Taipei Then and Now Day Tour

We highly recommend this city tour for independent or business travelers who enjoy the rush of a bustling metropolitan city but still seek a blend of the old-world culture. With just one day to explore the heart of Taipei City, you’ll visit must-see landmarks with a friendly and informative local guide. You will make stops at Longshan Temple, Presidential Office Building, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Taipei 101 and Dadaocheng; tour finishes at NingXia Night Market.

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Travel insurance
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch - We will have lunch under the Taipei 101 food court. You can find different foods such as the must eat restaurant "Din Tai Fung."
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Longshan Temple, No.211 Guangzhou Street Wanhua District, Wanhua, Taipei 10853 Taiwan

    The most well-known temple in Taiwan. The temple was built in Qianlong 5th year in Qing Dynasty. The doors, beams, and poles are beautifully decorated and these characteristics together make Longshan Temple a landmark of traditional Chinese architecture of its time in Taiwan.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Herb Lane, Lane 224, Xichang Street, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108

    'Herb Lane,' as it is commonly known, greets visitors with an intoxicating blend of herbal fragrances from the shops. Over 10 herb stores are packed into Lane 224 selling just about anything herbal under the sun. The shops also sell herbal teas to help beat the summer heat.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Presidential Office Building, No.122 Chungking South Road, Section 1, Zhongzheng District, Taipei Taiwan

    The Presidential Building was built during Japanese colonization period. It was announced by the President as "national historical site" in 1998 and has been open for public tour since then.

    Stop At: Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, 21 Chung-Shan S Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei 1004 Taiwan

    Standing as the symbol of Kuomintang and Taiwan’s first President Chiang Kai Shek, the massive commemorative monument mirrors the “Clear blue sky, white sun, and a wholly red earth”(青天、白日、滿地紅), which is described in the national anthem, in its architecture. Not only can you enjoy the changing of guards on the hour in the main hall but also visit the National Theater and Concert Hall located nearby.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Taipei 101, No.45, Shifu Rd., Xinyi Dist., Xinyi District, Taipei 11049 Taiwan

    The New York Times rated Din Tai Fung as one of the top ten restaurants in the world. It is a distinctive honor shared by no other Taiwanese restaurants in the past. In 2013, Din Tai Fung was ranked No. 1 in the “101 Best Restaurants in Asia” list, released by The Daily Meal. Din Tai Fung invites you to experience their exquisite cuisine.

    Stop At: Four Four South Village, No.54, Songqin St, Xinyi Dist, Xinyi District, Taipei 110 Taiwan

    The village got its name because it was dwelled by the workers of Military Factory #44 and their families. As time goes by, the site is adapted into a cultural and educational zone. Some of the old townhouses are retained, while a few others serve as the Xinyi Public Assembly Hall for holding open events and performances, as well as displaying the village’s early remains.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dadaocheng Theater, No. 21, Sec. 1, Dihua St., Datong Dist. 8f, Datong, Taipei Taiwan

    In Dadaocheng, you will see extravagant Baroque architecture, traditional Hokkien bungalows and brilliant red-brick western houses. Historical buildings, traditional folklore center, tea houses, fabric stores, Chinese pharmacy and local eateries alike are rich in history. A new everyday-aesthetics derives in the vintage neighborhoods of Dadaocheng where century-old stores meet with contemporary innovation.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dihua Street, Datong District, Datong, Taipei 103 Taiwan

    A walk through the Dihua Street Area gives visitors a feel of Taipei City's past. The old-town market has scores of shops selling a variety of traditional goods.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Taipei Station (East 3), Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from all the Hotels in Taipei city. If your hotel is out of the range, we will inform you the pick up location before departure (please meet our guide at the pick up location.)
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Topology Travel

Activity ID: V-5972P17

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