pinyin: Jīnróng Jiāndū Guănlĭ Wěiyuánhuì zhèngqījú) is the agency of Financial Supervisory Commission of the Taiwan (ROC) that administers and supervises the securities issuance, securities trading and futures trading, facilitates national economic development, protects investors' interests and develops the futures market and maintains futures trading orders in Taiwan.
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.
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 temple in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The National Security Bureau of the Republic of China (NSB; Chinese: 中華民國國家安全局; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó Guójiā Ānquánjú) is the principal intelligence (including military intelligence) agency of the Republic of China.
The Central Clinic Hospital (Chinese: 財團法人中心診所醫院; pinyin: Cáituán Fǎrén Zhōngxīn Zhěnsuǒ Yīyuàn) is a municipal hospital located in Da'an District, Taipei, Taiwan. Its address is 77 Zhongxiao East Road, Section 4.
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.
Keelung River (Chinese: 基隆河; pinyin: Jīlóng Hé; Wade–Giles: Chi1-lung2 Ho2; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ke-lâng-hô) is a river in northern Taiwan.
The National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences (NTUNHS; Chinese: 國立臺北護理健康大學) is a public university located in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Wellspring Theater (Chinese: 水源劇場; pinyin: Shuǐyuán Jùchǎng) is a theater in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Chang Foundation Museum (Chinese: 鴻禧美術館; pinyin: Hóngxǐ Měishùguǎn) is an art museum in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Taipei Children's Amusement Park (Chinese: 臺北市立兒童新樂園; pinyin: Táiběi Shìlì Értóng Xīn Yuèyuán) is a theme park in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Macau Economic and Cultural Office (Chinese: 澳門經濟文化辦事處; pinyin: Àomén Jīngjì Wénhuà Bànshìchù) (Portuguese: Delegação Económica e Cultural de Macau) is the representative office of Macau in the Republic of China. Its counterpart body in Macau is the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Macau.
The Monopoly Bureau Building is a Renaissance-style red brick building located in Nan Chang Street, Taipei City, Taiwan. It is in the Zhongzheng District, near Aiguo West Road, Park Road and Nanchang intersection ring, and Taipei's city south gate. It is also located nearby the Republic of China Ministry of Finance and the President of the Republic of China's Official Residence. The building was built in 1913 during the Japanese rule of Taiwan.
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) is a cabinet-level administrative agency under the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China. The MAC is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of policies between the Republic of China on Taiwan and the People's Republic of China which administers mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. The MAC counterpart body by the PRC is the Taiwan Affairs Office. Both states officially claim each other's territory, however the Republic of China controls only Taiwan and surrounding islands, and therefore is usually known as "Taiwan", sometimes referred to as the "Free Area" of the Republic of China by the Constitution of the Republic of China. The People's Republic of China controls mainland China as well as Hong Kong, Macau, Hainan, and other islands and is therefore usually known simply as "China".
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).
Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, Chinese: 台灣經濟研究院; pinyin: Táiwān Jīngjì Yánjiùyuàn) is an incorporated non-profit research institute in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Taiwan Area National Expressway Engineering Bureau (TANEEB; Chinese: 交通部臺灣區國道新建工程局; pinyin: Jiāotōng Bù Táiwān Qū Guódào Xīnjiàn Gōngchéng Jú) is the organization under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China in charge for the planning, land acquisition, bidding and construction of national expressway network in Taiwan.
Shin Kong Life Tower (Chinese: 新光人壽保險摩天大樓; pinyin: Xīnguāng Rénshòu Bǎoxiǎn Mótiān Dàlóu) is the third tallest building in Taiwan at 51 storeys 245 metres (803.8 ft). The rose-coloured skyscraper topped by a pyramid stands in Zhongzheng District, Taipei. Its first twelve floors and two underground floors house a Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store; the remaining floors provide office space and serve as headquarters for the Shin Kong Life insurance company. The tower stands across Zhongxiao Road from Taipei Main Station near the Asiaworld Department Store.
The Mandarin Daily News (traditional Chinese: 國語日報; simplified Chinese: 国语日报; pinyin: Guóyǔ Rìbào; Wade–Giles: Kuo2-yü3 Jih4-pao4; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kok-gú-ji̍t-pò; Gwoyeu Romatzyh: Gwoyeu Ryhbaw; Zhuyin ㄍㄨㄛˊ ㄩˇ ㄖˋ ㄅㄠˋ) is a traditional Chinese children's newspaper published daily in Taiwan. The main text of the articles is accompanied by Zhuyin (Bopomofo) phonetic script to aid identification of difficult characters. The project was founded 25 October 1948.
