Taipei 101 (台北101)
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- 98%Luxury Travelers
- 79%Family Travelers
- 79%Local Culture
- 75%Art & Design Lovers
- 75%Business Travelers
- 65%Budget Travelers
- 60%Nightlife Lovers
Member Reviews (118)
- Taipei 101 (台北101)Member ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Aug 14, 2012
When entering the center of Taipei, it's hard not to notice this large building that towers above the rest. This building after all is still one of the tallest in the world. There is a food court on the bottom and some shopping in the lower levels. You can also ride the elevator up to the top floor. It's quite intimidating, but it's a great view of the city below.
- Taipei 101 (台北101)Jul 31, 2012
This is a typical tourist destination a top one of the tallest buildings in the world, which it held for a couple of years I believe. The architecture resembles the nesting nature of old world money, but it definitely utilizes theist advanced suspension systems to address the shaky quakey location of Taiwan. You'll see this monolith through out your travels popping up in Taipei's skyline. There refreshments at the viewing level as well really cool interactive maps and audio tours part of your price of admission. I don't actually know how much it cost; a very Kind relative paid our way and helped us bypass the lines, regardless I would recommend seeing it once just for the view alone.
- Taipei 101 (台北101)Jul 16, 2012
The view is pureley spectactular even at night when we visited the Tower,we did'nt get to see much as it was late in the evening when we arrived never the less a spectactular site.Our Touring Team really enjoyed our stay here in Taipei great.
- Taipei 101 (台北101)Member ofLocal CultureFoodiesLuxury TravelersJul 14, 2012
The second tallest building in the world, Taipei 101 stands high above the rest of the island and provides spectacular views. The bottom 5 floors house a shopping mall that includes every major luxury brand as well as many other stores. The food court in the basement makes it clear that American food courts get it all wrong. This food court has some fast food, but many more "real" restaurants that serve everything from freshly mafe sushi to Korean barbecue to fresh mochi. There is an observation level on the 89th floor that runs like a well oiled machine complete with self guided audio tours, and there is a small outdoor observation deck on the 91st floor. Don't be intimidate by long lines for the elevator (the world's fastest) -- the line moves very fast!Recommended for:Luxury Travelers
- Taipei 101 (台北101)First to ReviewJul 05, 2012
Depending on the weather, the 360 degree views of Taipei are fantastic. Audio guides are available for free once you purchase your tickets, which are 420NT. It can get pretty busy with tourists but still a great visit just to ride up to the top :)
- Taipei 101 (台北101)Jul 05, 2012
This building houses the world's fastest elevators. I definitely enjoyed my experience, but I have to warn people that you may experience two things in this trip. One is that being really high causes me -- and I am sure others -- a weird feeling of vertigo. You definitely feel this when you near the edge and look out the windows down to the ground.
But you might also feel a little dismay because Taipei sits in a bowl of a valley and the mountains surrounding the city make it hard to see anything other than the city. There are no vast and long-sighted vistas. It certainly is pretty, but it's not like being in Shanghai and looking out of the Jin Mao Tower, at what looks like all of China.
Definitely worth the price of admission and there is a really nice bookstore at the foot of the tower.