Product Code : TWNVD
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Escape the sprawling modern metropolis of Taipei to discover the quiet neighborhood of Dadaocheng (Old Taipei). This charming area dating back to the Qing dynasty and the Japanese colonial period hides many stories and historical treasures.
The Taipei day tour will commence with a guided walk to explore two noteworthy examples of temples in the city, Confucius Temple Baoan Temple. After that, you will take a bus to Dadaocheng. Here you will observe shopkeepers and traders selling dried seafood, herbs and other traditional Chinese items, as they have been doing for generations. This was once a hub of trade for tea, medicine, herbs, fabrics and dried goods, as it is till today. Learn about the rich and colorful history of Dadaocheng, as you observe the well-preserved architecture on Dihua Street. Don’t miss the traditional Fujian-style Qing Dynasty homes standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Baroque revival and modernist houses.
Your Taipei guided tour offers you the opportunity to try an hour hand at local handicraft making. Some sidewalk fortune-telling fun and a trip to a tea refinery are also part of the day’s agenda. If you are looking for offbeat things to do in Taipei, this tour is for you. History lovers will also enjoy this unusual perspective into Taipei's past.
- See traditional Fujian-style Qing Dynasty homes
- Explore the history of Taipei in Dadaocheng
- Learn how to make handicrafts
- See Baoan Temple, winner of UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Award
- Visit a family-run tea roasting plant
- Professional guide
- Travel insurance
- Admission to National Palace Museum
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Book
- In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, tour itinerary may change
- Traveler must need to verify their legitimate passport on travel day
Know Before You Go
- Time, exact place and full contact details of driver and guide will be provided 2 days before tour
Vintage tour of Taipei in Dadaocheng
Duration : 04:30
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