TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s southwestern city of Tainan is the original place of the belief of the matchmaking god Yuelao, and this year the city cooperates with Taiwan Tour Bus to launch seven seasonal matchmaking god themed routes that combine visiting local tourist attractions and Yuelao temples, tasting Tainan gourmet foods, as well as other activities.
OhBear, the ambassador of Taiwan tourism, on Tuesday joined hands with the matching gods from seven local Yuelao temples to trumpet the city's “Matchmaking God Tour with Taiwan Tour Bus,” which is a part of the city-organized Chinese Valentine's Day activitie.
Danzai Noodle, one of Tainan's gourmet foods
Activities for each of the routes will include visits to local attractions specific to each route and to popular streets in the city such as Zhengxing Street, Guohua Street and Shennong Street, as well as the matchmaking god gadget DIY activity.
The “Matchmaking God Tour with Taiwan Tour Bus” activity will take place on every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday from August 5 to August 28, and the package tour sells only for NT$999 per person, the activity organizer said. A group tour with 16 participants will operate, and registration for participation is open from now on, the organizer said.
A view of Shennong Street at night
A coffee shop on Zhengxing Street
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Chinese Valentine’s Day is coming soon. To get ready many singles looking for love are heading to Tainan, home to several temples dedicated to the matchmaking god Yuelao. Tainan Cultural Affairs Bureau said that besides the matchmaking god tour, the city will also hold a series of other activities, such as themed exhibitions, concerts and meetings with the matchmaking god. The bureau urged those who are look for love to come to Tainan to look for their happiness.
For more information, please visit the activity website (Chinese).