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Taipei Red House, Taiwan

 
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Sayuri87's pictureby Sayuri87 Shopping travel tip
added on the 5th of October, 2010
Formerly an old Theater building, the Taipei Red House is now home to various kinds of shops and artists. On the first floor you can find jewelry, designer clothes stores, handcrafted toys and paintings. It is fun to stroll around and look into the the various kinds of stores.

Being in the center of a square, the Red House is surrounded by restaurants, bars and cafés, so it is easy to sit down by a table under an umbrella, sip a cocktail or coffee and just listen to the live performers that entertain the people on weekends. A really great way to spend your afternoon, I'd say.

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No.10 Chengdu Road, Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan

 
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