The life of any region arises out of its historical past, its remembrance of culture, and its hold on the future. The New Taipei government has established museums of tea culture, pottery and ceramics, and other sites to help preserve the memory of the common history and culture. New Taipei is rich in cultural resources. It’s a major cultural city that hosts a rich variety of cultural activities. Come! Join us as we trace our cultural roots.The confluence of the Tamshui, Hsintien and Keelung Rivers gave rise to New Taipei, which expanded gradually inland from the smallish river mouth to achieve its present scope. The meeting ground of the rivers stretches away in a scene of grandeur as the seashore, its terrain carved out by the hand of time, faces off with the low mountains standing peacefully in the distance of New Taipei.