Taipei Historic Free Walking Tour

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Duration: 3:00
Provided by Like It Formosa
English  |  10:00 AM
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Overview of the tour in Taipei

The West end of Taipei was once the center of political and economic activities of the city and where modern development started.

This tour takes you through Taiwanese history, looking from the traditional beliefs of the late Qing dynasty, to the cultural shifts under Japanese rule, then to the political landscape after the arrival of the Nationalist government in 1949.

The Historic Tour covers all the essential attractions in West Taipei as well as the stories and legends behind them.

Walking from the past to the present, you will see how Taipei is shaped by multiple cultures and historic events and get a clear picture of this amazing city.

This activity includes:

  • Bopiliao Historical Block
  • Lungshan Temple
  • The Red House
  • Presidential Office Building
  • 2/28 Peace Park
  • Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
  • Longshan Temple
  • Bopiliao Historical Block
  • Ximen Red house
  • Presidential Office
  • 228 Peace Memorial Park
  • Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

Our Guides

LIF Tour Guide — Guide of Taipei Historic Free Walking Tour, Taiwan
LIF Tour Guide

Meeting point

Exit 1, MRT Longshan Temple Station

On arrival

Meeting point: Exit 1 of MRT Longshan Temple Station

Our guides are recognized with a green and white paper fan saying "Like It Formosa".

Things to note

1. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a bottle of water or an umbrella if needed.
2. This tour is wheelchair, stroller and kid-friendly.
3. This tour will take place rain or shine. However, if Taipei City Government announces a day off because of natural disasters, the tour will be canceled and you will be notified via email one day in advance.
4. If you are joining this tour with a group of more than five people (5+), or a group arranged by travel agencies, please fill in our private tour request form to customize your needs. The idea of our free walking tours is to show the city to individual travelers and small groups, and is not suitable for last minute big groups. If no advance notice or booking is made, Like It Formosa and our guides reserve the right to refuse your participation in our tours.

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

English  |  10:00 AM
from €0 Tip based
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