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Beitou Public Library, Taipei

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251 Guangming Rd., Beitou, Taipei, Taiwan
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All reviews read a book public library beautiful building reading area interesting architecture wooden structure reading books natural light take photos energy saving won awards all ages english language sitting area quick look hot spring museum worth a visit
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you want to visit a Taiwanese library or borrow some books in English or in Chinese, go to the Beitou Library, just in front of the Hot Spring Museum, in the Beitou Park. You can also spend as much time as you want reading...More

Thank Steeve P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This library is done completely with wood. Really peaceful and people are so educated. There are also people doing painting in front of the bridge.

Thank stacyB485
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the library seems to be under renovation now so no visitors allowed. The wooden architecture still looks interesting despite the cladding

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Nice library on a nice spot in the park but certainly not a must visit, not even when you are in Beitou.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 9 August 2018

It's located in the middle of a serene park in Beitou. The wooden structure houses many places to sit and read. Inside of the building is quiet and peaceful like the outside. The surrounding area is a hot spring town with a few bathhouses/hotel. Haven't...More

Thank Nycatxmom
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Stunning building... free to enter and utilise. And it has a good selection of English language periodicals. The building is a credit to the designers. Well done.

Thank stevekyne
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The design of the building (situated in a park) has incorporated many green features and won awards for energy saving and reducing its impact on the environment. The wooden structure is designed in a way that there is a lot of natural lighting and air...More

Thank ayAroundTheWorld
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Nice to Seat there for a while, and enjoy the quiete atmosphere, from inside or outside corridor. Very interesting woodwork details and relationship with the Valley landscape.

Thank Emmanuelle B
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful architecture and a lovely environment to read a book. Take train to Beitou Station to change to Cincinnati Beitou Station and follow the signs there. Nice place to relax, rest the feet and read a book with a view.

Thank dyhx
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

A landmark of Taipei for some visitors abroad, sitting in a stunning site: Beitou Park. It is at the bottom of the famous Yangming Shan Mountain, which features the famous "Wenhua University", "Huagang Performing Art Conservatory". It is the paradise for dating in the evening...More

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Mikaela Elise G
22 March 2017|
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Yes, you can visit and it's quite popular for photos. Have fun!
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8 March 2015|
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Response from lugubres | Reviewed this property |
Hmm I don't remember exactly because I was there very briefly. You should email the library directly l11@email.tpml.edu.tw I emailed them beforehand in English to ask about their hours during Chinese New Year and direction... More
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