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About Jiufen Old Street

With scenes like movies from the animation master Miyasaki, “Jiufen Old Street” consists of four streets aligned “three horizontally and one vertically” with many surrounding steps as features. The Jiufen Mountain City standing alone on top of mountain peak is famous for its view of the Keelung mountain and sea natural barrier, along with scenic beauty of lofty mist. One can stroll along Jiufen Old Street in feature souvenir shops and taste local delicacies. The nostalgic architectures along the streets pauses one’s steps for appreciation and walk into a Jiufen teahouse if you want a getaway from the bustles of streets. Each Jiufen teahouse is unique. Besides tea tasting, the intricacies of tea set making, various teas leave from all over Taiwan, the brewing method of tea and its culture, the design of the teahouse and its lifestyle beauty, delicate tea snacks and different seasonal mountain sceneries all calls for pausing and having a pot of tea, enjoy casual time and appreciate exclusive mountain sceneries. Nighttime at Jiufen holds a different flavor with brightly lit shops forming a charming sight. Stay the night and feel the lifestyle different from the morning.

If you have not walked the “Shuqi “road, then you have not been to Jiufen. Walking up the steps of this trail, pungent smell of tea wafted over, the stone steps, tea aroma and old Japanese buildings outlined a picture of reminiscence. It is this unique beauty that attracts visitors.

There is a well-known travel route in Rueifang of New Taipei City, including ShueiNandong, Jingguashui and Jiufen, shorted as “ShueiJingJiu”, translated as “beautiful for a long time” in Chinese.

Jiufen Old Street

Lao Zhen Xiang Pastry Shop

Lao Zhen Xiang Pastry Shop

Our Recommendations
  • Pineapple Cake
  • Native pineapple cake
  • Cranberry cake
Shih Cheng Ocarina Shop

Shih Cheng Ocarina Shop

Our Recommendations
  • Duck
  • Stag beetle
  • Cat
Yongbo Snacks Store

Yongbo Snacks Store

Our Recommendations
  • Beef jerky
  • Sea sedge rolls
  • Almond pork paper
Jiufen Clogs & Accessories

Jiufen Clogs & Accessories

Our Recommendations
  • Clogs
  • Slippers
  • Flax slippers
Huazang World Hand-Dyed Apparel & Accessories

Huazang World Hand-Dyed Apparel & Accessories

Our Recommendations
  • Tang suit
  • Tang suit for women
  • Jacket
Amour Handmade Footwear

Amour Handmade Footwear

Our Recommendations
  • Calfskin shoes
  • Pig skin latex insoles
  • Heels
Ying Jiang Arts and Crafts Signet Shop

Ying Jiang Arts and Crafts Signet Shop

Our Recommendations
  • Andaman redwood signet
  • Ebony signet
  • Verawood signet
9-Gold Sweets

9-Gold Sweets

Our Recommendations
  • Beehive muffin, kumquat-flavored
  • Red bean pie with mochi filling
  • Red bean pie with mochi, egg yolk and pork floss filling
Gaolizhao Tea Shop

Gaolizhao Tea Shop

Our Recommendations
  • Mt. Ali high mountain tea
  • Taiwan black tea(300g/150g)
  • High mountain Oolong tea300g
Orange Garden Glassware

Orange Garden Glassware

Our Recommendations
  • Bottle gourd(“Fortune and peace”)
  • Tangerine(“Luck and fortune”)
  • The persimmon and the peanut(“Great things are about to happen”)

How to Get There

Transportation

    Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Dahua Junction → Prov. Hwy 62 → Exit at the Ruifang Interchange → County Hwy 102

Public

    • THSR Taipei Station (or TRA Taipei Station) → Taipei MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing Station → Keelung Bus 1062 (bound for Jinguashi) to Jiufen Old Street.
    • TRA Ruifang Station → Taiwan Tourist Shuttle(Gold Fulong Shuttle Bus) to Jiufen.