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Jiufen Old Street 九份老街

There are four relatively well-renown streets in Jiufen among which includes Jishan Street, otherwise known as Dark Street. Rain or shine the street never sees the sun’s rays of light and it is usually packed with people, particularly on weekends and holidays. The other three streets also frequented by visitors are known as Cingbian Road, Ciche Road and Jianci Road. It is recommended that tourists slow down, for on these ancient lanes and alleys, perhaps when least expected, a picture perfect moment shall be availed of the careful eye.

Information

Themes
Historic Sites Family Activities 101 Highlights Themed Shopping Areas
Subject
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Address
Jiufenjishan Street, Ruifang Dist., New Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

Services & Facilities

  • Dinning
  • Shopping
  • Toilets

Transportaiton

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  1. 60 Terrible
  2. 149 Poor
  3. 780 Average
  4. 999+ Very good
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  1. 999+ Families
  2. 784 Couples
  3. 447 Solo
  4. 64 Business
  5. 999+ Friends
  • I_wander_asia

    Greater London, United Kingdom

    Traveler type:

    Couples

    Too many oeople

    2017-12

    This place is actually quite nice. There are many shops selling food and other souvenir stuff but there are really just too many people. You’re walking down the alleys like penguins moving one inch per minute, it wasn’t a nice experience.
  • chichinun

    Manila, Philippines

    Traveler type:

    Friends getaway

    Jiufen Old Street charm

    2018-01

    A bird's eyeview of how Taiwan used to be was shown by Jiufen Old Street. We took a chartered car through Klook to visit Shifen, Pingxi, Jiufen and Keelung. We had so much fun navigating the undulating streets filled with food stalls that sell traditions-old foodstuff. There were craft and souvenir shops as well. When in Taiwan do make time to visit this place. It can be reached through the train system and buses, too.
  • Emily L

    Traveler type:

    Family

    Jiufen Ocarina music Shop

    2018-01

    Hello, everyone! Today we will visit a special place where you will find lots of magic stuff. It is usually made of clay, everybody called it “Ocarina”. This special shop is located in Jiufen that is a special town with lots of traditional atmospheres you may not miss! Follow me to explore this special music shop! You will find lots of caves inside, see into the cave, spectacular clay instruments will catch your eyes. Tell you a good news! Buy one ocarina you will get one sheet music for free!
  • travellernick121

    London, United Kingdom

    Traveler type:

    Friends getaway

    Crowded, rainy but beautiful

    2017-11

    We came here on a KKday day tour, and had nearly 2 hours to walk around and explore. The day we went, the heavens opened, so walking up and down the main stretch, when everyone has umbrellas up, was a bit difficult. Once you deviate from the main area though, it gets easier. We loved all the lanterns and Spirited Away themed shops. Follow your nose and get some snacks in whatever stall takes your fancy. We tried some great prawn balls The view from the top is beautiful. Yes it is busy and very touristy, but if you prepare yourself for that, it's worth it. If I had a shorter time in Taiwan, I would probably focus more on Taipei, but it was really nice to get out and explore some countryside.
  • Ha R

    Halong Bay, Vietnam

    Traveler type:

    Friends getaway

    Interesting Place

    2017-11

    An ancient mountain street with adjoining shops and stores. The entrance is small and crowed but it is very excited to join the flow of travelers. After walk for a while, please seat down and enjoin some tea in a tea shop, look at the contrary between the peaceful mountain view outside and the noisy of traveler on the road. Street food here is variety, should come with an empty belly :)

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