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Jiufen (Chiufen) Old Street

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Rueifang District, New Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

● Opening hours: Open all year round
● Must-try snacks: Taro balls, sweet potato balls, Caozaiguo, red yeast Taiwanese meatballs, brown sugar mocha, fermented bean curd and century eggs
Jiufen Old Street, also spelled Chiufen, is a place strong in cultural characteristics located in New Taipei City. Jiufen village is located within hills, next to the mountains, and facing the ocean, and used to be the center of gold mining. Because of its unique location, Jiufen village is well known for its foggy weather condition that creates a romantic atmosphere.
The old street is full of local snack vendors and special traditional handicrafts shops. Various foods such as “Yu Yuan” (taro balls), fried meat balls, steamed taro cakes, and herbal rice cakes, are all Jiufen’s specialties. In addition, Chinese teahouses in this area are also very popular for both local and foreign tourists. With the picturesque sceneries, Chiufen allows visitors to drink tea during night while appreciating the night views. Visitors can enjoy strong festive atmosphere during the Chinese New Year period.


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Take train to Rueifang Railway Station and transfer bus to Chiufen.


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