Its 2 stops after shifen. If you don't want a crowded old street. This is the perfect spot. Its less crowded due to the road developments. The villagers are old and friendly.
About Ping Hsi Branch Railway Line
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I departed Taipei Main Station at 7.30 on the train to Ruifang and on arrival at the station i headed to the counter and bought the one day ticket for the Pingxi Line which allowed me unlimited hop on hop off at the 10 or...More
This old coal train takes you trough beautiful nature along the banks of a small river. You can see the valley and some waterfalls and get of to walk in the forest. Highly recommend !!
Reviewed either as Pingxi, or Sky Lantern, it has been described as truly wonderful, and some as rubbish. It really depends on what you are looking for when you are traveling. Look for places that whets your travel appetite instead. Ping Hsi/Pingsi/ Pingxi, it has...More
Interestingly, many Thai tourists will use the public bus or even share taxis rather than take the trains along this line from one town to another. My wife and I took the train from Taipei to Ruifang to pick up the start of the Pingxi...More
Read on internet trying to see what is all the hoola-hoop on this Pingxie line. It's an old train, in old town, on cobble stone. really nothing much to do - other than tourist trap to release lantern - kind of unique. Not so great...More
The train ride itself is worth doing, some of the scenery is absolutely wonderful but sadly the stops along the way have become too popular. I spent 6 hours, travelling to/from Ruifang and stopping at Jingtong/Pingxi/Shifen but I felt my time could have better used...More
We took a fascinating tour by train via the Pingxi railway line, from Taipei railway station. Leaving busy Taipei, we enjoyed a relaxing moment along the railway line and finally approached Pingxi. There were many tourists at Pingxi, but most of them were only engaged...More