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Four-year-old boy dies in Ajman after being trapped in washing machine

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Top 5 must-see places for first-time visitors in Taiwan

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Before you swoon over the latest heartthrob that is Dao Ming Xi, take a trip down the memory lane as we unravel the best of Taiwan, home of the popular series, Meteor Garden.

1. Relive your meteor garden days at Ying-de Academy

Known to the world as Ying-de Academy, National Chung Cheng University in Chiayi County was where the series was filmed. Fans may be already familiar with its lockers and cafeteria, as these two were important backdrop to Shan Cai and Dao Ming Xi’s romance.

The University’s address is 168, Section 1, Daxue Road, Minxiong Township, Chiayi County

2. Rid of your bad luck at Dragon and Tiger Pagoda

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It is believed that entering through the mouth of the dragon and going out of the tiger’s will get rid of you bad luck. Climbing seven flights of stairs is also worth it if you want to look over the lotuses on the Kaohsiung lake from the top of the temple.

The Dragon and Tiger Pagodas are located at 9 Liantan Road, Zuoying district, Kaohsiung city

3. Dine in a car in PS Bubu Restaurant

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This restaurant gained fame for being vintage car-themed. This is also where Shan Cai and Dao Ming Xi had their first date. The restaurant is adorned with parking meters, and license plates, booths are also made to look like the interior of vintage cars.

Bubu Restaurant is located along Lane 140, Section 7, Zhongshan North Road, Shilin District, Taipei City

4. Reach for the sky at Taipei 101

One of the most photographed towers by tourists, Taipei 101 was once the tallest building in the world. Aside from the observation deck at the top floor, the building is also filled with shopping stores, boutiques and restaurants.
Taipei 101 is in Xinyi District, Taipei City

5. Adventure awaits at the Taroko Gorge National Park

Taroko Gorge National Park is always a favorite for nature lovers. Among the sights in this park are the Juiqudon or Tunnel of Nine Turns, Qingshui Cliff and the hanging bridges of Swallow Grotto.

The National park is located at 291 Fushih Village, Sioulin Township, Hualien 97253, Taiwan

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