3 budget-friendly places to spend CNY holidays

TAIPEI (4-Way Voice) — During the Chinese New Year’s holiday, many people are looking forward to traveling in style. If we’re on a tight budget, 4-Way Voice has compiled various destinations that won’t empty wallet while providing fun at the same time!

Taiwan Temples

Taiwan boasts an impressive list of temples, small and big, including Lungshan Temple, Xingtian Temple, Changchun Phra Phrom, and Xiahai City God Temple, to name just a few. Many tourists as well as worshippers head there to pray for a good year and experience the local culture. The good news is that visiting temples won’t cost you a penny. It is the perfect destination for friends and coworkers to start the new year on the right foot —with a blessing.

Taiwan Bookstores

Taiwan is also home to many bookstores. Aside from small, independent bookstores, franchises such as Eslite Bookstores are also great places to relax. If you find yourself short on cash this holiday, Eslite Bookstore is the perfect place to spend a day while enjoying your favorite books.

Dadoucheng and Dihua Street

Both Dadoucheng and Dihua Street are known for selling festive clothes, decorations, and foods for Chinese New Year. After undergoing various transformations, many cultural and creative industries have opened shops in the area, intertwining both the old and new while providing foreign visitors a glimpse into the past.


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