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Bopiliao Ancient Street, Taipei
(3.1/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Get a look inside Taiwanese history by visiting Bopiliao Ancient Street, which was once an important trading center. The street reflects different periods of the city's history--Qing dynasty period, Japanese colonial period, and the post World War II period, and has kept the same look for about 200 years. As you walk the street, watch for wall paintings and art crafts, visit some of the historical buildings, and visit the stores as well. The avenue offers a barbershop, clock store, public bathhouse, and a store with Chinese medicine. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Bopiliao Ancient Street by using our Taipei trip itinerary maker.
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  • The place is full of rich history and culture. It is the district where the gangsters of the past hang out so the traditional buildings showcase the lives of typical gangsters. The architectural eleme...  more »
  • It is a place with plenty of atmosphere I stretch the legs located right near the Longshan Temple is fairly large, brick old building has been saved. Taking pictures is exhibited that the lives of some of the old material as well as the majority of the space is turned as vacant, can walk freely, but no knowledge of history and architecture, and walked a little, feeling at the end, that is. Cute little old-time café or Chinois grocery stores or weighed, and addition of in-, and, like consumer seems to be taking a leisurely stroll as the man slightly so incomplete, but slipped in the film set in cool pictures, fun is able.
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  • We stopped by on our walking tour from TourMeAway and got some local perspective on this project. It's an interesting site, but still under development.