Chen Forng-Shean Miniature Art Museum
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Xinban Special District
The “New Banqiao Station Special Zone” shopping area is right outside the Taipei Metro Banqiao Station. This is the administration center, shopping center, and transport hub of New Taipei City. In the New Banqiao Station Special Zone, visitors can fulfill their shopping and entertainment demands. The “Mega City Banqiao” opened in 2012 is the largest department store in the zone. Inside the store, there are the booths of all luxury brands and restaurant chains, such as Ding Tai Fung and Tim Ho Wan. Moreover, the “Global Mall” inside the station is a leisure spot for shopping, fun, and fine foods. The food court on basement level one has all kinds of snacks and souvenirs. On the first and second floors, there are stores of sports and casual wear labels, fashion shops, and bookstores. If delicacies are desired, the outdoor restaurant on the second floor is the most comfortable and most fashionable option.
Ming Zhi Academy
The Ming Zhi Academy is the first official and private academy in Northern Taiwan. It was founded in 1763 by Chuo-Yo Hu, a member of the nation’s most elite academy. He donated premises and raised funds for the free school, which had eventually evolved into a formal educational establishment.