Sanxia Old Street
Visitors are welcome to stroll along this old street and explore the red brick arched corridors and Baroque-style buildings.
- 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.
Yingge Train Station
“Yingge Station” used to be the coal transfer hub in the past. Coal produced in Sanxia were loaded here and transported to other areas. The valuable relics of the coal transporting platform preserved until today can be seen in the station.This section of “Yingge Station” was used to allow coal to be loaded directly onto freighters, and is the only surviving relic in Taiwan.