Explore the shops, eateries, and sights of Taipei’s bustling Yongkang District with your own private guide on a full-day walking tour. You’ll visit Daan Forest Park, sample some delicious foods from popular eateries, learn about the area's many religious sites, and browse streets lined with great shops ... More info ›
Explore the shops, eateries, and sights of Taipei’s bustling Yongkang District with your own private guide on a full-day walking tour. You’ll visit Daan Forest Park, sample some delicious foods from popular eateries, learn about the area's many religious sites, and browse streets lined with great shops. Your tour includes lunch at the original Ding Tai Fung Restaurant, which is now famous around the world. Your guide shares commentary on Taiwan’s history and cuisine, and shows you the best spots that suit your interests.
Make your own way to the MRT Daan Forest Park Station to meet your private guide in the morning.
Start your day with a stroll through Daan Forest Park, a large public green space like Central Park in New York City. Then get a glimpse of the various religions represented in the district as you walk past Holy Family Church, Taipei Grand Mosque, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the old embassy of the Holy See, and traditional Taiwanese temples.
See landmarks such as the Aota 76 building, and check out the eateries, cafes, shops, and people as your meander through Jinghua St, Yongkang St, Lishui St, and Yongkang Park. Your guide shares some sights and history of Taipei when it was under Japanese rule from 1895 to 1945.
Yongkang is known for its great food, including the world famous Din Tai Fung dumpling restaurant chain that started there and now has dozens of branches in 11 countries. Your guide shows you a number of renowned restaurants, and smaller shops that serve up favorites such as mango shaved ice and traditional Chinese tea.
Your tour includes lunch at Din Tai Fung, and plenty of time to shop and sample other dishes throughout this dynamic district. With a private guide, you can personalize the itinerary to spend more time at the places that most interest you.
At the end of seven hours, your tour finishes at the MRT Dongmen Station.