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Yonghe (永和區), also spelled Yungho, is a district of New Taipei famous for its breakfast foods, notably soy milk.

Yonghe is a very crowded and noisy suburb of Taipei, with the second-highest population density in the world (after Manila, Philippines) with over 41,300 people per square km. The museum of religion is the city's primary draw for tourists.

Get inEdit

By MRTEdit

The yellow line (Zhonghe Line) connects Yonghe to Taipei City.

  • 1 Yongan Market Station (永安市場), No. 388, Zhonghe Road.    
  • 2 Dingxi station (頂溪), 234.    

Get aroundEdit

SeeEdit

MuseumsEdit

  • 1 Museum of World Religions (世界宗教博物館), 7F, No. 236, Section 1, Zhongshan Road, +886 2 8231 6118. Tu-Su 10:00-17:00. This 8,000-m² museum was inaugurated in 2001 by a Taiwanese Buddhist monastery. It is dedicated to the preservation of all sacred knowledge and aims to foster an understanding and respect among the different beliefs. The museum has permanent displays of sacred texts and artifacts representing all the major religions, short-term exhibitions and, in addition, hosts talks and discussions. It is a 15- to 20-minute walk from Tingxi MRT station on the Yung-he line. NT$120.    

TemplesEdit

  • 2 Yonghe Baofu Temple (永和保福宮), No. 11, Lane 202, Ren'ai Road, +886 2 2922 7524.  

Parks & natureEdit

  • Ren'ai Park (仁愛公園), No. 244-1, Ren'ai Road, +886 2 2928 2828.  

DoEdit

BuyEdit

  • 1 Korean Apparel Street, Zhongxing Street.    
  • 9x9 Stationary Store.
  • 2 Fuhe Flea Market (福和二手市集), Fuhe Bridge. 06:00-12:00. An outdoor market selling second hand items, fruit, and a number of other odds and ends.

EatEdit

Local fareEdit

  • 1 TianFu Jia Chang Cai (天府家常菜), No.5, RenAi Rd. Authentic Sichuan food.

VegetarianEdit

  • Dz Dzai lin, +886 2 2922-9947. Yuxi Street. A reasonably priced and laid back restaurant serving vegetarian and natural food dishes.

Night marketEdit

  • 2 Lehua Night Market (樂華夜市), Yongping Road, +886 2 2232 9711. Daily 17:00-01:00.

DrinkEdit

Yonghe Soy MilkEdit

  • 3 Soy Milk King of the World (世界豆漿大王), 284 Yonghe Rd, +886 2 8927-0000. Sec. 2. Near the MRT Dingxi Station. It's the original "Yonghe Doujiang" (from which all other places copied), it's open 24 hours a day and it's cheap!

AlcoholEdit

  • 1 流民棧 Bar & Bed, No. 3, Zhongxiao Street, +886 2 3233 2611. A small establishment with a local atmosphere. There are also rooms for patrons to stay here as well (hence the name).
  • 2 The More Bar, No. 532, Zhongzheng Road, +886 2 2925 3232. 20:00-00:00.

SleepEdit

HostelsEdit

  • Amigo Hostel, No. 14, Lane 157, Yonghe Road. Sec. 2, +886 2 2929-7583, +886 2 2929-7596. An old favorite, though it is no longer in its old location. Closest MRT: Dingxi. Cheap, basic hostel that has 24-hr Wi-Fi access. US$7/night.

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