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Beitou Hot Spring, Taipei

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Beitou Hot Spring serves as a relaxing haven rid of noise and traffic. You can reach the site via car, bus, or the metro system's red line, which goes to the city outskirts. The popular area offers many attractions to explore, including an eco-friendly public library, hot springs museum built in 1913, a jade-colored pool sunken into a crater, and a public bath house. Enjoy the open and inviting spas, where the hot spring pools get hotter as you go farther up the steps. You can also visit many traditional restaurants serving delicious Taiwanese meals. Use our Taipei holiday planner to visit Beitou Hot Spring on your trip to Taipei, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We enjoyed our day and didn't even go in the hot springs. We just enjoyed wandering around the area, enjoying the views, museum and food. It was very easy to get to. Take the red line to Beitou statio...  more »
  • Men - apparently they changed the apparel protocol. You have to wear swim trunks that are spandex tight. Yes, you read that correctly. My brother and dad brought regular baggy swim trunks and those ar...  more »
  • Mineral water here is the mineral water good for rheumatic problems. The water is blue, but the smell of sulfur and very hot. Choose to dip in the pond (swimming attire) or using the services provided by the hotel.
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  • Very good public hot springs very cheap only cost 40 ntd. 3 hot bath, hot one around 45 degree and other little less because hot water from top one go to second and then the last. 2 "cold" bath, not really cold probably arround 20 something line that. Don't forget take enought drink : ) They open by "sessions" here different opent time : 5H30 - 7H30 / 08H00 - 10H00 / 10H30 - 13H00 13H30 - 16H00 / 16H30 - 1900 / 19H30 - 22H00
  • Bring your Speedo or Banana Hammock - if you are a white guy or other foreign man, will not let in with any bathing suit with pockets (Taiwanese or Chinese ok). Rude staff, unclean, awful experience. Left after 15 min, takes awhile to get to Beitou as well. Better to try other hotsprings than this in Taiwan.
  • It's a public bath enjoyed by both locals and visitors, domestic and abroad. I'm a regular goer in the winter & early spring time. There are always many bathers, especially on Mondays, Fridays, and the days that cold front arrives Taipei. It's usually not as many in the sessions before and after noon time. One can enjoys the hot spring with very modest price here, and it's just 550m to the metro station. Bathers are required to put on bathing/swimming suits or swimming trunks, it's not FKK.
  • The hot spring itself is good, but there were just too much extra costs for someone like me, who brought only small portion of budget, for buying a swimsuit and taking a shower inside. Because of that, I couldn't go to another hot spring. Don't get me wrong, I only took photos of toilet and entrance where I was allowed to take.
  • If you are in Taipei this is a must visit. Be aware of the different time slots though. Locals are super friendly and usually aren't that shy to strike a conversation with you. Hot, cold, hot, cold 😀