Historic sites

Treasure Hill Artist Village Wall

Treasure Hill Artist Village

The Treasure Hill Artist Village (寶藏巖國際藝術村) was the first historical village designated by the Taipei government. It’s well known for its old-fashioned houses scattered ...

Fort Zeelandia (Anping Old Fort)

Anping Old Fort (Fort Zeelandia)

Anping Old Fort (安平古堡) is one of Tainan’s main tourist spots. Originally a Dutch fort, it was first built to defend their military and commercial interests after capturi...

The Lin Family Mansion and Garden

The Lin Family Mansion and Garden

The Lin Family Mansion and Garden(林本源園邸) is a lavish estate containing a three-courtyard house and a traditional Chinese garden. Construction started in 1847, and took over 40...

Hobe Fort

Hobe Fort

Hobe Fort (滬尾礮臺) is one of the main historical sites in Tamsui. Built on a hill overlooking the mouth of Tamsui River, it was set up after the Sino-French War when the Qing Dy...

National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) is Taipei’s most famous monument and tourist spot. Built in memory of Chiang Kai-shek, the former President of the Rep...

British Consulate at Takow

The British Consulate at Takow

The British Consulate at Takow (打狗英國領事館文化園區山上官邸) is a former British consulate built in 1865 in Kaohsiung. The first consulate in Taiwan, it was restored in 2013 by the local ...

Miaoli Hakka Round House

Miaoli Hakka Round House

The Miaoli Hakka Round House (苗栗客家圓樓) is a grand recreation of a ‘Hakka Talou’, an old Chinese rural dwelling that used to exist among the Hakka people in Fujian. ...

Chihkan Tower Tainan

Chihkan Tower

The Chihkan Tower (赤崁樓), previously known as Fort Provintia, is a former Dutch outpost in the city of Tainan. First built in 1652, it has since gone through various revisions ...

Taipei National Palace

National Palace Museum

Taipei’s National Palace Museum (國立故宮博物院) is one of Taiwan’s most renowned museums and a must see for almost any visitor. It hosts an extravagant collection of Chi...

Fort San Domingo

Fort San Domingo

Fort San Domingo (紅毛城) is an amazing insight into how many different foreign nations have tried to colonize Taiwan. It was first established by the Spanish way back in 1628, b...

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