Jinguashi 金瓜石, Jin Gua Shih
Why Should I Go?
A beautiful coastal mining town, Jinguashi (along with Jiufen) is one of Northern Taiwan's best destinations.
The Gold Museum is a fascinating look into Taiwan's gold mining history, and is located in Jinguashi.
The Golden Waterfall is located in Jinguashi.
The entrance to Teapot Mountain (茶壺山) is located at the back side of the Gold Museum.
How to Get There?
Jinguashi is located next to Jiufen (九份).
Many visitors prefer to visit Keelung and its fantastic Miaokou Night Market (廟口夜市) before returning by local train (區間車) back to Taipei City. To get to Keelung from Jinguashi, simply take any city bus bound for Keelung. The bus will arrive at Keelung train station right next to the harbour and night market.