Neiwan Old Street, Hsinchu County

Discover traditional Taiwanese wooden architecture at Neiwan Old Street. Walk across the suspension bridge into the street itself and feel the atmosphere reminiscent of the past. Stroll along the streets and stop in one of the restaurants to try ginger lily-flavored glutinous rice, Hakka tea, Hakka rice cakes ("muachi"), and many other dishes. Pay a visit to the old cinema--an antique building converted to a restaurant where you can watch old movies while having your meal. Buy handmade souvenirs in quaint shops or from vendors working along the street. Make Neiwan Old Street a centerpiece of your Hsinchu County vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hsinchu County online holiday planner .
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  • October 4, 2017
    Holiday crowds various, all, parking is not easy, private parking pay 100 Yuan more than pay-per. Walking eating, look at the Wind King still is not wrong, there is old but not old San Francisco Wind in South China, sitting inside 灣 online train just the can completely and have empathy.
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  • September 22, 2017
    About an hour of train from Hsin Chu main station, or from HSR. This is small but historic and you can see an old movie theatre (now a restaurant). Around this are some shops selling local food and gi...  more »
  • September 4, 2017
    This is my 2nd visit to this place, probably explains why the wow factor has lowered for me. During my first visit (in 2012), I recall finding it less commercialized compared to Jiufen old street. As ...  more »
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  • July 15, 2017
    An old town that is a great place for food and shopping. The village has been transformed into a shopping area with many Taiwanese food and drinks try.
  • May 21, 2017
    Touristic Spot - A bit like a night market, with lots of shops offering local souvenirs and packaged foods, as well as your typical street foods. Well preserved and not a bad place to bring the family on the weekend. Get there early (before noon) or else it gets crowded.
  • May 1, 2017
    Place to buy tourist tat, and kids games. Located in the foot-hills; some nice scenery.
  • June 6, 2017
    Interesting place to visit. Lots of local food.
  • March 31, 2017
    Nice scenery around it, but the crowds and the plastic crap for sale degrade the experience. Good traditional food, but too much non-local junk sold alongside.

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Numerous townships across Hsinchu County have accommodations, including some small hotels, welcoming guesthouses, and backpacker-friendly hostels. Staying in one of the townships allows for easy access to the mountains and other wild sites for which the county is perhaps best known. Neighboring Hsinchu City (technically another county) has the largest number of accommodations in the area, and tends to be where visitors pitch up in order to explore the mountains around the county. With good onward travel links, Hsinchu City makes for a good base of explorations.
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