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Taipei 101
Taipei 101

About TAIPEI 101
Located in the finest district Taipei has to offer, TAIPEI 101 is the largest engineering project ever in the history of the Taiwan construction business. Supported by a dozen or so domestic businesses, the TFC Corp. was fortunate to have local and international experts in charge of the planning, and world-class architect C.Y. Lee was responsible for the design of the project. The design transcends the uni-body concept and is based on the Chinese number 8, a numeral long considered lucky in Chinese culture. Eight-floor structural units are connected one by one on top of each other to form the whole. This kind of rhythmic aesthetic is new to skyscrapers.
The sectional TAIPEI 101 employs a Mega Structure System for disaster and wind damage prevention. As every eight floor constitutes an autonomous space, wind effects on the surface seen in high - rise buildings are eliminated. The design of the foundation guarantees pedestrian safety and comfort. Resembling the flexible yet persistent bamboo that rises into the sky, the building is a reflection of traditional Chinese building philosophy. Inclining 7 degrees inwards, the structure increases in size as it gets higher. The transparent and non-reflective curtain walls are energy efficient and heat reflective, enabling those in Taiwan’s tallest building to have a clear view of the world around them. High - tech materials and innovative illumination creates a see - through effect with transparency and clarity that facilitates the harmony between the building and its natural environment.

About TAIPEI 101 Observatory
At 382 meters above the ground the 89F Observation Floor offers visitors a commanding view of the city and Taipei Basin at all directions. The world’s largest damper, weighing 660 metric tons, is also exhibited at this level. The Observatory is equipped with high - power binoculars, drinks bar, image services, pre-recorded audio tour guides in seven languages, & souvenir shops.
TAIPEI 101 Observatory’s elevators are Guinness Record - breaking high-speed pressurized elevators in 2004, with a speed of 1010 meters per minute. It takes only 37 seconds to reach the 89th Floor.

About TAIPEI 101 MALL
Taiwan’s premier international shopping destination, featuring luxury goods, fashions, and fine dining.
Taipei 101 Mall has gathered together the finest in fashion and refined dining from around the world. Our customers’ wishes are thoughtfully catered to in a world-class space that brings together sensory delights, a wonderful atmosphere, and architectural aesthetics, giving form to limitless imagination. Here, you can enjoy your shopping experience in comfort and total relaxation. Taipei 101 Mall joins the ranks of world-class shopping districts such as New York’s Fifth Avenue, Paris’ Champs - Elysees, and Rome’s Via Condotti, with flagship stores and all - new design concepts to offer consumers the richest array of shopping choices. Whether from the perspective of its high-end goods, design flair, trend-setting lifestyles, or sumptuous cuisine, Taipei 101 offers consumers 101% fresh choices in fashion and dining from around the world.

Travel

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.) 

Tel+886-8101-7777
AddressNo. 45, Shifu Rd., Xinyi District, Taipei Citygoogle map click open new windows
Longitude/Latitude  (121.564837,25.033194)
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Transportation

1. Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Tiding Interchange → Sec. 1, Tiding Blvd. → Maishuai 2nd Bridge → Sec. 1, Keelung Rd. → Shifu Rd. → TAIPEI 101

2. Nat'l Hwy 3 → Exit at the Muzha Interchange → Nat'l Hwy 3A → Exit at the Wangfang Interchange → Xinyi Expressway → Sec. 5, Xinyi Rd. → Shifu Rd. → TAIPEI 101

Public

Take THSR or TRA to Taipei Main Station→ continue by Taipei MRT to Taipei 101 / World Trade Center Station.

Open Hours

Daily 09:00 - 22:00

Last ticketing & entry:21:15

*Operating hours during hoildays are subject to change.

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Admission Fee

Adult NT$500

Concession NT$450 / Children under 12

Group Ticket NT$450 / For 20 people or more

Fast Pass NT$1000

  • Compliomentary:Each child under 115 cm (should be accompanied by an adult)
  • Group reservation please made by 17:00 the previous day.
  • No same day sale for Group Ticket
Remarks
  • TAIPEI 101 Observatory is a non - smoking area. Betel nuts and chewing gums are also not permitted.
  • Visitors wearing improper attire or slippers will not be permitted entry.
  • Please observe the movement of lines and follow as directed.
  • Please carefully guard your possessions.
  • Do not bring food, pets, banned substances, or dangerous items.
  • No vandalism. Violators will pay for compensation.
  • Please coop

 
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Last Update:2014-04-09 15:30:45