Wulai Hot Springs

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  • Phone:+886 02 2661-6355
  • Address:Wulai St., Wulai Dist., New Taipei City 233, Taiwan (R.O.C.) View on Map
Wulai Hot Springs are located at New Taipei City's Wulai District, within Wulai Street's valleys. Because of Tonghou River and Nanshi River's meandering flow, the mountains on both sides are towering and the cliffs steep. On the edge of Nanshi River, is a hot springs building and street. You can still clearly see smoke emitting from the hot waters. The name "Wulai" originates from the indigenous Atayal language, meaning "boiling hot spring water". Wuali is also Taiwan's northernmost indigenous mountain area, and the inhabitants are mostly Atayal. During the Qing Dynasty and the Japanese occupation era, the Atayal people were known as "Quchipan". In 1903, after the Japanese occupation, a bathing spot in Wulai was established. In addition, the "Taiwan Patriot Wives Association" started to undertake in the hot spring business, enabling the local hot spring tourism to flourish and grow. Everywhere on the streets, you can see hot springs restaurants or hotels offering hot spring bathing. Wulai's hot springs are slightly alkaline and bicarbonate, and is both clear and transparent. The temperature is around 80 degrees Celsius, and the waters possess an exfoliating effect and promote metabolism. After a dip, it makes the skin softer and brighter. With a reputation of "beauty springs", Wulai's hot spring source is divided into two parts. One part flows out of the foothill crevices, while the other flows out from rocks on the beach. However, due to Wulai Hot Springs' low position, the water must be pumped to a higher place with a motor, before using pipes to direct to towards hotels. As a result, you'll see a pipe crossing the valley. 
Wulai's sightseeing attractions and scenic spots include Wuali Waterfall, Yunxian Paradise, Wulai Old Street, Wulai Scenic Area, Neidong National Forest Recreational Area, Songluo Lake, Honghuang Gorge, Hong River Valley and more, while food and delicacies include hot spring corn, mountain pork, millet sausage, hot spring eggs, and bamboo rice. 

 

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Opening Hours
All day

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Transportation 
Nat'l Hwy 3 → Exit at Xindian Interchange → Sec. 1, Zhongxing Rd. to Sec. 2, Zhongxing Rd. → Prov. Hwy 9A → Wulai St. → Wenquan St.

Public 
THSR Taipei Station (TRA Taipei Station) → Take Xindian Bus (bound for Wulai) to Wulai Station.