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Beitou Hot Spring Museum, Taipei

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The largest bathhouse in this part of the world at the time it was built, Beitou Hot Spring Museum invites you to start exploring the rich history and culture of Beitou’s hot springs. A Japanese magistrate built the Victorian-style building with a Japanese interior in 1913. The red brick first floor houses the original public baths, where a large central pool, elegantly decorated with stained glass windows, was reserved for male customers only. In a niche in front of its entrance, see a giant piece of "hokutolite" or Beitou stone--a precious mineral with healing properties. The wooden second floor features a tatami lobby and several exhibition areas, including a multimedia auditorium where you can watch an educational video about the museum. The view from the balcony explains why in the 1970s, Beitou was known as the Taiwanese Hollywood. Put Beitou Hot Spring Museum into our Taipei vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Taipei.
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  • October 4, 2017
    In the hot spring's popular natural history museum exhibition area you can see the previous history of the Japanese occupation era jayc: orbit, especially San Francisco bathhouse, large bath very worth, building Agora finishing well, 極 unlined garment care House of the United States.
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  • September 29, 2017
    When I was still on my planning stage for my Taiwan trip, I have always been fascinated by the reviews of this museum. When I step out of Xinbeitou Station, I was so excited to see this place, althoug...  more »
  • September 25, 2017
    Hot Springs Museum, this is why it's been a similar bathroom tiles childhood neighborhood was a bit disappointing. Began as a motivation to find sulfur trading also can experience the actual bath culture know, for lack of a bit I enjoyed my stay at the program
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  • June 22, 2017
    After taking off your shoes, you can enter for free and enjoy the short visit. Relevant information about the japanese influence on the hot spring culture. Worth a look before having a bath!
  • July 8, 2017
    Although you have to check in your shoes you're given slippers and can peruse as long as you want through this Seminole Taiwan Onsen. Reading through the history contained within the various placards and displays of the museum it was clear to see how Taiwan is so Japanese friendly where is mainland China is not from a historical perspective
  • June 14, 2017
    very historical building. good area to walk around, weekend is no good. overly crowded.
  • June 3, 2017
    Want to learn a bit about this area's development, come here for a short visit. Like the structure! Free admission!
  • May 4, 2017
    It is a very good place to learn about the history of the hot spring culture in Beitou. You can also walk up the hill to visit the Hot Spring Valley and experience the misty fog in the air.

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