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Lovely restored heritage building

Kishu An (about 10-15 minutes walk from MRT Guting Station) is a heritage building restored from a... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Hong Kong, China
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〈臺北‧捷運古亭站〉紀州庵文學森林 KiShuAn Forest of Literature ~~ 以春光佐詩歌,用文學伴飯菜

Spring is coming! It's time to go outside, and enjoy sunshine, breeze, clear sky and green grass... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
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  • Average11%
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No.107, Tong'an St., Zhongzheng Dist, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2368 7577
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

1) I know, it’s ranked over 100 so shouldn’t expect much, but then again, some reviewers were a bit too generous. 2) If you’re a tourist, don’t waste your time. If you live here and have nothing else to do, then it’s a place to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GH88
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Kishu An (about 10-15 minutes walk from MRT Guting Station) is a heritage building restored from a former Japanese restaurant built during the Japanese occupation period. It is also associated with a Taiwanese writer who had lived there during his childhood and also connected with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Spring is coming! It's time to go outside, and enjoy sunshine, breeze, clear sky and green grass. However, for me, even going outdoor, it’s still a big issue to have some delicious food. As a result, I visited Ki Shu An Forest of Literature in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Getting hot in Taipei in early May. Taking MRT to Guting Station and walked about 10 minutes you would see the Kishu An Forest on your left. Due to lunch hour so I decided to take my lunch at Kishu An Forest cafe with very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank princessdyll
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Not far from the MRT station.The Japanese-style architecture is quite nice. It's a great place to visit and take photos.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ReginaPhalange13
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

來私房景點紀州庵逛逛,沾點文化氣息 (黑道老大要洗白了) This oIs one of Japanese style houses that Taipei city government Ken and converted them into literature or art related exhibits. We got here on Sunday and outside (of the building) has a small weekend handcraft s exhibition. The house has been repaired...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DavidASU
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Take 10 minute walk from MRT Guting station. Arriving this beautiful house. There is nearby riverside, you can also hangout there. It's comfortable.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Preserved Japanese style building which used to be a restaurant built in 1917. Take time to explore the old style building which is now used as a venue for cultural programs (chanced upon an ongoing Japanese dance class when I was there). Not too big...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank crowley44
Reviewed 9 May 2014

I had attended a workshop hosted by Kishu An, the speaker was writer Pai Hsien-Yung. The workshop was well arranged, providing the audiences a nice environment to listen to Mr. Pai. He talked about his 10 years efforts in riviving Kunqu, Chinese opera. We were...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank JaneZhang73
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