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Subject: soc.culture.taiwan FAQ (part 5/6) -- Tourism
This article was archived around: Sun, 7 Dec 1997 02:36:06 GMT
"SOC.CULTURE.TAIWAN" FREQUENTLY-ASKED QUESTIONS -- TOURISM
Tung-chiang Yang (email@example.com)
***** FAQ'S OF SCT *****
* (T. 1) Where should I go when I visit Taiwan?
* (T. 2) What are the prohibited and restricted articles when I
* (T. 3) Where can I find foreign books in Taiwan?
* (T. 4) Can I bring some electrical appliances into Taiwan?
* (T. 5) Is there any Internet cafe in Taiwan?
* (T. 6) I am a foreigner in Taiwan. Is there anything I should
* (T. 7) Where can I find the representative offices for Taiwan in other
(T. 1) Where should I go when I visit Taiwan?
Well, this is a tough question ...... The answer really depends on
what you are interested in. Different friends might give you different
answers. The list below at least gives you some rough ideas.
Taipei Zoo (Taipei City)
This zoo is located in the Wen-shan District in Taipei, and
also the southern terminus of the Brown line (Mu-cha) Metroline
System. It covers 182 acres and is considered one of the major
zoos in Eastern Asia.
Among the displays the "Butterfly Aviary" and the "Nocturnal
House" are two musts. For the former, there is a large
greenhouse in which the visitors walk through a wooden walkway
while observing the flying butterflies. For the latter, smaller
nocturnal animails are in the indoor display where the lighting
conditions are reversed as compared to the outside.
The male Indian elephant "Wang Lin" is a legend of the zoo. It
served in WWII and it is now 78 years old.
228 Peace Park(Taipei City)
This park, previously known as "New Park" which is close to the
Presidential Building, can be regarded as a good place to take
refuge from the downtown chaos. Taiwan Provincial Museum
(currently in a reconstruction phase and is close to the
public) lies in the north side of the park, where some
interesting artifacts made by Taiwanese aborigines are in
This park becomes a totally different place in the evening as
transvestites and gays took it over.
Hua-shi Street (Taipei City)
Hua-shi Street, also known as the Snake Alley, reminds people
of the snake soup and snake bile, though currently some
wildlife protection laws in Taiwan have effectively removed
this business here. Nevertheless, it is a decent night market
and worth your visit if you enjoy crowds. It is usually active
from around 19:00 to midnight.
Traditional Chinese herbalists consider the snake meat as an
aphrodisiac, and therefore some brothels exist in adjacent
alleys. Recently the thug-like pimps might become more
aggressive for business. Try to have a buddy with you if you
are a male.
National Palace Museum (Taipei City)
This museum, located in Waishuanghsi, Shihlin, is considered
one of the four best museums in the world, in line with Louvre,
British Museum and Metropolitan Museum of Art. It also holds
the greatest collection of Chinese antiques in the world,
around 700,000 items. Among the collections, the "Jade Cabbage"
might be the most famous one which was carved on a piece of
Free English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Korean and
Chinese tours are available.
Tanshui Hung-mao Cheng (Taipei County)
This fort, previously named Fort Santo Domingo, was built by
the Spanish and later held by the Dutch. At that time local
people called the Dutch "the red-haired people", and this name
is used until present times. There are four antique cannons in
front of the fort which were built during the early nineteenth
Yehliu (Wild Willow) (Taipei County)
Yehliu is noted for its fantastic rock formations due to
constant erosions by the waves.
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village(Nantou County)
This Village is a 62-acre outdoor museum with exhibitions on
the culture and art for the nine surviving aborigine tribes,
namely Ami, Atayal, Bunun, Paiwan, Puyuma, Rukai, Saisiat,
Tsou, and Yami. Tribal dance performances are available.
