Govement Center and Museums One Day Tour is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Dongyuanjie, New Taipei City, Taiwan that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for walking, trail running, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.
Presidential Office Building, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, National Museum of History, Longshan Temple, Huaxi The NMH's collection included the bronzes unearthed in Xinzheng, Hui and Anyang (in Henan Province), Pre-Qing pottery unearthed in Luoyang (Loyang), Han green-glazed pottery, the dancer and musician figurines of the Six Dynasties, and the Tang tri-colored potter and so on. The arrival of allocated artifacts and donations from private collectors gradually enriched the Museum's collection and broadened its archives. The museum collections continue to grow with annual acquisitions obtained with the government procurement budget allocations and donations from private collectors. The annual acquisitions provide the museum with artifacts and relics from China, Taiwan, and other countries. Yongkang Street, Tianmu, Ximenting (Ximending), the East District shopping area, and Fuxing South Road (which specialize in rice porridge and small accompanying dishes) are all major culinary attractions in Taipei. Tianmu (with its foreign atmosphere) and Yongkang Street, especially, are home to vast arrays of restaurants that offer an infinite variety of eats including dishes from all over the world as well as traditional Chinese foods and the tastes of different parts of Taiwan. The Chinese food available in Taiwan covers the tange from palace cuisines to street-stall snacks, and all have their characteristics and delicious flavors. The palace-style dishes served at Din Tai Fong and King Join attract numbers of tourists every day, and the allure of the snacks sold in Taipei's night markets makes them truly irresistible--Longshan Temple and the night markets at Huaxi (Huasi) Street, Shilin, Tonghua Street, Raohe Street, Liaoning, and Jingmei, among others, all have their own special snacks giving off aromas that draw in diners from far and wide. Huaxi (Huasi) Street is the most famous night market in Taipei, and it attracts numbers of both domestic and foreign tourists every day. The best-known snacks available here, probably, are snake meat and snake wine; other prominent delicacies include potside stickers (Dingbiancuo), Tainan danzai noodles, bowl rice, water-turtle meat, and seafood. Compared with other night markets, Huaxi (Huasi) Street has a greater emphasis on attracting tourists; so the quality of food is good, and its prices are also a bit higher than others. The nearby Longshan Temple has a row of blind masseurs in front waiting to loosen you up, and "Herb Lane" just next door is another point that you will not want to miss.