Introduction about Jiufen village
The unique attraction and unique to domestic and foreign tourists coming to Jiufen ancient village in Taiwan is a village built along the sea-side mountains at the extreme north of Taiwan. The ancient village also preserves the old architecture, with unique living culture and cuisine, especially the village that has become a tourist destination that no one can ignore. The reason the village was called Jiufen – was because in the past when in the Qing Dynasty, since the village was just opened, there were only 9 families living in this village, Before development, Jiufen had a transportation system. Outdated and rudimentary transport makes the flights to the world very inconvenient. So, whenever families go shopping elsewhere, they usually buy things to divide among the other 8 families. That’s why Jiufen has such a name
Currently, the village has more than 900 houses built mainly to serve tourists. Because road traffic is not so convenient, people here use boats or boats as the main means of transportation. When you want to buy anything or anything, people here usually order nine, so the people call it Jiufen.
How to go to the Jiufen village
To reach Jiufen ancient village, it will take you about an hour by car from the center of Taipei. There are two ways to move that you choose: take the bus to Kaohsiung port town, from there turn right one way to the old village or you can rent a private car for your exploration convenience.
Coming to Jiufen, you will be able to relax in the mist spreading everywhere, the magical natural scenery like stepping out from an ancient story, enjoying the fresh, cool air from the blue sea. Abyss and zoom out to see the clouds and sky, charming mountains.
Since the village is located on a mountain slope, the bus must stop at a stop at the foot of the mountain, for visitors to walk into the village. Want to enter the village you must follow the terraced path going up.
What is special about Jiufen village
Jiufen is like a precious ancient jewel of Taipei, a testament to the traditional beauty here, the ancient wooden houses, the tea taste that has passed down for thousands of generations will make you feel like returning to live in old Taiwanese movies.
Food experience at Jiufen
The two famous Qingbian and Jishan streets have many tea ceremony shops, bakeries, eateries, gold mining museums, and Jiufen folk art gallery. Cuisine in Cuu Phan ancient village is very diverse and attractive. Here is famous for the cakes made from potatoes with very special flavors. Tourists in the old village can taste different cakes and buy them as gifts for relatives. In addition to the cakes, when you come to Jiufen Ancient Village you also have the opportunity to try other dishes such as beef ball noodles, dim-sum, dumplings, blueberry sugar sandwiches, traditional Taiwanese tea, rotten tofu, …. Spend a few days resting here, relax your soul, be nostalgic for yourself, everything around is tinged with old colors, everything slows down and will save in your mind unforgettable memories.