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Double Ten Day sees Taipei's zoos and museums full to capacity

Lines formed before opening at Taipei Zoo, Taipei Astronomical Museum full by mid-morning

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Double Ten Day sees Taipei's zoos and museums full to capacity

(CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Zoo and Taipei Astronomical Museum were filled to capacity on Sunday (Oct. 10), CNA reported.

Taipei Zoo said that a line formed in front of the zoo before opening time at 9 a.m., and by 10 a.m., 3,695 visitors had filed through the gate. By 1 p.m., 11,522 people were inside the zoo, according to the report.

As the limit for visitors at the zoo is 10,000, people who did not book online in advance had to wait in line for visitors to leave before they could get in.

Taipei Astronomical Museum also swarmed with visitors Sunday. The number of visitors reached its capacity of 1,200 people before 11 a.m.

The museum said it recorded the most visitors on Saturday since the COVID-19 pandemic started. It added that there are usually more visitors in the afternoon and urged people to arrive early.