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2.5-Hour Private Old Town And Culture Tour Of Taipei



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Food and Drink, Religious, Culture

  • Duration

    2.5 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Visit the Longshan Temple and learn about Tao Religion on this tour in Taipei. Get an introduction to Taiwanese culture and different varieties of street food in a traditional food market. Visit a local herb store to learn about the various health benefits of herbal tea, a major part of the local lifestyle.

  • Offer your prayers at the Longshan Temple
  • Learn about the Taiwanese culture
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    • Let's start our Taipei tour from the Longshan Temple, a 280-year-old temple, where the guide will introduce you to the Tao religion's philosophy. We will walk inside the temple to take a closer look at the prayers the locals offer. 
    • We will proceed to the local traditional market to peek into different varieties of street food. Learn about Taiwanese culture through our street food, which is a major part of our lives. 
    • Then, we will visit the local herb store, and the guide will show you how we drink herbal tea to keep ourselves healthy. You can ask any questions and start planning your next trip to Taiwan soon.
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Entrance fees (if applicable)
  • Gratuities
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
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    A Cultural Immersion

    The private tour was a perfect opportunity to immerse myself in Taiwanese culture. The guide, Daphne was knowledgeable and friendly, taking me to the Longshan Temple, local markets, and a herb store. I learned so much about Tao philosophy and the importance of street food in Taiwanese life.

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    Insightful Experience

    A fascinating experience! The guide was informative, and the Longshan Temple was a highlight. The tour also included a visit to a local market, where I discovered some unique street food. Overall, an insightful experience.

  • J


    Herbal Health Tips

    Such an enjoyable experience. The highlight was the visit to the herb store, where Brad explained the health benefits of various herbal teas. It was great to learn about Taiwanese culture and traditional remedies.

  • I


    Local Market Discovery

    What a a wonderful way to discover the local market scene! I tried various street food, which was a highlight of the tour. Daphne was friendly and knowledgeable, making it a memorable experience.

  • T


    Historical Charm

    The Longshan Temple was a fascinating historical site, and Brad provided interesting insights into Tao philosophy. It was great to see a different side of Taipei and learn about Taiwanese culture.

  • J


    Foodie's Paradise

    The local traditional market offered a vast selection of authentic Taiwanese street food that is not to be missed!

  • O


    Herbal Health Hub

    The herb store visit and learning about the benefits of herbal tea was informative and interesting.

  • E


    Cultural Immersion

    The tour provided a great insight into Taiwanese culture, especially through its street food and religious practices.

  • D


    Perfect tour for visiting old town and exploring Taipei culture

    Longshan Temple in Taipei is a remarkable testament to Taiwanese religious and architectural heritage. Its intricate craftsmanship and historical significance make it a must-visit for travelers interested in cultural exploration. The temple's architecture blends elements of traditional Chinese design with Taiwanese influences, featuring ornate carvings, colorful decorations, and beautifully landscaped gardens

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    Perfect blend of Old Town and the Culture of the City

    Taipei's traditional food market offers a tantalizing array of culinary delights, reflecting the city's diverse gastronomic landscape. From savory dumplings to sweet pastries, visitors can savor an eclectic mix of Taiwanese street food, each dish bursting with unique flavors and textures. Exploring the market provides a delicious introduction to Taiwanese cuisine, highlighting the fusion of indigenous ingredients, regional specialties, and culinary innovations that define the island's culinary identity

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    Exploring Taiwanese Herbal Tea Tradition: A Journey Through A Local Herb Store

    A visit to a local herb store provides invaluable insight into the time-honored tradition of herbal tea consumption in Taiwanese culture. Herbal tea, cherished for its medicinal properties and aromatic flavors, holds a central place in the daily lives of many Taiwanese people. At the herb store, visitors can learn about the health benefits of various herbs and blends, from promoting digestion to boosting immunity. Sampling different teas allows for a sensory journey through Taiwan's herbal heritage.

Starting From


USD 160 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)