Taipei Morning Walking Tour To Old Town Wanhua

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 am
  • Departure Details :
    MRT Longshan Temple Station (see voucher for details)
  • Return Details :
    Taipei MRT Zhongshan Station
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Wanhua is the first developed district in Taipei back to 16th century. From 16th century to the middle of 19th century, Wanhua was the busiest business activities center in Taipei thanks to its convenient port location. However, Wanhua was gradually decline when the city development shifts to the eastern side of Taipei during 20th century. Nowadays, the historical buildings and architectures are well reserved in Wanhua. It becomes the most valuable history heritage to share with local people and foreign visitors. In this walking tour, you can explore many historical attractions and also try out traditional Taiwanese cuisine that served local people for more than 60 years!

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Lunch included
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

Know More about this tour

Your tour guide will meet and greet with you at MRT Longshan Temple Station at 9 o'clock in the morning. Your first stop is Starbucks Coffee Store Mankah branch. The uniqueness of this branch is that the building itself is used to be Wanhua Lin House. The Lin family during Japanese colonial period was the richest family in Wanhua and the house is more than 80 years old. The creative design and the transformation make this old building feel live again.

Next, you will visit Longshan Temple. Longshan Temple was founded in 1738 by Han immigrants. It is dedicated to the Bodhisattva of mercy, Guanyin. The temple becomes one of the city's top religious sites, and a prime venue for exploring both Taiwan's vibrant folk faith and its unique temple arts and architecture.

Continue your tour to the last stop, you will first enroute to Grass Lane. It was a short and narrow lane that people used to buying herbs to heal the illness and disease. Pass the Grass Lane, you will at the Bopiliao. Bopiliao Ancient Street was developed in the early Qing Dynasty. The street retains the looks from two hundred years ago because it had been set as the location for a new school in 1945. During 1999 to 2009, the Taiwan Government has repaired the buildings, built a Heritage and Culture Center of Taipei City, and invited artists to decorate the street. Today, the Bopiliao Old Street is full of art crafts and creative wall paintings.

After visiting Bopiliao, you will have a chance to try traditional Taiwanese cuisine at Zhou Porridge. This store is more than 60 years old and still a popular restaurant to locals now. Your tour guide will walk you back to MRT Longshan Temple Station after the lunch and tour ends.

Suggested Lunch Menu

Main Course (choose one)

  1. Taiwanese Meatball
  2. Pork Thick Soup with noodles
  3. Pork Thick Soup with rice-flour noodles

Beverage: Iced Roselle Tea

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Private walking tour
  • Lunch

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Please wear comfortable shoes

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking