Miniatures Museum of Taiwan

Lonely Planet review

Whimsical, wondrous and oh so fantastically detailed are the creative works at this delightful private museum. On display are dozens of dollhouse-sized replications of Western and Eastern houses, castles, chalets, palaces and villages as well as scenes from classic children's stories such as Pinocchio and Alice in Wonderland.

Give yourself plenty of time to enjoy this place for within each structure is a whole world of tiny figures in costume and surrounded by their respective daily furnishings. The peeks into the living rooms and backstreets of 19th-century London are worth admission alone, as is the outstanding Japanese village, complete with blooming cherry blossoms.