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✔️Discover the hidden Jiufen Town that is only known to locals ✔️Experience the near extinct gold-prospecting skills unique to Taiwan ✔️Spot the breathtaking panoramic view of coastal-hill regions --- Jiufen, probably already on your bucket list of must go places, is one of the most renowned cities among travelers to Taiwan. Once the most dominant gold mine city of Asia under Japanese colonization, she enjoyed prominence even well into the 1950s. For decades, Jiufen was celebrated for its luxurious life style, grandeur of its temples and theaters, and the size of its visitor crowds. Today, Jiufen is mostly appreciated for its local cuisine, the coastal views of North Taiwan, and its relation to popular movies such as Spirited Away and A City of Sadness. However, on this fascinating route, we take you to the unknown side of Jiufen away from the clustered tourist sites - Come with us on this tour to travel back in time and see the authentic Jiufen Town in its golden years!
You’ll have 2 starting optionsSee Important Information for details
- 1Fu Shan TempleStop: 15 minutes -See details
- 2頌德公園觀景臺Stop: 15 minutes -See details
- 3磅坑口Stop: 10 minutes -See details
- 4Jioufen Gold Mine MuseumStop: 30 minutes - Admission includedSee details
- 5Shengping TheaterStop: 10 minutes -See details
You'll end at
No. 137, Qingbian Road, Ruifang District, New Taipei City, Taiwan 224
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Ximen Station, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100 No. 3, Jishan Street, Ruifang District, New Taipei City, Taiwan 224
Shengping Theater, No. 137, Qingbian Road, Ruifang District, New Taipei City, Taiwan 224
- Entry/Admission - Jioufen Gold Mine Museum
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Most travellers can participate
- This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I've been to jiufen before, but my tour with Yujin was nothing like what I experienced from jiufen. I turned out to be the only one that signed up, so it became a private tour. Yujin is very wellspoken and knowledgeable about all of jiufen. The museum tour and information…
Date of experience: March 2020
Response from LIFormosa, 客戶關係經理 at Jiufen Walking Tour
Responded 17 Mar 2020
Thank you for your kind words! So glad that you enjoyed the tour with us. There is always lots of hidden gems and fun facts in Taiwan. Best wishes to your next trip, and hope to see you again in Taiwan! - Yujin
This tour was done by Lo, Claudia and Florence. Likeit Formosa guided us through the non touristy parts of Jiufen, they guided us through some spectaculer views with some good history.
Date of experience: December 2019
The main Street of Jiufen can be obnoxiously crowded, this tour is to see the rest of the town and hidden streets. Our guide Lo was one of my favorite guides I met in Taiwan, he was so good I took another tour with him the next day (Taipei history tour).
Date of experience: November 2019
I had a great time in Jiufen. I learnt about the local life and history. It is a place to enjoy a day
Date of experience: August 2019
I had so much fun on the Jiufen walking tour with Anita, who was a wonderful guide. I ended up being the only guest, and received a private tour as a result. Anita was very knowledgeable, welcoming, and enjoyable to talk to. She had the answers to all my questions about Jiufen,…
Date of experience: June 2019
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