This luxury apartment is located just a 3-minute walk away from the Taipei City Hall station! It has 24-hour doorman services, high-speed internet access (), Cable TV (over 50 channels including CNN & BS1) (), refrigerator (), microwave (), air-conditioning (, washing machine & dryer (). Other additional services include airport pick up (NT$1,000 for 4 persons in a car or NT$1,500 for 7 persons in a van), one-day Taipei tour, laundry & dry-cleaning services, and housekeeping services.
Around Taipei City Hall station is the landmark skyscraper, Taipei 101. Do you know the history of Taipei 101? According to Wikipedia, it was officially declared the worlds tallest building in 2004 and retained that reputation all the way till 2010 when Burj Khalifa was launched in Dubai., Like the Empire State Building to New York City, Taipei 101 is the cultural icon of Taipei City. The number 101 comes from the number of levels the building has over the ground (it also has 5 floors underground) and symbolizes renewal (January 1 = 1-01) and despite skyscrapers representing modernity, urbanism, and advancement, Taipei 101 is balanced off with cultural and oriental aspects the Ruyi sign at the entrance of the building and the main tower is divided into 8 segments, with 8 floors in each segment (according to Chinese tradition, 8 is considered a lucky number).
Other places of interests include hot springs, memorial halls, and palace museums, all easily accessible by the metro.
As for food, Taipei is famous for its night markets and street food. Noodles, dumplings, buns Pearl milk tea, crushed ice dessert, and sweet silky soy pudding it is claimed that in any part of Taiwan, there is a snack shop or a restaurant every 3 steps. There are also several night markets around the city. To get to Shilin Night Market (considered the largest and most famous), take the metro to Jiantan station. Shilin Night Market is just opposite from the station. It has over 530 stalls!