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2~3DayCulturalToursWiththeirold-worldambianceandtranquility,PingxiandJiufeninnorthernTaiwanofferwelcomeescapesfromthecacophonyofthecity.OneoftheattractionshereistheJingtongCoalWashingPlantlocatednorthofJingtongTrainStation.Builtin1921,itisoneofTaiwan'stop-100sites.ShifenOldStreetinPingxiislinedwithold-timebakeriesandcafes,addingtotheambianceofanearliertime.Thetown'smaineventistheannualHeavenlyLanternFestival.VisitorstoPingxicanbuyaheavenlylantern,writetheirwishesonit,andthensenditrisingintothesky,carryingtheirhopestotheheavens.Jiufenisoneofthebest-knownandmust-seesitesinTaiwan.AtthenearbyJinguashiGoldMuseum,visitorscanlearnaboutthearea'soldminingcultureandgold-relatedthemes.TheGoldenWaterfallheregetsitsnamesakehuefromtheoxidizedmetallicmineralsandsinthewater.ThisalsoisagoodspottotakeintheviewofJinguashi.TothenorthoftheShuinandongisYinYangSea,namedforthestarkcontrastoftheyellowishcoastalwaterandbluerwaterfurtheroffthecoast.PingxiHeavenlyLanternsandJiufenHistoricTourDay1:JingtongCoalWashingPlant。ShifenOldStreet。Pingxi。Ruifang。JiufenDay2:JinguashiGoldMuseum(GoldenShrine)。GoldenWaterfall。YinYangSeaTravelInfo:JingtongCoalWashingPlant,ShifenOldStreet,andPingxi:TakethetraintoRuifangStationorHoutongStation;thentakethePingxiLinetoShifen,Pingxi,orJingtongStation.JinguashiGoldMuseum,GoldenWaterfall,andYinYangSea:TakethetraintoRuifangStationandthentaketheKeelungBustoQifankengorJiufen.Suggestedvisitlength:2days