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Shifen Old Street, Xinbei

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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 Xinbei using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • You can raise a lantern on the line. Take pictures if you make when you are finished and then I had this great experience! It was raining, but wearing a raincoat and enjoyed! (^ ^) Is fewer trains, near the cafe, can relax. Before going to Jioufen is recommended!
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  • It is thought that on a rainy night, it's useless, but unexpectedly good. So true wishes and looking at a flying in the night sky and clean. Best wishes to write, read and not written next to the lantern and is set next to 1 column again to write, however, went on a tour, so each group, so people here wish to write. Look!
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  • 10-station, and line entanglement shops grievously was lined with dust. And many famous sky lantern shop-it eat, shop and-souvenir shops, such as the favorite of Taiwan stinky tofu or drifts to Horikawa, and rises in the sky, plenty of natural light are very helpful and increase the tension. Train passes such shopping landscape is worth looking at and. Flat-heaven light verse on that day's visit. It was so with substantial but can't find the toilets.
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