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Jiufen Village, Taiwan

From series “Small Flamboyant Towns Painted with Van Gogh Colors”
Year: 1971.

In Taiwan, there is the charming town of Jiufen that also conquers travelers with its incredible atmosphere. The history of this town is very interesting; it had been founded many years ago as a small settlement of gold miners. There have been several mines, in which the bulk of the population has been employed. When the gold rush was over, locals did not leave their homes. After a few years, their hometown became a thriving tourist center.

Jiufen Village, Taiwan This fantastically beautiful town is located in the hills. One of its main features is a huge number of different escalators and lifts. They allow you to navigate easily throughout the town. Such lifts are one of the favorite attractions for tourists. Those who prefer active recreation would like to walk. During a stroll, you can fully enjoy the beauty of the architecture and visit many amazing places.

The first gold mines were founded in the city in 1971; today they are among the major attractions of Jiufen. A favorite pastime among tourists is walking through the narrow city streets, which are decorated with lovely lanterns. Here, at every step, you can find excellent local restaurants, traditional teahouses, great shops, and souvenir stalls. Those who decide to visit Jiufen have to consider that most tourists come to the city on weekends. Streets might be quite only in the morning on a weekday. Next - Hallstatt Village

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Jiufen Village - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Chinatrust Commercial Bank ATM' located in 2.14 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Rent Car in Keelung' is located in 9 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'CPC' in 2.17 km
Police station: 'New Taipei City Government Police Department' in 0.29 km
Railway station: 'Houtong station' in 2.73 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Taipei Songshan Airport TSA - in 28 km
 »  Taoyuan Airport TPE - in 61 km
 »  Hualien Airport HUN - in 122 km
 »  Ishigaki Airport ISG - in 251 km
 »  Taitung Airport TTT - in 271 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Jiufen Village

Taipei Jiufen Old Time Classic (Chiu Chunt Dint) Homestay B&B

Located in 0 km from Jiufen Village
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Rooms: 10
Taipei Jiufen Old Time Classic (Chiu Chunt Dint) Homestay B&B is located a 30-minute drive from Gold Museum and a 12-minute drive from Ruifang … More: photo, rates and booking
Taipei Jinguashi Cloud Mountain Homestay B&B

Located in 1 km from Jiufen Village
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Rooms: 10
Nestled in the country side, Taipei Jiufen Cloud Mountain Homestay B&B offers a relaxing getaway surrounded by mountains and greenery. The rooms are … More: photo, rates and booking
E-Coast Satr Hotel

Located in 10 km from Jiufen Village
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Rooms: 35
Rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen TV, air conditioning and an electric kettle. Featuring a shower, the private bathrooms also come with … More: photo, rates and booking
Fullon Hotel Fulong

Located in 14 km from Jiufen Village
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Rooms: 54
Fulong Fullon Hotel is about 72 km from Taoyuan International Airport. The spacious rooms at Fullon feature luxurious furnishings and a flat-screen … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around Jiufen Village - Taipei

Among the attractive features of prestigious The Ambassador Hotel Taipei is its well-developed infrastructure making it attractive for fans of various types of recreation. For active tourists, the hotel has a modern fitness center and a beautiful outdoor pool in the courtyard. Those wishing to relax are sure to appreciate a first-class massage parlor and a sauna, while gourmets would be more impressed by a decent choice of restaurants. Canton Court Restaurant specializes in Cantonese cuisine; its specialties include one of the most popular national delicacies - Dim Sum.

Top-rated Shangri-la's Far Eastern Plaza occupies an incredibly beautiful high-rise building. The hotel is glad to offer its guests stylish rooms with a panoramic view of the Taipei 101. Its well-equipped relaxation area with swimming pools and furnished terraces is perfect for admiring the surroundings, and fans of wellness will surely be impressed by Horizon Spa, whose clients can enjoy many different types of massage. A pleasant surprise is prepared for business travelers - at their disposal is a large business center equipped with modern amenities and OSIM massage chairs.
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