Discover diverse and charming Hakka culture at leisure pace from Taipei. Take one ride on Neiwan Branch Railway Line from "Love Station" Hexing to Zhudong, where Taiwan biggest traditional Hakka market is located ... More info ›
Discover diverse and charming Hakka culture at leisure pace from Taipei. Take one ride on Neiwan Branch Railway Line from "Love Station" Hexing to Zhudong, where Taiwan biggest traditional Hakka market is located. Proceed to Beipu Old Street, rich in history and stories from Qing dynasty and Japanese Colonial Era. There you will also experience making "Lei Tea", an energy drink to the Hakka people back in the old days. Conclude our wonderful day with warmth and hospitality of Hakka people: picking seasonal fruits !
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Stop At: Hexing Station Landscape Park, NO. 17 Zhongshan St., Sec. 1 Lixing Vil., Hengshan Township, 31243 Taiwan
Hexing Station has old-fashioned clocks, antique train cars and Japanese decoration, and is famous for a romantic love story about a man and a woman, which made Hexing get another name─ Love Station. This beautiful romance story about love and train chasing has been handed down for generations, making Hexing Station surrounded with intense romantic atmosphere
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Taiwan Railways, Taipei Taiwan
Experience a train ride from Hexing Station to Zhudong Station. Neiwan Line was use for transporting the wood and cement for export. In recent years thin line has transformed to tourist railway.
Duration: 13 minutes
Stop At: Zhu Dong Wen Chuang Yi Shu Cun, No. 196, Lane 194, Donglin Road, 310 Taiwan
Zhu Dong Wen Chuang Yi Shu Cun(Zhudong Cultural & Creative Park), is culture and creative park near Zhudong Station that is aimed to promote local art crafts and Hakka culture. Here exhibitions, pop-up stores and showcases are held from time to time to present the work of the local artists.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Beipu Old Street, Beipu Street, 314 Taiwan
Beipu is a Hakka township in the west of Hsinchu County. Many buildings dated back to Qing dynasty and Japanese Colonial Era are still well preserved around the local belief center: Beipu Citian Temple. One of the historical builings, Jin Guang Fu House not only functioned as an office in charge of land development, but symbolized the cooperation between migrants from Guangdong and Fujian at that time. Its role is very similar to "The East India Company" in Western history.
Here you will have a change to experience Hakka Leicha DIY, a traditional Hakka drink made by grinding pumpkin seeds, peanuts, sesame seeds, tea leaves and other food ingredients softly blended with hot water. Easy-to-make and nutrition-rich makes it like an energy drink to the Hakka people back in the old days.
Duration: 2 hours