Taipei Confucius Temple

The first generation of the Taipei Confucius Temple also known as 臺北孔子廟, was originally constructed in 1879. From what I can gather from some searching on the Internet, it was originally located where the current Taipei First Girls High School is now located. The original temple was torn down during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan in... Continue Reading →

The Grand Hotel

Looking for a place to stay when you visit Taipei, Taiwan? Check into The Grand Hotel (圓山大飯店). It's a true landmark located on Yuanshan (圓山) in the Zhongshan District. If you've ever flown into the  Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) you may have already caught a glimpse if this 14 story, golden tiled palace. It was the tallest... Continue Reading →

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