Oxford College is considered to have provided an educational foundation for Aletheia University and Dankang Senior High School. The building was designed by Dr. Mackay with traditional Chinese architectural style. Construction materials, such as bricks and roof tiles, were imported from Hsia Men. The bricks were coated with paint to prevent weather damage, while sticky rice mixed with lime and sugar was the major material for the walls. The building has been listed as second grade historical site.
[source: Tourism Bureau, Republic of China (Taiwan)]
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Yingge Old Street
Yingge is known for its pottery, so “Yingge Old Street” is also known as the Pottery Old Street. The history of pottery craft has lasted for over 200 years, and is a major pottery township throughout the country reputed as the “Jingde Village” of Taiwan. The entire street is filled with pottery and porcelain related crafts and works, thick in cultural arts. Here you can stroll along the streets and pick out the favorite pottery works of art, or personally experience the fun of pottery making. Besides clay molding and throwing, there are also many authentic cuisines in Yinnge Old Street and its surroundings.
Tamsui Fisherman’s Stage
From May to September of 2016, the “Fisherman’s Wharf” established the first harbor livehouse in Taiwan, the “Fisherman’s Stage”as the cradle for nurturing original music. This is done by means of periodic performances and long-term operation, creation and publication, exchanging and sharing to generate more excellent works of music. With its naturally given beauty of the sunset, surrounded by ocean views and breeze, there have already been more than 85 groups of original bands performing as of summer 2016 in Tamsui, offering a brand new music experience for numerous visitors both domestic and abroad. The 2017 performances are also closely underway, of which the latest updates can be found on the official fan page announcement (https://goo.gl/t6pxmT). Tamsui “Fisherman’s Stage” is everything about music, sunset, beer and fish. Here one can blow in the gentle ocean breeze and experience the joyful atmosphere mingled by music, sunset and cuisine.