ABOUT THE Taipei Old Town Free Tour
This tour is operated by our partner Tour Me Away.
Embark on a fascinating introductory free walking tour through Taipei, Taiwan. Trace the captivating narratives of the old town, spanning from bygone eras to the present, and observe how the intricacies of history have woven Taiwan's identity into the vibrant tapestry it is today.
Have you ever pondered the foreign powers that once held sway over Taiwan? Are you acquainted with the poignant tales behind the 228 tragedy? Do you grasp the remarkable odyssey that has molded Taiwan into its current form? Our tour is your gateway to these answers, providing profound insights into Taiwan's history, politics, and culture.
This tips-based free walking tour will get you through Taipei's historic district, encompassing significant landmarks such as 228 Peace Memorial Park, the Presidential Office, Inner City Market, Zhongshan Hall, Ximending, and the Red House. Accompanied by our passionate guides, you'll traverse both renowned landmarks and concealed treasures, ensuring an engrossing, educational, and memorable experience!
Tours in Taipei are offered by our partners, Tour Me Away. While you may not see the trademark SANDEMANs red umbrellas, we only work with partners we know, trust, and who have been vetted by us to ensure they meet the same standards you are used to enjoying in SANDEMANs’ own cities. We are proud to partner with Citywalkers and are sure you’ll love their tours as much as we do!Read more
The Free Tour of Old Town Taipei starts at NTU Hospital MRT Station Exit No.4. Look out for the Tour Me Away Free Tours local guides.
- 228 Peace Memorial Park: A serene park commemorating the 228 Incident, offering a peaceful escape and honoring the memory of historical events in Taiwan.
- Presidential Office: An iconic government building in the heart of Taipei, showcasing impressive architecture and serving as the official residence of Taiwan's president.
- Inner City Market: A bustling local market where the vibrant tapestry of Taipei comes to life, offering fresh produce, traditional goods, and a snapshot of daily life.
- Zhongshan Hall: A historic venue with classical architecture, Zhongshan Hall is a cultural hub hosting various events and performances, contributing to Taiwan's rich cultural heritage.
- Red House Theater: An iconic landmark in Ximending, the Red House is a historic theater and cultural center, providing a platform for artistic expression and cultural events.
- Ximending: Taipei's lively and youthful district, Ximending is a dynamic area known for its trendy shops, diverse entertainment options, and vibrant street culture.
- ... And much more
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- Local English-speaking guide
- Gratuities for the guide (optional)
- This activity is operated by our partner Tour Me Away. This experience is not provided by SANDEMANs, but has been chosen by our specialists from an array of offers based on their quality and value
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Tours in Taipei are offered by a partner, not SANDEMANs NEW Europe.
We only work with partners we know, trust, and who have been vetted by us to ensure they meet the same standards you are used to enjoying in SANDEMANs’ own cities.
We are proud to partner with Tour Me Away and are sure you’ll love their tours as much as we do.
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