Taiwan 2016 Family Trip – Day 3

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Date: 10th Nov 2016 (Thursday)


Ximen Station [西門站] → Shinkong Mitsukoshi [新光三越] → Taipei 101 [台北101] → Chia Te Bakery [佳德糕餅] → Raohe Night Market [饒河夜市]


(1) Heading to Shinkong Mitsukoshi (新光三越)
Coincidence there was Japanese Food Expo on top of this mall. However, we were not fancy about the japanese foods in the fair. The mall was big and we shopped without purposed. Not the recommended travel spot if your intention just to enjoy the scenery & relaxation.

Transportation fees:
Took MRT(捷运) from Ximen Station (西門站) → Taipei City Hall Station (市政府站) Exit#3
Cost: EasyCard – NT$ 20
Travel time: 13mins

More details:
Shinkong Mitsukoshi (新光三越) Business Hours
Mon – Thu: 11:00 am – 9:30 pm
Fri – Sat: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am – 9:30 pm

(2) Heading to Taipei 101 (台北101)
Taipei 101 just a walking distance from Shinkong Mitsukoshi. We took lunch at Din Tai Fung (鼎泰豐) located in Taipei 101. Don’t get shocked with the long queue, it only took us around 30mins waiting time. The pre-ordered foods served almost immediately after we took our seat.

(3) Heading to Chia Te Bakery (佳德糕餅)
I never missed to buy the each day fresh bake famous Pineapple Cake & Sun Cake at Chia Te Bakery each time travel to Taipei. However, it is now available at selected 7-11 convenient store without visiting to the main bakery shop if you do not mind it is not daily fresh bake.

Transportation fees:
Taipei 101 Station → Nanjing Sanmin Station [南京三民站] Exit#2
Cost: NT$ 20
Travel time: 21mins

More details:
Chia Te Bakery (佳德糕餅) Business Hours: 7:30 am – 9:30 pm

(4) Heading to Raohe Night Market (饒河夜市)
Raohe night market just 1 stop away from Chia Te Bakery via the subway. It was not as crowded as before. I can felt it lost the popularity these days.

Transportation fees:
Nanjing Sanmin Station [南京三民站] → Songshan Station [松山站] Exit#5
Cost: NT$ 20
Travel time: 3mins

More details:
Raohe Night Market (饒河夜市) Business Hours: 5:00 pm – 12:00 am

Taiwan 2016 Family Trip – Day 3

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