While Taipei Eye didn’t stage its first performance until 2002, its history dates back to the early 1900s and the opening of the Taiwan Novel Hall as a place to revive Chinese arts during a time in history when the culture of the occupying Japanese had become the norm. The original hall was destroyed during World War II, but the son of the man who built it carried on the legacy by again reviving the art of Chinese opera in Taiwan.
While Taipei Eye performances vary, they typically include aboriginal dancing, acrobatics and folk opera. Be sure to come early to watch the performers apply their makeup and don their colorful costumes.
Tours & Tickets
You'll feel like a Chinese opera star during this 2-hour session with a professional makeup artist. Try on intricate hair pieces, face paint and traditional ... Read more
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Duration: 3.5-4 hrs