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Fushoushan Farm

The Fushoushan Farm is a tourist attraction farm in Lishan Village, Heping District, Taichung, Taiwan.

                                               

Gangshan Water Tower

Gangshan Street, the area where the tower is located, used to be the main economic center of the region during the Japanese rule of Taiwan. It was the meeting point of people to do business, thus the construction of aqueduct was imminent to susta ...

                                               

Gongzi Liao Fort

The fort was built by the Japanese in 1904 after they landed in Keeling following the Treaty of Shimonoseki with Qing Dynasty. It had been used as a military facility and garrison was placed there after the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Re ...

                                               

Green Island White Terror Memorial Park

The Green Island White Terror Memorial Park is a memorial park in Green Island, Taitung County, Taiwan to commemorate the victims of the White Terror.

                                               

Hayashi Department Store

Hayashi Department Store Japanese: ハヤシ百貨店, Hepburn: Hayashi Hyakkaten, commonly called "Five-story Building" Chinese: 五層樓仔 ; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gō͘-chàn-lau-a, was situated in Suehirochō 末廣町, Tainan City, Tainan Prefecture, Japanese Taiwan. ...

                                               

Holy Rosary Cathedral, Kaohsiung

The Holy Rosary Cathedral is the oldest Catholic church in Taiwan, located in Lingya District, Kaohsiung, just east of the Love River. It is the seat of the Bishop of Kaohsiung.

                                               

Hsinchu City Art Site of Railway Warehouse

The Hsinchu City Art Site of Railway Warehouse is a historical warehouse in East District, Hsinchu City, Taiwan.

                                               

Hsinchu Fish Harbor

The Hsinchu Fish Harbor or Nanliao Harbor is a fishing port in North District, Hsinchu City, Taiwan.

                                               

Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Taipei

The Immaculate Conception Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan. The Latin Rite church serves as the see of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Taipei that was created by Pope Pius XII with the Bull "Gravia illa Christi".

                                               

International Convention Center Kaohsiung

The International Convention Center Kaohsiung is a convention center in Yancheng District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

                                               

Jing-Mei White Terror Memorial Park

The building used to serve as military school in 1957–1967. It later housed military courts and a detention center called the Jingmei Military Detention Center Chinese: 景美軍事看守所 for political dissidents during the White Terror period. Forme ...

                                               

Jinguitou Fortress

At the early stage, an artillery was already built at the site of the fortress during the Kingdom of Tungning. In 1717, the new Penghu city was rebuilt at the fortress area during the Qing Dynasty rule. In 1864, the fortress was reconstructed by ...

                                               

Kaohsiung Confucius Temple

The Kaohsiung Confucius Temple is a temple dedicated to the memory of Confucius near Lotus Pond, Zuoying District, in the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung. With an area of 167 square metres, it is Taiwans largest Confucian temple complex.

                                               

Kaohsiung Exhibition Center

Designed by Australian architect, Philip Cox, the KEC was initiated in 2006 and built by the Ministry of Economic Affairs in which has invested NT$ 3 billion to the venue. After seven years of planning and two years of construction, the grand ope ...

                                               

Kaohsiung Film Archive

Kaohsiung Film Archive was established in 2001. The building of Kaohsiung Film Archive was originally used as the campus building of Yancheng Junior High School and public service station of Kuomintang. It was then transferred to Kaohsiung City C ...

                                               

Kaohsiung Music Center

The Kaohsiung Music Center is a music hall in Yancheng District and Lingya District in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

                                               

Lady Zhous Memorial Gate

The gate is named after Lady Zhou, a local lady who was born in 1788 and died in 1846. She was widowed a very young age and raised her children as a single mother. She was known to be very filial to her parents-in-law.

                                               

Land Bank of Taiwan, Tainan Branch

The Land Bank of Taiwan, Tainan Branch is the branch office of Land Bank of Taiwan located in West Central District, Tainan, Taiwan.

                                               

Le Meridien Taichung

Le Meridien Taichung is a 30-storey hotel located in Central District, Taichung City, Taiwan. It is the 7th tallest building in Taiwan and the second tallest building in the city of Taichung.

                                               

Lilin railway station

Lilin Station, previously known as Fengnan, is a railway station on the TRA Taichung line located in Tanzi District, Taichung, Taiwan. It opened on 28 October 2018.

                                               

Love Pier

The Love Pier is a pier along Love River in Yancheng District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is one of the most famous place to enjoy the seaside and scenery of the river with Kaohsiung skyline.

                                               

Lukang Kinmen Hall

The hall was originally built in 1805 as a temple to enshrine Sufu Wangye by the son of Xu Le-shan. The hall was originally called the Wu Jiang Guan. Xu also contributed the tablet Wu Jiang Guan which is hung on the main hall of the building. The ...

                                               

Luocuo Church

The church was originally established in 1875 when a local resident invited Father Vinte Gomar of the Dominican Order to come to Puxin. Father Gomar then bought the land for 100 dollars in 1877. In 1882, Father Celedonio Arranz took over the work ...

                                               

Madou Daitian Temple

The Madou Daitian Temple or Temple of the Heavenly Viceroys is a temple in Nanshi Village, Madou District, Tainan, Taiwan.