East-west Cross-island Highway (Hualien, Taichung Counties)
This highway, officially Provincial Route 8, is rated as one of
Asia's most beautiful mountain road, especially the section
from the eastern entrance at Taroko to Tienhsiang, which is
around 10 miles (16 km) long. Swallow's Grotto, Tunnel of Nine
Turns and Tienhsiang are some of the most scenary points along
the road. They are also the points of interests of Taroko
A branch of this highway connects Tayuling and Wu-she, climbs
up more than 10000 feet high and passes a grassland formed by
arrow bamboos. Hohuanshan, Taiwan's only skitraining center, is
accessable from this branch.
Yushan National Park
This is the national park with the largest hinterland in
Taiwan. Yushan, with a height of 3950 m, is the highest peak in
eastern Asia. A pedestrian trail, Patungkuan Ancient Trail,
connects Shuili, Nantou and Yuli, Hualien. It was built up in
the Ching Dynasty.
Chaotien Temple (Yunlin County)
Peikang Chaotien Temple might be the Matsu Temple in Taiwan
with the most believers. It shows the typical temple
architecture style in Taiwan.
Lanyu (Orchid Island) (Taitung County)
Located in the southeast of Taiwan, Lanyu is still inhabited by
around 2000 oborigines, who still preserve their traditional
lives, like wearing loincloths and rowing canoe-like small
boats decorated by mysterical marks.
(Note: In some areas in Taiwan, especially for the wilderness area
and/or some villages inhabitated by the aborigines in the mountainous
region, a Class A/B Mountain Permit might be required for people other
than the local residents. Class B permits are easily obtained with a
nominal fee and they are usually issued at the checkpoint with a valid
ID in minutes. Class A permits must be applied in advance and they are
quite difficult to obtain. Contact
Foreign Affairs Office,
Taiwan Provincial Police Administration,
7 Chunghsiao E. Road, Section 1, Taipei,
Tel: 886-2-321-9011, Fax: 886-2-394-0584
for further information.)
(T. 2) What are the prohibited and restricted articles when I leave/enter
First of all, prohibited and restricted articles for tourists
traveling into or out of Taiwan might be changed frequently. For the
most up to date information, please contact
Directorate General of Customs
85 Hsinsheng South Road, Section 1
Taipei, Taiwan 106, ROC
Tel: 886-2-741-3181, 752-3355, 772-2392
Taipei Customs Bureau
Chiang Kai-shek International Airport
Taoyuan, Taiwan 339, ROC
Tel: 886-3-398-2293, 2292, 2298,
(080)311-006 (toll-free in Taiwan)
Listed below is a partial list for the prohibited and restricted
articles when you enter Taiwan in addition to arms, opium, poppy seeds
and other synthetic narcotics. For some of them, you might declare
them and place them in the warehouse of Civil Aeronautics
Administration until departure.
* Gambling tools, including lottery tickets issued in foreign
* Obscene or indecent books, pictures and films.
* Publications propagating Communism.
* Articles produced, manufactured, originated and/or published in
* Restricted substances and drugs of non-prescription and
non-medicine nature (including marijuana).
* Toy guns and gun-shaped appliances.
* Articles infringing the rights of patents and/or copyrights.
* Endangered species of wildlife or their products, unless a
statement of concordance to import is obtained in advance.
Due to the change of the political climate across Taiwan Strait, there
are in fact many literatures from Mainland China freely distributed in
Taiwan now. Nevertheless, it is still advised for foreign tourists not
to bring in articles from Mainland China.
Each inward passenger is allowed to bring in New Taiwan Dollars no more
than NT$40,000. The excess amount should be mandatorily deposited in
bonds. There is no restrictions on the amount of foreign currencies
which must be declared. If the foreign currency exceeds US$5,000 and
it is not declared properly, the excess portion will be confisticated.
When you leave Taiwan, there are also certain articles prohibited in
addition to arms and the narcotics. A partial list is listed below.
Some items in the previous list are also prohibited from being taken
out of the country.
* Copies of books, phonograph records, tapes and video tapes
reproduced without authorization from the original sources, unless
they are for personal use.
* Genuine Chinese antiques.
* Contraband articles as specified by other laws, like false or
prohibited medicine and animal specimens.
