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Old Town and culture of Taipei

Taipei is not in lockdown now and you can have a look at our life at the moment and plan your next trip to Taiwan. The live walking tour starts from the 280 years old temple. Get to know all about the Tao religion and how we talk to God. l will also walk inside the temple and give you a closer look at what people do in the temple. Then, we will visit the local herb store and I will show you how we drink herb tea to keep ourselves healthy.

1 Review
From Taipei
Online Experience
1 Hour
Upto 10 people
  • Visit the Longshan Temple and learn about Tao Religion in this real-time session streamed live from Taipei
  • 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

Let's start our live-streamed Taipei tour from the Longshan Temple, a 280-year-old temple, where I will initiate you into the philosophy of the Tao religion. I will walk inside the temple to give you a closer look at the prayers offered by the locals. 

We will proceed to the local traditional market to peek into different varieties of street food. Learn about Taiwanese culture through our street food, as it is a major part of our lives. 

Then, we will visit the local herb store and I will show you how we drink herbal tea to keep ourselves healthy. You can ask any number of questions and maybe start to plan your next trip to Taiwan soon.

About this experience
What's included
  • Live, online tour to a Tao temple and traditional food market, both important places for Taipei locals
  • Interactive "walk as you talk" session with a professional Taipei tour guide who will give you insights into the local culture, lifestyle, and traditions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Since this tour involves walking to various places in the city, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions
  • This is an interactive session. Please feel free to have your video on. At the end of the session, there will be time to ask questions
  • You can book this tour as a group or as a private tour and pay USD 57, invite up to 10 friends and family to join this activity with you from all over the world.
Meet your Host
Tsai Daphne

I was born and raised in Taipei. I love interacting with local people when traveling, and getting some recommendations about where to eat and where to have fun. When I travel to a new city, I try to find the best hidden gems to get lost in and most of the time it is a good way to see a different side of the city. Let me help you in the same way to find the best parts of my vibrant city.

Tour Reviews
  • varsh.s9

    We thoroughly enjoyed our virtual tour of Taiwan. Our host, Daphne Tsai, gave us a wonderful tour of the beautiful Longsham temple in Taiwan. She then introduced us to all the quirky and cool aspects of Taiwan, such as its herb market and vibrant night market. Taiwan has a very unique and vibrant culture, and our host graciously made us feel at ease and answered all our questions. We truly felt as if we were standing right next to her while she took us on the tour! After this excellent experience, we shall surely visit Taiwan sometime in the future.

From USD 57 / Group
Important Information
  • Refundable : Yes
  • Can be canceled up to 24hrs before the scheduled time
  • Date is based on the local time zone of the experience host
  • Since the activity is conducted outdoors, it may need to be rescheduled in case of poor weather conditions