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Beitou District, Taipei City: Small Town Elegance

Featured in the Travel section of the The New York Times online edition, Beitou a hot spring escape with abundant natural, cultural and historical attractions, as well as convenient rapid transit access, making it one of Taipei's premier tourism destinations.

Beitou District encompasses the Beitou Hot Springs, Yangmingshan National Park, and the Guandu scenic area. The Beitou Hot Spring Museum, Taiwan Folk Arts Museum, and Plum Garden are a few of the many points cultural and historic interest here. Distinctive hot spring hotels, Taiwan's first green library building, and the hot-spring themed MRT train art are other attractions here. In 2011, Beitou was ranked as a three-star tourist attraction in the Michelin Green Guide. Fox News also gave a thumbs-up to this very special tourism district.
 

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
Address:
Beitou Dist., Taipei City
Longitude/Latitude:
121.509658/25.136158
Public:
  1. THSR: From Taipei Main Station, take the MRT Danshui Line to Beitou Station. Transfer to the MRT Xinbeitou Branch Line and get off at Xinbeitou Station.
  2. Taiwan Railway: From Taipei Main Station, take the MRT Danshui Line to Beitou Station. Transfer to the MRT Xinbeitou Branch Line and get off at Xinbeitou Station.
  3. Bus: Take the THSR or Taiwan Railway to Taipei Main Station. In front of the Zhengzhou-side Exit, take the No. 218 bus to Beitou Park.
  4. MRT: Take the MRT Danshui Line to Beitou Station. Transfer to the MRT Xinbeitou Branch Line and continue to Xinbeitou Station.