There might be some constraints for the amount of gold, silver and
cash allowed to be brought into and/or taken out of Taiwan, which
might be changing frequently. Check with the customs office in
advance. Recently the amount of foreign currencies which can be
brought out of Taiwan becomes unlimited, though you might have to
declare them should they exceed some certain amount. There is still a
limit for taking New Taiwan Dollars outside Taiwan.
(Reference: "The Republic of China Customs Hints for Passengers",
published by the Directorate General of Customs, Taipei, October,
1994; "Chinese Customs: Inward Passenger's Declaration" form, May,
(T. 3) Where can I find foreign publications in Taiwan?
In Taiwan, "foreign language" usually refers to English, especially
American English. Sometimes it also refers to Japanese. Publications
in other languages also exist, but they are "endangered".
Most of the stores mentioned below carries the newspaper "USA Today".
In some stores, "New York Times" and "San Francisco Chronicle" are
also available. Check out Tung-hua (Marco Polo) Bookstore at No. 77-1,
Section 1, Chung-ching South Road, Taipei, if you are looking for more
newspapers from the U.S.
Kuang-tung Department Store for Books at No. 60, Section 1,
Chung-ching South Road, Taipei seems to carry a wide selection for
American magazines, including those on computers (PC Magazine, BYTE
and even Computer Shopper), fashions, and recreations. Their prices
are around 2 to 4 times those in the U.S.
The bookstore which offers probably the widest selection of American
publications might be the Cave Books (Tung-huang) at No. 103,
Chung-shan North Road, Section 2, Taipei. Another branch of the Cave
Books is nearby, but this branch is for Chinese books only. The branch
in Tienmu at No. 5, Lane 38, Tienyu Street might be more convenient
for people living in Northern Taipei.
In eastern Taipei you can visit Kinokuniya Bookstore of Taiwan, which
is located on the 7th floor of SOGO Department Store at No. 45,
Section 4, Chung-hsiao East Road with phone number 886-2-721-2304.
This is probably the largest bookstore in Taiwan which offers a wide
selection of Japanese books. It also offers the service to order
Japanese books which are not available in the store. Branches of
Kinokuniya in Taichung and Kaohsiung are located at
7th Floor, A Building, Chung-you Department Store
No. 161, Section 3, San-min Road, Taichung, Tel: 886-4-225-0695
10th Floor, Ishitan Ta-lih Department Store
No. 59, Wu Fu San Road, Kaohsiung, Tel: 886-7-272-5120.
Kinokuniya also has another branch in Tienmu area, Taipei. At least
the Kinokuniya in eastern Taipei also carries a lot of English books.
Hsin-shueh-you Bookstore (New Schoolmate) at No. 259, Section 1,
Tung-hua South Road, Taipei is also in eastern Taipei. It has less
collections for American books and Japanese magazines, but it still
deserves your visit if you are a lover for American glossy-covered
paperback bestsellers. In the basement level there is a small section
for DIY materials, including those for autos and gardenings.
Like Kinokuniya, Cave Books and Hsin-shueh-you Bookstore also have
branches in Kaohsiung and Taichung. Their addresses are as follows.
No. 302 Taichung Kang Road, Taichung,
No. 76-78, Wufu-4 Road, Kaohsiung,
No. 32 Lyuchuan East Road, Taichung,
No. 18, Chungcheng-2 Road, Kaohsiung;
Tower Records has branches in Taipei, too, where you can find some
CD's, cassettes and laserdiscs for pop songs, classical music and
movies. It also carries CD's from Taiwanese and Hongkong singers. The
largest branch is located at No. 12, Cheng-tu Road, Taipei, which is
around the removed circle in the Chung-hua Road area. Another branch
is in the eastern Taipei around Ting-hao Market, just above a KFC
restaurant. This eastern branch also carries a few US newspapers and
some magazines, though most of them are music or pop oriented.
(T. 4) Can I bring some electrical appliances into Taiwan?
