Day 1 Traffic Updates
- Banqiao 435 Art ZoneBanqiao 435 Art Zone is a public space where arts and life are intimately woven together; it is divided into two major themes: Family-Friendly Arts Fantasy Land and Artists’ Dream Base. There are 7 exhibition halls in the Art Zone, and a series of classes and exhibitions are also designed to offer entertaining and educational experiences for tourists and families. The “Wetland Story House” offers exhibitions and detailed information on wetland ecosystem, providing a comprehensive experience-learning environment. Taiwan Toy Museum, on the other hand, displays nearly three thousand pieces of rarely seen toys from past to present, from Taiwan to around the world, as well as several hundreds of traditional kid toys, educational games, and a temple festival game area; in addition to experiencing with your own hands and playing all the educational games, there are also many kinds of outdoor toys and games.
- Traffic Route Nanzigou Biker Rest StopOriginally the Nanzigou Pumping Station, which is located at the right bank of Dahan River and along the Nanzigou Cycling Route, was revamped partially into a biker’s rest stop offering cyclists a space to take a break. One can follow the signs and enter the Rest Stop from Shuangxikou Flood Prevention Pedestrian Bridge. The Rest Stop offers restroom, air pumping, and water refilling services. Entering the rest area indoor, one can also learn about the history and stories of Banqiao Nanzigou while taking a break. But! The most striking view has to be the 26m-tall and 18m-wide mural! Based on the world classic book The Little Prince, this wall painting of adorable Little Prince, fox, and rose are waiting for your arrival at planet B612! (Photo Credit: Water Resources Department, New Taipei City Government)
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- Traffic Route Xinzhuang Temple StreetXinzhuang has a long, colored history. It began its rise during the last few years of the Qing dynasty Kangxi era, more than three centuries ago, and at one point it was the commercial center of northern Taiwan and the island’s third most bustling city, surpassing even Bangka. Today memories of this bygone era can be seen on Xinzhuang Old Street, which is also known as Temple Street.