Wulai Old Street
Strong Aboriginal Flavor
Shops in Wulai Old Street are all rich in aboriginal flavor. Whether it’s the delicious cuisine or indigenous handicrafts, they all share the same aboriginal style but unique in respective ways, creating the one-of-a-kind atmosphere.
Wulai features a variety of traditional Atayal delicacies. One can tastes hot spring eggs, bamboo tube rice, wild mountain boar meat, stone-grilled meat flavored with rice wine, handmade sticky rice cake and other gourmets beyond one’s expectation when roaming the old street.
When it comes to Wulai Old Street, not only tasty food but also distinctive handicrafts should be mentioned. There are a variety of shops selling aboriginal handicrafts. Buying as a souvenir or simply just appreciating, Atayal style handicrafts are what you should not missed when traveling to Wulai.
If you are not satisfied with merely tasting aboriginal cuisine and checking out handicrafts, the nearby Wulai Atayal Museum offers further introductions of Atayal Tribe, aboriginal dance performances, displays of cultural artifacts, and handicrafts DIY. With shops and musuem in Wulai, you can absolutely immerse yourself in Taiwan indigenous culture.
Explore Wulai Natural Sceneries
Today, Wulai is a popular place for your Taipei travel. In addition to cultural attractions like Old Street and Wulai Atayal Museum, there are even more natural scenic spots such as hot spring, historical railway, magnificent waterfalls, gondola, and Yunhsien Holiday Resort to complete your Wulai trip. Wulai is without a doubt a perfect travel choice rich in both natural landscape and cultural characteristics.
Take Xindian Bus (Taipei-Wulai route bus no. 849) from Taipei Main Station at Chingdao W. Road or MRT Xindian Station to Wulai Bus Terminus. From there, it's only a 3-5mins walk to the destination.
Take Taipei MRT-Xindian Line to MRT Xindian Station and take Xindian Bus (Taipei-Wulai route bus no. 849) to Wulai Bus Terminus. The travel time from MRT Xindian Station to Wulai is about a 40mins ride.