After my siblings and I walked around Shifen, we were ready to head over to Jiufen! Instead of waiting for a bus, we decided to just fork over the money and get a taxi. (Good thing cause we were all sort of tired!) It took a little less than an hour, and our taxi dropped us off in the back of Jiufen Old Street. This was unusual for us, but it seemed like the roads were clearer for cars compared to the front entrance. Although it was clearer for cars, it was definitely not clear for foot traffic! It felt like forever before we actually got up the stairs and to the main street.
Because we went during the holidays, there were lots and lots of tourists.