Toufen Township is an ideal base for exploring the west coast of Taiwan. There are excellent art galleries and cultural attractions to visit, as well as a beautiful coastal park with a sandy beach and scenic walking trails.
Things to do in Toufen City
The Northern Miaoli Art Centre occupies a striking contemporary building and is a hub for arts, culture and entertainment. In addition to spacious exhibition galleries showcasing local and international art, the venue also features a performance hall, experimental theatre and several studios.
Discover the rich cultures and customs of Toufen Township at Taiwan Traditional Village. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time as you walk through the open-air museum dotted with traditional red-brick buildings. The courtyard café serves delicious tea and cakes.
Enjoy a day of family-friendly entertainment at Shang Shun World. The indoor hotel, mall and theme park is packed with rides and attractions, including a movie theatre, virtual reality experience and rock climbing wall.
Zhunanhaibin Natural Park overlooks the Taiwan Strait and is fringed by a long sandy beach. Enjoy a walk along the beach or explore one of the inland hiking trails lined with lush tropical plants. The trails are also popular with cyclists.
The Yawen Qilixiang Rose Forest is an easy day trip from Toufen Township and will enchant you with its beautifully manicured gardens and bubbling fountains. Stroll around the garden to admire dozens of rose species, then enjoy refreshments at the café. The gift shop will tempt you with rose-scented products.
Getting around Toufen City
Taxis are a fast and efficient way to get around Toufen Township, while public transport options include trains and local buses. High-speed trains run between New Taipei City and Zhunan Station in the heart of Toufen Township in 1.5 hours. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is a one-hour drive north.