This field trip is on a first-come-first-served basis, maximum 20 persons.
The AmCham Travel & Tourism Committee is hosting a special event on May 13, where Commissioner Yu-yen Chien of the Department of Information & Tourism of Taipei City 台北市政府觀光傳播局 簡余晏局長 will deliver a presentation followed by Q & A with participants. After this casual exchange, participants will be guided on a walking tour in the Dihua street area.
Dihua Street is located in Datong District of Taipei City, with a total length of 800 meters. The street was built in the 1850s as a major trading center for Chinese herbs and medicines, dried goods, fabrics, and teas since it is near the Dadaocheng port. Since 1996, it has become a market place for Chinese New Year grocery shopping. Dihua Street is also a popular tourist attraction with historical architectures in traditional Fujian, Baroque and western styles.