Thursday, August 12, 2010

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Taipei's sights by time

8/12/2010 Taiwan Explorer
This is a chronological overview of Taipei's most notable buildings and places. They are listed by the time they were built or established. The cross † means a building was completely demolished or modified beyond recognition. All links will lead you to my posts with more detailed information. This list will be updated in the future.


▷ UNDER QING DYNASTY: 18th TO 19th CENTURY

1715 Guandu Temple
1738 Mengjia Longshan Temple
1742 Baoan Temple
1752 Xiyun Temple
1754 Upper Taishan Temple
1763 Mingzhi Academy
1783 Lin An Tai † Relocated 1985
1787 Qingshui Temple
1820 Bopiliao
1869 Dadaocheng Wharf
1875 Lower Taishan Temple
1879 South Gate (Nanmen)
1879 Little South Gate (Xiaonanmen)
1879 East Gate (Dongmen)
1882 West Gate (Ximen) † 1905
1884 North Gate (Beimen)
1889 Yamen † Relocated 1932
1890 Chi Nan Temple: Chunyang Shrine
1893 Li Family Residence

▷ UNDER JAPAN: FROM 1895 TO 1945

1897 Lianrang Estate
1900 Sun Yat-sen Memorial House
1901 The Guest House
1908 228 Peace Memorial Park
1908 Red House
1908 Taipei Water Plant
1910 Chien Cheng Circle † 2006
1910 Futai Street Mansion
1911 Rinzai Zen Temple
1912 Old wing of the NTU Hospital
1913 Taipei Story House
1913 Beitou Hot Spring Museum
1914 Huashan Creative Park
1914 Tataocheng Ci Sheng Temple
1915 Control Yuan
1915 National Taiwan Museum
1915 Puji Temple
1915 Tataocheng Presbyterian Church
1916 Jinan Presbyterian Church
1917 Commercial Museum † 1955
1919 Office of the President
1920 Grass Mountain Chateau
1921 Museum of Contemporary Art
1921 Botanical Garden
1922 Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation Headquarters
1923 Chen Tian-Lai Old House
1924 Botanical Garden Herbarium Museum
1927 Taiwan Cooperative Bank
1928 National Taiwan University College of Social Sciences
1928 National Taiwan University
1928 Chienkung Shrine † 1945
1930 Taipei Beimen Post Office
1930 Donghe Bell Tower
1933 Land Bank of Taiwan
1934 Judicial Yuan
1936 Zhongshan Hall
1937 Songshan Tobacco Factory
1939 Confucius Temple
1939 Bank of Taiwan Head Office

▷ UNDER CHIANG KAI SHEK: FROM 1946 TO 1975

1947 228 Peace Memorial Park
1950 Shilin Official Residence
1956 Former National Taiwan Science Education Center
1956 National Museum of History
1956 Hsing Tien Temple
1960 Taipei Grand Mosque
1962 Chinese Culture University
1965 National Palace Museum
1966 Chi Nan Temple: Linghsiao Shrine
1966 Chungshan Building
1966 Lin Yutang House
1969 Xingtian Temple
1969 National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine
1971 Xinhai Guangfu Building
1972 Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
1973 The Grand Hotel
1973 Chi Nan Temple: Tahsiung Shrine

▷ UNDER KUOMINTANG: FROM 1975 TO 2000

1980 Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
1983 Fine Arts Museum
1985 Taipower Building
1986 Shandao Temple
1987 National Concert Hall
1987 National Theater
1989 Taipei Main Station
1993 Shin Kong Life Tower
1994 Far Eastern Plaza
1994 Taipei City Hall
1994 Daan Park
1998 San-Chih Hall

▷ UNDER CHEN SHUI BIAN: 2000 TO 2008

2001 The Living Mall
2004 President International Tower
2004 Taipei 101
2004 Taipei 101 Mall
2004 Miramar Entertainment park
2005 Taishin Tower
2006 Beitou Library

▷ UNDER KUOMINTANG: FROM 2008 ON

2010 Taipei City Hall Bus Station