Taipei: Old Town Walking Tour

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Learn the history of Taiwan on a walking tour through the old town in Taipei. See the top landmarks, such as the Presidential Palace, Zhongshan Hall, and the Red House, then explore Ximending.

Highlights

  • See the most famous landmarks of Taipei on a walking tour with your local guide
  • Stop at the National Museum of Taiwan and ramble through the historic old town
  • Learn about the 228 tragedy and other interesting facts about Taiwan's history
  • Follow your guide to Zhongshan Hall to see the historic former public auditorium
  • Walk to the markets at Ximending and pass by the ocatagonal Red House after that

Description

Come to the meeting point and follow the guide to explore the old town of Ximen. Go to the National Museum of Taiwan and stop for a while. Pass by famous landmarks of the old town, including the 228 Peace Memorial Park, and learn the story of the 228 tragedy from your guide as you explore. Check out the Presidential Office, known for its architecture. Next, go to the city markets and see all the stalls selling souvenirs and more. After this, head to Zhongshan Hall, a historic building that used to be a public auditorium. Keep walking to explore Ximending, known as a shopping district. Arrive at the Red House, a red-brick Western building made in the shape of an octagon, which was the city's first public market. Finally, finish the tour with a new understanding of Taipei's history and learn what transformed it into the city it is today.

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