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Yingge and Sansia Half-Day Folk Arts Tour from Taipei

Yingge and Sansia Half-Day Folk Arts Tour from Taipei - Taipei, Taiwan
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Duration: 4 hours
Location: Taipei, Taiwan

From USD
$45.00

Explore the two neighboring towns of Yingge and Sansia on this tour from Taipei. Yingge is Taiwan's ceramic and potter capital, producing magnificent hand-painted works of art, from earthenware tea sets to delicate statues ... More info ›

Explore the two neighboring towns of Yingge and Sansia on this tour from Taipei. Yingge is Taiwan's ceramic and potter capital, producing magnificent hand-painted works of art, from earthenware tea sets to delicate statues. Visit Sansia's Ching Shui Tsu Shih Temple, which is one of the world's finest examples of current Chinese temple art built in 1769.

Tour Highlights

  • Sansia Ching Shui Tsu Shih Temple
  • Old Street in Sansia
  • Yingge's Pottery Factory and Showroom
  • Pottery Street in Yingge

This tour visits the neighboring towns of Yingge and Sansia. Yingge is Taiwan's pottery capital, a small town that produces hand-painted replicas of elegant Ming and Ching vases like those that once graced the places in Peking. The old Yingee pottery street is famous for it's ceramic and pottery stores. You'll have the opportunity to purchase some of these exquisite items. Every October the town holds a pottery street festival.

Visit a local Pottery factory where you can watch potters' working the clay and artists painting vases.

Tour continues to the traditional country town of Sansia, originally called Sanjiauyung. The main attraction in Sansia is the artistic Ching Shui Tsu Shih Temple, built in 1769 and destroyed in the 1833 earthquake, it was later rebuilt in 1867. The Ching Shui Tsu Shih Temple is famous for its camphor wood carvings. It is graded a a historic site and is one of Taipei's major temples.

Walk the beautiful old street of Sansia, lined with old western style buildings decorated with wood carvings as well as bronze and stone sculptures.

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Small-group XinYi Walking Food Tour

Small-group XinYi Walking Food Tour - Taipei, Taiwan
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Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Location: Taipei, Taiwan

From USD
$74.20

On our 4-hour walking food tour journey, you'll sample over 10 tastings as you wander through the backstreets of the bustling XinYi District and take in the massive view of Taipei 101. You will enjoy some of Taipei's best street food, including the famous "Taiwanese burger" and bubble tea ... More info ›

On our 4-hour walking food tour journey, you'll sample over 10 tastings as you wander through the backstreets of the bustling XinYi District and take in the massive view of Taipei 101. You will enjoy some of Taipei's best street food, including the famous "Taiwanese burger" and bubble tea. You'll also visit the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park where you'll sample soup dumplings and the best pineapple cake. If you're feeling adventurous, you'll also have the chance to taste the notorious "stinky tofu" that is beloved by the locals!

Meet your guide at Yongchun MRT Station located in the central area of Taipei and start the exciting food tour to explore one of the most fun and popular areas in Taipei - Xinyi District!

Your friendly local guide will take you to some off the beaten bath to experience authentic Taiwanese food that is influenced by different regions of China and also Japan. Start your adventure at an atmospheric traditional market; from seasonal fruits to piping hot green onion bread, you will taste the best the market has to offer. We then wind through the backstreets to experience some of locals' favorite street food from cold sesame noodles to "Taiwanese burger" to car wheel cake. If you're feeling brave and interested in trying something very unique, you can try the popular local cuisine "stinky tofu" (fermented tofu)! As the walk continues, you will stroll through the Sun-yat Sen Memorial Hall and finally end the tour with a special old school Taiwanese icy treat.

The tour will concluded near the Zhongxiao Dunhua MRT Station and your guide will be more than happy to point you in the right direction for your onward journey.

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Longshan Temple and Bopiliao Historical Block

Longshan Temple and Bopiliao Historical Block - Taipei, Taiwan
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Duration: 3 hours
Location: Taipei, Taiwan

From USD
$42.00

Come and join this interesting tour to discover popular Taiwanese street food at the Huaxi Night Market and explore the culture of Taoism by visiting the famous Longshan Temple, built 278 years ago.

Taoism has been passed down for more than 2,500 years. It is an original religion in China which originated from the nature worship ... More info ›

Come and join this interesting tour to discover popular Taiwanese street food at the Huaxi Night Market and explore the culture of Taoism by visiting the famous Longshan Temple, built 278 years ago.

Taoism has been passed down for more than 2,500 years. It is an original religion in China which originated from the nature worship. Then, it turned out to a way to offer sacrifice to our ancestors. There are many gods and goddesses who are in charge of different wishes, such as marriage, babies, and good luck for passing an important test with flying colors. Can you believe that? Your professional guide will tell a lot of stories about Taoism, Longshan Temple, and the meanings for each God or Goddess. You will be explained the ceremonies, including the usage of incense sticks and taboos for temple visiting.

Also, your guide will take you to Taiwan Historic Education Center: the Bopiliao Historical Block.

For quintessentially Taiwanese retro style, the Bopiliao Historical Blockis a must-visit. This tourist attraction combines Qing Dynasty street architecture with a Japanese-era archway, along with structures used in the shooting of the Taiwanese period movie Monga  and mural art introduced during the block’s restoration. The combination is one of tradition and innovation.

