Folk Arts Tour

Price: 38 USD

Tourstops:

  • Sanhsia Tsushih Temple
  • Old street in Sanhsia
  • Yingko’s Pottery Factory and Showroom
  • Pottery street in Yingko

The four hour tour leaves every afternoon between 1 and 2 pm. You will be picked up in your hotel in Taipei City.

Sanhsia the temple is dedicated to the god Cingshuei Zushih. It was rebuilt several times and recently supervised the Taiwan artist Li Mei-shu. The temple decorated with intricate wood, stone and bronze carvings.

The architecture of the Sanhsia Old Street dates from the early days, when the newly founded Republic of China. Walking along Sanxia Old Street is like walking into a time tunnel, the brick vaulted halls, traditional architecture, beams, columns, ancient wooden boards, the virgins cracking walls and carved the figure of the buildings are all very unique.

Yingko is a pottery town and has several hundred rows of potted including a shop where they sell their products. Each store has its own characteristics and the pottery works are beautiful and refined.