Sanxia Old Street
Visitors are welcome to stroll along this old street and explore the red brick arched corridors and Baroque-style buildings.
Updates : 2023-03-12
- Take a nostalgic picture with the old buildings.
- Must-eat delicacies: horn bread, pig's blood cake , and almond tea.
- Capture cute animal figures in the 3D paintings in the alleyways.
- Make a reservation for an indigo dyeing DIY at Sanxia Visitor Information Center (Sanxia Indigo Dyeing Park).
- The red brick old street is decorated with blue ribbons during Sanxia Indigo Dyeing Festival during every July or August.
Sanxia Old Street features historical landmarks, delicacies, and cultural essence. Besides old buildings, stores selling camphor, dyed fabrics, tea, Chinese medicine, and groceries are found all over the street. These were the main industries in Sanxia during the Qing dynasty and the Japanese colonial period. Entering an old shop, you will be immersed in the nostalgic ambiance of the olden Sanxia. Do not miss the diverse traditional delicacies sold along the old street: the famous horn bread, and handmade Douhua based on a recipe that has been passed down three generations.
You can visit Sanxia History Museum at the entrance of the old street to learn more about the rich culture and history of Sanxia. You can also check out Su Chiung Art Museum situated in the middle of the old street. This café-cum-museum, which was transformed from an old house, features exquisite paintings and dental tools formerly used by the grandfather of the owner. Come for a relaxing experience in the alleyways here!
Services & Facilities
- Bus Station
- Public Restroom
- Parking Lot
How to Get ThereChoose a transportation method based on your departure location.
During 1872 to 1880, Dr. Mackay had been preaching to the Taiwanese people outdoors until he felt the need to build a school. Therefore, when he returned to Britain in 1880, he raised money for the school. Construction of Oxford College completed in 1882. In honor of the British contributors, he named the school after his hometown, Oxford. Oxford College has the characteristics of traditional Chinese architecture with a symmetrical structure. There are 8 little Buddhist towers on the roof instead of crucifixes. The school engaged in training missionaries, medial workers and teachers. The building has been listed as second grade historical site.
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