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Shifen Old Street, Pingxi

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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 New Taipei using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • Shifen Old Street is filled with antiquity and cool sh*t. The lantern festival is a must-do and see while visiting Shiefen, Taiwan. It is packed with very polite people sending their lanterns to the.....  more »
  • A nice area. Lots of streetfood/restaurants, souvenir shops and of course the lanterns at the train tracks. If u can, wait for the train to go by as well :).  more »
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  • Throng with tourist. Came all the way to release wish lantern.
  • One of the tourist attractions. Can fly the sky lantern.
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