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Danshuei

Xinbei, Taiwan
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Ranked #3 of 346 Attractions in Xinbei
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Danshui is a long subway ride from Taipei city. It is the last stop on the red Taipei metro line. My family visited on a weekday late morning and enjoyed a leisurely stroll through the 淡水老街。if you arrive before 1pm, you can catch the local fresh market scene that can be found in a side lane. This is where the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Outstanding sunset view as the Tamsui Old Street is net to the water. There is also a large grassy area where one can sit down and relax. We were there in the weekend and it was crowded and there many people shopping, eating and relaxing by the grass area. Access to Tamsui is via the Metro, about 40 mins from... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Just take the MRT red line, you can arrive Danshuei. Enjoy the food and the best river view in Taipei~~

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Singapore
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34 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My first time there and I thought it was okay. The jam both ways are bad and I would suggest Mrt. Mostly street foods, cafes, arcade games and some souvenir shops. Did not manage to buy anything except the famous old ginger tea that is available everywhere else. They said the sunset is beautiful on clear evenings, it was cloudy... More 

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Singapore
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30 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This town which is near the Danshui MRT station is known for the Danshuei fish snack. There are a lot of shops selling fried squid(nice and cheap), carnival style games, drinks and even a starbucks coffee joint here. Can get very crowded during weekends and would suggest you come here during weekdays if possible.

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weymouth
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

It's a must place to go. Sunday night is the most atmospheric timel to go. It's famous for the sunset, it is a treat to see. It was my first experience of a night market, I'm fussy about food, that's just me, every time I go to Taiwan, Dan Shui is a place I want to go back to. Enjoy... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Located right at the end of the train line, this is a great place to visit and walk with your family. The stores are nice here, and the market is considerably cheaper than the ones in Taipei (at least in my experience). Some nice restaurants in the area as well. Definately worth the visit out here, especially if you're lugging... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

As I am a food lover....This place is the best for street food. Try grilled squid or deep fried squid...that was my favourite.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

When talking about Taiwan you talk about street food. Long ride on the Metro which I forgot how many stations, Tanshui is the last station if not mistaken. Get out from the station walk to left and you see a starbucs coffee behind the station, you're at the right direction to the old street. I prefer not so mainstream, I... More 

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markham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Did this one morning .. walking around the pier and enjoying sampling the food market. The snacks were yummy and they do have "unique" foods I didn't see in the other half dozen food markets.. for e.g. that ridiculously tall ice cream tower (taro and green tea flavour in my case.. yummy) that you need to hurry up and eat... More 

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