The Xinzhong Park (Chinese: 新中公園; pinyin: Xīnzhōng Gōngyuán) is a park in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Bureau of Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs (BOE; Chinese: 經濟部能源局; pinyin: Jīngjì Bù Néngyuán Jú) is the administrative agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Taiwan (ROC) responsible for energy-related affairs.
National Taipei University of Business (NTUB; Chinese: 國立臺北商業大學), formerly known as National Taipei College of Business (NTCB; Chinese: 國立臺北商業技術學院), is a national co-educational college located in Taipei City and Taoyuan City, Taiwan. Colloquially called Beishang (北商), it is the first and oldest college specializing in business and finance in Taiwan - university of business UB. NTUB boasts a history of almost 100 years. The number of alumni has reached hundreds of thousands. Most of them work in business and industrial sectors.
Gongguan (Chinese: 公館; pinyin: Gōngguǎn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kong-koán) is a commercial district straddling the Zhongzheng and Da'an Districts of Taipei, Taiwan. It is a popular shopping and leisure area with a night market and it is also the location of the Gongguan Station of the Taipei Metro. Taiwan's most prestigious university, National Taiwan University, and the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, as well as the prestigious International Chinese Language Program are located in the area.
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.
The Uni-President International Tower (Chinese: 統一國際大樓) is a skyscraper located in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is the fifth tallest in Xinyi Special District(after Taipei 101,Taipei Nan Shan Plaza, Cathay Landmark and Farglory Financial Center). The height of building is 154.0 m, the floor area is 116,773.91m2, and it comprises 30 floors above ground, as well as 7 basement levels. Uni-President International Tower is the seat of Australian Office in Taipei, British Office Taipei, Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office. The lower floor is shopping mall and bookstore operated by Eslite(Eslite Xinyi, Chinese: 誠品信義).
Xiangshan (Chinese: 象山), also known as Elephant Mountain, is a mountain in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is close to the Taipei Metro Xiangshan Station. It is 183 m high and has a hiking trail about 1.5 km long. The Taipei 101 can be seen from the trail. The Six Giant Rocks are a tourist attraction in Xiangshan, and there are platforms for photographers.
Mandarin Training Center (MTC; Chinese: 國語教學中心) is one of the world's oldest and most distinguished programs for Chinese as a second language study. It is run by National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) in Taipei, Taiwan and located at NTNU Da'an Campus.
Liberty Square (also Freedom Square) is a public plaza covering over 240,000 square meters in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei, Taiwan. It has served as the public gathering place of choice since its completion in the late 1970s. The name of the square recalls the important historical role it played in Taiwan's transition from one-party rule to modern democracy in the 1990s.
Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Chinese: 台北南港展覽館; pinyin: Táiběi Nángǎng Zhǎnlǎnguǎn), also known as TWTC Nangang 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 Maritime and Port Bureau (MPB; Chinese: 航港局; pinyin: Hánggǎng Jú) is the bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China responsible for building a quality environment for the maritime industry, reinforce maritime capabilities for higher competitiveness, implement national maritime policies, maintain order and safety at sea and cultivate maritime human resources in Taiwan.
Taipei Adventist American School (abbreviation TAAS) is a private foreign-registered elementary school with an American-based curriculum located on Yangming Shan (陽明山) in the Shihlin District of Taipei City, Taiwan. It is administered under the Northern Asia-Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
The Museum of Anthropology (Chinese: 人類學博物館; pinyin: Rénlèixué Bówùguǎn) is a museum in Da'an District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is located at National Taiwan University (NTU).
The Agriculture and Food Agency (AFA; Chinese: 行政院農業委員會農糧署; pinyin: Xíngzhèngyuàn Nóngyè Wěiyuánhuì Nóngliángshǔ) is the agency of the Council of Agriculture of the Taiwan (ROC).
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 Taiwan Stock Museum (Chinese: 臺灣股票博物館; pinyin: Táiwān Gǔpiào Bówùguǎn) is a museum in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Raohe Street Night Market (Chinese: 饒河街觀光夜市; pinyin: Ráohé Jiē Guānguāng Yèshì) is one of the oldest night markets in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Shida Night Market (Chinese: 師大夜市; pinyin: Shīdà Yèshì) is a night market in Da'an District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is located near National Taiwan Normal University, whose name in Chinese is pronounced phonetically as Shida.
