Shopping Area Outside Yonglian Temple
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At the end of the Pinglin Xingxiang Commercial Circle and down the stairway next to the gas station is the entrance of the Pinglin Drawbridge, or the best location to view schools of fish swimming in the river, an uneasy achievement from the district’s river ecological restoration project. Many visitors would throw fish feeds or toast crumbs down the bridge to feed the fish.
Pingxi Old Street
One can visit the scene of the famous Taiwan movie “You’re the Apple of My Eye” where the male and female lead actors launched sky lanterns. Surrounding shops are mostly traditional mom and pop stores, hardware stores and eateries. You can see the simple lifestyles of the local residents. Rumblings can be heard whenever train passes over tracks on Pingxi Old Street and the well-known Taiwanese snack commercial “Everyone says good good eat” is shot on this very street of rail tracks. There are various local Taiwanese snacks on Pingxi Old Street. Don’t forget to try them, they will be worth the buy.