By: Chia Lee, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
As time has changed, so has the environment around us. Established for 130
years, the city of Taipei had inevitably gone through dramatic changes before our eyes. It has been part of their daily lives as residents of Taipei City walk down a street with antique buildings on their left and modern architects on their right. This glaring contradiction had once made us wonder: are we leaving these relics neglected and decayed?
In order to bring these old places back to their initial days of glory, Taipei City government had made effort restoring historic relics such as the Nishi Honganji Temple (Xi Ben Yuan Temple), the Wanhua Youth Park, and the former Air Force Command Center, turning them into great tourist attractions for public use and viewing. [FULL STORY]