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 Judicial Yuan Building (Chinese: 司法大廈; pinyin: Sīfǎ Dàshà) is the seat of the Judicial Yuan located in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC; Chinese: 臺北表演藝術中心; pinyin: Táiběi Biǎoyǎn Yìshù Zhōngxīn) is a performance center under construction in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Taipei Center for Popular Music 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 in Academia Sinica. The Institute of Astronomy was one of the original programs founded as part of Academia Sinica in 1928 in Republic of China. The ASIAA Preparatory Office was re-established in 1993 after approval by the Academia Sinica Council, with Frank Shu chairing the Advisory Panel. ASIAA is currently located in the Astronomy and Mathematics Building at the National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan and also has a field office in Hilo, Hawaii. ASIAA was officially established on June 1, 2010, with Paul Ho being the first Director.
Xinyi Special District (Chinese: 信義計畫區), also known as Xinyi Planned Area, is located in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. The total area of Xinyi Special District is 153 hectares. It was designed in the 1970s and developed from the 1980s onward. Xinyi Special District is the prime central business district of Taipei. Important infrastructure, such as Taipei 101, Taipei City Hall, Taipei International Convention Center and Taipei World Trade Center, is located within this area.
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 evangelical seminary based in Taipei, Taiwan.
The Shihlin Paper Mill (Chinese: 士林紙廠; pinyin: Shìlín Zhǐ Chǎng) is a historical paper mill in Shilin District, 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.
The Beitou Plum Garden (Chinese: 北投梅庭; pinyin: Běitóu Méitíng) is a museum in the former residence of calligrapher Yu Youren in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The New Taipei Municipal Sanzhi Junior High School (Chinese: 新北市立三芝國民中學) is a junior high school in Sanzhi, New Taipei City, Taiwan.
The New Taipei Tamshui Junior High School (Chinese: 新北市立淡水國民中學) is a junior high school in Tamsui District, New Taipei, Taiwan.
The Chiang Wei-shui Memorial Park (Chinese: 蔣渭水紀念公園; pinyin: Jiǎng Wèishuǐ Jìniàn Gōngyuánn) is a memorial park in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan. The park commemorates Chiang Wei-shui.
The Dadaocheng Wharf (Chinese: 大稻埕碼頭; pinyin: Dàdàochéng Mǎtóu) is a wharf in Twatutia, Datong, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Heritage and Culture Education Center of Taipei City (Chinese: 台北鄉土教育中心t; pinyin: Táiběi Xiāngtǔ Jiàoyù Zhōngxīn) is a historical building in Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Xiqu Center of Taiwan (Chinese: 臺灣戲曲中心; pinyin: Táiwān Xìqǔ Zhōngxīn) is a performance center in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Lady Zhou's Memorial Gate (Chinese: 周氏節孝坊; pinyin: Zhōushì Jié Xiàofang) is a paifang in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Tianmu White House (Chinese: 天母白屋; pinyin: Tiānmǔ Báiwū) is a historical house in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Muzha Refuse Incineration Plant (Chinese: 木柵垃圾焚化廠; pinyin: Mùshān Lèsè Fénhuà Chǎng) is an incinerator in Muzha, Wenshan 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.
The Dajia Riverside Park (Chinese: 大佳河濱公園; pinyin: Dàjiā Hébīn Gōngyuán) is a park located in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The National Property Administration (FNP; Chinese: 財政部國有財產署; pinyin: Cáizhèngbù Guóyǒu Cáichǎnshǔ) is the agency of the Ministry of Finance of Taiwan (ROC) responsible for the management of national property.
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.
The Cross-Strait Tourism Exchange Association (CSTEA; simplified Chinese: 海峡两岸旅游交流协会; traditional Chinese: 海峽兩岸旅遊交流協會; pinyin: Hǎixiá Liǎng'àn Lǚyóu Jiāoliú Xiéhuì) or Association for Tourism Exchange across the Taiwan Straits (ATETS) is a semi-official representative office of the People's Republic of China in Taiwan handling tourism-related affairs. Its counterpart body in Mainland China by the Republic of China is the Taiwan Strait Tourism Association.
The Ama Museum (Chinese: 阿嬤家-和平與女性人權館; pinyin: Āmā Jiā-Hépíng Yǔ Nǚxìng Rénquán Guǎn) is a museum in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is dedicated to the comfort women during the Japanese rule of Taiwan.
The Tourism Bureau (Chinese: 交通部觀光局; pinyin: Jiāotōngbù Guānguāng Jú) is the organization under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China responsible for the administration of domestic and international tourism policy making, execution and development in Taiwan.
