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Life in Sanxia

Sanxia is a vibrant town in the New Taipei City area of Taiwan. Life in Sanxia uniquely blends traditional Taiwanese culture and modern urban living. Here are some highlights of what it's like to live in Sanxia:


Culture and Heritage

Sanxia is rich in cultural heritage, with a history that dates back to the Qing Dynasty. The town is home to several historic temples, including the Sanxia Qingshui Zushi Temple, one of Taiwan's most important religious sites. Visitors can also explore Sanxia Old Street, a charming area lined with traditional buildings that sell local handicrafts, snacks, and souvenirs.


Nature and Outdoor Activities

Sanxia is surrounded by scenic mountains and rivers, making it an ideal location for outdoor activities. The Dahan River trail is a popular spot for biking, which go through Xindian, Yonghe, Banciao, Tucheng, Yingge, and many cities, so people may travel around Taipei County easily and appreciate beautiful riverside parks’ sceneries by traveling around by bike. The nearby Yuanshan is also a popular destination for hiking and camping.


Food and Night Markets

Taiwan is known for its delicious street food, and Sanxia is no exception. The town has several night markets where visitors can sample local delicacies, including stinky tofu, oyster omelets, and beef noodle soup. The Sanxia Night Market is the largest and most popular, attracting locals and tourists with its lively atmosphere and diverse food options.


Community & Locals

Sanxia is a close-knit community with many events and festivals that unite residents. NTPU also promotes the USR program, which guides universities to be people-oriented, starts from local needs, and fulfills social responsibilities through humanistic care. There are many options for our students to participate in local events and step into the right side of Sanxia. 


In conclusion, life in Sanxia offers a unique blend of culture, nature, and community, making it a great place to live. Whether you're interested in exploring historic temples, trying new foods, or enjoying outdoor activities, Sanxia has something to offer everyone.