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Within Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf scenic area, there is breathtaking world-class sunset, the most beautiful hotel in Northern Taiwan in a unique cruise ship style.
The hotel features oceanic architecture, wifi network connection, outdoor swimming pools, wellness center with sauna, hot spring, SPA and fitness center. The 360-degree revolving “Lover’s Tower” with its height of 100 meters provides a panoramic view of Tamsui.
A wide variety of beverages and food services are offered in the Arcadia Café, Fu-Yuan Chinese restaurant and two bars.
Outside the hotel, there are Starbucks and other convenience stores situated in the nearby shopping mall. You will surely find something to meet your appetite when needed.
This 100m-high revolving tower accommodates a maximum of 80 people. You can enjoy a panoramic view over Tamsui River and the amazing scenery of the Taiwan Strait and GuanYin Mountain from the top of the tower. Whether it’s a golden dawn or a poetic sunset, the different scenery will succumb you to its special charm.
The marvelous Fisherman’s Wharf is only a minute walk from the hotel. The two biggest landmarks that cannot be missed here are the “Wooden Boardwalk”, a perfect place for ocean gazing, and the white, sail shaped “Lover’s Bridge”. Every day before dusk, you can see crowds of people lining up tripods waiting to capture the famous and beautiful scene of the sun setting over the ocean.
Fort San Domingo is the most prominent monument to foreign involvement in Taiwan. First built in 1629 by the Spanish, Fort San Domingo was intended to aid the imposition of Spanish rule over the local Chinese and aboriginal populations in northern Taiwan.The fort became known as the “Hongmao Castle” (Fort of the Red Heads) in reference to the colorful locks of its Dutch occupants. Fort San Domingo’s position overlooking the estuary of the Tamsui River makes it a particularly attractive scenic spot. Nowadays the interior of the fort is used as a cultural relics exhibition, displaying the historical pictures and literatures.
10 minutes by bus from the hotel, the Tamsui Ferry Pier is on the right side of the Tamsui river bank. You can take the ferry from here to Bali or back to Fisherman’s Wharf and indulge yourself in the picturesque scenery of mountains and the river, or simply walk along the riverside pavement and enjoy the iconic sunset with some delightful dessert in your hand.
Nearby the MRT Tamsui station lies the famous Tamsui Old Street. It is divided into the inner and outer side. The outer street is the golden anchor walkway of Tamsui river coast, while the inner side is a traditional old street lined with bustling shops. There are genuine traditional pastry shops, groceries and stores selling trendy outfits and toys. The popular cuisines in the area include “A-Gei”, fish ball, fried fish crackers, century eggs, etc. are all must-try goodies. In the evening, the beautiful scenery of the sun setting below the ocean horizon can be seen all along the golden anchor walkway.