The 321 Art Alley Settlement is a lesser known tourist attraction introducing you to the city's fascinating past. Tainan City has many historic sites. The 321 Art Alley Settlement is a lesser known tourist attraction introducing you to the city's fascinating past.
Yanping Street is the oldest among the old streets in Tainan. It is also known as Anping Old Street or Taiwan’s 1st Street as it is the first established merchant street in the area. This street has little shops and food stalls that cover a full range of souvenirs and handmade products of different prices. The roads of Anping Old Street are rather narrow and winding, visitors may either walk ...
The Anping Treehouse is a cool fusion of nature and man-made stuctures literally interwined with one another. The Anping Treehouse is a large banyan tree that over the years has literally swallowed an old warehouse that once belonged to Tait & Co Merchant House.
Fort Provintia or Providentia was a Dutch outpost on Formosa at a site now located in the West Central District of Tainan in Taiwan. It was built in 1653 during the Dutch colonization of Taiwan. The Dutch, intending to strengthen their standing, sited the fort at Sakam, about 2 miles (3.2 km) due east from modern-day Anping.
Fort Zeelandia (Chinese: 熱蘭遮城; pinyin: Rèlánzhē Chéng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ji̍at-lân-jia Siâⁿ) was a fortress built over ten years from 1624 to 1634 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC), in the town of Anping (Tainan) on the island of Formosa (present-day Taiwan), during their 38-year rule over the western part of that island.
Try the many thermal baths, featuring different salts and temperatures. Extras include the popular fish pedicure and facial treatments. Bring your own towels, or rent them on site. Make Guanziling Hot Spring a part of your Tainan vacation plans using our Tainan road trip planning app.
The salt fields located in Beimen, Tainan, had been founded more than three hundred years before they were shut down due to expensive labor costs. Seawater trapped in the salt fields was evaporated by the sun, and then the farmers would collect crystallized grains of salt.
The Guoxingye's Shrine (Yanping Junwang Temple), located by Kaishan Road surrounded by trees, is the only Fujianese style shrine in Taiwan. This is the shrine built in memory of the work and achievement of Cheng Cheng Kung, the pioneer of Taiwan.
The park is probably the most open and sprawling of all the parks in Tainan. Its lack of tree coverage makes ideal for any recreation that requires a little extra space. It is a long park that follows the mouth of the Anping Canal for several blocks before it reaches Anping Harbor. The west tip of the park ends in a hill (yes, an actual hill in Tainan!) that overlooks the harbor. Atop the hill is a 16-meter-high statue of Lin Mo Niang.
No.60, Guandi Temple, Madou Dist., Tainan City 721, Taiwan (R.O.C.) Built on top of a so-called energy source, Madou Daitian Temple is huge in size and can be bizarre and disturbing for some. Outside, there is a 38-meter-high dragon’s sculpture going up above the ground, then under the ground, and finally into the pond.
Shennong Street is the often considered the best preserved street in Tainan. It is the keystone of the Old Five Channels Cultural Zone and is among one of the must see areas of Tainan in my opinion. The street is named after Shennong, an ancient Chinese ruler who is considered to be the forefather, and deity, of Chinese agriculture.
Charming SIRAYA National Scenic Area Rick Charette, South Taiwan, Travel On June 8, 2016 No Comments A few days spent exploring Siraya National Scenic Area, one of Taiwan’s newest NSA creations, matched with a day in the quiet, history-rich city of Chiayi, is time wisely spent.
島旬-友善料理 @民生路一段: Creative Japanese-inspired cooking with organic Taiwanese ingredients in a pretty renovated Japanese style building near/at Snail Alley. You have to order the vegetarian set at a minimum. We got the set and a fish. Nice experience and presentation. I think about 1,000 NT for two people.
Taijiang National Park was established in 2009. Geology. The majority of the park is within the city of Tainan. In total, the park’s planned area stretches from the southern sea wall of Qingshan Fishing Harbor to the south bank of the Yanshui River and is mostly public coastal land.
Tainan is no exception when it comes to night market culture. In fact, much of the street market food you find all around the island originated at Tainan’s night markets. While you no longer have to travel to Tainan to eat danzai noodles or coffin bread, many visitors still make Tainan’s night markets a priority in their visit.
After the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China in 1945, the park was renamed Min Sheng Green Park. In 1997, the park was renamed Tang Te-chang Memorial Park by Tainan Mayor George Chang. He erected a bust of lawyer and democracy advocate Tang Te-chang who was shot during February 28 Incident in 1947.
The Temple of the Five Concubines, or Wǔfēi Miào, marks the grave of those women. It is in the center of a half-acre park that is well-used by locals and tourists alike. It is a good place to sit amongst the trees and read a book or catch up on gossip without having to give any thoughts to the five young ladies buried under yonder mound.
Nowadays, it is known as Wushantou Dam — one of the oldest dams in Taiwan. Located in the Guantian District of Tainan, the dam is a popular weekend destination, where locals camp by the water, cycling around the dam and go canoeing on the tranquil and shimmering lake.