                                               

Maoshan Pagoda

The Maoshan Pagoda, or also known as Jinguishan Pagoda, is a pagoda in Jincheng Township, Kinmen County, Fujian Province, Republic of China. It is located on the west side of Kinmen old city and the south of Maoshan, Shuitou Village.

                                               

Meinong East Gate Tower

The tower was constructed in 1755 to become the defense installation on the east side of Minong Village. The tower was destroyed during the revolt against Empire of Japan in 1895. In 1937, the tower was upgraded by local merchants and dignitaries ...

                                               

Military Memorial Park

The construction of the park began in July 1958 for its first stage in which the memorial hall was built. The second stage saw the completion of its water plant, electricity plant, pumping station and path for the cemetery. The final stage of the ...

                                               

Mitsui Outlet Park Taichung

The idea to construct the outlet was brought up in September 2016. On 21 August 2017, the groundbreaking ceremony was held which was attended by Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung and Chairperson of Taiwan International Ports Corporation. The outlet wa ...

                                               

National Tainan Living Arts Center

The National Tainan Living Arts Center is an art center in West Central District, Tainan, Taiwan. It handles the cultural-related affairs among communities for the counties in southern Taiwan.

                                               

National Taiwan Arts Education Center

The National Taiwan Arts Education Center is an educational center in Taipei Botanical Garden, Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan.

                                               

North Gate of Xiong Town

The North Gate of Xiong Town or Syongjhen North Gate is a historical gate in Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

                                               

Peitian Temple

The Peitian Temple is a temple of the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu at the intersection of Kaiyuan and Guangfu Roads in Puzi City, Chiayi County, on Taiwan.

                                               

Penghu Reclamation Hall

The building was originally constructed in 1935 as the official residence of the Hōko Prefecture governor. After the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China in 1945, the building became the official residence of the Penghu County m ...

                                               

Pier-2 Art Center

The arts center was originally an abandoned warehouse site due to Kaohsiungs shift from industrial city to service city. The warehouses were built in 1973. Due to the persistence of local artists, the area was finally released and remade to be an ...

                                               

Qianjia railway station

Qianjia railway station is a railway station located in East District, Hsinchu City, Taiwan. It is located on the Neiwan line and is operated by the Taiwan Railways Administration. When the station opened in 2011, it was named Shibo railway stati ...

                                               

St. John Church (Hsinchu City)

The Church of St. John is a parish of the Roman Catholic Church located in North District, Hsinchu City, Taiwan. Part of the Diocese of Hsinchu, it is administered by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, and under the pastoral responsibility of B ...

                                               

Shangri-La Leisure Farm

The Shangri-La Leisure Farm is a tourist attraction farm in Dongshan Township, Yilan County, Taiwan.

                                               

Shengping Theater

In 1916, the land where the theater stands today was donated by Yan Yun-nian. The Taihoku Prefecture government then raised fund to construct a theater. A simple theater was then constructed in the area which could accommodate 400 people. In 1927 ...

                                               

Shilin Shennong Temple

The temple was originally constructed as Fude Shrine in 1709 in Shulin Village. In 1791, the temple was destroyed by flood. As a result, it was relocated to its current location at Jiujia Village and rebuilt with the name Zhilan Temple by immigra ...

                                               

South Shulin railway station

South Shulin is a station on the Taiwan Railways Administration West Coast line located in Shulin District, New Taipei, Taiwan. South Shulin Station is located at the intersection of Zhongshan Road and Dongxing Street.

                                               

Sun-Shooting Tower

The tower exterior designed was inspired by a giant sacred tree in Alishan. The brown aluminum pattern mimics the wood grain of the tree and the center is left with a 40-meter-high 130 ft empty space that mimics the crack in the center of that gi ...

                                               

Taichung City Tun District Art Center

The Taichung City Tun District Art Center is an art center in Taiping District, Taichung, Taiwan as a primary venue for performing arts, music, fine arts and cultural promotion. It is the subordinate institute to Taichung City Cultural Affairs Bu ...

                                               

Taichung Martyrs Shrine

The Taichung Martyrs Shrine is a martyrs shrine in North District, Taichung, Taiwan dedicated to heroes of the Republic of China.

                                               

Taichung Mayors House

The Taichung Mayors House is a former residence of Taichung Mayor in North District, Taichung, Taiwan.

                                               

Tainan Cultural and Creative Park

The Chiayi Cultural and Creative Industries Park is a multi-purpose park in North District, Tainan, Taiwan.

                                               

Taipei Center for Popular Music

The Taipei Music Center is a planned performing arts and cultural venue under construction in Nangang District, Taipei, Taiwan. Construction is overseen by the Ministry of Culture.

                                               

Taipei Performing Arts Center

The Taipei Performing Arts Center is a performance center under construction in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.

                                               

Taitung Railway Art Village

After the opening of South-link line, the volume of passengers and freight became too large for the old Taitung Station to handle. Thus, the new Taitung Station was then constructed and the old one was turned into an art center named Taitung Rail ...

                                               

Taiwan New Cultural Movement Memorial Hall

The Taiwan New Cultural Movement Memorial Hall is a memorial hall in Dadaocheng, Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan.

                                               

Taiwan Tower

The Taiwan Tower is a futuristic tower planned for construction in Taichung, Taiwan. It will be over 300 meters high, and have eight "Blimps" that carry people to the top of the tower. It will resemble a tree trunk, with the blimps resembling lea ...