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TaipeiEYE

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Address: NO. 113, 3 F Zhongshan N. Rd. Sec. 2, Taipei 10448, Taiwan
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Phone Number: 886225682677
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Hours:
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
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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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$19.69*
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Chinese Opera Show Ticket at TaipeiEYE
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$294.11*
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Experience Beijing Opera: Private Makeup Session and Show at TaipeiEYE
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$75.00*
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When my wife suggested going to this show I was a little doubtful. Peking Opera is not my thing. However the performance was not Chinese opera at all. It was famous story known by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Hong Kong
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73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my wife suggested going to this show I was a little doubtful. Peking Opera is not my thing. However the performance was not Chinese opera at all. It was famous story known by most Chinese and was mainly acting and acrobatics. Singing was to the minimum. The performers were brilliant gymnasts and the fight scenes were so skilful. I... More 

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Thank Allheart
Estepona, Spain
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
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 

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3 Thank choerig
Johannesburg, South Africa
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81 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 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.

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Weihai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 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 

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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 

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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.

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Thank Sylvia S
Tokyo, Japan
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62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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 

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3 Thank 737cardon
Manila, Philippines
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36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 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 

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Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 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 

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2 Thank royfleming
Nicosia, Cyprus
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114 reviews
30 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 

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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 

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