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Socializing Event-Free Taipei City Tour


Taipei, the beautiful dynamic city of Taiwan is renowned for its enriched diverse cultures, histories, and commercial developments. To soak up the highlights of the historic city within 5 hours, Higher Education Forum arranged a haft day tour includes Martyrs’ Shrine, CKS Memorial Hall and National Palace Museum. Hope all the participants will fully enjoy the conference in both its academic and social aspects.

Tour Schedule:
13:30-18:30, March 16, 2017

Itinerary
1330 Meet tour guide @ Sheraton Hotel, Taipei
1400 CKS Memorial Hall
1500 Pass by 圓山飯店 (Grand Hotel)
1615 visit Martyrs’ Shrine
1700 visit National Palace Museum
1800 Leave National Palace Museum
1830 Return Hotel (Service End)
* Half day tour includes transportation, National Palace Museum ticket, tour guide, insurance.

Rates
*For conference registration authors and audiences –Free Experience
(Please make reservation by email to iclse@iclse-conf.org)
*For other people who are interesting in but not pay the conference fee -50USD
(Please make reservation by email to iclse@iclse-conf.org and pay by Paypal link)

Reservation Deadline
February 10, 2017

(To calculate the participant number in advance, on site reservation is not acceptable)

Important Information
1.The schedule and itinerary may be changed due to unpredictable factors such as traffic and weather.
2.Participants should follow the tour guide’s instructions; HEF and the tour guide are not responsible for participants’ leave without notice and personal activities.
3.The tour bus will not wait for any personal excuse.


Detail Itinerary

 

 CKS Memorial Hall
It is an impressive monument to a great Chinese leader. The majestic hall towers over 25 hectares of landscaped gardens, graceful pavilions, and ponds. An elegant Ming-style arch at the main entrance is flanked by two classical-style buildings, the National Theater and the National Concert Hall. The square between the buildings is a popular gathering place during festive occasions.

 

 Taipei Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel was established in 1952. Supported by red columns and with golden roof tiling, the Grand Hotel stands midway up Yuanshan, much like a majestic 14-storey palace. Facing Keelung River, with Yangming Mountain to its, the hotel offers an amazing view of Songshan District to the East and Danshui to the West. The Grand Hotel, structured through western construction methods, is decorated with elegant classical Chinese details. This fusion of East and West makes the hotel a fine expression of Chinese art upon a foundation of modern western architecture.

 

 Martyrs’ Shrine
It is and excellent example of classical Ming dynasty architecture, dedicated to the fallen heroes of China’s wars. There is an hourly changing of the guard ceremony at the entrance which many people find interesting.

 

 National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum houses, one of the world’s top museums, the world's largest collection of Chinese art treasure. Most of the 620,000 art objects were part of the Chinese imperial collection that was brought to Taiwan for safe-keeping. The collection is too large to be displayed at one time!



Other Taipei Hot Spots


Shilin Night Market


The Shilin Night Market is one of the well-organized and most popular night markets. It is separated into two major sections. One sector covers the streets surrounding the traditional Yangming Theatre and stretching to the Chicheng Temple on Danan Rd. The other sector is a centralized food court serving a wide variety of snacks that attract large crowds. The market is located right across from the Jiantan MRT Station. At the Shilin Night Market, visitors can shop from store to store and have a large selection of clothes and accessories that they can bargain for reasonable prices.
Photo Source:Tourism Bureau, Republic of China (Taiwan) Article:Taipeitravel.Net

Tourism Bureau, Republic of China (Taiwan) http://www.taiwan.net.tw/
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National Taiwan Science Education Center


The National Taiwan Science Education Center is a great place to learn about science, regardless of your age. The center in loaded with high-tech facilities, including a computer classroom and robot education center on the basement level. 
LocationNo.189, Shishang Rd., Shilin Dist., Taipei
Photo Source:Tourism Bureau, Republic of China (Taiwan) Article:Taipeitravel.Net


Tourism Bureau, Republic of China (Taiwan) http://www.taiwan.net.tw/
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Baoan Temple


The Baoan Temple in Dalongtong is a temple devoted to the worshipping of Baosheng Dadi "Great Emperor Protecting Life". Built by immigrants from Tongan, Fujian, the name "Baoan" also means "Blessed Tongan". After numerous renovations, the temple now has three wings and has been declared a Secondary National Heritage Site. LocationNo.61, Hami St., Datong Dist., Taipei
Photo Source:Tourism Bureau, Republic of China (Taiwan) Article:Taipeitravel.Net

Tourism Bureau, Republic of China (Taiwan) http://www.taiwan.net.tw/
Taipeitravel.Net http://www.taipeitravel.net/

 

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