Taipei For Children: Taipei Children's Amusement Park and Kidsburgh Taipei-Jinghua

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Happy New Year!!! I really meant to be writing this last year, but ever since we came back from Taipei, life was super busy and hectic, and I never got to complete it until now. Enjoy this little piece of Taipei from us! 😘

Following our trips to the North-Eastern part of Taipei and Flying Cow Ranch, we dedicated the next two days conquering amusement parks and indoor playgrounds. I think the Taiwanese children are really lucky, if there is a Children's Amusement Park in Singapore, you bet it would be our favourite hangout!

Taipei Children's Amusement Park

The Taipei Children's Amusement Park entry is free of charge for children below 7 years old and adults pay a mere NT30, which works out to just slightly over a dollar in SGD. Everyone will then pay according to the rides that they take, via the EasyCard, which works like our local EZLink card.

I don't have many pictures because Nian spent more time with the kids at the rides while I sat and took care of our belongings, along with Miss K, who was strapped onto me. Generally, I would think that the rides are more suitable for children 4 years old and up as they would have met the height requirements.

Alexis couldn't get onto quite a lot of rides at the amusement park, much to her displeasure. 😂 Every time she sees her papa and korkor coming down from the rides, she would pat on her chest and say, "Li-li's turn!"

So sorry, little honey. The auntie wouldn't let you go through even though we know you would be brave enough to sit in a spinning teacup.

What rides can a little 2-year-old take, then? Well.. just three of them: The carousel (above), Ferris Wheel and Monorail. I brought Alexis and Miss K to the Monorail while Nian and Dylan conquered the rest of the rides. You might want to know that infants are charged as usual when they are on the monorail too.

Playing a fool

Personally, I would recommend families to probably go in the late afternoons to early evenings. They close at 5pm on usual days, but on Saturdays and vacation periods, they open all the way to 8pm! There is really very little shade around the area and going in September/October period isn't really helping.

So.... hot. 💦💦

We ventured up to one of the buildings and found an arcade/indoor playground area!

The kids never really had a chance to go arcades because I really dislike Timezone, with their ridiculously loud music and teenagers loitering around the area... this arcade is children friendly, zero rowdy teens and just enough stations for the kids to roam.

Let's smash the beaver!

Unfortunately, we didn't manage to explore the indoor playground as we went on a weekend and it was full-house all the way until closing. Hopefully we would have the chance to visit the Children's Amusement Park again the next time round, when Alexis is older (and taller) to join her brother in the rides!

Accessibility: 👍👍👍

The nearest station to the Children's Amusement Park is at Shilin, but you would need to walk for about 20 minutes to get to the park. There is a bus that you could take, but we couldn't figure out the correct directions, so we didn't want to take the risk.

Is it worth it? 👍👍👍👍

Yeah! Since it is relatively so much more affordable than usual indoor playgrounds, I think children and adults can make repeated visits. I also like the pay-as-you-play concept that is really great for mothers like me, who basically sits at a corner to take care of all the bags.

There is also quite a bit of selection of rides to take, granted that it is not as friendly for children below a meter tall. I also love their food court, which served a neat selection of food without costing an arm and a leg.

P.S. You can collect tourist inked stamps from the Visitor's center!

Kidsburgh Taipei-Jinghua

Kidsburgh is located at Taipei Living Mall, a short 5 to 10 minutes stroll from Nanjing Sanmin Station and situated opposite the more popular Baby Boss.

When I first stepped into Kidsburgh, I was blown away by the sheer size of the indoor playground. It is SO HUGE, major indoor playgrounds like Cool De Sac or Polliwogs has no match for this! Set up in a marine theme, you can see a enormous pirate ship where children can climb, play and shoot foam canon balls at each other.

On the right, there are also multiple slides for the children to climb up, only to slide down into a massive ball pool!

Other activities that we played that day included bouncy castles, a carousel (pictured in the foreground above) and also a mini supermarket where children can pretend play.

In the same area, there are also other play areas, like this puzzle shelf, where children would use various shapes to create a larger picture!

Can you make out what the children are trying to make?

There is a little "pool" where the kids can catch wooden fishes too. It may seem really easy for us, but this little game kept my kids busy for the next 30 minutes! 😂

Here's another mini game that the kids were very absorbed in playing. It's pretty simple, all they needed was to drop a little wooden human figurine and watch them drop downwards! 

There is also a Lego room where Lego boards are stuck on the wall and children can proceed to build Lego blocks on it. It looks pretty fun too.

All in all, we spent a good whole 5 hours there - something we don't do in the indoor playgrounds locally. Apart from these various play areas, Kidsburgh also holds regular singing and story reading sessions that my children really enjoyed.

Address: No. 138, Section 4, Bade Rd, Songshan District, Taipei City, 105 (7th Floor)
Nearest Metro Station: Nanjing Sanmin MRT
Station Hours: 10AM – 8PM Mon-Thu, 10AM – 9 PM Fri-Sun

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