文化之城

07/06/2015 - 11:05
文化之城
【文化之城】
你來淡水都只逛老街嗎?
淡水是個文化之城,幾乎可說四處皆有古蹟,加上雲門舞集進駐之虞,更替這個城市增添了幾分風韻。曾經是台灣第一大港,船運帶來的不僅僅是貨物、而是西方文明散播的起點。近二十處的遺跡蘊含了西班牙、葡萄牙、日式各種建築特色,特色鮮明的英式精美紅磚牆、西班牙式白堊迴廊,也有由劉銘傳修建、擁有「北門鎖鑰」之稱的滬尾砲台,與四間列為古蹟的寺廟。第一級國家古蹟紅毛城、擁有全台第二大管風琴的真理大教堂…等等,完整的古蹟與故事引領淡水的風華、更耐人尋味。

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【City of Cultures】
There are many places await you to discover in Tamsui, the old street is not the only one you must visit.
Tamsui is a city of cultures, you may find lots historical sites all over the place, and the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre just completed and opened on this Apr. 24 which brings different charms to Tamsui. Here was the 1st Port in Taiwan; the shipping not only brought commodities but the starting point of Western civilization and cultures. There are almost 20 historical sites at Tamsui, a variety featured architectures including British, Spain, Portuguese, Japanese, and Chinese. Such as British red brick walls, Spanish chalk cloister, and the ‘Hobe Fort’ built by Liu Ming-Chuan which is called ‘The Key of North Gate’, and four temples as monuments. Also here got the 1st-class National monuments – Fort San Domingo, and the Church of Aletheia University has the 2nd large Organ…etc. All these beautiful sceneries and charming stories show Tamsui’s elegance and full of historical, and await you to discover more surprises.