Taipei comes alive at night and the city is a buzzing. This 3.5-hour night tour of Taipei starts with exploring the ancient Longshan Temple, stroll through the exotic night markets, a delicious Din Tai Fung dinner and watch Taipei sparkle on top of the worlds 2nd tallest building, the 101 Building.
• Dinner at Din Tai Fung (Taipei Michelin's Bib Gourmand)
• Learn local religion through the guided tour at Longshan Temple
• Stroll at Huaxi Street Night Market
• Taipei 101 and shopping mall (Taipei 101 observatory deck is NOT included.)
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Stop At: Longshan Temple, No.211 Guangzhou Street,Wanhua District No.211 Guangzhou Street,Wanhua District, Taipei, Taipei 211 Taiwan
Lungshan Temple is located in the district Manka of Taipei. It was founded in 1738 and dedicated to the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy (Kuan-in in Chinese, or Avalokitesvara in Sanskrit).
It is well known that the statue of Kuan-in in this temple survived the bombing from the allied aircrafts on 8 June, 1945. Lungshan Temple was bombed on that day. The whole main hall and a part of the right annex were burned out during the air raid, but the statue of Kuan-in in the center of the main hall left intact. This is the most famous manifestation of efficacy of Lungshan Temple.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Huaxi street Night Market, Kuangchou, Sanshui and Huahsi Streets, Taipei Taiwan
A Chinese traditional post stands at the entrance of Huaxi Street Night Market. Chinese traditional lamps are hung along the street. There are old, historical restaurants along the street that provide great dishes. For example, the Danzai noodle restaurant, the favorite of Japanese tourists, started its business here. Other great dishes like meat soup and squid soup attract many people. In summer, chopped ice plates and fresh juice are in great demand. In winter, dishes with Chinese medicine attract many visitors.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Taipei 101, No.45, Shifu Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei 11049 Taiwan
Located in the finest district Taipei has to offer, Taipei 101 is the largest engineering project ever in the history of the Taiwan construction business. Go directly to the 89F Observation Floor, you will have a panoramic view of the city and Taipei Basin at all directions.
Duration: 15 minutes