Taipei 101

A visit to Taiwan would not be complete without dropping by the famed Taipei 101.

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World’s tallest in 2004—Taipei 101

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Taiwan 2013 Taipei 101

Look up, and this is what you will see

Taiwan 2013 Taipei 101

Those “sparkling” things aren’t “sparkly” paper—they’re actual electronic screens

Taiwan 2013 Taipei 101

High-end brands!

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Tickets

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Other tourist spots in Taiwan

Taiwan 2013 Taipei 101 elevator

To the indoor observatory

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Fastest elevator ride!

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Hello, Taipei, from the 89th floor

Taiwan 2013 Taipei 101 Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall from Taipei 101

Taiwan 2013 Taipei 101

A cute note. It says that if you happen to see people cleaning the windows, wave to them and take a picture, too!

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Close up

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A corner to appreciate the sights better

Taiwan 2013 Taipei 101 damper

A steel pendulum/tuned mass damper which offsets the movements and adds to the structural integrity of the building

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Damper baby!

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On the way to the outdoor observatory

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It’s almost the same view, but not the same temperature

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And on the way down, I saw this ♥

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Third tallest

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Someday I’ll see you at night

Taiwan 2013 Taipei 101

A sculpture by Robert Indiana

Taiwan 2013 Taipei 101

Around the vicinity

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