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Address: NO. 113, 3 F Zhongshan N. Rd. Sec. 2, Taipei 10448, Taiwan
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: 886225682677
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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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Taipei Hospitality and Art

Although just mentioned on the last page of a traveller information, we decided to go to the theater TaipeiEye and we enjoyed it! The location is easily found by MRT - ask for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2016
Estepona, Spain
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Estepona, Spain
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Although just mentioned on the last page of a traveller information, we decided to go to the theater TaipeiEye and we enjoyed it! The location is easily found by MRT - ask for the Cement Hall! We were welcomed with a cup of tea, had a good place in the auditory and enjoyed the story of the Monkey Business in... More 

3 Thank choerig
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This show was a basic acrobatic show. There was some singing; but not operatic, and just of an average standard. It was simple. Simple backdrops, basic acrobatic dance moves, basic acting, basic singing. There was a live instrumental ensemble. Four or five instrumentalist.

Thank MapleLeafGirl123
Weihai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Four years ago I went to see Beijing Opera in Beijing and swore never to go again. Fortunately I decided to give it another go and we chose to visit TaipeiEYE. Beijing opera is very different to anything else I have seen. To compare it to any western tastes is an act of futility. It should be appreciated as a... More 

1 Thank David B
Kyoto, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Many of the previous reviewers have gone to this show not knowing quite what to expect. Traditionally, Beijing opera has always been performed on a small nearly bare stage with a live orchestra and a minimum of backdrops or props. So aside from the modern lighting and sound system, and being unable to enjoy tea and snacks while you watch,... More 

3 Thank RonSabatini
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Despite what some of the other reviewers have said, I found the show quite entertaining and good value for money. It is modest but 60 minutes was just the right amount of time after a day of touring. The costumes were great and the acrobatics were good.

Thank Sylvia S
Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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 

1 Thank ArchDon
Toronto, Canada
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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 

2 Thank royfleming
Nicosia, Cyprus
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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
臺北戲棚, 業者 at TaipeiEYE, responded to this review

Dear Valued Costumer, First of all, we would like to thank you for your visit and your comment. Here at TaipeiEye, we pride ourselves in greeting visitors from around the world and introducing them to authentic traditional Taiwanese performing arts. We believe on the day of your visit, we were performing Chinese Opera.This particular form of performances uses no stage... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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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 

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