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Address: 3F, No.113 Section 2, Zhongshan North Road, Taipei, Taiwan
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Phone Number:
+886 2 2568 2677
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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Delightful and fun evening

TaipeiEYE is a delightful experience. It is inexpensive, entertaining, and a lot of fun! Make time to go and see this--regardless of which opera is being performed. Lasts about an... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2016
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

TaipeiEYE is a delightful experience. It is inexpensive, entertaining, and a lot of fun! Make time to go and see this--regardless of which opera is being performed. Lasts about an hour...you won't regret it!

1 Thank austintomtraveler
Hong Kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016

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 

1 Thank Allheart
Estepona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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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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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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
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 

2 Thank David B
Kyoto, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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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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Tokyo, Japan
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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 17 helpful votes
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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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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