Cat Village Houtong, Ruifang

3.2
Built on the ruins of a deserted mining town thanks to the efforts of a team of volunteer workers, Cat Village Houtong now serves as a mini cat city, visited by many cat lovers. As the idea developed over the years, villagers started to construct cat decorations, sculptures, and even a bridge with a catwalk for the cats to come and greet you at the train station. Admire cat paintings, murals, and of course hundreds of real-life cats waiting to be petted. Find refreshments in the numerous cafes and shop for cat souvenirs, then relax by the pristine green river, accessible by a staircase. Put Cat Village Houtong into our New Taipei vacation builder site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in New Taipei.
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  • I love cats, and I had such a lovely time to mingle with other cat lovers. Honestly, I thought there would be so many cats walking around... but it was relatively quiet (in feline population wise). Th...  more »
  • Quiet mining village with several cats. Able to finish walking within 2 hours. Village residents sell merchandise and cat food to feed the cats so that was quite interesting and fun. Cafe food was dec...  more »
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