Winter has arrived, and the hot spring season has arrived! Wulai, New Taipei City is crowded with people. Many tourists will go to hot springs; some will go shopping in the old streets or go to the waterfall to enjoy the scenery. It is suitable for the whole family.
New Taipei City, Taiwan (Merxwire) – “Wulai” is located in New Taipei City, Taiwan. It is the administrative district with the largest area and the lowest population density in New Taipei City. It is also the southernmost administrative district of New Taipei City. The tourist attractions here are famous for hot springs and mountain cherry blossoms, and the residents are mainly aboriginal Atayal people.
The name “Wulai” is also derived from “Ulay” in Atayal, which means that the water is very hot and the hot springs here have a long history. In addition to the scenery and hot springs, there is a lot of fun here.
Wulai Hot Spring Area
Wulai Hot Spring was discovered in 1903 when a hot spring was discovered in the Nanshi River, and a bath was set up, which started the development of a hot spring hotel. In the lively urban area of Wulai, hot spring restaurants or food cooked in hot springs can be seen everywhere on the street.
Wulai Old Street
Wulai Old Street is full of Aboriginal Atayal style. Mountain cuisine and handicrafts make the old street unique. In the season of hot springs and cherry blossoms, the whole old street will be filled with people, full of the aroma of corn, mountain pork, millet sausage, hot spring eggs, bamboo rice, and other delicacies. In addition, there are cooking ingredients unique to the mountain, such as Passion fruit flowers.
Wulai Waterfall is the largest waterfall in northern Taiwan and one of the most popular sceneries among tourists. The elevation is about 150 meters, and the drop is about 80 meters, which looks very spectacular. A cable car has been built on the opposite bank of the waterfall, which leads to Yun-Hsien Park, which has restaurants, trails, an archery range, a paintball field, and other facilities.
Wulai night view
Since Wulai is a mountainous area, there are not many lights at night. If you want to enjoy the night view in Wulai, you can choose to watch the colorful light changes at Lansheng Bridge. There are transparent viewing platforms on both sides of Lansheng Bridge; lovers can come here for a date and enjoy the romantic scenery.