Songshan Ciyou Temple
The Songshan Ciyou Temple, built in 1753, is a Taoist temple dedicated to the goddess Mazu. Mazu is the goddess of navigation and water transportation, and is highly worshipped by the people of Taiwan. As one of the best Taoist temples in Taipei, Songshan Ciyou Temple attracts many locals who come to make their wishes, as well as tourists from the nearby Raohe Street Night Market, who stop by to admire the glittering decorations.
The Xinyi area is home to some of Taipei's most cutting-edge trendy spots. Centered on Taipei's landmark 509-meter tall skyscraper Taipei 101, the area is filled with large shopping malls, high-end restaurants, and night spots, and is always bustling with activity. In addition to the new, the area is also home to art spots in old tobacco factories and parks with abundant nature right in the heart of the city, making it one of Taipei's most attractive areas.