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Address: 3F, No.113 Section 2, Zhongshan North Road, Taipei, Taiwan
Phone Number: 886225682677
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8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

Watch a dynamic lion dance performance or perhaps some Chinese acrobatics...

Watch a dynamic lion dance performance or perhaps some Chinese acrobatics or Taiwanese folk opera at this new theater. Recommended for ages six and up. Tickets are available online.

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Refreshingly entertaining Chinese opera part

No, Taipei Eye Chinese opera is not to be compared to Cirque du Soleil, which is now a publicly traded company on th stock exchange. Taipei Eye is a small company, and their show... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

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Tokyo, Japan
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

No, Taipei Eye Chinese opera is not to be compared to Cirque du Soleil, which is now a publicly traded company on th stock exchange. Taipei Eye is a small company, and their show is refreshing and authentic. We were lucky to get our seat at 19:40 despite being on the waiting list from 18:30 on the same day. The... More 

3 Thank 737cardon
Manila, Philippines
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Taipei Eye is a simple cultural play. That is not much props are used in the play but evolved mostly on the storyline, concept and the actors. I think the actors are young university students. The play is not really expensive and do not expect that the play is within the opera level or presentation as you might be disappointed... More 

Thank ArchDon
Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I just returned from the 1 hour show about the "Eight Immortals". If you have seen Cirque du Soleil or Blue Man, you will be disappointed. I'm not a cultural snob, I really enjoyed the Chinese acrobatic "ERA Intersection of Time" in Shanghai recently. But I think that a westerner would not enjoy this. Maybe the lion dance show is... More 

1 Thank royfleming
Nicosia, Cyprus
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96 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

This is not worth it. I went there because of all the good reviews. I was absolutely disappointed and left halfway (something I don't usually do). Don't fee fooled by the pictures. This is a small stage, like a high school stage. The play had no set, no props, nothing. It was just 4 actors in Chinese costumes singing opera,... More 

8 Thank M-Travel-99
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277 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were booked as a tour group to visit the "Chinese Opera". On arrival at the theatre we went immediately to the auditorium and selected good (unallocated) seats. The show was in two parts, the first being an amazing and very entertaining Chinese Circus. The second part was an again entertaining "Lion Dance Drama" telling a good easily followed story.... More 

Thank Travelexperience12
Taipei, Taiwan
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8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

WOW! Everything the add said and more. For under 20 dollars I got to see a theatrical whirlwind. There was music, acrobatics, and juggling... not typical lame juggling, spear juggling between three people who were using their arms and feet. It was astounding. The Venue was very easy to get to, (MRT to the Shuanglian station, three dollar taxi ride... More 

Thank Taiwan K
Bangkok, Thailand
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79 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I visited this theater around 7.30 PM for 8.00 PM show on Friday. It would cost you around USD 18 (and more expensive on Saturday - 1.30 Hours) for 60 mins show. I was welcomed by friendly staffs from the front door to ticket area to show area... great services. Peking opera on Friday is about two snakes (become ladies)... More 

1 Thank steammilk
Quezon City, Philippines
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122 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Just under a hundred minutes of spectacle, color, local flavor, awesome costuming and outstanding direction. A short trip to Taipei should be highlighted by an evening's spectacle such as this. If one does not dare miss Broadway in NY or West End in London, Taipei Eye is not to be missed when in this city. Ask for detailed directions. The... More 

1 Thank Leslie C
Singapore, Singapore
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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

An awesome place to take the kids. This was our first attraction just after we landed and checked into our hotel. The show starts at 8pm or something and had a break in between. Adults would love this as well.

Thank Muthiah
Oslo, Norway
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244 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

The show is only one hour and they advise everyone to go a half hour early. We were glad we listened and showed up a half hour before the start of the show as the seats are not assigned and you must take an elevator to the third floor first where the stage is located and quickly claim your seats... More 

3 Thank Volkolas

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