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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Taiwan

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Historical Places in Taiwan

Lungshan Temple , Wanhua
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Known by locals as a "meeting place of the gods," Lungshan Temple serves as one of the oldest and most famous temples in Taiwan. Han settlers
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Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) , West Central District
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Built in 1653, Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) represents a Dutch outpost that has been preserved since the days of colonization. This attract
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Fo Guang Shan , Dashu District
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Learn about Buddhism and enjoy the spectacular countryside views at Fo Guang Shan, a 100 hectare (247 acre) complex. The hilltop monastery ho
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Duration: 5 days
Located in the Asia Pacific Region, Taiwan is also known as Formosa, which means “a beautiful island”. It is believed in the 16th century, the Portuguese sailors were impressed by the stunning scenery of the island; hence it was dubbed “Ilha Formosa”. In this tour you will explore the diversity of this island with professional guidance. This tour covers the most popular tourist hot spots in Taiwan: Sun Moon Lake, the heart of the island; Kaohsiung, a romantic harbor city; Kenting, a tropical paradise, and Taroko, a masterpiece of nature.
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Brush up on your local history with an excursion to Anping Fort (Anping gubao), a 17th-century fort constructed by the Dutch East India Compa
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At Anping Tree House, you won't find a house built on a tree, but rather, a tree and vines becoming one with a building. The structure, origi
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