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A taste of old fashion- Food tour around Longshan Temple

As Taipei's first district to undergo economic development, Wanhua has many old buildings, cultural sites and old-time local snack treats. This tour will give you the chance to eat your way through the city with a local guide, sampling local favorites both sweet and savory.
As you tuck into some of Manka’s best bites, you’ll also get a primer on the culture and history.
Let’s spend a relaxed, pleasant day exploring them on foot!

Features:

Taipei Culture tour

Culture

Taiwan photo tour

Photo Spots

Highlights










Herb Lane​

When you walk into this short and narrow alley, remember to take a deep breath, because Herb Lane greets visitors with an intoxicating blend of herbal fragrances from the shops. Try some fresh, cooling herbal tea, and then strolling the local streets to get a taste of the old days.










Bopiliao

Bopiliao was one of the busiest and most prosperous commercial areas in Taipei, home to various merchants and was one of the major areas for the coal trade. Taste the fresh Taiwan fruit at a traditional fruit store and let our tour guide bring you back to the old time.










Tea Tasting

Put your mind at ease, have a cup of tea at a 100-year tea house. Learn the tea culture and listen to the stories from the locals.










Huaxi Street Night Market ​

Huaxi Street Night Market is the first tourist night market in Taiwan. Most shops in the market are old shops that have been in operation for years. Wanhua is the birthplace of Taipei City, and its local delicacies and flavors are a part of many elderly people’s collective memory. It's time for a bite to eat.​

Itinerary

16:00 Meet you at Taipei MRT Longshan Temple Station Exit 1
16:10 Have a herb drink after big meal
16:30 Walking around Bopiliao area
17:20 Taiwan tea tasting
18:20 Enjoy the dinner at Huaxi street night market
19:00 End at Taipei MRT Longshan Temple Station

Tour Details

Minimum Numbers

2 people

Availability

Departs on every Tue, Wed, Thu and Fri

Meeting point

Taipei MRT Longshan Temple Station Exit 1

When to book

Book 3 days in advance

What to bring

Comfortable walking shoes

Price

Adult (Over 6 years old)

49 USD per person

Child (1 to 6 years old)

49 USD per person

Infant (0 to 1 years old)

Free of charge. (Please note there must be at least one adult accompanying the tour with infant.)

Inclusion

Accommodation

N/A

Food

2 traditional drinks, 4 local flavor foods

Admissions

All included

Tour Guide

A great English/Chinese -speaking guide

Transportation

We dont need this as it is walking tour.

Others

Travel insurance and of course, memories that money can't buy!
Please note that tips for your tour guide are NOT included.

49 USD per person

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Don’t just take our word for it. Read what our previous clients have to say about us!

Shirley C
Shirley C
An unforgettable day trip with Topology
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This is the first time I've booked the tour with Topology, the experience with them was fantastic! Penny who has communicated with me from beginning to the end, she is very responsive with all the questions I had or requested, and well informed about tour guide's info and pickup time. Fun time seems to pass by quickly, Spencer surely made our trip so memorable, we will always remember him and hopefully one day we will meet up again. =)
Angelina C
Angelina C
Amazing trip and amazing guide
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It was a very interesting trip. We knew unique places and very beautiful views. I recommend it and thank our guide Mr. Clint Liang for his help and kindness. It was very important that he knew the area so well.
kentucky
kentucky
Excellent agency, wonderful tour guide
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We were a family of 13 that did 2 private day tours and airport transfers with Topology. Peter was excellent with all communications from the beginning. Airy was a wonderful bilingual guide thar really made us feel at home. The kids in our group also warmed up to her quickly. The included lunches were sumptuous and extensive. They are a little pricey but well worth every penny.
Andrea
Andrea
Week in Taiwan
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We had an amazing time in Taiwan! Allen from Topology was responsive throughout the planning stages. We have a child with many food allergies and requested an English-speaking guide to accompany us for the entire trip. We could not have been happier with Spencer! We spent 7 days with him touring Taipei, Jiufen, Yehliu National Park, Kaoshiung, and Kenting National Park. He kept that pace quick for the kids and most of our free time was spent exploring different markets sampling street food. Spencer kept my son safe during the entire trip, and by the end he was like a part of the family.
Ltran
Ltran
8 day private tour of Taiwan
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Our 8 day private tour of Taiwan included Taipei, Jiufen, Shifen, Taroko, Sun Moon, & Taichung. Both our consultant, Vivi, & our driver, Henry, were excellent. We felt well taken care of from beginning to end. Henry was especially accommodating to our changing needs and requests. He was punctual, patient and attentive to our interests, even suggesting extra stops that may appeal to us & taking pictures for us. Despite some minor stomach issues at the first half of the trip (we were not able to eat some of the planned dinners), we still got to see many scenes & sites that surprised us: Taroko gorge was stunning; releasing sky lanterns was fun; the local wet market was lively; the oyster/clam digging area looked like a wet sand desert complete with a windy sand storm. Over all, everything went smoothly, and our group of 4 adults + 1 child, enjoyed our trip immensely. Thank you
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