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  • Address: Ruifang District, Xinbei, Taiwan, Taipei
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Trail, Walking Area

This is a popular area in the mountainous Ruifang District of Taipei. This area holds a place of importance in the history of the area. This is mainly because Jiufen was the primary center for explorers during the gold rush in the late 1890s.

Because of its moniker as the ‘City of Sadness’, the local restaurants and other businesses capitalized on the global fascination with the area and commercialized it to an extent where today it can be considered to be an important tourist destination.

Jiufen Travel Tips

  • The rugged mountainous area has numerous photo opportunities and is a great picnic location.
  • Try out the tea at the City of Sadness restaurant.
  • Visiting the Gold Museum is also a good idea.

How to Reach Jiufen

  • Rueifang Station of the TRA Yilan Line, which is 15 minutes away by bus.

  • Melange Cafe
  • Cafe, sandwiches Local restaurants and street food stalls

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  • Jiufen Address: Ruifang District, Xinbei, Taiwan, Taipei
  • Jiufen Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Jiufen: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 45.04% of people who visit Taipei include Jiufen in their plan

  • 41.51% of people start their Jiufen visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Jiufen

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

91.99% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jiufen

People normally club together Taipei Zoo and Danshui while planning their visit to Jiufen.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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