Stroll, shop, and take photos of the famous lanterns at Shifen Old Street, one of the most popular stops along the Pingxi railroad line. This picturesque attraction has a number of souvenir shops and eateries to entertain you during your visit. Though it was initially built to transport coal, this train stop and historical site is now known for its sky lanterns. Here you may be inspired to paint a wish and then release your lantern into the air with hopes that the wish will come true. There are also a number of other attractions within walking distance, including a well-known waterfall. Plan my day in New Taipei using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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$85 BOOK WITH VIATOR Pingxi and Jiufen Day Trip from Taipei with Sky Lantern Experience
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This was part of our day trip. Shifen was our last stop after visiting Yehliu geopark and Jiufen. It was drizzling when we visited and many people were releasing kongming lanterns. They wrote... more »
We took the train to Ruifang Railway Station(瑞芳車站), and then transferred to the Shenzhen-Ao Branch Line(深澳線) to Shifen Station(十分車站). Next to the railway, we wrote down our visions for our family's..... more »
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All wishes will come true thank you lord!
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