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Texture Cultural Creation- “Sanxia Yingge” Blue Dye and Ceramics DIY One-Day Tour
Begin by visiting the century old Japanese style “Shanjia Train Staion” that was renovated and tour the surrounding“Railway Geo Landscape Cultural Park” and get to know local mining history. Then move on to Yingge district. Here is the first museum in Taiwan dedicated to ceramics, the ”Yingge Ceramics Museum,”where one could experience fun in pottery making, porcelain making and learn the cultural history of pottery. There are lots of fine porcelain crafts in neighboring “Yingge Old Street”, good as gifts; “Hsinwang Shu Ceramics Memorial Museum” of the“Horng Jou Tile Factory” also offers various pottery and ceramics experience and tile DIY. The famous “Sanxia Old Street”features rows of Baroque style archways as architectural characteristic, and offers the popular local dessert “Sanxia Golden Bull Horns (Croissant)”. Nearby “Sanxia Dye Workshop”is the best place for an unique blue dye DIY product and knowing the blue dye culture. Then enjoy intricate works of beautiful stone carvings at the “Quingshui Zushi Temple”, reputed as an “Art Gallery of the East”. Finally, tour the “CAN Culture, Art and Nature” to visit a venue brimming with young dreams and vitality. Have a cup of coffee and enjoy the beauty of traveling in a quiet but hip atmosphere.
Taipei Main Station
Shanjia Railway StationSuggested Stay
Yingge Train StationSuggested Stay
Yingge Ceramics MuseumSuggested Stay
Yingge Old StreetSuggested Stay
Hsinwang Shu Ceramics Memorial MuseumSuggested Stay
Horng Jou Tile Factory MuseumSuggested Stay
Sanxia Old StreetSuggested Stay
Sanxia Blue Tie-dyeSuggested Stay
Sanxia Qingshui Zushi (Divine Ancestor) TempleSuggested Stay
CAN Culture, Art and NatureSuggested Stay
Taipei Main Station
Shanjia Railway Station
AddressNo. 108, Section 3,Zhongshan Road, Shulin District, New Taipei City.
Traffic information Taipei Main Station to Shanjia Railway Station
Take the Taiwan Rail and disembark at “Shanjia Station”
Yingge Train Station
AddressNo. 68, Wenhua Road, Yingge District, New Taipei City.
Traffic information Shanjia Railway Station to Yingge Train Station
Take the Taiwan Rail from “Shanjia Station” and disembark at “Yingge Station”
Yingge Ceramics Museum
AddressNo.200, Wenhua Rd., Yingge Dist., New Taipei City, Taiwan 239
Opening9:30-17:00 from Monday to Friday. 9:30-18:00 on weekend
Traffic information Yingge Train Station to Yingge Ceramics Museum
Walk southwest along Wenhua Rd. in the direction of Wenhua Rd., 213 Alley, and turn right on the entrance of Wenhua Rd., 393 Alley to arrive. It takes around 10 min.
Yingge Old Street
AddressWenhua Road and Jianshanpu Road, Yingge District, New Taipei City.
OpeningOpen all year round(Opening times based on individual shops)
Traffic information Yingge Ceramics Museum to Yingge Old Street
Walk northwest for around 11 min, passing “110 county Rd.” and “Chongquing St.”, arriving at Yingge Old Street after about 800 meters.
Hsinwang Shu Ceramics Memorial Museum
AddressNo.81, Jianshanpu Road, Yingge District,New Taipei City, Taiwan 239
Opening13:00-18:00, Monday (ceramics classroom closes); 10:00-18:00, Tuesday to Sunday
Traffic information Yingge Old Street to Hsinwang Shu Ceramics Memorial Museum
The Shu’s Pottery (Hsinwang Shu Ceramics Memorial Museum) is on Yingge Old Street.
Horng Jou Tile Factory Museum
AddressNo.16,Lane 230,Zhongzheng 3rd Road,Yingge Dist., New Taipei City, Taiwan 239
Opening 9:30~17:00, Tuesday to Sunday; closed on Mondays (opens on national holidays and closes the next day). Opening times for Lunar New Year are subject to website announcements.
Ticket InformationNT$100 per person (including a NT$50 coupon)
Traffic information Hsinwang Shu Ceramics Memorial Museum to Horng Jou Tile Factory Museum
Transfer to Taoyuan Bus (Daxi route) from “Yingge Station”to “Sankopo”stop, then walk to Horng Jou Tile Factory.
Sanxia Old Street
AddressNo. 37-147, Minquan Street, Sanxia District, New Taipei City
OpeningOpening times based on individual shops
Traffic information Horng Jou Tile Factory Museum to Sanxia Old Street
Return to “Yingge Station”, then transfer to “981 bus” or “Taoyuan Bus 5005” to “Sanxia Station”
Sanxia Blue Tie-dye
AddressNo.3, Ln. 20, Zhongshan Rd., Sanxia Dist., New Taipei City, Taiwan 237
Opening10:00～17:00 (closes on Monday), indigo dyeing DIY: 10:00~16:00 on weekends. Appointments will only be accepted for groups of 20 or more persons on weekdays. Closed on Mondays
Traffic information Sanxia Old Street to Sanxia Blue Tie-dye
Walk in the direction of “Changfu St.” on “Minquan St.”/North 85 county Rd. and turn left on “Zhongshan Rd.” to arrive. It takes around 2 min.
Sanxia Qingshui Zushi (Divine Ancestor) Temple
AddressNo.1, Changfu St., Sanxia Dist., New Taipei City, Taiwan 237
Traffic information Sanxia Blue Tie-dye to Sanxia Qingshui Zushi (Divine Ancestor) Temple
Walk south along “Zhongshan Rd. 13th Alley”pass “Changfu St” to arrive. It takes about 2 min.
Traffic information Sanxia Qingshui Zushi (Divine Ancestor) Temple to CAN Culture, Art and Nature
Walk northeast pass “Quingshui St” for around 290 meters. It takes around 4 min.
Return trip traffic information
Take the 812 bus to “Banqiao Station” from “Sanxia Old Street” and transfer to Taipei MRT back to “Taipei Main Station”.