National Palace Museum
The National Palace Museum houses the world's largest collection of priceless Chinese art treasures, one which spans China's nearly 5,000-year history. Most of the museum's over 600,000 art objects were part of the Chinese imperial collection, which began over 1,000 years ago in the early Song dynasty. National Palace Museum is bringing the Museum's collection to the global community and welcoming arts of the world to the Museum.
Yehliu is a cape of about 1,700 meters long formed by Datun Mountain reaching into the sea. When overlooked from above, the place is like a giant turtle submerging into the sea. Thus, it is also called "Yehliu Turtle." Because the rock layer of seashore contains sandstone of limestone texture and it is subject to sea erosion, weathering and earth movements, there is particular scenery consisting of sea trenches/holes, candle shaped rocks, and pot shaped rocks.
Lungshan Temple is a famous old temple in Taiwan. Its architecture is a three-section design in shape. The temple was built in Qianlong 5th year in Qing Dynasty. Due to natural disaster and damages caused by men, the temple was restored for several times. The doors, beams, and poles are beautifully decorated. There are also exquisite wood sculptures. The temple has many Chinese poems, verses and lyrics on signs. These add a touch of literature in addition to the religious and sightseeing value.
The hilly terrain and dry climate of Xinpu create the perfect conditions for growing and drying persimmons. Fragrant and chewy, the township's dried persimmons are widely known and loved. About 90 percent of the residents of Xinpu Township are Hakka. The ethnic composition is evident in the simplicity and work ethic of the people, as well as in the unique local architecture of the town.
Raohe Street Tourist Night Market
Raohe Street Tourist Night Market is located on Raohe Street, Taipei, 600 meters in length. This area was called Xikou and was a business center because of its location and transportation. The government set up a night market in 1987. It is the second tourist night market in Taipei. Various products and local foods are sold in the night market. It presents Taiwanese characteristic and is definitely a place worth visiting.
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