Visiting Old Streets of Taipei

Visiting Old Streets of Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan (B)

From Taipei Main Station, we took the train to Ruifang Station, then transferred to the Pingxi Line. There are eight stations along the Pingxi Line and while rolling along the tracks, we'd decide where to alight, then we'd change our mind. In the end, we decided we'd get off at the end of the line: Jingtong Station. Most of the passengers got off at Shifen Station, and by the time we reached Jingtong Station, there were probably just a dozen of us.

Surrounding Jingtong Station were shops selling souvenirs and snacks. But only a few shops were open. It was a very quiet place with only a few tourists. Maybe because it was raining, or maybe because it was too early.

The old street spilled out on the highway, where on the right we saw a lantern-shaped police station.

Jingtong Old Street is just around 200 meters long. There wasn't much else to do except to check out the tracks (once the train had left), the old building across the tracks, and the dozens of wishes written on bamboo hanging along the fence. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Visiting Old Streets of Taipei
Guide Location: Taiwan » Taipei
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Mustachio Ventures
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Taipei Main Station
  • Jingtong Station
  • police station
  • Jingtong Old Street

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