In answering this question, we will concentrate on the technical issue
instead of the legal and tax ones. Of course, here only some small
personal appliances are discussed (cellular phones cannot be brought
into Taiwan without prior permission from Ministry of Transportations
Eletricity company in Taiwan, like the United States, provides power
at 110V AC rating (sometimes you might see people using 110/117/120
instead. They are all equivalent). Therefore in most cases, small
appliances originated from the U.S. can be brought to Taiwan and ready
for use without power incompatibility. Sometimes some receptacles in
Taiwan were provided with 220/240V AC rating for air conditioners, but
it should be easy to tell them from the common 110V ones.
The power rating might be compatible, but it is not necessarily the
case for the plugs and receptacles. In Taiwan, most wall receptacles
are for two-prong plugs with blade prongs of the same width. Newer
appliances in the U.S. are equipped with three-prong plugs, like
laptop computers and camcorder battery chargers. Therefore if you are
travelling to Taiwan with these devices, you are recommended to bring
with you at least one extension cord with 2-prong plugs (usually one
prong wider than the other) whose receptacles accepts 3-prong plugs.
In Taiwan, television sets are designed to receive NTSC signals, and
camcorders, VCR's, television sets and VHS video cassettes are
compatible among the countries adopting NTSC system, like Taiwan,
Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the U.S. and some other countries in
central America. If you come from other areas, your appliances might
accept PAL or SECAM signals and these video appliances cannot be
readily used in Taiwan.
(Reference: "Electrical Wiring FAQ" by Chris Lewis at
"firstname.lastname@example.org" and "Sony Video Camera Recorder CCD-V701
Operating Instructions" published in 1991)
(T. 5) Is there any Internet cafe in Taiwan?
Yes. You can go to
to take a look (Note: this page requires Chinese Big5
encoding/decoding environments). Some of their Web sites are listed
o http://184.108.40.206/ (Internet Cafe Partner)
o http://cafe.iwill.com.tw/ (Iwill Internet Cafe)
o http://www.netcafe.com.tw/ (Net Cafe)
o http://www.pomelo.com.tw/ (Pomelo Internet Cafe)
o http://www.roamnet.com.tw/ (Roam Net Cafe)
o http://www.wangloo.com.tw/ (WangLoo Cyber Cafe)
o http://world.wonder.net.tw/~javacafe/ (Java Business
o http://www.easy-cafe.com.tw/ (Easy Cafe)
o http://www.kramer.com.tw/ (Kramer Internet Cafe)
o http://www.hypernet.com.tw/(HyperNet Internet Cafe'
o http://www.bluestown.com.tw/ (Blues Town Music and Internet
o http://www.cafe.hinet.net/ (Cyber Te@ House)
o http://www.shake.com.tw/ (Shake House Information Bar)
o http://www.yado.com.tw/ (Yado Cafe)
o http://www.yatai.com.tw/ (Yatai Cybercafe)
+ http://www.bitnet.com.tw/ (Bitnet Internet Cafe)
+ http://www.c17.com.tw/ (17th Century Internet Cafe)
+ http://www.threewell.com.tw/ (Net Start Cafe)
+ http://www.ctnet.com.tw/ (Earth Village Internet Cafe)
+ http://www.mercury.com.tw/ (Hyper Nova Internet Cafe)
+ http://www.fido.net.tw/ourstory/ (Our Story)
+ http://www.uranus.com.tw/ (Hyper Nova Internet Teahouse)
+ http://220.127.116.11/luici00.htm (Luigi Lavazza Cafe &
+ http://www.ada.com.tw/ (Ada Cybercafe)
+ http://www.etcafe.com.tw/ (ET & Cafe)
+ http://www.topweb.com.tw/ (TopWeb Cafe)
+ http://18.104.22.168/ (Emotion Cafeteria)
+ http://www.enjoy.com.tw/ (Enjoy Internet Cafe)
+ http://www.hotdisk.com.tw/ (Hot Disk Restaurant)
+ http://www.metnet.com.tw/ (Metro Internet Cafe)
+ http://www.ufo.com.tw/cafe/ufocafe.htm (UFO Internet
+ http://www.venus.com.tw/ (Planet Internet Cafe)
+ http://www.taitung.com.tw/ (Taitung Cyber Cafe)
(T. 6) I am a foreigner in Taiwan. Is there anything I should know?
