4-Hour Private Old Town And Culture Tour Of Taipei
Join us on a captivating tour of Taipei's ancient Longshan Temple and historic neighbourhoods and explore the temple's facade and the many animal lanterns that adorn it. Inside the temple, travel through the worshippers' path, witness various gods and dragons and learn about their significance. Go to the old town area of Taipei, including Xia-Hai City God Temple and Dihua Street's fabric market.
- Admire the Longshan Temple's architecture and learn about the different gods
- Get initiated into the ways of praying and traditional ceremonies at the temple
- Visit the unique fabric market in Taipei
- Learn new things about Taoism
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- Our experience will begin at the main gate of the Longshan Temple, where we'll admire the facade and its lanterns adorned with animals representing different years on the Chinese calendar.
- Next, we'll enter the temple through the Dragon Entrance and follow the worshippers' path. Our guide will introduce us to the various dragons and the gods they represent, as well as the offerings favoured by each god - incense, flowers, fruits, and candies.
- We'll exit the temple from the Tiger Entrance, having gained an understanding of its religious and cultural significance.
- Afterwards, we'll take a tour of Taipei's old town area with our guide, visiting Xia-Hai City God Temple to learn about Taoism and exploring Dihua Street and its surroundings, where we'll see traditional goodies like Chinese medicine and visit creative shops.
- Finally, we'll visit the pier where all the trading occurs.
- English-speaking tour guide
- Tips and gratuities
- Entrance ticket, if any
For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -Refund of 80% of the tour price.
EmilyEnchanting Taipei Cultural Expedition
Longshan Temple, old town treasures, enriching tour!
LilaCharming Old Town Taipei
Xia-Hai Temple, Dihua Street, cultural immersion!
SarahFantastic Cultural Adventure
This tour was an unforgettable experience that immersed us in Taipei's rich history and culture. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly, and we learned so much about the Longshan Temple and other cultural landmarks.
AlejandroTaipei's Hidden History Unveiled
Temples, gods, offerings, captivating exploration!
MiguelIncredible Guide and Tour
Our guide made this tour amazing with their enthusiasm and in-depth knowledge. From the Longshan Temple to the trading pier, we saw Taipei's culture come alive.
RachelBeautiful Temples and Old Town
The Longshan Temple and Xia-Hai City God Temple were breathtaking, and our guide's insights were fascinating. The old town area and Dihua Street were also highlights, with lots of unique shops and traditional goods.
JiaUnforgettable Cultural Experience
I loved this tour! Our guide showed us the best of Taipei's culture and history, and I learned so much about the traditions behind the Longshan Temple and other landmarks. Highly recommended.
MarkInsightful and Engaging Guide
Our guide was fantastic - they knew so much about Taipei's culture and made every stop on the tour interesting and engaging. I especially enjoyed learning about the different gods worshipped at the Longshan Temple.
YunaFascinating and Fun Tour
This tour was a perfect balance of learning and enjoyment. From the beautiful Longshan Temple to the quirky Dihua Street shops, our guide showed us a side of Taipei we wouldn't have seen otherwise.
EmilyAmazing Temples and Trading Pier
The Longshan Temple and Xia-Hai City God Temple were stunning, and our guide's explanations made them even more meaningful. The trading pier was also a fascinating glimpse into Taipei's commerce and history.
LuisTop-Notch Guide and Tour
Our guide was excellent - friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. The tour itself was also fantastic, with highlights including the Longshan Temple, Dihua Street, and the trading pier.
HanaInsightful and Enjoyable Cultural Tour
This tour was an excellent way to explore Taipei's culture and history. Our guide was great at explaining the significance of each stop, from the Longshan Temple to the trading pier.
IgorTimeless Taipei: Culture & Tradition
Lanterns, dragon entrance, delightful old town!
DanielWonderful Exploration of Taipei's Culture
This tour was a perfect way to experience Taipei's rich cultural heritage. Our guide was friendly and informative, and we saw some incredible sights, including the Longshan Temple and Dihua Street shops.
AbigailTaipei's Cultural Gems Revealed
Insightful guide, ancient temples, vibrant streets!
OlamideDiscovering Taipei's Spiritual Roots
Longshan Temple, Taoism, bustling markets!
USD 265 / group