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Address: Shennong St., West Central Dist.,, Tainan, Taiwan
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Quaint Alley where you can find awesome buys...

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2016
An J
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Singapore, Singapore
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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?

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Singapore, Singapore
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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Singapore, Singapore
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55 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

not much shops, but this is nicer at night with the lights that gives it a japanese feel. reminds me of spirited away

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Thank tingting310894
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

The place is mixed with oldies but goodies. it brings you back in the days where the streets are made very tiny and if you can visit your 50 neighbors just by walking down the block in 15mins. There's a temple at the end of the street, bars, and cats cafes. There are also antiques and small jewelry shops. Most... More 

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Thank Jason L
London, United Kingdom
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437 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

This is supposed to be the Japanese quarter but doesn't resemble too much any of the Japan i know, nor my wife and she's Japanese! Just more streets that look the same as the others. Maybe this place opens up at a certain time, we were here around 4pm, nothing happening

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Thank Pinheadplanet
Tainan, Taiwan
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Years ago, maybe 15, my nephew took me on his scooter to a street in Tainan to see the old houses that had been built during the time the Japanese held Taiwan as a colony (1895-1945). I thought it was interesting, wanted to take my wife there when we had the chance, and put the thought aside. Two years ago,... More 

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Auckland
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

The street located at one of the busiest block in Tainan. People can enjoy traditional Taiwanese cuisine nearby, no matter it is day or night, but I will strongly recommend folks to go there during night, since there will have lights that glowing along the street! The little shops sitting along sell small items that you could gift to your... More 

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2 Thank Tsung-Yin
Melaka, Malaysia
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64 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

We enjoyed here both in Morning and evening just to feel the difference, The shops here close early so if you do not want to return with disappointment do come early.

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Thank Jwalker6106
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51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

We visited the place after opening hours, nevertheless, you can still see the beautiful deco and warm glow of light from the shops as the shop keepers toil away.

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Thank Valeth A
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We went there in the afternoon, it a very short street, all shops were closed. The street was very quiet, no others there except for us :(

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