If you are fluent in English, your life is easier. Many street names
are displayed in both Chinese and English at intersections in Taipei,
and many people (especially the younger generation) can exchange ideas
with you in English, though they might be shy and make some mistakes
in their words as they do not use English in their everyday lives.
Nevertheless, understanding each other should not be a problem. In the
country side you might encounter some problems though, since English
displays might be rare.
Taipei Municipal Police Department set up a Web page to cover some
issues about foreigners' documents, which is located at
It includes information about extension of visitor visa, lost or
stolen passports, alien resident certificate, reentry permit,
registration of birth, death, marriage, divorce and address change,
and so on. It also provides tips about handling traffic accidents and
tips against pickpocketings. Some handy phone numbers are available,
Some countries have representative offices in Taipei (Note: the
country code "886" is omitted in the phone numbers below):
American Institute in Taiwan (the United States of America)
No. 7, Lane 134, Hsin-yi Rd., Sec. 3, Taipei, Taiwan
5th Floor, No. 2, Chung-cheng 3rd Rd., Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Australian Commerce and Industry Office
Suite 2608, 26th Floor, International Trade Building,
No. 333, Keelung Rd., Sec. 1, Taipei 110, Taiwan
Tel: (2)720-2833 ext 641 or 605 (for passports officer)
Austrian Trade Delegation (O"sterreichische Aussenhandelsstelle)
Suite 608, No. 205, Tunhwa N. Rd., Taipei
http://www.wk.or.at/aw/atc/taipei/ (European Mirror Site)
Canada Trade Office in Taipei
13th Floor, 365 Fu-hsing North Rd., Taipei 10483, Taiwan
(T. 7) Where can I find the representative offices for Taiwan in other
Theoretically the representative offices of a country should be called
"embassies", which are usually located in the capitals of the residing
countries, while those offices in the other major cities are called
"consulates". However, due to the diplomatic difficulties faced by
Taiwan, Republic of China, most of these offices have alternative
names. A partial listing of these offices are shown in the end of the
answer part for this question. For a complete listing of the
representative offices all over the world, please check out
for a listing updated by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Note that for tourists from some eligible countries, including
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Japan,
Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the
United Kingdom, and the United States, waiver of visa are now good for
14 days for free, or you can apply a land visa upon arrival for 30
days for NT$ 1,500 (approximately US$ 60.00). Please check the WWW
Embassy of the Republic of China, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa
1147 Schoeman Street, Hatfield, Pretoria 0083
P.O. Box 649, Pretoria 0001 (Mailing address)
Office of the Press Counsellor
Ground Floor, Momentum Building, 12 Baker Street,
Rosebank 2196, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa
Embassy of the Republic of China, Vatican City, Holy See
Ambasciata Della Republica di Cina
Presso la Santa Sede
Piazza Delle Muse, 7
00197 Roma, Italia
Embassy of the Republic of China, Belize City, Belize
P.O. Box 1020,
Belize City, Belize
Embassy of the Republic of China, San Jos'e, Republic of Costa Rica
Del I.C.E. de San Pedro, 700 metros Sur,
Carretera lateral izquierda
(Contiguo Bar Zapoticos)
San Jos'e, Costa Rica, C.A.
Embassy of the Republic of China, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Edificio Palic Primer Piso
Ave. Abraham Lincoln, Esq. Jos'e
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Embassy of the Republic of China, El Salvador
Paseo General Escalon No. 5333,
Condominio Penthouse 7 Piso,
San Salvador, El Salvador, C.A.
