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Taipei is a city of rivers. Walk around the Dadaocheng, Yuanshan, Dazhi and Neihu areas and
you’ll enjoy plenty of river views. Travelers who ride a bicycle will know about the city’s comprehensive, interlinked system of riverside bikeways, with a total length of 112 kilometers along the Tamsui, Keelung, Xindian, and Jingmei rivers.
Discover Taipei, a bimonthly published by the Taipei City Government, introduces to readers the city’s four river in its March/April edition. The following is the article:
The History of Tamsui River
In former times, the Tamsui River played a key role in local communication and goods transportation, and was at the center of the city’s rise. [FULL STORY]