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4-Hour Private Old Town And Culture Tour Of Taipei



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Architecture, Culture, Walking

  • Duration

    4 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



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.
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Entrance ticket, if any
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • S


    Fantastic 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.

  • A


    Taipei's Hidden History Unveiled

    Temples, gods, offerings, captivating exploration!

  • M


    Incredible 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.

  • R


    Beautiful 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.

  • J


    Unforgettable 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.

  • M


    Insightful 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.

  • Y


    Fascinating 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.

  • H


    Insightful 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.

  • K


    Discovering Taoism in Taipei It Was A Journey of Ancient Wisdom

    Exploring Taoism in Taipei offers profound insights into ancient Chinese wisdom. Rooted in the concept of the Tao, or the Way, Taoism emphasizes harmony with nature and inner balance. Visitors can experience Taoist philosophy through temple visits, meditation sessions, and studying classic texts like the Tao Te Ching. These experiences provide genuine opportunities to delve into timeless wisdom and its relevance today.

  • W


    Exploring Taipei's Riches The Fabric Market & Longshan Temple

    Taipei's fabric market delights with its vibrant array of textiles, blending traditional motifs with modern designs. A haven for fashion enthusiasts, its colorful alleys offer endless inspiration. Adjacent, Longshan Temple exudes spirituality. Here, revered deities like Guanyin and Mazu embody compassion and courage, while Wenchang Wang inspires seekers of wisdom. Together, these destinations authentically showcase Taipei's cultural richness and spiritual depth.

Starting From


USD 265 / group

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