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If you are thinking about why you should pay a visit to Taipei 101, then let me tell you that Taipei101 is the tallest green building in the world while it’s a 5th tallest building in Asia, making it a must experience when visiting Taipei.
Originally known as the Taipei International Financial Center the building is located in the newest area of urban Taipei, at the southern end of the Xinyi Shopping District. Taipei 101 is the only of its kind and is a 508 m high building. It’s indeed a wonder of engineers. Taipei “101” is named so because of the presence of 101 stories comprising this beauty.
Amazing Beautiful Taipei 101
The design is based on the combination of Asian tradition with the evolution of technology featuring many pan-Chinese and Asian elements mixed with a postmodern style. The best part of the design includes the ability to withstand earthquakes and typhoons that are common in Taiwan. For this purpose, there is a massive gold-colored iron wind damper that keeps this skyscraper stable.
If you want to shop around, eat delicious food, enjoy the view of city and surprise yourself with the beauty of architecture, then you absolutely need Taipei 101 in your travelling list. Not only the tower, but the building also comprises of a shopping mall, international grocery store, food court, restaurants etc. Moreover, the elevator ride itself is pretty amazing as it takes you to the observation deck on the 89th floor in merely 37 seconds.
Taipei 101 Shopping Mall
Regardless of the weather, the view from the top of this building is absolutely stunning. Whether it’s a sunny day or a cloudy day it is just fun to ride thesecond fastest elevator in the world, roam around and enjoy the scenic beauty from the top of the building.
Your best chance to observe the 360-degree view of the city of Taipei!