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Xinbeitou Station 新北投車站

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4 82 Reviews

Tuesday:10:00 - 18:00

4.3

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Introduction

During the Japanese era, in order to develop the hot spring tourism in Xinbeitou area, the Xinbeitou branch line was built. In 1916 (Taisho 5th year), the "Xinbeitou Chengjiangsuo" was established and renamed as "Xinbeitou Yi (Station)". The place name Xinbeitou was born from this. Xinbeitou Station is the only century-old station in Taipei City. However, due to the suspension of the Beidan Line in 1988, the station became history, and the station body was demolished and relocated to Taiwan Folk Village in Changhua.

In 2003, the awareness of the preservation of cultural assets rose. The Taipei City Government and non-governmental organizations joined together to fight to bring the station home. After several twists and turns, Ri Rong Assets Co., Ltd. felt the enthusiasm and expectations of Taipei residents for the return of the station and agreed to donate Xinbeitou Station to the Department of Cultural Affairs of Taipei City Government for free.

In 2016, the decision of reassembly location was finalized in Qixing Park near the original site (as seen today), and the restoration project began immediately. The reassembly was completed in April 2017 and was opened to the public again.

Information

Themes
Historic Sites Art and Cultural Centers
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Address
No. 1, Qixing St., Beitou Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Opening Hours

Sunday 10:00 - 20:30
Monday Off day
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 20:30
Saturday 10:00 - 20:30

Charge / Ticket

Admission is free

Services & Facilities

  • Shopping
  • Toilets

Transportaiton

Nearby MRT

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Xinbeitou

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Beitou

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Traveler rating

  1. 0 Terrible
  2. 0 Poor
  3. 21 Average
  4. 43 Very good
  5. 18 Excellent

Traveler type

  1. 8 Families
  2. 14 Couples
  3. 31 Solo
  4. 1 Business
  5. 15 Friends
  • Bulatai

    Sídney, Australia

    Entry way to hot springs area

    2020-02

    This station connects to Beito station by a short train ride. The station is the entry wY to the hot springs area. It’s clean and decorated with Characters promoting the hot springs area. The train that goes between the 2 stations is decorated with characters as well and shows a video about the hot springs area. The old Xinbeito station is nearby and is a museum.
  • Mike S

    Sídney, Australia

    It's a station

    2019-12

    But a well catered one for tourists and right at the base of where you want to go. Trains are frequent.
  • Hudsonmccraw

    Virginia Beach, Virginia

    Not all that worthwhile

    2019-10

    So I was able to see the Xinbeitou historic station, which has been converted into a museum of sorts. It was interesting, but there really wasn't all that much to see.
  • henghown

    Singapur, Singapur

    Traveler type:

    Con amigos

    Raining day train

    2019-05

    This station is extension from Beitou station and already provides the convenience to visitors to many of the places of interest over there. The station is just ordinary but the train is decorated for visitors with promotion screens, icons, seats, etc.
  • RuthMarie M

    Metro Manila, Filipinas

    Easy to find - station is very clean and organized

    2019-02

    Traveling via the train is very easy and convenient. Fare is also very reasonable. Stations and trains are all well kept and very clean.

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