Lukang Township has a history of over 200 years and is widely known as an old township in Taiwan. Much of its tradition is still preserved today; Travel back in time here by strolling along their meandering pavements and have an up-close look at their well-maintained old shops and houses. Lukang Township’s Longshan Temple is one of the popular places of attraction which you can explore too.
Besides being a national historic site, the temple’s delicate infrastructure and sculptures are also worthy of admiration. Here in Lukang Township, check out the Ding Family Mansion – The only shophouse that has a western courtyard built within its infrastructure out of the whole Taiwan, making it known as a unique architecture. Late Taiwanese businessman and politician, Koo Hsien-jung’s mansion is also located here and is now converted into a museum. Feel free to pop by and enjoy its beautiful western Baroque-inspired architecture, and learn more about the township’s history and tradition at the same time. Lukang Township is a blend of the old and the new. For something more fascinating, why not visit the Glass Temple? The temple is made up of around 70 thousand pieces of glass and consists of various interesting glass exhibits. Enjoy all that Lukang Township has to offer and experience
Japanese influenced Beitou District is known as the hot spring paradise of Taiwan, and a popular tourist town in Taipei city. Head to Beitou Thermal Valley and you will be greeted by the unique white mists produced by its natural blue sulfur spring. The blue sulfur spring here contains radium, which is said to be beneficial for the body.
Healthy fruits and vegetables, comfortable hot springs… This is one of Taiwan’s top ten tourist towns, Jiaoxi. Hot springs in Jiaoxi were established since the Qing dynasty. Have a feel of the strong Japanese influence here at Jiaoxi Hot Springs Park, where you can have a relaxing bath and even enjoy their forest themed hot springs.
Despite being the smallest township in Yunlin County, Baozhong possesses diverse characteristics. Come to Baozhong, and try out their traditional drum dance and learn about its origination. Due to its geographical features, Baozhong is especially suitable for sugarcane cultivation.
As the core of Taipei, Xinyi District is certainly a spot not to be missed when travelling in Taiwan. Being named as one of the world’s fastest elevator by CNN, a ride in the elevator up to the top of Taipei 101 only takes less than forty seconds.
Travel where the stories are. There is the colourful Dingximao Village and the red and white papercutting village. Huwei, Yunlin is like a 3-D illustrated book. The charming tuberose is actually edible, while these delicious cakes are inedible towels.