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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gosh! We loved this place. It was crammed full of people (we were there on a holiday) but the smells and tastes were amazing. I would suggest going there with a guide if you can as I am not sure that I would have tried...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

非常に有名な観光地です。 台北に行ったら是非訪ねて欲しいです。 ただ、バスで片道2時間程かかるので 早朝から行く事をオススメします。 Very famous sightseeing place in Taipei. Super recommend place but here is so far from city by bus in 2hours in haif way to better going here in the early morning.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jiufen is actually quite far from Taipei. However there is public bus to reach there (Jing Gua Shi if not mistaken). It is up on hill so be ready for some dizzy rides up and down. There are a lot of shops, mostly souvenirs and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank wengSDK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to walk around, but avoid weekends! Too much people in the evenings. Best go early mornings before the tourist busses arrive. Don't miss the Temple down from the old street! Beautiful!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank michelelS2382GJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Street is chock a block with shops selling souvenirs with little variation from one shop to another. It's on a hillside and there are some 400 steps from bottom to top. One street goes up and down, another goes along the hillside. And...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank imwuzzy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can have option to visit thease place, but advisable to visit 😉😉 nice weather and view. Food alot choices heheheh but for muslims have limited choices. Quite near with Gold Museum. Take another bus to come here 856. Easy to find.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Akhmarcool
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking thru this meandering street lined with shops brings one back to the childhood days - fun n happiness filled. You can find some of the best food here - taro balls, meatballs, etc.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank LevTeo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today my wife and I and some friends visited the Jiufen old street. First let me tell you it is a place you must visit early in the morning because the crowds are there by midday. The scenery on top of the mountain is a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank wcockerall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Juifen is about an hour and half away from Taipei main station. We took the bus 1062 from the fuxing station. This bus goes all the way to juifen old street in ruifanh district. It is the last stop on the bus which helps. Sit...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alaka S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tourists crowd the sidewalks! Stores hawk food and wares! Buses and mopeds zip by. The lights. The sounds. Seriously, if this is your scene, it doesn’t get my nuttier than here, even Harajuku! Fun if you are in the right mood.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Ruifan District
With its air of historical heritage, Shuijinjiu
(ShueiNanDong, Jingguashi, Jiufen) used to be
prosperous and glamorous due to mining. Although its
magnificent semblance no longer exists, the peaceful
and beautiful atmosphere has persisted. With a wave to
the age of the gold rush, one can still see a glimpse
of its glorious past through the Golden Waterfall.
Gazing at the ShueiNanDong Remains of the 13 Levels,
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tartoos123
21 February 2019|
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Response from Dkpar | Reviewed this property |
The alley is very small and packed with people moving to both directions.
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Sherly Y
30 October 2018|
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Response from Goochmaster | Reviewed this property |
Like other markets they start early and I think with one hours travel from Taipei if u started at 8.30am you would still catch the famous food shops. Even if not open you can catch the scenery.
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voodoogirl2013
2 October 2018|
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Response from Marciano S | Reviewed this property |
Stay in taipei, this place is not old or baby friendly. Steep route and long waitint public bus transfer. Not worth visiting unless u're into old heritage houses with average view and awful food.
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