Taipei 101 officially opened on December 31, 2004. The tower is a multiuse building. It houses offices, stores, shops, and restaurants. Most of the building’s floors-
But not all the tower’s attractions are at the top. Six floors at the bottom of Taipei 101 are occupied by the 101 Mall. This shopping mall has more than 160 stores and twelve restaurants. The stores range from shops you might see in any U.S. mall to some of the world’s most expensive clothing and jewelry boutiques. The mall is very popular with young Taipei residents as well as with tourists. In 2008 Burj Dubai tower in the UAE passed Taipei 101 in height. But that same year, Taipei 101 was named by Newsweek magazine as one the New Seven Wonders of the World. The tower remains the pride of Taiwan and an architectural and engineering marvel.