dihua street

Dihua Street

History of Dihua Street 150 years ago, a river port was established at Dadaocheng Wharf, and Dadaocheng slowly developed as a wholesale distribution center. Dihua Street is the most famous street in Dadaocheng, brimming sellers of Chinese medicines, tea, rice, and fabrics. The old buildings of that era have been preserved and given new energy…

Dadaocheng Wharf

Dadaocheng Wharf (Pier 5)

The early development of Taipei city began Dadaocheng area because all the goods from China offload at Dadaocheng Wharf and send to Dihua street for sale. This neighborhood is the very first business district of Taipei and was once the most popular area of Taipei. However, Dadaocheng Wharf was inoperative and declined because of the…

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

Introduction Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall is one of the most popular attractions in Taipei.  This hall was built to memorize the controversial leader in the history of Taiwan, Chiang Kai-Shek. He inaugurated the president of the Republic of China from 1950 to 1975. During his term of office, he made Taiwan one of the most fast-growing…

LePalais

The First Michelin 3 Stars Restaurant in Taipei!

Michelin Guide just announced the very first list of the restaurants in Taipei. There is a total of 110 restaurants made it into the Red Guide, including 20 restaurants awarded one or more stars and only one restaurant awarded 3 stars! ▲Pork roast The very first Michelin 3 stars restaurant in Taipei is Le Palais,…