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Beitou, Taipei
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Beitou, Taipei

Beitou, Taipei

Operating Unit:

Beitou Culture Foundation

Location:

No.45-1, Sec. 1, Zhongyang S. Rd., Beitou Dist., Taipei City

Service Time:

Mon-Fri 09:~17:00

Contact:

Telephone:

886-2-28917453

Email:

ptcfmail@ms56.hinet.net

Introduction:

The hometown of the witch – Beitou
Since Japanese colonial times, Beitou district has been well-known for the hot springs in northern Taiwan areas. There are precious hot springs, ancient architecture and abundant historic monuments; moreover, there are a lot of "first" and "only" full of Beitou. Those make this place be a tourist attraction located.
Beitou, also known as "Batou", is a name from the aboriginal language meaning witch. It is said that 300 years ago, Taipei was a Great Lakes. Sulfur is found abundantly in Beitou area. The place is bestowed with abundant hot spring resources. Due to the smell of sulfur and the constant rising of steam, the Aboriginal inhabitants of the area believed that witch may exist there. People called Beitou - the hometown of the witch.

Learning:

history and legend in Beitou
hot springs culture
3.Indigo dyeing in Beitou

Event

Date Title
2017-10-14