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Neiwan 內灣: Enjoy Ginger Rice Dumplings At This Off-Beat Old Street

Zongzi (糭子), Neiwan Old Street's signature snack.

Zongzi, Neiwan Old Street’s signature snack.

Like Pingxi, Neiwan 內灣 is a small township that can be accessed via a special train line.  Though ignored for decades, it recently became a tourist boom thanks to its old street highlighted by zongzi (粽子), a rice dumpling wrapped in leaves.  The zongzi in Neiwan is special as it’s wrapped in ginger leaves and thus has a distinctive taste.  Though Neiwan is not as scenic as other old streets, it’s filled with great food and quirkiness that makes it worth a visit.  Check out my pictures for more information.

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