The scenic pleasures of Taipei’s four rivers

Want China Times
Date: 2015-04-07
By: CNA

Taipei is a city of rivers. Walk around the Dadaocheng, Yuanshan, Dazhi and Neihu areas and

Taipei civil servants practice for the annual Dragon Boat Day races on the Keelung River near the Dajia Riverside Park, May 29, 2014. (File photo/Taipei City Government)

Taipei civil servants practice for the annual Dragon Boat Day races on the Keelung River near the Dajia Riverside Park, May 29, 2014. (File photo/Taipei City Government)

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]

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