Jiufen (九份) is another old mountain town in Taiwan turned into a tourist destination, similar to Pingxi (平溪) and Shifen (十分).
Built into the hillside, Jiufen is a maze of narrow alleys, and is very popular with the tourist crowd, especially with Japanese tourists.
Since it’s built into the hillside, it has some really amazing scenery:
It’s got some pretty good food – I’m not terribly sure what these are, but they’re quite delicious.
A huge drink:
I didn’t spend much time here in this town, but it was a nice distraction from the hustle and bustle of Taipei.