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Sanhsia Old Street

South Section of Min-Chuan Street, District, New Taipei 237, Taiwan
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Its length is about two hundred meters, and its architecture dates back to the early days when the Republic of China was newly established. Architecture buffs will enjoy this display of Japanese colonial architecture. Peruse historic relics and stores selling art and ceramics. Be sure to visit Zushi Temple, considered to be one of the most beautifully sculpted in Taiwan.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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South Section of Min-Chuan Street, District, New Taipei 237, Taiwan
Sanxia / Yingge District
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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Charming old street with many yummy street food. Eg sweet potato fries coated with caramelised sugar, ginger soft sweet, pig’s blood, smelly tofu etc. But they are famous for their bread that’s shaped like a horn and comes in different flavours. Crowded on weekend.

1  Thank SSPeng
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Revisiting this old street bought back fond memory from six years ago. In many ways, it is still the same - the gallery sales the stone sāmaṇera, the brush store, the soap shop... then some store sale new style merchandise. The buildings on the street...More

1  Thank fromAmonHen
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Not a must-see for me. It was raining so perhaps this is a stop to make on a sunny day. I was not impressed.

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

Small shops, some selling traditional clothing style, handmade calligraphy brushes, and many selling giant bullhorn pastries. A temple is there as well. During the afternoon is good to visit as most food stalls are open and it's not crowded.

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Reviewed November 29, 2016

It is easy to get there, if you would visit there, you can get there anyways except MRT. When you walk on this street, you'll be attracted by antique buildings as if to return to the past.There are many stores in it, I suggest Powder...More

Thank Annie Z
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

This was a fun street if you enjoy shopping and older buildings. Many buildings are over 100 years old. Try the bullhorns – good pastry!

Thank George O
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Reviewed June 8, 2016

Great alternative to the night markets. Worth a few hours... might seem like a outdoor mall to some. They say its "old".. but that appears to be cosmetic as the brickwork looks fairly new, maintained and repetitive in design. Not exactly my definition of OLD.

Thank Shabanzoo
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Reviewed April 12, 2016

If you are nearby, this is also a great street to visit. Each of these old street has different characters. They all have a different feel. Go spend few hours and eat some snack!

Thank imfulloflife
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Reviewed October 12, 2015

interesting street full of shops, stals. Also nice restaurants, sweets shops... Most of the tourists are Chinese but it is fun and a nice place to spend some hours out of the big city

Thank izi f
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Reviewed September 28, 2015

TAke a local train from Taipei Main Station to Yingge station and first visit Yingge Ceramics and Old Street and museum. Then visit Sanxia by taxi from Yingge. We did not do this. Took a taxi from Taipei 101 , it took a very long...More

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Sanxia / Yingge District
Yingge, with a 200-year history in pottery, is one of
the earliest settlements of Taiwan, thus earning the
reputation of “Taiwan’s Jingdezhen”. Constructed with
exposed concrete and steel structures, the Yingge
Ceramics Museum is a landmark presenting rustic
beauty. Walk into Yingge Old Street and feel the
pieces of brick and tiles lightly emitting a
historical and cultural atmosphere. Stroke the
...More
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Response from fromAmonHen | Reviewed this property |
Sanhsia Old Street is a tourist attraction, and there is a popular temple.So on Saturday there will be crowd, usually. May have more people after 10am. The Old Street at night has a different charm though.
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