Ruifang District (Chinese: 瑞芳區; Hanyu Pinyin: Ruìfāng Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Rueìfang Cyu; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Sūi-hong-khu) is a suburban district in eastern New Taipei
Mining was an important industry in Ruifang in the early 20th century. Gold was mined in Jiufen
while coal was mined in Houtong (猴硐). The mining sites became popular tourist destinations after 1990.
Ruifang is served by the Yilan
Line of the Taiwan Railway Administration. There are three stations in Ruifang Township: Ruifang Station
, Houtong Station
, Sijiaoting Station
and Sandiaoling Station
Provincial Highway No. 62 passes Ruifen and will provide convenient connection to Keelung
City when it is completed.
Gold Ecological Park
Houtong Cat Village
Jiufen Kite Museum
Yin Yang Sea