Bounded by Fuxing Road in the east and maple-lined Zhongshan Road in the west, one of the city’s more pleasant thoroughfares, Zhongshan (中山; zhōngshān) is a lively modern district covering much of the northern part of central Taipei. Though there’s plenty to see, especially in its northern half, Zhongshan is primarily a collection of residential neighbourhoods, shopping streets and offices with no discernible centre, its sights spread out and often best combined with attractions in other areas; Taipei’s excellent Fine Arts Museum is close to Yuanshan MRT station and the temples in Dalongtong, while the Su Ho Memorial Paper Culture Foundation lies much further south, best approached from Songjiang Nanjing MRT Station.

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