President Xi Jinping and Madam Peng welcomed the American first couple to the Forbidden City on the first day of their state visit to China. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

A Glimpse Into Jianfu Palace

President Xi Jinping and Madam Peng welcomed the American first couple to the Forbidden City on the first day of their state visit to China. After a short tea break, the guests were taken to a Peking opera performance at…

The Grand Hotel was voted the Best Hotel by 'Holiday' magazine in the U.S., and was once rated by 'Fortune' magazine as one of the top 10 hotels in the world. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

A Magnificent Hotel With Mysterious Tunnels

Located on the Yuanshan (Round Mountain圓山) and overlooking Taipei City and the Keelung River, the Grand Hotel (圓山飯店) is a splendid, eye-catching landmark full of historical significance. It is believed that the hotel was constructed in response to a suggestion by Madame…

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A Glimpse Into Jianfu Palace

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A Magnificent Hotel With Mysterious Tunnels

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