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North Gate, Tucheng

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Check out North Gate, the remaining part of the once-planned city walls of Taipei. Originating from the Qing dynasty, the wall had five gates, but only the north one still stands to this day in its original form. The picturesque structure--made from stone, with red-painted external walls--stands out from its modern surroundings, creating a great photo opportunity. A visit to North Gate represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Tucheng trip maker tool to plot your vacation.
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  • The Old North Gate (Chengen), it is the Qing Dynasty building, not far from the train station, walking or riding ubike can be reached, before the elevated bridge, after the removal of elevated bridge, surrounded by the construction of the square, the entire history of the environment has changed a lot.
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  • This is a great example of continued effort of Taipei and Taiwan to preserve its history and to improve its overall aesthetics. A big ugly highway used to hide away this gate, and thank goodness the e...  more »
  • Different. Beats me. Different places to stay close, so I went to a while, went all the way by taxi.
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  • Just a tourist attraction for photograph, nothing much. However, there is a famous stall nearby which served affordable stew pig trotter and Dong Bo Rou (东波肉)。Definitely worth a try! 👍🏻
  • Also known as North Gate. Many years ago I climbed up into the tower. Cannot do that now. They have done this old gate up very nicely and have set up nice explanations about the 'Old City". They even explain why it does not actually face true north. Found the explanation quite interesting.
  • The only gate of the ancient Taipei City is preserved as it was till now with modest restoration. The Cheng-En Gate was established in 1884. Several government-styled buildings built around the beginning of 20th century are located nearby. The very famous "Camera Street" can also be found just around the gate. lt is possible to buy almost every kind of digital cameras there.
  • Real historical site. Sometimes combined with modern events. Cool.
  • local told us the story. i forgot. read down there. the structure was magnificent. be there to feel.
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