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Highest Floor Observatory Of The Iconic Taipei 101 Opens To The Public

The management of Taipei 101 have announced that the top most floor of the tower will be open to the visitors and tourists. This is the first time that the upper floor will be open to everyone over its 15year standing high in heart of Taipei, Taiwan.

Recently, visitors can only go up to Taipei 101 in the 89th floor and used stairs to reach the outside observatory in the 91st floor. Since then, the upper floor of 92nd floor to 101st floor is restricted area and only personalities like former US president Bill Clinton and Hollywood star Will Smith reached the top.

The opening of the most upper floors to visitors would have different experience according to Taipei 101 chief operating officer. The top observation deck has only a small space and can only accommodate 12 guests at a time, the management said that there are only three groups with 12 persons are allowed per day at 40mins each. (Check below photos from Taipei 101)

Since there will be lots of tourists and locals that are certainly interested to go there, reservations are up. Can buy ticket at Taipei 101 counter or online via KKDay, ticket costs at NT$3000 (Php4,950) per person which include express line and ride in the fast elevator, souvenir photo, cloud coffee and Taipei 101 exclusive bottled water.

(Screenshot from KKday site, discounted at 10% off)

Taipei 101 management estimates that the opening of the top floors to the public can increase tourists and even local to visit the iconic tower. Taiwan have increased its tourist visitors from South Korea, Japan and Southeast Asian regions.

Visitor can go to the outdoor viewing platform and must wear safety equipment (belt buckled to the railings) and under professional guidance. Visitors can enjoy the 360 degree panoramic view of the city of Taipei.

Taipei 101 has a total height of 508meters, it has 101 floors above the ground and 5 floors below.


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