A popular spot for sunset gazers and students, Danshuei played a vital role in the development of Taiwanese culture and education. Initially settled by the Kategalan aboriginal tribe, the district was influenced by many colonial empires throughout its history, including Spain, Netherlands, and Britain. You can explore many tourist attractions here, including a Dutch castle, a pedestrian shopping hub, a ferry pier, and a fisherman's boardwalk. Take advantage of a wide array of shops, restaurants, street performances, and cultural happenings, as you roam the scenic coastline suited for commerce and leisure. Add Danshuei to your New Taipei travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our New Taipei trip site.
When it comes to attractions in Taipei, one place you can’t miss is Tamsui. Along the coast, there is an old street that you must visit. I think that watching the sea while walking on the old street..... more »
Danshuei is a half an hour from Taipei on the MRT; it once took half a day. The town is picturesque; the old street is worth a look. Thee is much to see. By the way, it is soften very crowded on... more »
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