Mu Zha, Taipei

Mu Zha, Taipei

Muzha (Chinese: 木柵), literally "wood fence", is a district in Taipei City, Taiwan. The historical spelling of the name is Mucha, which refers to wooden fences built in the region to defend against attacks by Taiwanese aborigines. Nowadays name of this district is also Wen Shan.

There are number of active tea plantations, this mountainous region is the ideal for high mountain tea. Since 1960, the government of Taiwan has been actively promoting tea production here. There are over 100 hectares dedicated to tea production and yearly yields exceed 30,000 kg.