Tel: (503)298-3464, 298-1789
Embassy of the Republic of China, Guatemala City, Republic of Guantemala
4a Avenida "A" 13-25,
Zona 9, Guatemala City,
Embassy of the Republic of China, Port-au-Prince, Republic of Haiti
2, Rue Canape Vert et Ruelle Riviere,
Embassy of the Republic of China, Tegucigalpa, Republic of Honduras
Colonia Lomas del Guijarros,
Calle Eucaliptos No. 3750,
Embassy of the Republic of China, Managua, Republica of Nicaragua
Planes de Altamira, Lotes #19 y 20,
Frente de la Cancha de Tenis,
Managua 5, Nicaragua
Apartado Postol 4653
Embassy of the Republic of China, Panama City, Republic of Panama
Edificio Torre Banco Union
Ave. Samuel Lewis
Panama, Republica de Panama
Embassy of the Republic of China, Asunci'on, Republic of Paraguay
Avenida Mcal. L'opez 1133,
Consulate-General of the Republic of China, Cape Town, Republic of
1004, 10th Floor, Main Tower
Standard Bank Center
Foreshore, Cape Town
Republic of South Africa
Consulate-General of the Republic of China, Johannesburg, Republic of
10th Floor, Safren House
19 Ameshoff St.
2001, Republic of South Africa
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Australia
Unit 8, Tourism House
40 Blackall Street
ACT 2600, Australia
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Melbourne, Australia
Level 38, 120 Collins Street,
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Sydney, Australia
Suite 1902, Level 19
M.L.C. Centre, King St.
Sydney, N.S.W. 2000, Australia
Chung Hwa Travel Service Hong Kong
4th Floor, Lippo Tower
Lippo Centre, No. 89,
Taipei Economic and Trade Office, Jakarta, Indonesia
7th Floor, Wisma Dinarmala, Sakti
Jl. Jend Sudirman No. 32
Jakarta 10220, Indonesia
Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan
20-2, Shiroganedai 5-Chome
Minato-Ku, Tokyo 108, Japan
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Osaka
Yokohama Branch, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in
2nd Floor, Asahiseime Yokohama Bldg.
No. 60 Nihonohdori, Nakaku,
Fukuoka Branch, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in
3rd Floor, Sun Life Building III,
5-19, 2-chome, Hakataeki Higashi, Hakata-ku,
Taipei Trade and Tourism Office, Macau
EDF Commercial Central 15 Andar
Avenida Infante D. Henrique
No. 60-64, Macau
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
9.01 Level 9, Amoda Building
22, Jalan Imbi,
55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: (60-3)242-5549, 241-0015
Taipei Economic & Cultural Office, New Zealand
21F, 105 The Terrace
Wellington, New Zealand
Taipei Economic & Cultural Office, Auckland, New Zealand
11th Floor, Norwich Union House,
Cnr Queen and Durham Streets,
Auckland, New Zealand
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines
28th Floor, Pacific Star Bldg.
Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue
Corner Makati Avenue
Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Taipei Representative Office in Singapore, Republic of Singapore
460 Alexandra Road
#23-00 PSA Building
Taipei Economic and Trade Office in Thailand
10th, Kian Gwan Building (1)
140 Witthayu Road, Bangkok, Thailand
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Hanoi, Vietnam
2D Van Phuc, BA dinh distric
Tel: (844)823-4402, 843-0603
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
117B Nguyen Dinh Chinh, Quan Phu Nhuan, TPHCM
Taipei Mission in Korea, Seoul, Korea
6FL., Kwanghwamoon Bldg.,
211 Sejong-Ro, Chong Ro-ku,
Seoul, Korea 110-050
Trade Mission of the Republic of China, Suva, Republic of Fiji
6th Floor, Pacific House,
Butt Street, Suva,
Republic of Fiji
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Brunel Darussalam
No. 5, Simpang 1006,
Jalan Tutong, B.S. Begawan,
Trade Mission of the Republic of China (on Taiwan), Port Moresby, Papua
6th Floor, Defense Haus,
Hunter St., Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Phnom Penh,
No. 15 bis, Sokun Meanbon Street,
