Artsy heritage gems and laid-back getaways in Taipei

From cosplaying in Dadaocheng to hanging out at hipster cafes, these are laidback ways to rediscover the city. ST PHOTOS: ONG SOR FERN
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TAIPEI – A walk through Taipei can take you back in time. 

A rundown 1960s concrete block looms next to a neat 1920s brick building. A modest Qing Dynasty-era wooden house is snuggled between 20th-century developments. 

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