南庄的礦業文化曾於四、五十年代盛極一時，但至今早已沒落，返鄉回到南庄的異鄉遊子陳桂文先生，投入巨額資金及十多年歲月，與家人共同攜手築夢， 在原有的礦場基礎架構上規劃設計出礦坑實景，透過路線解說步道導覽，並配合礦場週邊產品及鄉土教學示範，讓現代人，能夠輕鬆尋訪南庄早年礦業文化遺 跡，將礦業開採的整體流程，完整的呈現在世人眼前。南庄【巴巴坑道休閒礦場】正依照陳桂文先生的規劃，一步步朝向規模更大，除了現有的生態、餐飲、礦坑體驗、礦坑導覽及礦業文化館外，將來更計畫擴大服務內容，興建特色民宿，以滿足前來享受南庄在地風情的各地朋友，藉以帶動南庄地方產業發展，提供鄉親就業機會，將南庄拓展為國際觀光旅遊景點楷模。
Miaoli baba tunnel
The mining industry was once popular in Nanjhuang Township. Chen Guiwen who investigate huge amount of money and plenty of time to design a reality mine pit with his family. Through the trail, you can see the guide, some product and demonstration. Thus, can make young people understand more about mining industry.
By Chen’s plan The Miaoli baba tunnel is getting bigger. Except the original ecological place, food and beverage, experience of mining, guild of mining industry and the mining culture exhibition hall, it will have more service items and even the Bed and breakfast for you to enjoy your stay in Nanjuhuang. By these actions can make people from Nanjuhuang have more job opportunities and expand it as an international scenic area.
Nanjuhuang Old Street
It is at Nanjuhuang township, Miaoli county. The residents are mostly Hakka people. It is full of traditional Hakka style in this place. On weekends, there are always packs of tourists in this place. there are some must-see here, YoungChung temple, old post office, Naimaki, Osmanthus Alley and Shie-San-Kung.
The origin old street was mainly on Zhongzheng Road. The stalls are on the both sides of the road. Due to the 1953, Guanshan Earthquake, this place was severe damaged. Japanese reconstruction this place. That is the reason why you can see the wooden building in Japanese style. Osmanthus Alley was an noodles store’s name. Since the government and local operator give the name for this community, so this place is now known as Osmanthus Alley instead of Nanjuhuang Old Street. There are some must eat in this area. Which are Hakka needles, Hakka dish, The Sweet-Osmanthus Brew and the egg rolls.