Sangkat Phsar Themi 3,
Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh,
Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in New Delhi
3A Palam Marg,
Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110057
Trade Mission of the Republic of China, Port Louis, Mauritius
5th Floor, British American Insurance Building,
25, Pope Hennessy Street,
Port Louis, Mauritius
The Trade Mission of the ROC (Taiwan) Lagos, Federal Republic of Nigeria
292E, Ajose Adeogun Street,
Victoria Island Annex,
Oficina Comercial de Taiwan, Buenos Aires, Republica de Argentina
Av. de Mayo 654, 4 Piso
1084, Capital Federal, Argentina
Oficina Comercial-Consular de la Rep'ublica de China, Bolivia
Calacoto, Calle 12, NO. 7978,
La paz, Rep'ublica de Bolivia
Tel: (591-2)797-307, 799-025
Escritorio Economico e Cultural de Taipei, Brasil
SEPN W3/Norte-Quadra 513-Bloco D-n 30
Edificio Imperador-1 andar-Salas 121/131
CEP 70760-545 Brasilia-DF-Brasil
Escritorio Economico e Cultural de Taipei, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Rua Voluntarios da patria,
45 Sala 405 CEP, 270-000
Rio de Janeiro-RJ, Brasil
Escritorio Economico e Cultural de Taipei, Sao Paulo, Brasil
Av. Paulista, 2073-Ed. Horsa II,
Conj. 1023 e 1204-12 andar,
01211-840-Sao Paulo, SP
Oficina Econ'omica y Cultural de Taipei, Santiago, Rep'ublica de Chile
Burgos 345, Las Condes,
Tel: (56-2)228-2919, 228-3185
Oficina Economica y Cultural de Taipei en Mexico
Paseo de la Reforma 905
Lomas de, Chapultepec, CP11000
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Institute of Chinese Culture,
Praterstr. 31/15 OG
A-1020 Wien, Austria
Taipei Representative Office in Belgium
Avenue des Arts 41
1040 Bruxelles, Belgium
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Prague, Czech Republic
11000, Praha I,
Tel: (42-2)2480-3257, 2480-3267
Taipei Representative Office in Denmark
Amaliegade 3, 2 F
1256 Copenhagen K
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Helsinki, Finland
Aleksanterinkatu 17, 4th Floor,
00100, Helsinki, Finland
Bureau de Representation de Taipei en France
78, rue de I'UNIVERSITE
75007 Paris, France
Taipei Wirtschafts-und Kulturburo Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany
53177 Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany
Taipei Wirtschafts-und Kulturburo Berlin, FRG
Berliner Str. 55,
D-10713 Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
Tel: (49-30)861-2574, 2576
Taipei Wirtschafts-und Kulturburo Hamburg, FRG
20148 Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany
Taipei Wirtschafts-und Kulturburo Munchen, FRG
Tengstrasse 38/2. Stock
80796 Munchen, Federal Republic of Germany
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Athens, Greece
57, Marathonnodromon Ave.
154 52 Psychico, Athens, Greece
Taipei Representative Office in Ireland
1st Floor, 10-11
South Leinster Street,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Ufficio di Rappresentanza di Taipei in Italia
Via Panama 22 P 1, Int. 3,
00198 Roma, Italia
Taipei Representative Office, Budapest, Hungary
Rakoczi ut 1-3/III em.
Taipei Mission in the Republic of Latvia
Room 602, 2 Elizabetes Street
Riga, LV 1340, Latvia
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Luxembourg
50, route d'Esch, Luxembourg-Ville
L-1470 Grand-Duche de Luxembourg
Taipei Representative Office in the Netherlands
2585 AR, The Hague
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Oslo, Norway
Riddervolds gate 3
0258 Oslo, Norway
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Warsaw, Poland
4th Floor, Koszykowa St. 54
Centro Econ'omico e Cultural de Taipei, Lisboa, Portugal
Rua Castilho 65, 1 Andar Dto.
1250 Lisboa, Portugal
Tel: (351-1)386-0617, 386-0763
Oficina Econ'omica y Cultural de Taipei, Madrid, Espana
C/Rosario Pino 14-16, piso 18, Dcha.
28020 Madrid, Spain
Division de Prensa
Taipei Mission in Sweden
Wenner-Gren Centre, 18tr.
