WHOLE DAY TAIWAN TOUR GSS-15
- Pick up : AM 08:30~09:00
- At: hotel lobby
- Duration: 8 hrs
- Tour fare : From US$ 60
- Child fare : From US$ 60
05 Dec. 2015 ~
31 Dec. 2017
09:00 Greet and meet at the hotel lobby, and proceed to the closest MRT station.
09:00 – 11:30 Visit Pao-An Temple, Confucius Temple, Lin An Tai old homestead
Bao-an Temple is Taipei’s most beautiful shrine. Though there are many deities enshrined here, the principal figure is Bao-shen Da-di, regarded as a god of medicine. The temple won a UNESCO conservation award in 2003 in recognition of the incredible restoration work completed in the 1990s.
Confucius is the greatest teacher in the history of ever because his opinion of education without discrimination. Different from other colorful temples, Confucius Temple is relatively peaceful. Taipei’s Confucius Temple is best known for hosting the world’s most authentic annual celebration of Confucius birthday on September 28.
Lin An-Tai Historical House & Museum is a traditional Chinese courtyard house with elegant decorations and is one of the few traditional houses preserved in northern Taiwan. It is famous for its delicate carvings; one of the examples is the creative dragon carving on the front door.
11:30-12:00 Metro to Taipei 101
12:00-13:00 Free time for own disposal
13:00-13:20 Metro to Chiang Kai-Shek memorial
13:20-15:00 Visit CKS and Nan-Mang traditional market
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is a shrine to commemorate CKS, former President of Taiwan. The magnificent white building is located in the east side of the park where a guard changing ceremony happens hourly at the upper floor. On the other side of the park, is the two of Taiwan’s premier performing arts venue, the National Theater and the National Concert Hall. The traditional palace structure with gold roof and red colonnade becoming one of the most significant landmarks in Taipei.
15:00-15:20 Metro to Di-Hua Street
15:20-16:30 Visit Historic Di-hua Street crammed with photogenic shop houses built in Baroque style, many dating from the 1920s. Since then, Di-hua Street has been an important center for commerce and selling traditional Chinese medicine, herbs, dried-food, fabrics, and Taiwanese tea. Visit lively and well-loved Hsia-hai City God Temple, built in 1856, famous for the Matchmaker (said to have brought together 6000 couples).
16:30-17:00 Return to hotel