Then, after this meaningful tour, you may choose to upgrade to the dinner option:

The details of the dinner option are as follows:  Your guide will take you to one of the famous night markets in Taipei, Hwaxi Night Market, for dinner. You may choose a 5-course dinner in a stir-fried store where Taiwanese's first choice for friend gathering. Or you may taste the best local dishes which local people highly recommend, including Oyster Omelet and Rice with Stewed Pork. You can also drink Fresh Squeezed Juice made of tropical fruits. Enjoy the real local life in Taiwan! (Guide and fresh squeezed juice only. Foods and alcohol are excluded.)

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Private day tour: Learn cultural and History in Tainan

Private day tour: Learn cultural and History in Tainan - Tainan, Taiwan

Duration: 7 to 10 hrs
Location: Tainan, Taiwan

From USD
$223.50

As the oldest city in Taiwan, Tainan is a wonderfully historic place perfect for adding cultural exploration to your travel experience. It has a rather complex history from Dutch occupation to Han Chinese influence and Japanese Colonial Era ... More info ›

As the oldest city in Taiwan, Tainan is a wonderfully historic place perfect for adding cultural exploration to your travel experience. It has a rather complex history from Dutch occupation to Han Chinese influence and Japanese Colonial Era. To truly understand the history of modern Taiwan is no doubt to trace its beginnings to Tainan. Your tour guide will also point out some Taiwanese street food along the way. you have a feast for your soul and stomach!

8:30AM meet your tour guide at your Tainan hotel lobby. Tainan is the old capital in Taiwan where you can find several important historical sites. During this one-day tour, Anping Old Street is the beginning of everything. Adjacent to the first fortress built in Taiwan, it’s the first street ever developed. Did someone say food? Yes, there are plenty! In the afternoon,you will be taking a leisurely stroll along Fuzhong Street that sits right next to the first Confucius temple in Taiwan. There are several food stands worth a try, and the handmade craft market takes place on weekends where there’s an abundance of arts and crafts for you to explore.Then we will transfer to Dadong Night Market. After this one-day tour you wil be drop off at your hotel.
Highlights:

  • Chihkan Tower
  • Merchant House
  • Anping Old Fort
  • Tunghai Tainan
  • Confucius Temple
  • Dadong Night Market

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Taiwanese Religion Cultural Tour

Taiwanese Religion Cultural Tour - Hsinchu, Taiwan

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Hsinchu, Taiwan

From USD
$660.00

Joss paper, a symbol of Taiwanese religion, is the object to communicate with the GOD in Taiwanese tradition. Nowadays, along with rising of the air pollution and losing of the traditional culture ... More info ›

Joss paper, a symbol of Taiwanese religion, is the object to communicate with the GOD in Taiwanese tradition. Nowadays, along with rising of the air pollution and losing of the traditional culture. Joss paper is losing its meaning. Within this tour, we shall discuss with you the meaning of traditional culture and religion and how to react to the trend of modernize. You will experiencing the process of producing paper from bamboo and understanding the meaning of the pattern on joss paper. Moreover, by circling the joss paper around the incense burner in the last step, you will be blessed by the God which is the perfect ending of the tour. Come to experience the grand Chinese religion culture and immerse yourself in this deep mystery world.

Embark on this tour to learn about the Taiwanese art and tradition of joss paper. Also known as "ghost money," the paper plays an important role in spiritual practices and represents a Taiwanese folk art. Get the chance to make your own joss paper on this enlightening excursion.

Start your day with pickup in Taipei and an easy drive out into the countryside to a small bamboo-growing village. Joss paper is typically made with a bamboo base, and here you can learn the most traditional methods of creating it from knowledgeable locals. In the village, take the opportunity to make your own joss paper from scratch, following ancient processes that also help calm and focus the mind as you immerse yourself in them.

Once your creation is dried, take it with you as you journey on to meet a craftsman skilled in the art of stamping joss paper. Learn about the significance of different designs, including ones that can be used as currency in the afterlife, and watch the expert imprint your paper with a beautiful red-ink image. Finally, bring your finished joss paper to a temple boasting the tallest Mazu goddess statue in the world, where you can honor ancestors and venerate deities by burning it as an offering.

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Private Tea Village and Taipei Sightseeing Day Tour

Private Tea Village and Taipei Sightseeing Day Tour - Taipei, Taiwan

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Taipei, Taiwan

From USD
$96.00

Uncover new sides of Taipei on this panoramic tour of the city. Visiting cultural sites like the Presidential Office, Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall and Longshan Temple, then relax in the nature beauty of tea village ... More info ›

Uncover new sides of Taipei on this panoramic tour of the city. Visiting cultural sites like the Presidential Office, Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall and Longshan Temple, then relax in the nature beauty of tea village. Learn the tea philosophy from the local tea master.  End your day with Taipei's icon -- Taipei 101.




Start your tour by getting picked up from your hotel and head to the tea village. Local tea master shows you the process of producing famous Bao-chong tea and you are able to taste different kinds of Taiwan tea such as Oriental beauty, honey black tea or white tea in the tea master’s home.  Opt to grab lunch on your own surrounded by lush tea fields, and take some time to unwind and admire the piled mountains.

As the sun climbs high in the sky, head for photo opportunities at the Presidential Office Building and the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall. Your guide gives you insight into the political heritage of the places and Taiwan itself. Next, stop at Longshan Temple, the oldest temple in the country. As you wander through the beautiful architecture of the place, observe religious practices and learn about the significance and history of religion in Taiwan. Feel free to try some traditional street food around the temple as our guide explain to you as a food tour. End the tour under Taipei 101.

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