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Dadaocheng Wharf

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  • Dusk of Dadaocheng Wharf
  • Dadaocheng Wharf
  • Night View of Dadaocheng Wharf
  • Bazaar on the PIER5
  • Dadaocheng Wharf - Tangshan Sailboat

Dadaocheng was originally settled by Pingpu people that migrated there after a fierce fight with settlers in Mengjia (current day Wanhua District) from Tongan in Fujian Province. Over the years, Dadaocheng developed with shops and homes rising up along the Tamsui River. After Tamsui Port opened, Dadaocheng became the main entrepot in Taipei under the administration of Liu Ming-chuan. Yanping North Road and Guide Street were at the center of commercial activity in the district, and tea and cloth were the main items traded during this colorful and memorable time of years past in Dadaocheng.

In recent years, Dadaocheng Wharf has hosted major fireworks festivals. There is also a bikeway by the wharf for riverside cycling in scenic and historic Dadaocheng.

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
Transportation:

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Taipei Interchange → Sec. 3 to Sec. 2, Chongqing N. Rd. → Minsheng W. Rd.

Public:
  1. Take THSR (or TRA) to Taipei Station, transfer Taipei MRT to Beimen Station.
  2. Take THSR (or TRA) to Taipei Station, transfer Taipei MRT to Shuanglian Station, transfer Taipei City Bus Red 33 to Dadaocheng Wharf stop.
  3. Take THSR (or TRA) to Taipei Station, transfer Taipei City Bus 274, 539, 641, 669 to Dadaocheng Wharf stop.

Area Information

Last update time: 2020-10-21
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