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 Tianma Tea House is a former tea house in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is the site where an enforcement officer from the Taiwan Tobacco and Wine Monopoly Bureau of the Taiwan Provincial Government accidentally shot a civilian on 27 February 1947. The incident led to the island-wide anti-government uprising by the Taiwanese people called the February 28 Incident and the implementation of White Terror in Taiwan from 1949 to 1987.
The Farglory Financial Center (Chinese: 遠雄金融中心) is a skyscraper located in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is the eighth tallest building in Taiwan and the fourth tallest in Xinyi Special District(after Taipei 101,Taipei Nan Shan Plaza and Cathay Landmark). The height of building is 208 m, the floor area is 61,147.58m2, and it comprises 32 floors above ground, as well as 4 basement levels.
The Lingnan Fine Arts Museum (Chinese: 嶺南美術館; pinyin: Lǐngnán Měishùguǎn) of the Academia Sinica is a museum in Nangang District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Cross-Straits Common Market Foundation (Chinese: 兩岸共同市場基金會; pinyin: Liǎng'àn Gòngtóng Shìchǎng Jījīn Huì) is an organization in Taiwan dealing with cross-strait trading. The office is located at Tunnan Tower, Da'an District, Taipei.
The Mongolian and Tibetan Cultural Center (Chinese: 蒙藏文化中心; pinyin: Měng Zàng Wénhuà Zhōngxīn) is a cultural center in Da'an District, Taipei, Taiwan under the administration of the Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission of the Executive Yuan.
The Zhongxing Guesthouse (Chinese: 中興賓館; pinyin: zhōngxīng bīnguǎn) also known as the Yangmingshuwu is a historical site located in on Zhongxing road in Yangmingshan National Park in the Beitou District of Taipei, Taiwan. It was constructed between 1969 and 1970 by late Republic of China President Chiang Kai-shek for reception of important foreign guests and to act as a summer residence. It was designed by architect Huang Baoyu (黃寶瑜), who also designed the National Palace Museum.
The Armaments Bureau (Chinese: 國防部軍備局; pinyin: Guófángbù Jūnbèijú) is the affiliated authority of the Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of China.
Breeze Center (Chinese: 微風廣場; pinyin: Wéifēng Guǎngchǎng) is a shopping center in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Taipei–Keelung metropolitan area ((in Taiwanese Mandarin)) or Greater Taipei area / region ((in Taiwanese Mandarin)) is the largest metropolitan area in Taiwan. It was recognized officially until 2010, and included Taipei, Taipei County (now New Taipei), and Keelung.
The Customs Administration, Ministry of Finance (CA; Chinese: 財政部關務署; pinyin: Cáizhèngbù Guānwushǔ) is the agency of the Ministry of Finance of Taiwan (ROC) dealing with customs policies and regulations in Taiwan.
The Taipei Futai Street Mansion (Chinese: 臺北撫臺街洋樓; pinyin: Táiběi Fǔtái Jiē Yánglóu), also called Yamato-chō Mansion (Japanese: 大和町洋樓), is the only existing historical and commercial building in Taipei Taiwan, built in 1910 the early years of the Japanese rule. It is located at Yanping South Road No.26, Zhongzheng District and lies in the Bo'ai Special Zone as well. It was the head office of Takaishi Gumi (高石組), a construction company founded in 1901. This mansion is owned by the Ministry of National Defense.
The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT; Chinese: 經濟部國際貿易局; pinyin: Jīngjìbù Guójì Màoyìjú) is the administrative agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) of the Taiwan (ROC).
The Institute of Transportation (IOT; Chinese: 運輸研究所; pinyin: Yùnshū Yánjiūsuǒ) is the organization under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China responsible for assisting the ministry in making policy, coordinating and integrating transportation strategies, executing plans, supporting administrative innovative research and technology and establishing communication channel between the government, transportation industries, academia and research institutions in 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 a museum about jade art in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
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 Republic of China (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. Although 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” (国会; 國會; guóhuì).
The Taxation Administration (DOT; Chinese: 財政部賦稅署; pinyin: Cáizhèngbù Fùshuìshǔ) is the agency of the Ministry of Finance of Taiwan (ROC) responsible for tax collections in Taiwan.
The Examination Yuan (Chinese: 考試院; pinyin: Kǎoshì Yuàn; Wade–Giles: K'ao3-shih4 Yüan4) is in charge of validating the qualification of civil servants in the Republic of China (Taiwan). It is one of the five government branches ("yuans") of the Government of the Republic of China.