S-113 46 Stockholm, Sweden
Delegation Culturelle et Economique de Taipei, Lausanne, Suisse
3011 Berne, Suisse
Taipei Representative Office in the U.K.
50 Grosvenor Gardens
London SW1W OEB, England, United Kingdom
Tel: (171)396-9152 (Public Affairs Division)
Press Division of Taipei Representative Office in the UK
Taipei Economic and Trade Office in Tel Aviv
270 Hayarkon Street
Tel Aviv 63505 Israel
Taipei Commercial Representative Office in the State of Kuwait
House No. 18, Block 6, Street No. 111
A1-Jabriah, State of Kuwait
Representative Office in Moscow for the Taipei-Moscow Economic &
Cultural Coordination Commission
24/2 Tverskaya St., Korpus 1, Gate 4, 3rd Floor,
Moscow 103050, Russian Federation
The Trade Mission of the ROC Lagos, Federal Republic of Nigeria
292E, Ajose Adeogun Street
Victoria Island Annex, Lagos, Nigeria
P.O. Box 80035 (Mailing address)
Victoria Island Annex, Lagos, Nigeria
Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the Kingdom of
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia, Jeddah Office
No. 15, Al-abaqerah Street,
Rouwais Dist., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (966-2)660-2264, 665-7205
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Canada
Suite 1960, World Exchange Plaza
45 O'Conner Street
Ottawa, Ont. K1P1A4, Canada
Cultural Division of TECO, Canada
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Toronto
151 Yonge Street
Suite 1202, Toronto,
Ontario, Canada M5C2W7
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Vancouver
2008, Cathedral Place
925 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6C3L2
Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United
4201 Wisconsin Ave. NW,
Washington, DC 20016-2137, U.S.A.
Tel: (1-202)895-1800 (20 lines)
Cultural Division of TECRO
Information Division of TECO, Washington D.C.
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Atlanta
Suite 1290, Two Midtown Plaza
1349 West Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309, U.S.A.
Information Division of TECO, Atlanta
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Boston
99 Summer St. Suite 801
Boston, MA 02110, U.S.A.
Cultural Division of TECO, Boston
Information Division of TECO, Boston
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Chicago
Two Prudential Plaza, 57 & 58 Floor
180 N. Stetson Ave.,
Chicago, IL 60601, U.S.A.
Cultural Division of TECO, Chicago
Two Prudential Plaza
180 N. Stetson Ave., 58th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: (1-312)616-0805, 616-1659
Information Division of TECO, Chicago
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Honolulu
2746 Pali Highway
Honolulu, HI 96817, U.S.A.
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Houston
Eleven Greenway Plaza
Houston, TX 77046, U.S.A.
Cultural Division of TECO, Houston
Information Division of TECO, Houston
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Kansas City
3100 Broadway, Suite 800
Kansas City, MO 64111, U.S.A.
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Los Angeles
3731 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010, U.S.A.
Cultural Division of TECO, Los Angeles
3660 Wilshire Blvd., #1050
Los Angeles, CA 90010, U.S.A.
E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Information Division of TECO, Los Angeles
Science Division of TECO, Los Angeles
1499 Huntington Drive, Suite 402,
South Pasadena, CA 91030
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Miami
2333 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 610
Coral Gables, FL 33134, U.S.A.
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, New York
885, Second Ave., 47th Floor,
New York, NY 10017, U.S.A.
Cultural Division of TECO, New York
1230 Ave. of the Americas, 2F
New York, NY 10020, U.S.A.
E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Information Division of TECO, New York
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, San Francisco
555 Montgomery St., Suite 501
San Francisco, CA 94111, U.S.A.
Cultural Division of TECO, San Francisco
530 Bush St., Suite 401
San Francisco, CA 94108
Information Division of TECO, San Francisco
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Seattle
Westin Building, Suite 2410
2001 Sixth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121, U.S.A.
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Guam
Suite 505, Bank of Guam Bldg.,
111, Chalan Santo Papa
Agana, Guam 96910, U.S.A.
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