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Yonghe

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Yonghe (永和區) [1] [dead link], 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 in[edit]

By MRT[edit]

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

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Museum of World Religions. This 8,000 square metre 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 located in Yunghe City in Taipei County and is a 15 to 20 minute walk from Tingxi MRT station on the Yung-he line. Address: 7F, 236 Zhongshan Road, sec. 1, Yonghe. Tel:8231 6118. Open: Tues-Sun, admission - NT$120.

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

  • Seven-Eleven.
  • Korean Apparel Street.
  • 9x9 Stationary Store.
  • Lehua Night Market.

Eat[edit]

  • TianFu Jia Chang Cai (天府家常菜), No.5, RenAi Rd. arguably the most authentic Sichuan food in Taipei
  • Lehua Night Market.
  • Yonghe Soybean Milk.
  • Dz Dzai lin, +886 2 2922-9947. Yuxi Street. A reasonably priced and laid back restaurant serving vegetarian and natural food dishes.

Drink[edit]

  • 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, located just outside of Taipei City, in Yonghe City. It's the original "Yonghe Doujiang" (from which all other places copied), it's open 24-hours and it's cheap! Soy Milk King of the World

Sleep[edit]

Hostels[edit]

  • Amigo Hostel, No. 14, Lane 157, Yonghe Road. Sec. 2, Yonghe, +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 24hr wi fi access. US$7/night.

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