淡水鎮 oldest port of northern Taiwan, a nice harbor town aura, great seafood, and a breezy feel.
The oldest port of northern Taiwan, Tamsui is now connected to Taipei by MRT. It's still got a nice harbor town aura, great seafood, and a breezy feel.
Tamsui (Chinese: 淡水鎮, Taiwanese: Tām-súi/Tām-chúi, Tongyong Pinyin: Danshuei, Hanyu Pinyin: Danshui) is a sea-side town in Taipei County, Taiwan. It is named after a river whose name means 'Freshwater'. The town is also popular as a site for viewing the sun setting into the Taiwan Strait. There are three universities in this small town (population 130 105): Aletheia University, Tamkang University, and St. John's University.