If you have once been to Taiwan, you must have taken the MRT. There are different lines of MRT in Taiwan. Let's make a one-day tour of it! Here we comes the "Bannan Line(Blue Line)"! |Jiangzicui Station| ►Rural Park With the rapid development of the city, the landscape of rural and old triads has gradually disappeared. Making people never forget their origins, the government built the first rural park in the prosperous metropolitan area. The park let us understand our past. -Contacts:02-8965-6868 -Opening Hour:24H -Address:No. 46, 50 Ln., Wufeng Rd., Banqiao Dist., New Taipei City, Taiwan -MRT:Jiangzicui station exit 1…

If you have once been to Taiwan, you must have taken the MRT. There are different lines of MRT in Taiwan. Let's make a one-day tour of it! Here we comes the "Bannan Line(Blue Line)"! |Dingpu Station| ►Time Arts Pavilion Established in 2012, Time Arts Pavilion helps people to understand the principles of watches, the procedures of watches making and the precision measurement. There is a section designed for clients to experience assembling quartz clock movements as well as to make your own specific watch. Isn't it a cool idea to create and design your own watch? If you like to…

The old Taitung train station and train line has been gentrified into a lovely wooden walking track and cultural space. Come summer, this place transforms into a craft market and hosts music concerts at the Tiehua Music Village within. Taitung Railway Art Village is thus established to keep memories of railway culture. This art village maintains the original appearance of the railway bureau at that time, having the nation’s only triangle turnaround loop and Kuanghua Express. In the porch, there are modern installation artistic works and old-fashioned railroad reflecting each other. Rail enthusiasts and photography lovers shall never miss here. Travel Info Taitung…

When the Nationalist army decamped to Taiwan in 1949, one million soldiers (and in time their families) had to be rehoused. Thus arose military dependants villages, which were once scattered across Taiwan. Village 44, in the shadow of Taipei 101, was Taipei's first. There isn't a lot to see here: a few old buildings and sometimes a photographic display in the main hall, but it is a pleasant parklike setting where you can sit and contemplate the tides of history. Inside the village is an excellent cafe/art centre called Good Cho's. For decades these military dependants villages formed their own highly…

The Taipei Story House is just behind the Fine Arts Museum. This house was built in 1914 by a tea trader said to have been inspired by a building he saw at the 1900 Paris Expo. Today it's a space for Taipei nostalgia and history, and past exhibitions (they change every three months) have included topics such as Chinese sweets, toys, matchboxes and comic books. Travel Info Taipei Story House [台北故事館 /tái běi gù shì guǎn]  -Located in:Taipei, Northern Taiwan -County:Taipei City -Features:History -Highly recommend to:History Addicts -Contact:+886-2-2586-3677 -Open Hours: Mon Closed Tue 10:00am-17:30pm Wed 10:00am-17:30pm Thu 10:00am-17:30pm Fri 10:00am-17:30pm Sat…

Opened in 2006, this beautiful wooden building was Taiwan's first green construction project. Designed by the Taiwanese firm Bio-Architecture Formosana, Beitou Library is fitted with eco-friendly features and settings making it one of the most energy-efficient architectures of East Asia! You can go inside and wander about or just hang out on the decks! Travel Info Beitou Library [北投圖書館 /běi tóu tú shū guǎn ]  -Located in:Taipei, Northern Taiwan -County:Taipei City -Features:Green building, library -Highly recommend to:Eco-friendly people -Contact:+886-2-2897-7682 -Open Hours: Mon 9;00am-17:00pm Tue 8:30am-21:00pm Wed 8:30am-21:00pm Thu 8:30am-21:00pm Fri 8:30am-21:00pm Sat 8:30am-21:00pm Sun 9;00am-17:00pm -Transportation:  By MRT Xinbeitou Station By…

Located in Songshan district,Minsheng Community has built up a high level atmosphere in this area which combined the living community with the commercial neighbor.Here you can see various designed cafe, shops, bookstores, and Japanese brand stores.Especially on Fujin Street!  This is the place to watch Taiwan's hipsters while enjoying a street-side coffee or browsing upcycled designer wear. It's a secret little oasis from the traffic-choked streets full of shopping and towers.  Travel Info Minsheng Community [民生社區 /mín shēng shè qū ]  -Located in:Taipei, Northern Taiwan -County:Taipei City -Features:Designed cafe shops, Design wears -Highly recommend to:Hipsters -Open Hours:Vary from different cafe or shops,…

Very bright, very modern, and often fun and very experimental art is showcased here. The long red-brick building dates back to the 1920s. It started life as an elementary school and then became Taipei City Hall before its current incarnation as the city's modern art museum. Well worth a visit. Bags must be checked in. Travel Info Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei [台北當代藝術館 /tái běi dāng dài yì shù guǎn ]  -Located in:Taipei, Northern Taiwan -County:Taipei City -Features:Contemporary Arts,Expos -Highly recommend to:Arts Addicts, Hipsters -Contact:+886-2-2552 3721 -Open Hours: Mon Closed Tue 10:00am-18:00pm Wed 10:00am-18:00pm Thu 10:00am-18:00pm Fri 10:00am-18:00pm Sat 10:00am-18:00pm Sun…

Constructed in the 1980s, this airy, four-storey box of marble, glass and concrete showcases contemporary art, with a particular focus on Taiwanese artists. Exhibits include pieces by Taiwanese painters and sculptors from the Japanese period through to the present.And also have a lot of expos from international artists or institutions.Check the website(Taipei Fine Arts Museum) to see what's currently showing. The museum will be closed to the public from October 11, 2017 until the end of Summer 2018 to undertake an upgrade of the air conditioning system and exhibition galleries. Travel Info Taipei Fine Arts Museum [台北市立美術館 /tái běi shì…

AIR Taipei offers 2 bases for international artists to develop and realize their projects in Taipei, they are Taipei Artist Villiage(TAV) and Treasure Hill Artist Village(THAV).These two are in different places in Taipei. This yellow building that looks like a multistorey carpark is home to a small gallery, a garden, and a cafe. It runs an artist residency program and there's usually an exhibition or workshop and sometimes fun events such as food fairs. Check their website before you go. Travel Info Taipei Artist Village [台北國際藝術村 /tái běi guó jì yì shù cūn ]  -Located in:Taipei, Northern Taiwan -County:Taipei City…