2018 / October
Cathy Teng /photos courtesy of Lin Min-hsuan /tr. by Robert Green
With its elegant Yingxi Gate, two-centuries-old City God Temple, and Dongmen Market (once the largest traditional market in Taiwan), Hsinchu is a city that lends itself to reveling in the past. Yet with the Industrial Technology Research Institute and the Hsinchu Science Park, the city is known the world over for its modern present. Hsinchu blends the old and the new and also welcomes newcomers from all over to settle down there, participate in its bubbling creativity and help write the next chapter of the city’s history.