Maokong Gondola, the city’s first cable car facility, is always crowded with thrill-seekers who love the view of lush forests.
This supposedly Taoist temple consists of main structures dedicated to Confucian, Taoist and Buddhist deities. It is rumored that one will live 20 seconds longer by climbing each of the temple’s 1,185 stone stairs, and that the temple brings bad luck to couples, which however does not stop the influx of worshippers.
Tea-tasting and dining in Maokong
The uniquely styled tea parlors in Maokong offer tea breaks, or tea-inspired meals, overlooking the hillside tea plantations on your trip to this relaxing mountain town.
Historic attractions around the Taipei Confucius Temple
In an effort to revitalize its historic neighborhood and make it more accessible to visitors to heighten industrial development, the Taipei Confucius Temple offers artifact exhibitions, multimedia facilities and traditional arts with a modern spin.
A cycling trip around Dadaocheng Wharf
Among the well-planned bike paths in Taipei’s riverside parks, the Dadaocheng section is one of the most popular, with well paved, moderately sloped lines that are perfect for leisure cycling through a sleepy and quiet neighborhood.
‘Millennium Feast’ at Ningxia Night Market
People wishing to taste all the Taiwanese street foods at once are offered a 10-person roadside banquet, a cultural highlight, at Ningxia Night Market! (Booking is required).