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Address: Shennong St., West Central Dist.,, Tainan, Taiwan
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Shennong Street

It's nice to walk till the end of this street and then find some temple relics. It was rainy when I was here. I think it is awesome to visit at night.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's nice to walk till the end of this street and then find some temple relics. It was rainy when I was here. I think it is awesome to visit at night.

Thank psylocketravel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its worth a visit no matter day or night. The alley there are interesting and clean compare with other cities. Besides that, there are some shops selling souvenirs there. The surrounding are nice and you may feel in a historical streets where the houses are kinda old. Keep voice low when visit at night.

Thank Chua H
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38 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through the alley last afternoon and we were transported to the past along certain parts while other parts projected an arty atmosphere. Took a coffee break in one of the shops... cool

Thank Yvette T
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

This street comes alive during the evening lighted and such. Just as the other commentators have mentioned, it is a glimpse of history. I was there during the day, hence you can see the silent street which was quite charming. Best to visit during a sunny cool day and not when its scorching.

Thank Yves22
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Small street but safe and sound. Unique shops and fantastic ice cream shop in the middle of street. Feeling back in the good old time of taiwan.

Thank Chau C
Taipei, Taiwan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Shennong was almost the only street in what was basicaly the historical core of the island to not have been destroyed by uglier development projects. It's a bit sad to have glimpse of how great buildings were at that time when you know how they are now. And as usual in Tainan, this tiny street is not even pedestrian on... More 

Thank Kyle-Donovan
Tainan, Taiwan
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Love this street, great photo shots. Unique shops and fantastic restaurant towards end if street near Temple. Myanmar vegetarian food, craft beer and new introduction of clothing line. There is a picnic table outside or seating inside. Definitely worth the stop. My husband said if they would cook for him everyday, he would be a vegetarian. From leather goods to... More 

Thank Kim K
Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

From what I understand, back in the day, this was the center of shopping until the larger street took over. There is a mixture of shops with several selling Chinese food items, but they are labeled in Chinese with no English translation.

Thank clairmontjeff
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Taiwanese only start their daily routine quite late, the earliest would be, say, 11am? i was there around 10ish and nothing was open. snapped a few photos and left. apparently i heard my airbnb's host saying that it will be nicer during the night. not sure?

Thank iammalaysian
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Quaint alley with several shops selling interesting handmade and quirky items that urges you to part with your money. Would love to go back again some other day on my own if i find myself in tainan again in the future.

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