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Jiufen Old Street 九份老街

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Tuesday:08:00 - 19:00




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.


Northern Taiwan
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Jiufenjishan Street, Ruifang Dist., New Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

Opening Hours

Sunday 08:00 - 22:00
Monday 08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 19:00
Thursday 08:00 - 19:00
Friday 08:00 - 22:00
Saturday 08:00 - 22:00

Services & Facilities

  • Dinning
  • Shopping
  • Toilets


Nearby MRT

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  • ianwyj

    Singapore, Singapore

    Certainly touristy, but getting there was part of the fun


    We almost had no time on our itinerary for a visit to this touristy little collection of streets located near Keelung in the north of the country. But a small break in schedule allowed us to squeeze in a trip there and back, even if it was literally a whistle-stop visit. We took the bus from the bust stop outside Zhongxing Fuxiao station, a journey that about 80 minutes cutting through various Tapiei districts before heading for the hills. I found the journey interesting as, once the bus left the city proper, the scenery became less urban though quite rural. We arrived in Jiufen just as it started to drizzle. The skies subsequently turned into a downpour which, accompanied by the breeze, made it somewhat chilly. This didn't really dampen the mood as there were a number of eating places which we ducked into to try some of the delicious local cuisine. There were plenty of shops selling foodstuff, clothes, paintings, leather goods, souvenir, in fact anything that a good shopper could spend plenty of time and money in. Some parts of the town had excellent views of Keelung in the distance. Unless one has personal transport, it's a good idea to not only to keep an eye on what time the last buses leave but also from which bus stop they depart.
  • TrMarek

    Traveler type:


    Worth a visit...especially on weekdays


    Popular & touristy thing to do. Be prepared to battle the crowds if you visit on the weekend. A bevy of souvenir shops selling leather goods, jewelry items, massage trinkets and food vendors + tea shops line the old street. Based on my experience, which has been 3 visits... don't eat there! Food is very underwhelming. The atmosphere, particularly at sunset is nice with all the lanterns lighting up. There are some glorious views to be enjoyed as well.
  • CelynT

    Luzon, Philippines



    I would have loved this place had it been not overly touristy. There were a lot of people here to the point of taking small steps because there's little space to move around. It's an interesting and beautiful place, but the noise and chaos ruined my visit.
  • Gregorius S

    Greater London, United Kingdom

    Nice to walk around and eating


    Its a unique place to visit. From Taipei just take a public bus direct to Chiufen. On the day I visit the place was very crowded but a lot of fun. There are some tea houses there, try one famous with the Ghibli movie and not worth at all. try eating at many choices of small restaurants and try choices of delicacies will be a very good experiences.
  • kurt1104

    Taipei, Taiwan

    Very biutiful!


    You must visit Jiu Fen Old Street. There are so many delicious food and biutiful landscape. But the only thing that is the old street too narrow. If too many people in there, it will very crowded. So if you want to watch more landscape.find a restaurant, order a cup of tea .Then you will enjoy your time.

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