The Grand Hotel is found in Zhongshan District. It stands out from the other buildings because of its unique design. Unlike other hotels in Taipei, this hotel is designed like a tall Chinese palace. Constructed using traditional Chinese architecture, the building is colored red and has a two-layered red roof with wooden brackets and flying rafters. It is such a splendid structure that its name is so fitting for its one of a kind exterior. At 285 feet high, the building is one of the highest structures in the world that fall under the Chinese classical building design. It also held the record for Taiwan’s tallest building from 1973 to 1981.
The hotel is owned by a nonprofit organization called Duen-Mou Foundation of Taiwan. This classic Taipei landmark has [Read more…]