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Charming Village Of Jiufen In Taiwan Up In The Mountains


An atmosphere of an old town, Jiufen is a small village in located in the mountains of Northern Taiwan. Jiufen is a former gold mining town originally built by Japanese and now with rich history and culture.

The town is filled with cafes, tea houses, store stalls and souvenir shops with retro styles with the view of the ocean. Food stalls offres tradional Taiwanese foods like taro balls, stinky tofu, noodle soups, nougat and others.

 

Long time ago, there were only nine families living in the small isolated village of Jiufen. Due to the lack of transportation from the mountain, the families used to buy and reserve nine portions of household goods to be delivered and ditributed. The name Jiufen or “Nine Portions” is given.

 

Take note:

Jiufen gets crowded during noon until late afternoon, specially in the weekends. Beware of the tourist trap shops.

 


How to get there?

From Taipei main Station take train to Ruifang Station then ride bus with route 827 and 788 heading to Jiufen. Alternatively, from MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing Station (Blue Line) ride bus route 1062 (Keelung bus) to Jinguashi and get off at Jiufen Bus stop.



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  1. This is the best function room in the city. The food they served was warm, fresh and tasty, and the panoramic window is a sight to behold on a clear day. The main hall at rental spaces for parties was similar to a club/lounge – however, it had more of an intimate feel.

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