An ornamental pagoda at the 228 Peace Memorial Park in central Taipei.
Did you know that Taiwan is the first democratic republic in Asia? And that it's turning 100 years old as of this October 2011? The Republic of China was established October 1911 after the Xinhai Revolution, replacing the Qing Dynasty and ending over 2,000 years of imperial rule. Now you know.
A pavilion and stone fence at the 228 Peace Memorial Park in downtown Taipei.