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Why Bali Left Bank is special ?
Located at the foot of Mt. Guanyin, Bali Left Bank (八里左岸) is a new tourist area in New Taipei City. Just a few minutes ferry ride across the Tamsui River, it is easily accessible from Tamsui Ferry Wharf. Bali Left Bank features a ferry pier, a well-built wooden boardwalk, bike path, spacious grasslands, and sandy beaches. Especially worth mentioning is that there are always mounted police patrols on weekends. Of course you can take some funny photos with them.
The most important thing is that most attractions in Bali, including Watziwei Nature Conservation Area (挖子尾自然保護區) and Shihsanhang Museum of Archaeology (十三行博物館), are just a couple of kilometers away from the Bali Pier.
What to explore at Bali Left Bank?
Take the ferry across the river from Tamsui, and in just six minutes you will arrive at Bali Left Bank. Bali, with its back to Mt. Guanyin, has built wooden walkways along the waterfront to give access to the Laorong Fortress, Left Bank Park, Left Bank Ferry Wharf, Shisanhang (Shihsanhang) Archaeological Site.
Attractions alone are not the only way to have fun here. It’s particularly enjoyable to experience the great scenic view at the waterfront while riding into the breeze on a bike.
Diverse local delicacies and fancy cafés are also highlights in Bali Left Bank, and their abundance makes grabbing a snack after your activities a real convenience
How to get to Bali Left Bank?
1.Ride the Red Line to Tamsui Station and walk to Bali Ferry Pier and board the ferry to Bali. Then board Shuttle Bus 13 at Left Bank Park bus stop to the Park.
2.Drive on Taiwan National HIghway No. 1. Exit on Wugu Interchange headed north to Wugu. Drive on Taiwan Provincial Highway No. 64 bound for Bali. Drive on Section 1, Longmi Road then Turn right on Zhong 1st Street until arrival.
Bali Left Bank