Jinshan Old Street is full of popular snacks, including JinBaoLi duck meat, one-bite pastry, one-bite sesame rice crispy with handmade egg rolls and the Jinshan special “caramelized yam”!
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Walking up from Jiufen Police Station, you can find the Peng Garden on the side of Shuqi Road. It used to be a recreational clubhouse for the workers at the Tauyang Gold Mine Office. Taiyang's Chairman, Mr. Yan Qinxian was concerned about the well-being of his mining employees, as they were prone to injury and pneumoconiosis due to the nature their work. Therefore, he turned the clubhouse into a hospital for the miners in 1948 - the Taiyang Mining Associate Hospital. Dr. Peng Qinghuo, who graduated from Tohoku University's Medical Department in Japan, was invited on board as the Chief of Medicine.Dr. Peng is of Hakka decent from Hsinchu. After graduating from his studies in Japan, he continued his degree for another 4 years, serving as a military doctor for Japanese soldiers sustaining injuries of war.
Shiding Danlan Art and Culture Hall
Shiding has been an important production area of Oolong Oriental Beauty Tea since ancient times. Wenshan Pouchong Tea is also grown here, making it one of the top three tea markets in Taiwan. During the heydays of Taiwan's coal industry, Shiding was also an important coal mining area in northern Taiwan. Although the mining industry has declined, many relics remain.The Shiding Danlan Art and Culture Hall is a good place to discover the local culture and art. The first floor houses a permanent exhibition to display the history and products of Shiding District. The second floor has a special exhibition area with changing exhibitions related to the Shiding area, such as the history of Shiding tea, nature and landscapes, folk activities, etc., so that tourists can come to know Shiding better. The Art and Culture Hall’s exhibition spaces are also open to cultural and historical groups and artists. Come down here and get artsy!